Companies we've created and supported

We co-work with strong founders driven by entrepreneurial vision. From experience we have learnt that it takes pioneers to build sustainable and valuable internet companies. The more powerful the founding team, the faster growing the company.

Portfolio Companies

9Cookies

9Cookies is a POS system for restaurants and delivery services allowing users to manage reservations, use a payment system and print invoices, along with compiling statistics and providing profit analysis—all from an iPad.

  • Founder:
    Marcus Ross & Ian Formanek
  • Year of Foundation:
    2013
Saas
Delivery Hero

Delivery Hero is a worldwide network of online food ordering sites with more than 33,000 restaurants connected to its service. Its mission is to provide better takeaway food to the people globally.

  • Founder:
    Niklas Oestberg
  • Year of Foundation:
    2010
Marketplace
Niklas Oestberg

Niklas Oestberg Founder
Delivery Hero

“Having the full support from Team Europe and its network enabled us to build this business so much faster.”

Digitale Seiten

Digitale Seiten is a subscription-based vertical platform offering industry solutions for lead generation, reputation management and customer acquisition for small and medium enterprises.

  • Founder:
    Waldemar Zeiler & Florian Kranefuss
  • Year of Foundation:
    2010
Marketplace
HitFox

HitFox is an incubator focused on building and acquiring synergetic businesses in the fields of game distribution and user acquisition. Its two companies AppLift and Game Finder are focused on the burgeoning mobile games market.

  • Founder:
    Jan Beckers & Tim Koschella
  • Year of Foundation:
    2011
Advertising Technology
KaeuferProtal

KäuferProtal is a pioneer in qualified leads between buyers and sellers of commercial services and products. The online service provides a solution when purchasing capital goods.

  • Founder:
    Robin Behlau & Mario Kohle
  • Year of Foundation:
    2008
Lead Generation
kirondo

kirondo offers parents a convenient way to clear out their kids' closets without any effort while allowing them to earn money with their unused clothes and to support social causes.

  • Founder:
    Julius Bertram & Sarah Seeliger
  • Year of Foundation:
    2013
e-commerce
Madvertise

Madvertise is one of the largest European companies for mobile advertising. It enables innovative mobile campaigns for advertisers whilst allowing developers and publishers to monetize the mobile inventory.

  • Founder:
    Carsten Frien
  • Year of Foundation:
    2008
Advertising Technology
A Space for Art

A Space for Art provides a platform where venues can find art which aligns with their decor and client demographic. Venues also have the potential to monetize their space by selling art to their clients.

  • Founder:
    Charlie Smedley & Christian Kaul
  • Year of Foundation:
    2012
Marketplace
SponsorPay

SponsorPay fuels the app economy by creating solutions for smarter ad monetization. Our comprehensive ad monetization platform includes mediation, an ad marketplace and ad serving capabilities to empower app developers to integrate, manage and optimize all sources of ad revenues.

  • Founder:
    Andreas Bodczek & Janis Zech
  • Year of Foundation:
    2009
Advertising Technology
Spreadshirt

Spreadshirt is a creative platform for custom t-shirts and custom clothing. Customers can use the t-shirt designer to make their own t-shirt or other personalized clothing products to spread a unique message.

  • Founder:
    Lukasz Gadowski & Matthias Spieß
  • Year of Foundation:
    2002
e-commerce
Vertical Media

Vertical Media is a Berlin-based media house for the digital economy. The company presents both online magazines Gründerszene and VentureVillage as well as the Heureka! Conference.

  • Founder:
    Mark Hoffmann & Joel Kaczmarek
  • Year of Foundation:
    2008
Media
Mark Hoffmann

Mark Hoffmann Founder
Vertical Media

“Team Europe is a great place for entrepreneurial minds. As a founder you can always rely on their network and knowledge.”

Wummelkiste

Wummelkiste provides fun and creative arts & crafts projects for kids between the ages of 3 and 8. Each month they create a brand new Wummelbox, enabling kids to dive into an exciting world of play, crafts and fun.

  • Founder:
    Philippa Pauen
  • Year of Foundation:
    2012
e-commerce
Philippa Pauen

Philippa Pauen Founder Wummelkiste

“Kids love to play. Entrepreneurs love to execute. Team Europe is all about execution. That's how we made it on air in 8 weeks.”

Exits (Company Building & Investments)

AdScale

AdScale is the first real-time marketplace for online advertising in Germany.

  • Exited to:
    European Founders Fund and Holtzbrinck (now Ströer) in 2009
Investment
amiando

amiando is the leading provider of online event management and ticketing services in Europe.

  • Exited to:
    XING in 2010
Investment
brands4friends

Largest German online shopping club for branded clothing and lifestyle products.

  • Exited to:
    Tengelmann (now eBay) in 2010
Exit
Dennis Bemmann

Dennis Bemmann Internet Entrepreneur and Business Angel

“It's a pleasure to work with Team Europe. The team is highly professional, very responsive and has an outstanding sense for great investment opportunities. Business with Team Europe just works!”

epuls

Poland's largest youth community

  • Exited to:
    Gruner & Jahr in 2008
Investment
imagekind

An online marketplace where artists can sell their objects individually customized

  • Exited to:
    CafePress in 2008
Investment
KupiVIP

Russian online shopping club that organizes designer brand online sales in fashion

  • Exited to:
    Undisclosed private individuals
Investment
Mister Spex

Online marketplace selling sunglasses, contact lenses and corrective glasses.

  • Exited to:
    Scottish Equity Partners in 2013
Exit
Dirk Graber

Dirk Graber CEO Mister Spex

“Working with Team Europe means receiving a lot of support and thus facilitating growth. Additionally a regular constructive dialogue about the company strategy and all other relevant topics takes place.”

Modix

Provider of internet software solutions for car dealerships and automobile manufacturers

  • Exited to:
    Manheim in 2008
Investment
mymuesli

mymuseli produces the best organic muesli.

  • Exited to:
    Die Jungs in 2013
Exit
netzathleten

Online platform by athletes for athletes, agents, teams and clubs.

  • Exited to:
    Media Group RTL Germany in 2011
Investment
studiVZ

Europe's largest social community for students

  • Exited to:
    Georg von Holtzbrinck in 2007
Exit
trivago

trivago is the world's largest and most successful online hotel search.

  • Exited to:
    Expedia in 2012
Investment
pomocni

Pomocni is a marketplace for the placement of household-related services.

  • Exited to:
    Edipresse in 2011
Investment