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German Tech5

Below you find the german Tech5. The 5 fastest growing young tech companies that launched in 2009 or later are ranked here based on their growth between 2011 and 2013. The growth rate is based on actual revenue data. The winners of the Tech5 present their company during the TNW Conference Europe in Amsterdam on April 24-25.

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Blacklane connects passengers with the spare capacities of licensed and insured professional drivers. Corporate and individual customers schedule rides in over 50 countries around the world. Blacklane guarantees low and all-inclusive fixed rates at the time of the booking with a unique pricing and dispatching algorithm. The company provides a consistently high global standard by combining multi-lingual 24/7 customer care with real-time service control for tens of thousands of quality cars.

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Foodpanda group is the leading global online food delivery marketplace, active in 40 countries on five continents. The company enables restaurants to become visible in the online and mobile world and provides them with a constantly evolving online technology. For consumers, foodpanda/hellofood offer the convenience to order food online from the widest gastronomic range, from which they can choose their favorite meal on the web or via the app.

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Delivery Hero

Delivery Hero is an online food-ordering service operating in 24 countries. They promote delivery service in the digital age, helping our customers find their favourite foods easily and conveniently from home, from work, or on the road. Through their website or via their app, Delivery Hero provides an overview of all the restaurants and delivery services.

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Gini is paperwork, magically done. Gini's proprietary Artificial Intelligence understands document's content in real-time by extracting key data out of unstructured documents, such as paper invoices or PDF receipts. Gini's API allows businesses to automate painful tasks for their end-users - e.g. in invoice payment, expense tracking or accounting. First customers are Deutsche Post DHL, creating the smart letter of the future, and ING-DiBa, Germany's leading direct bank.

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Minubo is an eCommerce Intelligence “as a Service” solution developed to meet online retailers’ specific analytics requirements. A unified database with comprehensive possibilities of reporting and analysis creates transparency in all business areas and helps retailers make better, metrics-based decisions.