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Auctionata brings all the services of a classic auction house exclusively to the internet. We use sophisticated, state-of-the-art technology to broadcast live auctions in HD quality to computers, tablets and mobile devices – turning your living room into an auction room. Auctionata is the first enterprise ever to enable classic and authentic auctions on the internet.

With a global network of 250 experts in all kinds of fields, Auctionata can provide anyone with free valuation for art, antiques, collectibles
and luxury vintage items. And with our Auctionata Guarantee, buyers are always in safe hands.

Mit 35,7 Millionen Euro Umsatz im ersten Halbjahr 2015 hat die Online-Plattform Auctionata die Marktführerschaft an sich gerissen.
Artcollector, July 24, 2015
Just two years after launching weekly livestream auctions, Berlin-based online auction house Auctionata is now Germany’s biggest auction house both in terms of revenue and size of staff (..).
Blouin Artinfo, July 20, 2015
Auctionata's business model is based on the antithesis of big auction houses: transparency.
Financial Review, June 30, 2015
Auctionata is getting ready for another classic car auction on June 26. Thirty-six top-notch automobiles, including Porsches, Volkwagens, Peugots, Mercedes-Benzes, and Mini Coopers ranging from 1968 to 2000 will be up for grabs.
artnet news, June 26, 2015
The 25 hottest German startups: Auctionata – Next to an online shop, the Berlin based startup has been focusing on livestream auctions, which are broadcast several times per week from their own TV studios.
Gründerszene, June 25, 2015
A Berlin startup is attracting millions streaming a Christies-eBay mashup - On Saturday, Auctionata set a new world record for the highest price paid for a work of Asian art in an online auction. The late 18th century Chinese automaton clock was acquired by Liu Yiquian for 3.37m Euros ($3.83 million) (..) With high profile sales like the Chinese clock, and others, there’s also the potential to disrupt the traditional auction house market
Forbes, June 23, 2015
Online auction house Auctionata has set a new world record for an Asian work of art sold in an online auction (..) The clock sold to the Shanghai-based billionaire and art collector Liu Yiqian, founder of the Long Museum
Blouin Artinfo, June 23, 2015
With art historians for every epoch (..) Auctionata has managed to give even those who are unfamiliar with the auction house an insight into their work and their wide range of art (..) The offer is much bigger and also includes fine wines, watches and classic cars.
Die WELT, June 6, 2015
With a work of the Chinese artist PAN Tianshou (1897 – 1971) for 610,500 Euro, the online art and auction house Auctionata achieved the highest sale of the past year.
Handelsblatt, May 17, 2015
Wie das Berliner Internetportal Auctionata bekannt gab, beteiligt sich die Groupe Arnault (LVMH), der einst das Auktionshaus Phillips gehörte, an der Finanzierungsrunde.
Handelsblatt, May 14, 2015
Fashion Billionaire Bernard Arnault Buys Stake In Online Auction Site Auctionata.
artnet news, May 13, 2015
Groupe Arnault, the controlling shareholder of French luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is investing an undisclosed sum in the online art auction site […]
New York Times, May 12, 2015
Paddle8 and Auctionata are considered reputable sites.
New York Times, May 8 2015
Ein anonymer deutscher Sammler kaufte den Oldtimer bei einer Versteigerung des Online-Auktionshauses „Auctionata“. Nie wurde mehr Geld für einen Bulli bezahlt!
BILD, December 9, 2014
(…) , the two-year-old German company’s goal is to eventually broadcast, or livestream, auction TV online nonstop around the world. It’s dubbed Auctionata, and it had its first test-run sale in New York last week.
The New York Observer, October 28, 2014
Beim Internet- Auktionshaus Auctionata gibt man online Gebote ab und kann dank Livestream, von zu Hause aus mitfiebern.
BUNTE, November 6, 2014
Schnell gelang es dem Berliner Start-Up Unternehmen, das gerade eine Filiale in New York eröffnete eine 108 Lose umfassende Auktion zum Thema zu organisieren.
AD, November 14, 2014
Rather than simply studying a photograph, online buyers can type in live questions for specialists and request that the auctioneer hold the work up and turn it in real time to help them inspect it.
New York Times, November 5, 2014
„Ein Berliner Auktionshaus hat ein Stück Raumfahrtgeschichte im Angebot: Ein Weltraumanzug für Hunde aus den Fünfzigerjahren.“
Spiegel Online, September 2, 2014
„An extraordinary lot of the first cosmonaut will be sold at the Berlin auction house Auctionata. At this online auction in September, a Vostok fragment, with which Yuri Gagarin first flew to space, will be sold.”
