This week Bryter is thrilled to announce that they have completed their Series B funding round of $66 million. The fundraise comes only 8 months after their Series A round, bringing the total capital raised to date to over $90 million.

The investment round was led by New York based investment firm Tiger Global, with participation from their existing investors Accel, Dawn Capital, Notion Capital and Cavalry Ventures. The capital will be used to accelerate their international expansion, particularly in the US, where they have seen rapid adoption since opening a New York office last year.

They are also happy…


Xeem will receive the EXIST Gründerstipendium from April 2021, with a multi-functional online platform, they offer well-known companies and creative young professionals an innovative opportunity to exchange ideas. The two founders use their success to motivate other young people to live the dream of their own start-up.

Earlier this year, in February, both founders finished their master thesis at Hochschule Darmstadt in „Leadership in the creative industries“, and in a recent interview to our sponsor StartHub Hessen, Géraldine Ulrichs said:“You just have to start and dare to do something. If you are too concerned about safety or only ever doubt…


Breathe With Me — World’s First Collectible Canned City Air NFTs Around The Globe

Digital Consultant and Breath Coach Anil Altas Brug from Germany, and Video Artist Atil Altas from Belgium, present innovative and rare digital art Collectible NFT Video Cards using the relationship between NFTs, digital collection, cryptocurrencies, pandemic and breath. The third lockdown period is on the agenda again. We have all missed traveling to different cities and countries and, of course, taking deep and healthy breaths without wearing a mask.

Breathe With Me — World’s First Collectible Canned City Air NFTs Around The Globe

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At Frankfurt Valley and Mainstage Incubator, we believe in bridges between ecosystems, and supporting founders to scale in new markets and regions. In these process we always connect with the best players of each hubs.

That´s exactly what Sesamers and Sesamers On Tour will be doingeEvery Tuesday from April 13th to July 6th, and for free!

Giving voice to a global Tech events network during 3 months is a big mission.

Sesamers on Tour launches on April 13th in Paris, the HQ of Startup Sesame with the support of French Tech.

It will showcase new voices and emerging leaders from…


According to the results of GSM 2021, the proportion of green startups rose to 30 percent of all startups in Germany. They play a key role as the engine of sustainable transformation.

Green startups make significant contributions to ecological and social sustainability beyond their potential for economic success. In doing so, they continue to be confronted with clear challenges, especially the difficult access to capital. Against this background, GSM 2021 also formulates political recommendations for action.

Double dividends from green startups: economic effects and social added value

Green startups are characterized by a “double dividend”: In addition to economic effects such as the creation of jobs and returns for investors (economic…


One week ago, the European Startup Initiative published the Startup Heatmap Europe Report 2021. The annual analysis on the development of startup ecosystems and founder mobility in Europe (please find the download link below).

At Frankfurt Valley, we believe in bridges between ecosystems, and we want to support founders and startups top leverege bridges and get full potential to scale, so we are amazed by the great resonance among startup communities and hubs across the continent and this study is a must read.

Despite strong international competition and the effects of Brexit and COVID-19, European ecosystems showed a strong growth…


The DDG AG with roots in Kaiserslautern (Germany’s leading AI R&D location) and Frankfurt, is an AI-centric co-innovation enabler and company builder with a unique mix of R&D partnerships with internationally renowned Research Institutions such as DFKI and Frauenhofer and a very close connection with the German SME (Mittelstand). DDG AG is part of a greater AI ecosystem under the roof of SKYLAUNCH bringing together all capabilities to guide, educate, execute, and innovate with and for the German Mittelstand.

The idea arose from this to build something together, to create, and to let it grow: The company supports SMEs with…


Acomodeo, the leading digital provider of serviced apartments, continues to expand its modular technology by adding full integration to SAP Concur. The World of Serviced Apartments can be immediately accessed from Concur Travel, a major travel management tool for companies. By this development Acomodeo increases its flexibility to fulfill corporate requirements and deliver a seamless booking experience for travellers.

Embracing single entry point benefits throughout the customer journey

Concur Travel helps simplify the travel booking experience, monitor spend, and control company costs. The new connection will enable companies to centralize every process at one single point, from reporting to duty…


Evonik has made a follow-up investment in the biotechnology start-up In Ovo through its venture capital unit. The investment comes as the young company reaches the commercialization stage for its technology and is bringing its gender-testing machine for eggs to the market.

Evonik has made a follow-up investment in the biotechnology start-up In Ovo through its venture capital unit. The investment comes as the young company reaches the commercialization stage for its technology and is bringing its gender-testing machine for eggs to the market. Together with co-investor VisVires New Protein Capital, Evonik Venture Capital has provided several million euros in…


BioNTech SE today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved the manufacturing of the COVID-19 vaccine drug product at the facility in Marburg. As part of the process, EMA has approved the production of the drug substance, the mRNA, at the Marburg site over the course of this week. The approvals make BioNTech’s Marburg manufacturing site one of the largest mRNA vaccine manufacturing sites in Europe as well as worldwide with an annual production capacity of up to one billion doses of our COVID-19 vaccine, once fully operational. …

Pedro Gonçalo Ferreira

Editor in chief of FRANKFURT VALLEY

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