Founder Team of Berlin Design Startup Monoqi

Photo-Location: Kino International

In GDR times, Alexanderplatz area was extended with industrialized apartments, restaurants, shops and cultural facilities. This included the Café Moskau and the Kino International. The cinema hosted premieres for the GDR leadership and now it is a venue for the Berlinale, a club and event space.

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Monoqi – the Berlin Startup Offering Handpicked Design

Monoqi is the online destination for handpicked design. Founded in 2012 by Felix Schlegel (MD) and Simon Fabich (CEO), the Berlin-based company offers a curated selection of exceptional products by international interior, tech and accessory designers. Registered members have access to more than 100 new design products every day and benefit from exclusive prices. So far, Monoqi has introduced more than 7,500 designers to over 1 million members. It is expanding its activities to new European markets in addition to its existing base in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and the UK. Monoqi is aiming at EUR 30 million in revenue for 2015, with up to 40 % of that amount coming from international markets. In 2014, Monoqi Business was launched as the world’s first B2B marketplace for curated design. By connecting retailers and designers, the platform is reshaping the world of wholesale with one-click ordering designed to optimize global trade structures.

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About Monoqi

Berlin-based startup Monoqi is the online destination for handpicked design. The company discovers and curates the best in international design, giving its members the chance to buy exceptional products in limited editions at friendship prices. They are a young international team based in Berlin with a big vision: online shopping should be fun. The startup is a revolutionary whole sale platform where the best design brands and buyers do business online. The Monoqi Wholesale Marketplace enables Sellers to sell products to professional buyers. Monoqi acts as a technical facilitator within the legal framework of the contract and the Terms of Use are concluded with the operationally and legally responsible buyer or seller.

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