April in GSA Startups in 5 Minutes
What was going on in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Click on the pictures to get to the blog posts and find the audio and video podcasts.
This Month in German, Swiss, and Austrian (GSA) Startups — April 2023 | Episode 380
Considerable funding made headlines last month. We have more than 600 M euros in funding in our highlights alone. A potential large exit: Software AG, the Darmstadt-based listed software company, is close to a 2.4 bn US$ exit with an offer from Silverlake Partners. Also, Berlin-based Blinkist may be close to a 200 M € exit. Hundreds of millions of raised funds were announced by Enpal (via ABS), Isar Aerospace, IntegrityNext, Razor Group, and Tado. Also, SAP is close to investing in Germany’s hottest AI startup Aleph Alpha from Heidelberg. Diverging picture in Airtaxi space: Lilium is looking for new investors; Volocopter builds the taxis and expects them to fly in less than 500 days at the Paris Olympics.
Let’s talk startups:
Thanks for reading Startuprad.io’s Newsletter! Subscribe for free to receive new posts and support my work.
This Fintech Got 100 mn € From Goldman Sachs to Invest | Creditshelf | Podcast Episode #378
Learn how CreditShelf, a leading German fintech company, secured 100 million euros of investment from Goldman Sachs and what that means for businesses seeking credit.
CreditShelf recently received 100 mn € from Goldman Sachs to lend out via their platform; Goldman joins other investors like the European Investment Fund. The fintech works with Raisin Bank to get SMEs loans within four weeks. They IPOed already in 2018 in Frankfurt as the first pure-play fintech in Germany.
How To Build A Startup Hub 101 | European Startup Pulse
Learn the secrets of how to create an effective startup ecosystem with Thomas’ insights from DEEP Ecosystems. Discover what made Odense, Denmark such a booming start-up hub, and find out more in our blog post. This interview is part one of a series of two videos, where we discuss Munich in part two. There is much more to learn in the presentation we link to in our blog.
Where Are GSA Startups Heading? Insight From Recent Patent Filings With QuantIP | Exclusive Data
Get exclusive insights into the latest patent filings of GSA/DACH startups. Discover where they’re going and what impact they may have on your business. QuantIP is an analytics company that offers data and analytics on patent data and, for us, went through 460 categories and more than 16.000 patent filings. With their tools, we get you an exclusive insight into the patent filings of 2022. Tune in to learn more about the industries and areas startups are filing patents in.