Let’s meet for some tapas in Malaga, Alicante or Valencia

Malaga-Alicante-Valencia¡Hola amigos: From 11-24 of September, I’m going to visit the south of Spain. Mostly for holidays, but if you’re a regular reader of EU-Startups.com, a founder or investor who would like to meet for some tapas or a beer, just send me an email. You’ll find my contact details on our about us page.

Aside of chilling and doing some sightseeing with my girlfriend, I’m looking forward to learn more about the local startup scene in these three cities. From 11-14 September we’ll be in Malaga, Continue reading

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App Launch: London-based Moneybox aims to help Millennials save and invest their spare change

Moneybox-2015After raising £3.4 million of pre-launch funding earlier this year, the London-based startup Moneybox today launches its “digital piggybank” app in the App Store. Moneybox enables its UK-based users to round up their everyday card purchases to the nearest pound and invest the spare change.

For example, when you buy a tea for £1.80, the purchase will appear in the app Continue reading

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Berlin-based smart home startup Senic secures seed funding from Target Partners

Senic-Nuimo-logoThe Berlin-based startup Senic develops hardware and software that enables humans to interact more easily with their smart home. Today, the young company has announced a seed investment from venture capital firm Target Partners.

Tobias Eichenwald, co-founder and CEO of Senic stated: “We are thrilled to be working with Target Partners. They have deep knowledge of how to build a technology intensive hardware and software startup. They also understand how to develop and maintain a vision that can drive the creation of products that change people’s lives.

Senic was founded in 2013 by Tobias Eichenwald, Philip Michaelides, and Felix Christmann within the Y Combinator program and has Continue reading

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Join SaaStock on September 21st and 22nd in Dublin and learn how to build a category leading B2B SaaS business (Sponsored)

SaaStock-logoTurn your SaaS up to eleven and join more than 700 Founders, VCs and Execs in Dublin for SaaStock 2016, the conference to learn how to build a category leading B2B SaaS business.

Throughout the conference, SaaStock will be filled with exciting talks and interesting panel discussions on everything SaaS and the enterprise. The speaker’s list is quite Continue reading

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Velocity, the booking platform for premium dining experiences, secures $22.5 million to expand to 29 cities worldwide by 2020

Velocity-logoVelocity, the world’s leading discovery and instant booking platform for premium dining experiences, announced today the closing of a $22.5 million Series B funding round led by DIG Investments. Other participants in the round include high-profile hospitality names such as Barry Sternlicht, Founder of Starwood Hotels Group, and John Paul, one of the world’s largest concierge Continue reading

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Indoor positioning service sensewhere secures €1.64 million from Scottish Enterprise to support research and development

Sensewhere-logosensewhere is a Scottish startup that provides indoor positioning solutions. The Edinburgh-based company has been awarded with €1.64 million by Scottish Enterprise to create jobs and further develop its disruptive location software. sensewhere was founded in 2009.

Jim Watson, Director of Innovation and Enterprise Services at Scottish Enterprise stated: “sensewhere is a great example of an ambitious Scottish company that’s developing innovative technology for global markets. We as Scotland’s innovation Continue reading

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Mobile ticketing platform DICE raises $6 million to fuel the expansion in Europe and North America

Dice-logoDICE, the London-based live music discovery and mobile ticketing platform that allows users to search for, browse and buy tickets with no booking fees, announced today it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The financing round was led by Evolution Equity Partners with participation from existing investors, White Star Capital, Designer Fund, Kima Ventures, leading music industry angel investors as well as new investor Lumia Capital. The new round takes total funding to $10 million since launching in 2014.

The fresh capital will be used to fuel DICE’s expansion in Europe and North America and continued development of the company’s innovative technology platform delivering an award winning Continue reading

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10 highly successful entrepreneurs who had accomplished almost nothing by the age of 32

Grandpa-Computer-StartupReading startup news can be a bit intimidating sometimes. You learn about all these 20-somethings who raised millions of capital and who already employ hundreds of people. If you are above 30 and you sometimes feel like a looser, we have some good news for you! Some of the best entrepreneurs of our time actually had accomplished almost nothing (from an entrepreneurial standpoint) Continue reading

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Startup Jobs of the Week: Stagelink, Pioneers, Sqore, Mindool

eu-startups-jobboardYou are desperately looking forward to the weekend? Quit your boring job now and join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, make sure to check out our job board. And here are the startup jobs of the Continue reading

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Mint Solutions raises €5 million to fund the rollout of the medication safety system MedEye

Mint-SolutionsMint Solutions, an Amsterdam- and Island-based company developing and marketing the medication safety system MedEye, has raised €5 million in a Series B funding round led by BOM Capital and existing shareholders LSP and Seventure Partners. Other shareholders, including NSA Ventures and a number of private Icelandic investors, also participated in the financing round.

The fresh capital will be used to support the rollout of Mint’s Continue reading

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