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Brain Training Startup Memorado raises €1 million Seed Round

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Memorado, a Berlin, Germany based brain training app, has disclosed a €1 million Seed Round closed in March. The funding comes from Sunstone Capital and a who-is-who of Berlin tech founders including Robert Gentz and David Schneider of Zalando, Arne Bleckwenn of Wimdu, Janis Zech of Fyber, and Jan Beckers of Hitfox reports Gründerszene.

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Video Tuition Platform sofatutor raises €3,5 million led by German publisher Cornelsen

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Berlin-based online video tuition platform sofatutor has raised €3.5 million in a round led by German education publisher Cornelsen with participation of existing investors Acton Capital Partners, J.C.M.B. and IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft.

In 2012 German edtech startup raised a low million Euro round from Acton Capital Partners and another undisclosed round from J.C.M.B. and IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft in early 2010 according to CrunchBase.

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HEDLINE: Patience.io raises Series A led by Holtzbrinck Digital

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Berlin-based Patience.io, a SaaS platform serving educators and institutions who want to create online courses and sell them via their own websites, raised an undisclosed Series A from Holtzbrinck Digital and RI Digital Ventures reports Venture Village.

The funding will be used to grow the team and expand into new markets.

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HEDLINE: Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek officially launched

The first full version of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek was officially launched on March 31st. The DDB has been online in an open beta version since late 2012.

The objective of this digital library is to give everybody access to German cultural and scientific heritage free of charge and is part of a bigger European initiative called Europeana.

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Berlin-based Lingoda enters the crowded ESL Market with Online Language School Concept

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Berlin-based Lingoda is a new player in the online English learning space. The platform offers a mix of self-paced video based learning material, group classes and individual classes with a tutor. The premise is that the learner will be speaking English fluently within twelve months.

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