EUR 60 Million for German Fintech solarisBank

Berlin fintech start-up solarisBank has booked a cool EUR 60 million in its latest round of financing. The company, which was founded in 2016, has taken in more than EUR 160 million from investors.

One to Watch: Girish Mathrubootham, CEO of Freshworks

Freshworks provides a broad range of simple-to-use business software.

Bepro11 Scores New Financing

Sportech startup Bepro11 has taken in an additional 8.8 million euros in financing, following a 10-million-dollar capital infusion in 2018.

Speedy Business

New software from Hamburg start-up Baqend allows commercial websites to operate between twice and ten times faster.

Revving Up

The innovative product can double motor performance without increasing motor size by using copper wire to disperse coolants to engine coils.

EUR 30 Million for Flexible Robots

It’s been a heady past few days for Wandelbots from the eastern German city of Dresden. The no-code industrial robotics start-up publically launched its TracePen programmer on Wednesday, June 17. And that came fresh on the heels of the company, founded in 2015, announcing it had taken in an addition EUR 30 million in venture capital.

Germany in World Start-Up Top 5

Germany is among the best places to be for start-ups – that’s the conclusion of the mapping and networking platform Startup Blink’s annual ranking.

One to Watch: Srijna Jha, cofounder and CEO of Morph Green Tech

The physicist developed with her business partners the Solar Cube, an origami-inspired solar charger which uses PV integrated solar textiles and solar cells.

Thirty Under 30

Business magazine Forbes’ 30 under 30 is one of the more prestigious accolades for young businesspeople. And this year’s Manufacturing and Industry Europe list has a bit of a German flavor.

New Electricity App

Can consumers save money by running appliances and charging batteries when electricity prices are lowest? Tibber says they can, and this spring the Norwegian start-up brought its services to Germany.