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23 November 2020
Streetbees

How Streetbees is shaking up a $75bn market

Human intelligence platform Streetbees is driving change in the customer research market
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9 November 2020
PORTFOLIO UPDATE

Lakestar AGM and entrepreneurs’ experiences

We produced 3 films to discus the 2020 and what the future holds with our fantastic Entrepreneurs
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30 October 2020
GETYOURGUIDE

GetYourGuide raises €114M in convertible note financing

COVID-19 pandemic hit tourism hard, but forecasts predict that 2021/22 will feature a huge rebound
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28 October 2020
COMPANY UPDATE

Streetbees joins our portfolio and raises $40m in their Series B financing round

Streetbees measures the offline behaviour of more than 3.5m users in 120 global markets in real-time
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12 October 2020
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Strategy in the age of digital disruption

Disruption is a popular topic in management theory and features heavily in INSEAD’s business courses
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25 September 2020
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Best Practices in Public Relations

The first step companies need to take in thinking about the right PR strategy is to ask themselves…
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21 September 2020
LAKESTAR INSIGHTS

APIs are transforming businesses

APIs are behind many of the digital transformations in tech innovation and growth
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16 September 2020
COMPANY UPDATE

Sennder has announced one of their biggest milestone yet

Sennder has acquired Uber Freight Europe and strengthens its position in the logistics sector
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4 September 2020
COMPANY UPDATE

Hubert Burda Media takes over neighborhood network Nebenan.de

Congratulations to the founders and team, which we were happy to accompany from seed stage onward
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28 August 2020
HEALTH TECH

A vital industry facing sharply increased pressure for digital modernisation

How healthtech investments are driving change in the healthcare industry
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14 August 2020
COMPANY UPDATE

Yapily partners with Amex to enable open banking payments

Merchants across Europe will benefit from cheaper, faster, simpler and secure bank to bank payments
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2 July 2020
TRAVEL TECH

Recovery planning for travel tech companies based on real-time mobility tracking

Teralytics uses machine learning to help understand how daily mobility patterns are changing
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30 June 2020
COMPANY UPDATE

Solarisbank raises €60 million Series C funding

The German financial services provider is now valued at €320 million
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22 June 2020
COMPANY UPDATE

Cedar raises $102 million in Series C funding

The company plans to expand its reach and accelerate product innovation and expansion
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16 June 2020
RECOGNITION

Eigen Technologies selected for the World Economic Forum 2020 Class for Tech Pioneers

Eigen is internationally advancing research-led machine learning in the NLP domain.
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9 June 2020
COMPANY UPDATE

Sennder joines forces with its French counterpart Everoad

The partnership anchors sennder’s position as leading European digital road freight forwarder
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8 June 2020
SCOUTBEE

The AI-Powered search and matchmaker between companies and suppliers

Scoutbee's AI provides procurement professionals with a smart supplier discovery
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28 May 2020
COMPANY UPDATE

PlusDental raises €32 million Series C funding

The funding will be used to accelerate growth and drive international expansion
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28 May 2020
HANDELSBLATT PODCAST

What does the Corona crisis mean for Europe as a technology hub?

Listen to Lakestar founder Klaus Hommels in discussion with Merck CEO Stefan Oschmann
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29 April 2020
INTERVIEW

“It’s the best time for startups to be creative and to experiment”

Lakestar Partner Nicolas Brand shares his view on how the Covid-19 crisis impacts tech startups
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26 April 2020
ECOSYSTEM

Forbes has announced its 2020 Midas List

We are proud to see our founder Klaus Hommels among the World's Top 100 venture capital investors
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26 April 2020
COMPANY UPDATE

Taulia enters strategic partnership with J.P. Morgan

The newly build partnership accelerates Taulia to the market-leading Supply Chain Finance provider
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24 April 2020
INTERVIEW

Covid-19 has led to an unpredictable business environment

Klaus Hommels discusses why Startups at all stages are especially vulnerable to the knock-on effects
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6 April 2020
NEW INVESTMENT

Announcing our lead investment in $13 million round in Yapily

The fintech startup offers an opening banking API to let enterprises connect to banks
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