German startup giant Rocket Internet has acquired Australian online corporate catering business Order-In. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Qwilr announced today that it has raised $1.5 million from German VC firm Point Nine. The deal marks the firm’s first investment into an Australian company.
Looking to bring the growing number of Australians in Europe together and make it easier for the next ones coming over is entrepreneur Jock Gordon, who is setting up an Aussie mafia of sorts called Aussie.EU.
After a quiet few months for the local foodtech space, German-founded restaurant booking company Quandoo has announced two milestones after a year in Australia, having seated 1 million diners and signed up over 2,000 restaurant partners.
German home cooking delivery startup Marley Spoon, which launched in Australia last August, has announced the raising of a €15 million (AUD$22 million) Series B round from Luxor Capital, QD Ventures, Kreos Capital, and existing investors.
People have always loved sharing and talking about experiences with others, whether it be taking a friend about a cool little café or giving a colleague a list of things they can’t miss when they go on holidays to a favourite spot you visited years before. We love to share, and technology is coming up with cool ways to help us do it in ways tailored to particular interests. German-Australian platform Trailburning, is one such piece of technology. It’s aimed at inspiring people to discover, explore, and share location experiences based around running and hiking trails.
The idea of paying for porn went out of fashion around the same time as the idea of paying for music and movies. There’s still money in the industry, which was worth around $90 billion in 2013, but with young always better and fresh blood constantly coming through, performers have had to work harder to stay in the industry.
The Australian online restaurant booking market is set to heat up, with Quandoo launching in Sydney this month. Founded in Germany in 2012, the startup expanded around Europe before identifying Australia as an expansion target late last year.
A new Munich-based startup, Grow.ms has launched publicly this week with the purpose of connecting startups and established businesses with freelance growth hackers.