Kommersant, August 12, 2014
“[…] results of online auctions often aren’t published, making an already opaque art market even less transparent. […]Visitors to Auctionata.com, a Berlin-based auctioneer of fine-art and collectibles, can view past auction results. […] An Asian art auction on July 17, for example, drew 276 users from 31 countries and sold 57 of 124 lots, according to the website. The top lot, a 19th century Chinese bronze, fetched 7,500 Euros, surpassing the estimate of 1,500 Euros.”
Bloomberg, August 1, 2014
„Lancé en 2012, Auctionata fait une entrée remarquée en cinquième position du palmarès Skate's. La maison, qui transpose le système d'enchères classique sur Internet, a récemment renforcé son capital à 52 millions de dollars.“
La Tribune, July 11, 2014
[…] Stahlrohrstühle in vertrauten bis bizarren Krümmungen, viele kantig-farbige Accessoires von Marianne Brandt sowie Fotografien, Nachschlagewerke und seltene Stücke von Bruno Weil, Christian Dell und Wilhelm Wagenfeld werden ab 18 Uhr versteigert.
AD, 30 May 2014
Netzkultur und Expertenwissen: Bei den Online-Versteigerungen von Auctionata kommt beides zusammen. Das Online-Auktionshaus bietet den vollen Service eines traditionellen Versteigerers. Das komplette Programm – nur eben exklusiv online.
Vogue.de, 27 May 2014
Mit dem neuen Geld will Auctionata technologisch weiter aufrüsten und damit die Digitalisierung des Kunstmarkts vorantreiben.
Deutsche Welle, 13 May 2014
This Berlin auction house aims to replicate online the full experience of a traditional auction, primarily by live-streaming real-time sales. The bidding platform secured €21.5m in Series B funding in April, bringing total investment to about €37m. It made headlines last year by selling an Egon Schiele watercolour for €1.8m , the most paid for a painting via an online auction.
FT.com, 13 May 2014
Für Liebhaber außergewöhnlicher Schmuckstücke könnte ein Traum wahr werden.
Elle.de, 22 April 2014
Eine Geschäftsidee so einfach wie überzeugend: Das Portal Auctionata veranstaltet klassische Versteigerungen im Netz – und startet jetzt durch.
Focus, 7 April 2014
The future of high-end watch auctions.
Vanity Fair, 22 February 2014
Das interaktive, ortsunabhängige Modell von Auctionata spricht eine junge Generation von Onlinenutzern deutlich stärker an als klassische Auktionshäuser.
Huffington Post, 8 February 2014
Noch nie war verkaufen und kaufen so einfach wie mithilfe von Auctionata, dem ersten Auktionshaus seiner Art im Internet.
Westfälische Nachrichten, 3 February 2014
Bei Auctionata finden Kunst- und Antiquitätenliebhaber Stücke, von denen man nicht zu träumen wagt.
ELLE, 11 November 2013
The new online auction site Auctionata, however, has shown that collectors are willing to spend big money online under the right circumstances. Lot 57 in its June 21 auction, a previously unknown watercolor by Egon Schiele titled Reclining Woman, set a world record for a work of art offered exclusively online, selling for 1.827 million Euros (US$2.418 million) with premium.
Art in Print, 21 August 2013
Discoveries such as this recently uncovered original watercolour by Egon Schiele are extremely rare and are guaranteed to cause quite a buzz in the art market.
Gazette Drouot International, 30 May 2013
Das Kunstwerk hat alle Qualitäten, in der deutschen Auktionslandschaft zu den teuersten Losen des Jahres aufzusteigen: Egon Schieles “Liegende Frau” von 1916.
Weltkunst, 22 April 2013
On 21 June, the young German online fine art and auction platform Auctionata auctions off a watercolour by Egon Schiele which was hidden for 60 years. A sensation – because the leading expert Jane Kallir confirms its authenticity.
Handelsblatt, 8 March 2013
For us, Auctionata is one of the most exciting things the international e-commerce market has to offer at the moment.
Exciting Commerce, 5 December 2012
You usually associate auction houses with high prices and a feeling that they are not accessible to all. Auctionata is setting out to change this.
Tagesspiegel, 25 September 2012
The online auction house is the rising star among Austrian expats in Berlin.
Die Presse, 29 December 2012
Until now, the online art and antiques market has been dominated by Ebay-style sites. Even on the biggest auction portals, users are also placing more and more antiques and art, and websites like artprice.com and artnet.de run their own online shops with countdown-style auctions. But none of them carry the weight with which Zacke is now attacking the market.
FAZ, 2 October 2012