Interview
Ask the boss: Christian Teichmann
Interview
Ask the boss: Christian Teichmann

The #AskTheBoss series provides insights into different departments. This time, we talked to Christian Teichmann, CEO at BurdaPrincipal Investments (BPI), the growth capital arm of Hubert Burda Media.

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“ESG is more than a box-ticking exercise”
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“ESG is more than a box-ticking exercise”

BurdaPrincipal Investments (BPI) covers ESG and sustainability as a holistic approach looking at their activities as well as other stakeholders. Recently, they have published their second ESG report.

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Burda Partners with Europe’s leading Center for Innovation and Business Creation
BurdaPrincipal Investments
Burda Partners with Europe’s leading Center for Innovation and Business Creation

BurdaPrincipal Investments (BPI) and UnternehmerTUM have entered into a new partnership to promote a strong network between start-ups, the incubator, and the business community.

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Second investment in the cybersecurity sector
BurdaPrincipal Investments
Second investment in the cybersecurity sector

BurdaPrincipal Investments (BPI) adds Nord Security, the second company from the cybersecurity sector and another unicorn, to its portfolio

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BPI invests in Philippine fintech BillEase
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BPI invests in Philippine fintech BillEase

BurdaPrincipal Investments (BPI), the growth capital arm of media and tech company Hubert Burda Media, now includes young fintech company BillEase from the Philippines.

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Carsome scoops US$170 million funding and becomes Burda’s second unicorn
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Carsome scoops US$170 million funding and becomes Burda’s second unicorn

BurdaPrincipal Investments adds another unicorn to its investment portfolio as the Carsome Group (Carsome), Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform

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Burda Invests in Sustainable Food Waste Reduction Platform Oddbox
BurdaPrincipal Investments
Burda Invests in Sustainable Food Waste Reduction Platform Oddbox

BurdaPrincipal Investments (BPI), the growth capital arm of media and tech company Hubert Burda Media, has invested in UK-based Oddbox, a platform that is leveraging technology to fight food waste.  

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Burda invests in German pet health start-up
Felmo
Burda invests in German pet health start-up

Berlin-based pet health start-up, Felmo, has closed another major financing round just six months after their successful Series A – this time raising €15 million.

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Burda supports podcast creator Wait What with follow-on investment
BurdaPrincipal Investments
Burda supports podcast creator Wait What with follow-on investment

Burda continues to support WaitWhat, one of the most valuable independent portfolios of premium IP in podcasting, with a follow-on investment.

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Office opening in Berlin and two new hires
BurdaPrincipal Investments
Office opening in Berlin and two new hires

BurdaPrincipal Investments strengthens its presence in Berlin with the opening of a new office and two new investment experts.

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Neil Fong joins BurdaPrincipal Investments in Singapore
BurdaPrincipal Investments
Neil Fong joins BurdaPrincipal Investments in Singapore

Since 2016, BurdaPrincipal Investments  has been present in Southeast Asia. As of June 1, 2021, BPI is growing its senior management team in South East Asia with investment expert Neil Fong joining the company.

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Burda invests in French proptech startup Matera
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Burda invests in French proptech startup Matera

Matera announced a 35 million euros Series B funding round led by Mubadala Capital, alongside Bpifrance.  BurdaPrincipal Investments also participated in the round which marks its first investment in France.

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Vinted raises €250 million on its mission to make second-hand fashion first choice
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Vinted raises €250 million on its mission to make second-hand fashion first choice

Vinted, Europe’s largest online C2C platform dedicated to second-hand fashion and a portfolio company of BurdaPrincipal investments, has raised €250 million of new investment in a Series F funding round.

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Bloom & Wild acquires Bloomon to become Europe’s number 1
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Bloom & Wild acquires Bloomon to become Europe’s number 1

Bloom & Wild, the UK’s market leading online flower and gifting platform, announces that it has acquired the entire share capital of Bloomon, a Netherlands based competitor, for an undisclosed sum.

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Awarded for diversity and inclusion
BurdaPrincipal Investments
Awarded for diversity and inclusion

London-based consultancy Equality Group, which focuses on diversity and inclusion in finance and technology industries, has launched its first inclusion index. BurdaPrincipal Investments appears in the ninth position.

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