Media giant ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired the German Jochen Schweizer GmbH, an online platform that sells adventure and experience vouchers. The deal is reported to be worth €108 million.
Munich-based insurtech startup Ottonova has raised €10 million from Debeka, Germany’s largest private health insurance provider. In return Debeka is receiving slightly more than 10 percent of the shares in the startup. The capital comes just after the startup raised €15 million in March from several investors, including Vorwerk Ventures and Tengelmann Ventures.
Munich and London-based financial robo-advisor Scalable Capital has raised €30 million in financing. The round was led by BlackRock along with existing investors HV Holtzbrinck Ventures and Tengelmann Ventures. As part of the deal, Patrick Olson, BlackRock’s Chief Operating Officer of EMEA, will join Scalable Capital’s board.
Munich-based Octimine Technologies, which collects patent information and stores it in a searchable database, has raised a seven-digit sum. The investment comes from the VC Bayern Kapital as well as business angels. Founded in 2015, the startup had previously raised a six-digit seed round.
Berlin-based social app Jodel has received €6 million from investors in Silicon Valley. The backers include Adam di Angelo, Facebook’s first CTO and founder of Quora, and the Floodgate Fund, with participation from the Global Founders Network, Rubylight, and Atlantic Internet.
The German fintech startup Fincompare has raised €2.5 million in seed financing. The investment comes from the VC Speedinvest and Uniqa insurance, both from Austria. Several business angels from Berlin also participated in the round.
Berlin-based Monoqi is a furniture platform that just raised €15 million from the Arab wealth management firm Al Jazeera Al Hadina. One-third of the investment is destined for a joint venture to be launched in Dubai and Riyadh.