Social Purpose Companies
6 inherent competitive advantages that help social purpose start-ups thrive
Social Purpose Companies
6 inherent competitive advantages that help social purpose start-ups thrive

From their work with purpose-led start-up teams, BurdaPrincipal Investments have made some observations where social purpose provides start-ups with distinctive competitive advantages.

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Burda continues to support used-car marketplace Carsome
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Burda continues to support used-car marketplace Carsome

Hubert Burda Media today announced a follow-on investment in Carsome, Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform.

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Burda invests in Asian Food Delivery Service Hungry Panda
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Burda invests in Asian Food Delivery Service Hungry Panda

BurdaPrincipal Investments, the growth capital arm of media and tech company Hubert Burda Media, has today announced an investment in Hungry Panda, the leading specialised online Asian food delivery market.

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One big happy family
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One big happy family

The two platforms created by Vinted, “Kleiderkreisel” and “Mamikreisel”, are to be merged into one big fashion community with even more to offer.

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Burda Invests in Health Tech Startup Quit Genius
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Burda Invests in Health Tech Startup Quit Genius

Hubert Burda Media has announced an investment in Quit Genius, a UK and US-based startup that uses cognitive behavioral therapy to help quit smoking and vaping tobacco products.

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Bloom & Wild Keeps Blooming
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Bloom & Wild Keeps Blooming

Big news for Bloom & Wild: the British online florist has hired its first Chief Technology Officer and cooperates with UK grocery chain Sainsbury’s.

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Burda acquires majority stake in social network for neighbours Nebenan.de
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Burda acquires majority stake in social network for neighbours Nebenan.de

In the current financing round, Hubert Burda Media has become the majority shareholder in the Berlin-based social enterprise Good Hood GmbH, which operates Germany's largest social network for neighbours.

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Burda continues to support Online Learning Community Skillshare
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Burda continues to support Online Learning Community Skillshare

Hubert Burda Media today announced a follow-on investment in Skillshare, the world’s largest online learning community for creativity based in New York City.

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“We are on track to deliver all-time-high growth in July”
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“We are on track to deliver all-time-high growth in July”

BurdaPrinicpal investments portfolio company Carsome has announced that it has made a V-shaped recovery since resuming business amid easing Covid-19 lockdown measures across Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore.

Not on the Highstreet
“It was like having Christmas, but in the spring”
Not on the Highstreet
“It was like having Christmas, but in the spring”

During lockdown, Not On The Highstreet returned to TV advertising, grew its customer base by thousands and is in a position to recruit. Now marketing boss Ella d’Amato is on a mission to ensure this success is sustained.

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Join Bloom & Wild’s Thoughtful Marketing Movement!
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Join Bloom & Wild’s Thoughtful Marketing Movement!

Especially in times of crisis, brands have the chance to stand out from the competition by sensitive and targeted marketing. Therefore, the team at Bloom & Wild launched the “Thoughful Marketing” campaign.

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Burda supports The Female Company with follow-on investment
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Burda supports The Female Company with follow-on investment

Hubert Burda Media announced a follow-on investment in the German FemCare start-up The Female Company (TFC). TFC will use the funds to further develop their tech & data platform, and to expand the product portfolio.

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Vinted-CEO: “Burda gave us the freedom to experiment in difficult times”
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Vinted-CEO: “Burda gave us the freedom to experiment in difficult times”

As a lot of Germans are currently shrinking their closet, Burda’s portfolio company and online platform for second-hand fashion Vinted (in Germany known as Kleiderkreisel) is recording an enormous increase in users.

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Spreading Love with Flowers Amid Corona Outbreak
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Spreading Love with Flowers Amid Corona Outbreak

Aron Gelbard, CEO of the British flower gifting brand Bloom & Wild, shares his thoughts on how flowers can express emotions in times of social distancing.

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Skillshare CEO: “Creative Classes Help Manage Stress”
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Skillshare CEO: “Creative Classes Help Manage Stress”

While the Corona pandemic is forcing people to stay at home, there are many ways to feel connected, manage stress and get creative indoors. The e-learning plattform Skillshare connects people through creativity.

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