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Raisin acquires German banking provider MHB Bank
Raisin, the pan-European fintech marketplace for savings and investment products, has acquired MHB Bank of Frankfurt, its main provider of banking services in Germany. Read More.
btov portfolio company GNA Biosolutions collaborates with Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim and GNA Biosolutions announce that they have entered into a research collaboration focused on the development of a rapid African swine fever (ASF) diagnostic test. Read More.
German speech analysis startup i2x raises EUR 10m
We are proud to announce that i2x has landed a EUR 10m funding round led by UVC Partners and us, with participation from MS&AD Ventures, Asgard, and HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. Read More.
btov closes first EUR 80m Euros for new Industrial Technologies Fund
St. Gallen/Munich 13. January 2019 - Venture capital company btov announces the second closing of its new btov Industrial Technologies Fund, one of the largest early stage funds with a full focus on European Deep-Tech start-ups with industrial use cases. Read More.
SumUp acquires ‘multi-channel’ e-commerce platform Shoplo
Terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed, while SumUp says the acquisition will enable it to expand its product suite to give SumUp merchants access to various online marketplaces, Read More.
BigRep 3D printers were used on the set of “First Man”
One of the latest blockbuster hits to be bolstered by the use of 3D printing is First Man, the renowned Steven Spielberg-produced biographical drama that tells the groundbreaking story of astronaut Neil Armstrong. Read More.
Flytrex successfully secures a USD 7.5m Series B
Flytrex is an innovative logistics and technology provider and developer of a drone delivery management system that enables the management of larger, autonomous drone fleets for logistics purposes, simplifying shipping and significantly increasing delivery process efficiency. Read More.
Quanta Appoints Dr. Paul Komenda as New Chief Medical Officer
Quanta Dialysis Technologies Ltd, a medical device company providing innovative haemodialysis solutions for clinic and home settings Read More.
Cancer immunotherapy company Immatics receives 100th US patent
Immatics, a leading company in the field of cancer immunotherapy, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the 100th patent to Immatics. Read More.
GTX Medical featured by the NY Times & scientific journal Nature
GTX Medical is one of the companies backed by btov. With their technology, they aim to accelerate and augment functional recovery of people with spinal cord injury, and to improve their quality of life. Read More.
BigRep presents futuristic motorcycle from 3D printer
It looks like Batman’s motorcycle and is unfortunately to remain a unique piece. The motorbike was developed and built by the Nowlab research and innovation laboratory. Read More.
BigRep Unveils BigRep PRO & EDGE, bringing large-scale 3D printing to professional heights
At this year’s formnext 2018, the global large-format 3D printer manufacturer BigRep unveiled two next-generation 3D printers: the BigRep PRO and BigRep EDGE. Read More.
Armedangels one of the best sustainable fashion brands
Armedangels was featured as one of 23 best sustainable and ethical fashion brands by Highsnobiety. Jeans impact our health like no other piece of clothing. And denim is a dirty business. Read More.
It has never been easier to book a ski holiday! CheckYeti.com, the No. 1 for ski school booking, and SKISET, Europe’s biggest ski and snowboard rental provider, have entered a strategic partnership and start together into the winter. Read More.
Volocopter to test in Singapore
In the second half of 2019 Volocopter will conduct a test series of inner city flights in Singapore. The tests are designed to validate the operation in an urban environment. Read More.
UK payments start-up SumUp launches a 3G-powered credit card reader
SumUp, the London-based payments startup, launched the SumUp 3G Reader — a card terminal that lets merchants process payments without the need for a mobile app or a constant Wi-Fi connection. Read More.
Bosch Rexroth and BigRep Announce Development Partnership
The two partners announced their collaboration going forward: For the first time, 3D printers by BigRep will be equipped with state-of-art CNC control systems and drives by Bosch Rexroth. Read More.
campai takes over the sports team organization tool Sportmick
Our portfolio company campai takes over the sports team organization tool Sportmick, for an amount "in the lower six-digit range". Read More.
3D printing ready for serial production?
What do pizzas, earrings, tyres, jaw implants, spare parts for trucks and locks for aircraft doors have in common? They can all be produced with a 3D printer. Read More.