Schnitter Möllmann Partners advises tausendkind, the baby article shop, in relation to its venture debt and equity financing round in the total amount of 15 million Euros.
SMP has advised Blockwall Management GmbH on the formation of their Crypto Fund "Blockwall Capital I". As early as February 12, 2018, Blockwall Management GmbH had been registered with German BaFin (Financial Supervisory Authority) as Alternative Investment Fund Manager focusing particularly on Crypto Investments.
The European Commission has been active the last couple of days. Not only has it presented its so-called FinTech Action Plan, but it also released a proposal to create a legal framework for Crowdfunding Service Providers.
Foreign on-site services – Fixed places of business?
Foreign business activities – in particular providing on-site legal services – give rise to the question, whether this can trigger an income tax liability in the countries where those services are performed.
As of 01 March, the newly revised EuVECA regulation is in effect. The EuVECA regime, which has only received little attention from the industry, will likely see a rise in popularity with managers of Venture-Capital and Growth-Funds and potentially even with managers of Small-Cap-Buy-Out-Funds. This SMP Briefing aims to present the EuVECA regime, highlight the newest revisions and describe for whom the EuVECA regime might be of interest.
SMP has advised Munich-based robotics startup on the US$ 24.9 million financing round. The round was led by Körber Group.
SMP has advised online learning platform sofatutor.com on its most recent financing round led by scale-up stage investor Frog Capital.
SMP advised Project A on the US$ 22 million financing round of Spryker, a leader in beyond-desktop commerce technology. The financing round was led by One Peak Partners.
SMP advised fintech Payworks on its latest US$ 14.5 million financing round. The round was led by global payment solutions provider Visa. In addition, CommerzVentures and several existing shareholders including SpeedInvest and Finparx participated in the round.
Journalist Joel Kaczmarek and SMP partner Helder Schnittker discuss the structure, tasks and types of new venture capital funds in the podcast of the online magazine digital compact.