Monthly Archives: March 2017


Tradoria is an award-winning web-based platform where small dealers can trade their goods in their own online store and via various distribution channels. Tradoria has been successfully sold to Rakuten in 2011, a leading global ecommerce company from Japan and is now operating under the name shopping.


Saperion is a European-based leader in enterprise content management solutions, focused on providing document archive and workflow solutions. The company way acquired by Lexmark International Inc. in August 2013 for 72m USD.

Mister Spex

Founded in December 2007, Mister Spex is the largest online retailer for designer glasses in Germany. The company offers an extensive selection of high-quality glasses and contact lenses on the internet at reasonable prices. The product range includes over 5000 different glasses, sunglasses and sports glasses from more than 90 well-known brands and designers.


The Mindjet team develops MindManager, the industry-leading software that helps business professionals achieve more by efficiently organizing and clearly communicating complex ideas and information. With over 4,500 corporate customers and 2.5 million paid users, including 83% of the Fortune 100, MindManager mind mapping and information visualization software enables brainstorming and creative problem solving, improves communication, […]


interhyp is Germany’s leading mortgage lender. Founded in 1999, the company floated on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in September 2005. In 2007, the transaction was nominated for the EVCA/ Real Deals “German Deal of the Year 2006”. ING DiBa took over the majority of interhyp AG in mid-2008. Having a mortgage volume of EUR 18 […]


FastBooking is a pioneer in e-marketing and internet-based technologies for independent hotels and hotel groups. FastBooking increases the hotel’s net revenue by maximizing highly profitable direct website bookings and by rationalizing inventory and pricing across all online sales channels. 2012 Fastbooking generated a gross bookings value of over €500m via 8,000 hotels.


Empruntis was founded in 2000 in Paris and has quickly become France’s leading online broker of financial products. Its website allows consumers seeking a mortgage, personal loan or insurance (car, home or health insurance) to obtain a real-time comparison of a variety of products provided by banks and insurance companies. In 2008 Empruntis was acquired […]


Element5 AG is a provider for ecommerce infrastructure. Developers of consumer applications such as anti-virus software providers used the service of Element5 to sell their products safely and efficiently on the internet. In spring 2004, the company was acquired by its direct U.S. competitor, Digital River. The transaction was nominated for the EVCA/ Real Deals […]


Demand Media (now Leaf Group) is a leading digital media and domain services company that informs and entertains one of the internet’s largest audiences, helps advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers and enables publishers, individuals and businesses to expand their online presence. In 2001 the company floated on NYSE.