French startup iAdvize launches in the Nordics

iAdvize, a real-time online customer service solution, combined with a smart behavioural targeting engine, has just announced its launch in the Nordics.

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Equity crowdfunding platforms and campaigns we liked in February

Crowdfunding-2015Equity crowdfunding is kind of disrupting the finance industry. Now, it is possible for individuals to invest, often along with experienced angel investors. Hunger to aim to invest in new Facebook or Skype type of companies is no longer privilege of venture capital funds. However, it must be stressed that mortality of startups is high and investing is thus very risky. Equity crowdfunding is becoming sexy also in the EU. New crowdfunding platforms are emerging, some have ambitions Continue reading

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Stockholm-based Sqore secures $3.5m from Northzone and expands globally with its recruitment competitions

sqore-logoSqore, a pioneer in online challenge-based skill testing, today announced an investment of $3.5 million by Northzone. This investment has been made from Northzone’s Fund VII, which closed at $325 million in December 2014.

With a distribution network of over 15 million students in more than 190 countries, Sqore aims to bridge the “skills gap” in a new way: connecting talented Continue reading

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Pitch successfully and get the money – the ultimate HOW TO! (Sponsored)

Sell-Anything-courseJoachim Guenster (StorySculptor / StoryMaster) a well known figure in the startup industry, who teaches how to sell best and how to excite and convince investors to throw money at start-up’s has published his first online course and is offering a very special discount to our readers. Instead of US $ 299 only US $ 29 for a limited time! Check out his online course here. (Price may vary depending on exchange rate, if you visit site from Europe and Continue reading

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Interview with British startup Founder Sean Mallon of Bizdaq

Sean-Mallon-BizdaqThis week we ventured outside Europes leading tech hub London and headed straight over to Leeds to interview Sean Mallon CEO of recently funded Bizdaq.

Bizdaq, a new online platform to help business owners buy and sell small and medium-sized businesses by simplyfing the entire process from start to finish. The startup aims to ensure small and medium sized businesses capitalise on Britain’s economic growth and retain more of their hard earned capital. Mallon, an experienced business sales broker has assisted over 1,200 entrepreneurs in his previous Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: travel audience, Companisto, Printmotor and Barcelona-based Medtep

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, make sure to check out our job board. And here are the jobs of the week:

travel-audiencetravel audience is a full-service, travel-only, performance-focused Demand Side Platform (DSP). The Berlin-based company offers real-time programmatic advertising capabilities through a proprietary Real-Time-Bidding Platform, targeting online travellers with relevant, bookable and Continue reading

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Edgee the social platform beyond 140 characters #launched

edgee-logoHave you ever felt restricted expressing yourself in 140 characters? Well not anymore! Today Edgee announced the launch of its social platform which goes beyond the traditional word limit of 140 characters. Users of edgee can share their interests, thoughts, and complex ideas on different topics via collections titled “edgees”.

Users can embed any type of media into an edgee with one click, bringing together video, Continue reading

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WakesApp: To-do messenger that wakes your friends up at the right time

It happens almost every day. A friend wants us to get some stuff done for him or her and we’re just too busy at the moment or focused on something completely different. And it slips off our minds. WakesApp brings a mobile app for iOS & Android which allows you to send & track personal timed reminders with your friends, family or colleagues. I made an interview with one of the founders, Ján Skákala. Continue reading

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5 Austrian startups to look out for in 2015

Austria-2015Austria is not only home to the awesome tech event Pioneers Festival, but also to a large number of successful startups. In the beginning of this year, we took a look at the Austrian scene and tried to come up with a list of 5 promising startups to watch in 2015. It has been very hard to narrow this list down, but we’ve decided to go with just 5 startups out of different sectors. All of them entered the market within the last two years and each of the Continue reading

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Neteven partners with Alibaba’s Tmall to help European retailers enter China

Online marketplaces management solution provider Neteven has announced the launch of a new offering in collaboration with Tmall Global. Objective: help European brands sell to Chinese consumers via Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global marketplace.

To allow European brands to launch their business across China’s vast consumer market, Neteven has worked closely with Tmall Global in order to Continue reading

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