The best start-ups solve problems that confront the industry. Berlin-based online marketplace Bjooli.de does just that, and appears to be growing nicely as a result. Founded in 2014, it specializes exclusively in collector-auto parts and accessories.
StepStone unveiled Job Messenger, a free IOS and Android app that allows job applicants and hiring managers or recruiters to chat. Employers can integrate the Job Messenger button into their web pages, or into job listings posted on StepStone - and soon also on other job sites.
Competition in the Turkish market for second-hand, branded clothes for women is heating up. The latest entrant is mobile app-based Dolap.com, which got seed money from Germany's Earlybird Digital East Fund.
Kleiderkreisel.de, one of Germany’s most popular peer-to-peer platforms for selling used, women's clothes, has made another strategic decision that raises more questions than answers.
MyHammer Holding announced last week that Holtzbrinck sold its entire stake in MyHammer, Germany's leading home-services site, to HomeAdvisor, the U.S.’s leading home services site.
Business network Xing revamped its pricing model and introduced discounts for job ads bought in 10-post packages, in a format similar to LinkedIn.
On Oct. 7, Bloomberg weighed in with a long article on Rocket Internet, and why its share price has halved to below €20 since listing in 2014.
Kimeta GmbH, operator of Kimeta.de, one of Germany’s biggest job-search engines and purveyor of search technology, has added yet another regional newspaper publisher to its line-up of shareholders.
Rocket Internet chief technology officer (CTO) Christian von Hardenberg took over the CTO role at Delivery Hero and his place was taken by Ronny Rentner, a former senior vice president for engineering at the Berlin-based incubator.
Immowelt, Germany’s second-largest real estate site, announced major novelties this week at ExpoReal in Munich.