We fuel startups
Our companies change the game
Close is CRM Software and a scalable way to build and manage your sales team on demand. Close offers a sales communication platform which allows salespeople to spend all of their time closing deals.
Richmond View Ventures GmbH is now a climate neutral company and proud to be a member of Leaders for climate Action. We have committed to measuring our personal carbon footprint and reducing it wherever possible. By offsetting our corporate emissions, we commit to climate protection and underscore our commitment to sustainability.
David (Companisto) interviewed RVV Partner Frederik about his 20 years experience as entrepreneur and investor.
EPAM Systems, Inc (NYSE:EPAM) has acquired test IO GmbH. It was great to support the team from the very beginning and to see how they developed the business from it's infancy to the current position in Europe and the U.S.
Amazon Web Services has partnered with Richmond View Ventures and offers a plethora of benefits to companies backed by RVV. This includes training, credits, business support and a whole team devoted to helping our Startups scale their technology and company. We are looking forward to a successful and productive partnership!
Instacart, the well-funded on-demand grocery startup, was not looking for more cash, says CEO Apoorva Mehta. But when cash came looking for Instacart, the company didn’t turn it down. It’s announcing a new $600 million funding round led by D1 Capital.
RVV invests in the Malaysia-based florist-startup Flower Chimp and steps into the Asian market.Flower Chimp aims to expand its reach to Singapore by the second half of 2018, as well as Vietnam, Thailand and Hong Kong by 2019. Flower Chimp was founded in 2016 by the German duo Maximilian Lotz and Niklas Frassa.
Last week BSH Home Appliances, Europe's largest appliance manufacturer, announced that it is acquiring 65 percent of the Berlin based Startup Kitchen Stories. As the company said on its website, Kitchen Stories will be incorporated into the Home Connect ecosystem as an independent BSH brand.
RVV has become an official investor and supporter of CODE University. CODE University was founded by serial entrepreneur Thomas Bachem and offers three innovative and hands-on bachelor programs for young talents striving to become developers, designers and digital entrepreneurs on its campus in Berlin-Mitte. We look forward to the next generation of digital pioneers being trained and fostered.
Instacart has raised $400 million in a Series D financing round led by Sequoia Capital. Other investors include Wellcome Trust, Y Combinator Continuity, Andreessen Horowitz, FundersClub, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Initialized Capital, Thrive Capital and Valiant Capital.
What a surprise! During his trip to Germany Apple CEO Tim Cook visited Kitchen Stories - and apparently had a lot of fun. Kitchen Stories is maybe the most user-friendly cooking app on the AppStore and has been featured by Apple from the beginning.
The test IO team has recently added four new employees and continued its expansion into the US. Get to know the newest additions!
Whole Foods decided to invest in Instacart once again and thereby expands the existing partnership. Whole Foods initially teamed up with Instacart in 2014 and has since established the delivery program to numerous markets in the U.S.
Kitchen Stories managed to ensure the support of Robert Franken. The former CEO of Chefkoch.de wants to help the two founders, Verena Hubertz and Mengting Gao, turn Kitchen Stories into the number one in the digital food world.
The partnership of test IO and L’TUR is a textbook example of successful crowdtesting. L'TUR's Senior Platform Manager explains how the travel company's partnership with test IO improved the company's performance and saved them valuable time.
It was only at the beginning of this year that Reparando raised a six digit funding. By winning over the IT service provider Cancom, the smartphone repair service now managed to secure yet another investment.
In an interview with Business Insider, TripleMint's CEO David Walker answers 6 of the biggest questions about finding a new home in sought-after cities like New York.
Crowd Guru explains how it manages to classify tens of thousands of products into categories for one of Europe's leading online shopping portals and demonstrates that there has to be no trade-off between speedy procedure and high-quality work.
YourMechanic raises $24 million in new funding and announces that the new money will be used to continue to fuel the company’s expansion.
test IO introduces their new CEO Philip Soffer, who previously spent 18-years in Silicon Valley working at numerous successful start-ups. test IO's CTO Jan Schwenzien interviewed Phil to find out more about his background and why he joined test IO.
The two founders of Kitchen Stories, Verena Hubertz und Mengting Gao, reflect on their company's uncommon yet highly successful journey over the past three years and provide an outlook for what is to be expected of them in the future.
Now is a good time to reflect on expertcloud’s successful journey that started 5 years ago, when Frederick Fleck, Patrick McKenna and Jan Hendrik Ansink introduced virtual call centers onto the German market.
test IO has closed a $5 million Series A round from Turn/River Capital, the San Francisco-based VC.
TVSmiles wins the audience award for startup of the year at the webinale web conference 2015 in Berlin.
The home grocery delivery service Instacart is now valued at $2 billion after its latest funding north of $100 million on December 2014.
Alexander Herbst, CEO and founder of a1m GmbH and SanKyu GmbH, and former CFO at Wirecard AG, has now also been tapped to serve as Chief Financial Officer with.