+++ #StartupTicker +++ bioniq acquires Vaha +++ Sequoia to invest in RobCo +++ Brille.de seeks 20 million euros +++ Picus Capital relies on Web3 investments +++ C is how Fabian Heilemann ticks ++ +
what’s new In our #StartupTicker we deliver a compact overview of the most important startup news of the day (Wednesday, December 7).
+++ An exciting outing at the right time! The English health technology company bioniq, founded in 2019 by former German national basketball player Vadim Fedotov and doctor Constantin Karuzin, takes over the Berlin startup Vaha, which offers a smart fitness mirror. The company, launched in 2019 by Mrs.Sporty founder Valerie Bures-Bönström as a clone of the American company Mirror, was able to raise around 26 million euros in venture capital at the end of 2020. Learn more about Vaha
+++ According to our information, the famous American financier Sequoia is preparing to invest millions in RobCo. The startup, which offers a modular industrial robot, was founded in 2020 by Roman Hölzl, Constantin Dresl and Paul Maroldt. “Thanks to the unique software, they are ready to use in a few minutes”, promises the young company. Freigeist Capital (Frank Thelen) is one of the investors in the young company. More in the Insider podcast #EXCLUSIVE
+++ According to our information, the company Brille.de is currently looking for 20 million euros. Well-known US investor Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) last invested around 45 million euros in the profitable start-up, which notably sells progressive lenses, in 2016. More in the Insider podcast #EXCLUSIVE
+++ Lively venture capital provider Picus Capital relies on investments from Web3. “Venture capitalist Picus wants to expand its Web3 portfolio with its own team and presence – despite the current crypto crash,” FinanceFWD reports. Existing investments include Spice, for example. More on FinanceFWD
+++ “’The heart and the mind tell me: I need a stronger concentration’. What the founder of the series, Fabian Heilemann, learned for his professional career selling waffles at parties in the old town: here he talks about the origins of his career. More about WiWo
+++ Ono collects 6 million +++ Saporo collects 4 million +++ Prodlane collects the capital +++ thyssenkrupp Materials Services acquires Westphalia DataLab +++ Beyond Capital Partners acquires Soft & Cloud. More in Transaction Monitor
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