If you are anything like us, you are wondering how we are already in Q4 - the year just started! Stores have even started putting up Christmas decorations!?!?!? How time flies when you are having fun. 😎
Speaking of fun, who said playing hard is a bad thing? Quite the contrary actually. After a much-needed summer break, marketplace operators and investors went into overdrive. 🏎
Below is our selection of the best content from September’s activity including:
Coming in hot out of stealth with $1.4m in seed funding, Lapse pole vaults to No. 1 in the App Store, bringing back a bit of nostalgia while re-introducing the social graph and authenticity to photo sharing. Our Partner, Jeroen Arts, shares why we’re excited to be part of the movement here
After delivering more than 100,000 shipments in Germany, German startup Schüttflix announced it had raised $50m of additional capital led by Draper Esprit, to expand in Austria, Poland and the Czech Republic
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The Speedinvest Marketplaces & Consumer team invest in SaaS-enabled platforms and marketplaces and other Network Effects-driven businesses where the value of a product increases with every new user. Enabled by new technologies in areas we cannot even imagine today, the team believes these are the businesses that will continue to revolutionize the world.