5 Danish startups to look out for in 2015

Denmark-2015Over the last decade there were Zendesk, Tradeshift, Podio and many more successful startups that started out in Denmark. In the beginning of this year, we took a look at the Danish startup scene and tried to come up with a list of 5 promising tech companies 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 listed startups has something Continue reading

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Berlin-based simplesurance secures $8 Million in a Series B funding round

The Berlin based company simplesurance kicked off the year 2015 with a successful capital funding round – it secured $8 Million for their Series B round.

Simplesurance has now been funded with over $11.5 million since Continue reading

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Top deals seen in central and eastern Europe in February

Euro-DealsBad news first – Telefonica’s Wayra CEE (based in Prague and aimed at startups from Central East Europe), one of the best accelerators in CZ, is shutting down. The closure will take place at the end of March -when the current program finishes- and the telco says that the reason behind it is “to focus on the strategic regions in which Telefonica operates”. Continue reading

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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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