Planetly goes to One Trust
The founders make a surprise exit. By merging with One Trust, the start-up could soon launch in the US market.
The US company One Trust has bought the German start-up Planetly. According to information from Gründerszene another round of financing was actually planned. Instead, One Trust made the offer to the start-up. How much the purchase cost is not known.
"The merger with OneTrust is not the end of our story. It is the beginning of a much bigger story: We will maintain our goal and scale. With this step we become global," co-founder Benedikt Franke shares on LinkedIn with. The start-up's customer base is also expanding as a result of the exit: OneTrust has more than 10,000 customers. Through the merger, Planetly could now also start on the US market.
Anna Alex and Benedikt Franke founded Planetly in 2020, a startup that developed software that calculates companies' CO2 consumption and helps them reduce it. So far, Planetly's customers have included companies such as HelloFresh, Home24 and Personio.
Startups, stories and stats from the German startup ecosystem straight to your inbox. Subscribe with 2 clicks. Noice.LinkedIn Connect
Take care, give care
Did this news inform or entertain you? Then we would be happy if you tell your network about it.Share on Linkedin Share on Facebook Share on Xing
FYI: English edition available
Hello my friend, have you been stranded on the German edition of Startbase? At least your browser tells us, that you do not speak German - so maybe you would like to switch to the English edition instead?
FYI: Deutsche Edition verfügbar
Hallo mein Freund, du befindest dich auf der Englischen Edition der Startbase und laut deinem Browser sprichst du eigentlich auch Deutsch. Magst du die Sprache wechseln?