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Startup Digest FrankfurtRheinMain — Issue #13 ⚡⚡⚡ August in review

Dear FrankfurtRheinMain Friends, Startuppers, Innovators, Disruptors, Creators, and Passionate people about our #FrankfurtValley,

Week 35 of the year and again we compiled some investment rounds, exclusive deals, take overs, state funding, impact projects, multiple events to save the date, and different podcasts in English and in German to make sure you have diverse content to inspire you.

Grab a good coffee, tea, or fancy drink and find it all below ⬇️

Articles and News:

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#FTGA — nine fintech startups from FrankfurtRheinMain to watch —
Eight startups from FrankfurtRheinMain made it to the last round of the Fintech Germany Award. We asked them to present themselves:


New capital for startup Spoontainable through Frankfurt
The startup Spoontainable has fought its way through the Covid-19 crisis and can now look to the future with relief. Despite the weak economic market development in recent months, the startup is now…

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German power grids spend 750 mln euros as Frankfurt adds data centers
More power is also required to digitalise the German energy industry’s transition to reliance on volatile green power, and to support the mass arrival of electric cars


Cansativa is awarded the contract to sell cannabis flowers from German cultivation
The cannabis agency of the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) commissions Cansativa to provide logistics and services for the wholesale trade with all German cannabis…

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📣 FLC Furniture GmbH & Co. KG takes over the Lyght Living
FLC Furniture GmbH & Co. KG takes over the Lyght Living brand. This acquisition will allow them to strengthen their market position, target new customer groups and expand their rental furniture…


The start-up &Charge, which is based in Frankfurt am Main in Germany, offers the first loyalty program for e-mobility in Europe.
For all purchases, bookings and other transactions that are processed via the online platform, users receive so-called “kilometers”. These kilometers can then be redeemed, as charge credits for…

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as Easy as That: Nachhaltige Kosmetik- und Haushaltsprodukte | SHE works!
Das junge Startup as Easy as That aus Wiesbaden, hat es sich zum Ziel gesetzt nachhaltige Kosmetik- und Haushaltsprodukte zu konzipieren.

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Hessen fördert Sozialunternehmertum

Das Land Hessen startet zusammen mit dem Social Entrepreneurship Netzwerk Deutschland die erste landesweite Förderung von sozialen Gründern.


Investition in Gründer ist Investition in eine zukunftsfähige Wirtschaft
Wirtschaftsstaatssekretärin Daniela Schmitt hat in Mainz vier Startups ausgezeichnet, die eine Förderung über das Zuschussprogramm „startup innovativ“

Some videos and podcasts:

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Smaller Dots: Wedding Planner Business | The Connecting Dots

Hear Shan (Susan) Xu talking about her wedding planner business Amasian Weddings & Events

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Dennis Schmoltzi, Emma Matratzen: Er macht Millionen mit Schlaf | Grü
Das Startup Emma Matratzen ist eine Erfolgsgeschichte: von der Gründung zum 240-Millionen-Umsatz in fünf Jahren. Gründer Dennis Schmoltzi zu Gast im Gründerszene Podcast.

Handpicked Events:

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Health4All Ecosystem — 31st

The event is featuring international speakers presenting digital health ecosystems in Spain, UK, Ireland and also Germany. Startups and other companies developing their digital health solutions will present their work in a short pitch session.

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InvestorXconnect — 3rd September at
The goal is the exchange between a diverse group of investors and leaders to enforce sustainable values in the industry of focus.

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Frankfurt | Gründerszene Spätschicht — OCTOBER
Be prepared for a night of networking with Frankfurt’s top founders, investors and digital experts. All of this while enjoying delicious food, icy drinks and a few specials!

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Don´t miss:

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Poster It takes a city / region to raise a startup — 1 more week to submit your

Let’s show what our ecosystem has to offer: Register now by August 31st to be part of Edition 20/21. Participation is free of charge for all startups.

Job Opportunities:

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Social Media- & PR Manager (m/w/d) Frankfurt Main — AllOfficeCenters
Bring’ uns in Sachen Social Media und PR auf ein anderes Level!

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Jobs bei Covomo Versicherungsvergleich GmbH |InsurTech Made in
Covomo ist stets auf der Suche nach neuen motivierten Menschen, die uns unterstützen möchten. Bewirb dich jetzt auf eine freie Stelle.

Photo Highlight:

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As CORONA cases are again on the rise — be safe and respect the rules. 😷

See you soon or better “See you on Zoom”,

Pedro Ferreira 🚀

#FrankfurtValley #startupdigestfrm #rheinmainrocks #startupeverywhere



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