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STARTUPBOOTCAMP Active

FOUNDED
2012
HEADQUARTERS
Berlin
SECTOR
Accelerator
STAGE
Pre-Seed
MANAGEMENT
Alex Farcet
EXIT
 

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Startupbootcamp is a network of industry-focused startup accelerators. It was founded in 2010 and now operates globally with 20+ industry-focused programs in key locations like Berlin. Since launching, Startupbootcamp has accelerated over 600 startups of which 78% went on to receive funding.

MOTAINMENT Active

FOUNDED
2004
HEADQUARTERS
Cologne
SECTOR
Subscription Services
STAGE
Incubation
MANAGEMENT
Armin Stadler
EXIT  

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Motainment has unparalleled expertise in mobile business and seasoned experts in mobile entertainment industry on board. Having its core strength in mobile subscription services and mobile marketing, it is one of the market leaders, while also opening up its mobile billing platform and Google advertising services for others.

SPYKE MEDIA Active

FOUNDED
2012
HEADQUARTERS
Cologne
SECTOR
Mobile Marketing
STAGE
Incubation
MANAGEMENT
Frank Maschmeier
EXIT
 

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Spyke Media is a full-service partner for mobile advertising. It assists publishers as well as advertisers in all steps necessary to unleash their mobile power. Besides affiliate marketing, Spyke Media is specialising in chatbots and Apple Search Ads.

EXITED

TAB Acquired by PIA Group

FOUNDED
2016
HEADQUARTERS
Berlin
SECTOR
Mobile Marketing
STAGE
Pre-Seed
MANAGEMENT
Matthias Lesch
EXIT
Acquired by PIA Group in 2018

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Founded by former Crobo c-level Matthias Lesch, TAB started with the misson to build a leading player in the global mobile marketing space. The agency driven by mobile performance is there to support its clients, network them, and help them classify consumer types with the aim of identifying individually targeted mobile media channels and acquiring high-value, active app users.

GTX MESSAGINGAcquired by MIND CTI

FOUNDED
2006
HEADQUARTERS
Cologne
SECTOR
SMS Services
STAGE
Incubation
MANAGEMENT
Oliver Zabel
EXIT
Acquired by MIND CTI in 2019

SHORT DESCRIPTION

GTX offers global SMS services for B-2-B customers, providing business partners a robust and easy-to-use system to send SMS to end-users at the best possible quality and attractive pricing. GTX does not see itself as a SMS-only messaging provider, rather as a one-stop-platform for clients aiming to extend their cross-channel messaging activities.

NEED
Acquired by G Fivty One

FOUNDED
2013
HEADQUARTERS
Dallas (USA)
SECTOR
e-Commerce (B2C)
STAGE
Pre-Seed
MANAGEMENT
Matt Alexander
EXIT
Acquired by G Fifty One in 2016

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Edition Collective is a group devoted to the development of unique, sustainable, and innovative concepts in e-commerce and media. The company operates three clothing brands such as Imprint (formerly Need), and Foremost.

KISSMYADS
Acquired by Ströer

FOUNDED
2012
HEADQUARTERS
Cologne
SECTOR
Mobile Marketing
STAGE
Incubation
MANAGEMENT
Oliver Wimmeroth, Markus Braun
EXIT
Acquired by Ströer in 2015

SHORT DESCRIPTION

KissMyAds is a mobile performance marketing network, that connects advertisers and publishers on a global scale. They offer their clients tailored solutions, so that publishers may generate the best return possible with their mobile traffic. On top, KissMyAds supports in developing mobile applications and optimizing mobile activities.

MOBILELIFE
Management Buyout

FOUNDED
2014
HEADQUARTERS
Suwanee (USA)
SECTOR
Telecommunications
STAGE
Seed
MANAGEMENT
Warren Platt
EXIT
Management Buyout in 2019

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Mobile Life offers Premium Billing in the most dynamic markets in Latin America delivering their partners the fastest and most reliable connections with aggressive payouts and rapid payment clearance. Mobile Life delivers the local market knowledge their customers need and facilitates market entry to to the ever expanding Latin American regional subscriber base.

FAMILO Acquired by moovel Group

FOUNDED
2012
HEADQUARTERS
Hamburg
SECTOR
Consumer Apps
STAGE
Seed
MANAGEMENT
Hauke Windmüller, David Nellessen, Michael Asshauer
EXIT
Acquired by moovel in 2017

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Familo is an app, which uses intelligent geolocation features to help families and groups of friends, colleagues, or roommates all over the world to improve communication in their daily lives. The company’s mission is to offer easy-to-use precise location technology and allow members to share their locations with their families or group whenever necessary.

JUSTBOOK
Acquired by Secret Escapes

FOUNDED
2011
HEADQUARTERS
Berlin
SECTOR
Travel
STAGE
Seed
MANAGEMENT
Stefan Menden, Sebastian Fallert, Florian Waldmann, Ognjen Zeric
EXIT
Acquired by Secret Escapes in 2015

SHORT DESCRIPTION

JustBook’s concept is easily explained: offering exklusive last minute best-price deals for mobile last minute bookings with a very smooth and fast booking process. Hotels get access to a safe and closed channel, through which they can sell vacant rooms to an attractive, high-value userbase without cannibalizing existing demand.

DATAPINE Acquired by RIB Software

FOUNDED
2012
HEADQUARTERS
Berlin
SECTOR
SaaS, BI
STAGE
Seed
MANAGEMENT
Jakob Rehermann, Martin Blumenau
EXIT
Acquired by RIB Software in 2019

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Datapine is a young innovative company located in the heart of Berlin. They are developing a highly scalable SaaS tool that will revolutionize the way of performing database analysis by making even complex functionalities available to non-technical persons. With their product, they aim to become the innovation leader in the business intelligence market for small and medium-sized companies.

STYLEMARKS
Acquired by Juniqe

FOUNDED
2012
HEADQUARTERS
Berlin
SECTOR
e-Commerce (B2C)
STAGE
Seed
MANAGEMENT
Oliver Bronner, Marc Linneweber, Stefan Decker, Andrei Bezyazychniy
EXIT
Acquired by JUNIQE in 2014

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Stylemarks is a mobile app that enables users to easily sell, discover and buy unique design products. Anytime. Anywhere. Their vision was to discover and explore new possibilities of peer to peer commerce through mobile technology.

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FOUNDED
2012
HEADQUARTERS
Berlin
SECTOR
Consumer Apps
STAGE
Seed
MANAGEMENT
Baris Tamer, Alex Napetsching, Emiliano Saurin
EXIT
 

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Klash is the platform to challenge and dare your friends on anything that’s fun! Built on top of Facebook, Klash makes every competition among friends more social and easy to engage with.

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FOUNDED
2016
HEADQUARTERS
Cologne
SECTOR
SaaS, AdTech
STAGE
Incubation
MANAGEMENT
Tobias Neveling
EXIT
 

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Performinc was a SaaS-solution for data visualization and fraud detection in mobile marketing. It was built on top of one of the leading affiliate tracking systems, aiming to facilitate campaign management and reduce fraudulent impact on marketing operations.