Berlin-based ADEX secures € 2.8M to reinvent data management

ADEX-LogoADEX, a leading provider of data management solutions, has announced the closing of a series A financing round in the amount of € 2.8 million with Capnamic Ventures and Iris Capital. The Berlin-based startup plans to use the fresh capital to extend its Cross Device DMP (Data Management Platform) and expand it on an international scale. The first target markets are the UK, Continue reading

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Interview with Marie-Helene Ametsreiter (Speedinvest)

Marie-Helene Ametsreiter-SpeedinvestWe just had the chance to interview Marie-Helene Ametsreiter, Partner at the Vienna-based venture capital firm Speedinvest. Marie-Helene is not only a successful business women and mother of two little kids – most recently she also became a TV personality beeing part of an Austrian TV show for startups. “2 Minuten 2 Millionen“, the Austrian version of Shark Tank, is really worth watching – if you speak German. Marie-Helene is part of the eminent jury.

In our interview, we spoke about her career, the TV show, the investment focus of Speedinvest, mompreneurs, female entrepreneurs and some other exciting topics. Enjoy the interview:

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Techstars backed Barclays Accelerator enroll second cohort

Barclays-logoTen companies will begin the intensive thirteen-week Barclays Accelerator programme in London this week. Aimed at fintech companies, the programme will consist of mentoring, networking and development.

​The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, received applications from over 60 countries worldwide. The chosen ideas range from new cutting Continue reading

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Teams from Hungary, Estonia and Austria win the CEE Women Startup Competition in Budapest

Women-Startup-CompetitionIn the beginning of this week, the beautiful city of Budapest hosted another CEE Women Startup Competition and I was there…

Amazing teams, good presentations by ambitious and intelligent young female entrepreneurs, cool venue –  Prezi House of Ideas – full of enthusiasm Continue reading

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London based Improbable secures an investment from Andreessen Horowitz

Today, Improbable announced their partnership with and investment from Andreessen Horowitz. The brilliant, VR-loving and Soylent-consuming Chris Dixon will be joining Improbable Continue reading

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Copenhagen based Falcon Social just secured a B round investment

Falcon Social, the Copenhagen based startup has just secured an investment of 15 million EUR to help it’s growth in the German and US markets, from Prime Ventures, Target Partners and NorthCap Partners. Both Target Partners and NorthCap Partners has previously invested into Falcon Social before, bringing the company’s total financing to date to $25.33 million. Continue reading

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Berlin-based streetfootballworld is looking for roommates! (Sponsored)

streetfootballworld-Logostreetfootballworld offers all inclusive coworking spaces in the central and trendy district of Berlin Tiergarten-Moabit. Their office boasts an unbeatable location: Metro and several bus routes are within walking distance in minutes. The TXL bus takes you in 13 minutes to Tegel airport. The main railway station is just 8 minutes bus ride away Continue reading

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János Dobó and the SM Conf

Janos DoboFollowing the interview I made a year ago, I would like to introduce you János Dobó, co-founder of SM Conf (formerly known as SmartMobil), one of the largest conferences in Hungary, coming up in a few weeks again in Budapest, together with another event of the same team, SMartUP! Berlin.

What is your personal story if I may start with this seasoned question of mine? :)

My story…well, it is a good question to which I cannot really give you a straight answer. If I want to sum up everything that I am today I am more like the male version of an Alanis Morissette song: I’m a father, a teacher, a singer, an artist, Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: Jumble and StuDocu

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:

Jumble-logoJumble, an Ireland-based startup which we recently named in our list “5 Irish startups to look out for in 2015″, is seeking to hire a a talented C# developer to work on their desktop software platform. Continue reading

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MY-WAY sets out to improve the web entrepreneurship ecosystem for students in Europe

MY-WAY-logoStarted on the 1st of January 2015, MY-WAY is a two-year project, which was co-funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. The ambitious project aims to enhance and improve the collaboration and efforts of web entrepreneurship initiatives (startup hubs, accelerator networks, contests, etc.), Internet and business experts (accelerators, mentors, etc.), educational actors (business teachers and trainers) and the young adults as the final beneficiaries (through Continue reading

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