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Type of site
GmbH (Private company)
Available in5 languages
List of languages
Founded2009; 10 years ago (2009)
OwnerCultuzz Digital Media GmbH
Created byArmin Harbrecht
Andreas Sperber
Marco Umfahrer
ProductsVacation rental
Alexa rank1,803,783 (As of 5 May 2019)[1]

Gloveler is an online marketplace and hospitality service that facilitates renting, primarily vacation rentals and homestays in Germany.


Gloveler traces its roots from a business plan competition in Stuttgart in 2007. In 2009, the website was launched.[2]

Between 2012 and 2014, the 3 founders, Armin Harbrecht, Andreas Sperber, and Marco Umfahrer, all left the company.[2]

In 2015, Frank Hofmann took over as manager of the company.[2]

In October 2016, the company faced preliminary insolvency.[3]

In November 2016, Cultuzz Digital Media GmbH acquired the company.[4]


  1. ^ "Alexa Internet:". Alexa Internet.
  2. ^ a b c Coester, Christine G. (11 November 2016). "Calling it quits: Three startup founders share their stories". The Heureka.
  3. ^ Cowen, Martin (5 October 2016). "Gloveler becomes latest home rental site to face financial difficulties". Phocus Wire.
  4. ^ "Company Overview of gloveler GmbH". Bloomberg L.P.