B2B collaboration platform Nallian raises €1.25 million

Nallian-logoNallian announced today that it has secured €1.25 million in a funding round led by Newion Investments. The fresh capital will be used to continue growth and to expand the Nallian business collaboration platform with new tools and features.

Recently honoured as a top 25 European start-up at the European Venture Summit, Belgium-based Nallian pioneered business collaboration in the Continue reading

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Can an MBA help your startup?

MBA-StartupEditor’s note: This article has been created in collaboration and with financial support from the London School of Business and Finance.

If you’re the owner of a startup or even just thinking about setting up a new business, you should consider taking time out of your busy schedule to go back to school to further your education and acquire new skills. While it is a significant investment, Continue reading

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The amazing Go Youth Conf, shaping the Portuguese startup scene

This year again, for the third time in a row, I took my flight back to Lisbon on 16th April to visit one of my favourite startup happenings, Go Youth Conf.

In the next few minutes, I will do my best to give you a snapshot on why I am a true fan of this event, and also the whole ecosystem and the city of Lisbon.

First of all, let me tell you a bit more about the team:

Tiago Vidal: the founder, main organizer and face of the whole event. A jazz music lover at his age of 21, doing his second year of studies at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, has been organising this conference for the Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: Schutzklick and Advertile Mobile

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:

Schutzklick-logoSimplesurance offers an innovative software for cross-selling solutions for e-commerce stores since May 2012. In Germany and Austria, the startup is known as “Schutzklick”. The startups’ customers will thus Continue reading

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Fintech start-up Ormsby Street launches new Insight Engine to give small businesses true insight for dealing with late payment

Fintech start-up Ormsby Street has launched a new Insight Engine for its free online tool CreditHQ, which will now provide straightforward, actionable insight to small businesses who check the financial health of customers, suppliers and partners. The Insight Engine launch comes as new Ormsby Street data analysis has revealed that the late payments pursued within the CreditHQ platform average £6,142. Continue reading

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BlaBlaCar launches in Mexico

BlaBlaCar-logoBlaBlaCar, the world’s largest long-distance ridesharing community, today announces its launch in Mexico through the acquisition of local service, Rides. It is the company’s first market in the Americas, and marks the latest step in BlaBlaCar’s goal of bringing a cost-effective transport alternative to all those Continue reading

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Marley Spoon launches in the US and Australia with new funding

Marley-Spoon-logoMarley Spoon, the convenient recipe box delivery service from Europe, launched in the US today. The US launch comes five months after landing in the UK and the Netherlands and just weeks before going live in Australia. The fast-growing Berlin-based startup also announces an additional $3.5 million Series A2 round from Lakestar to finance international growth.

Founded in 2014, Marley Spoon provides easy-to-cook recipes with farm-fresh ingredients, and offers high flexibility to customers in Continue reading

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Zalando’s tech team expands to Dublin and plans to create up to 200 jobs

Zalando-DublinZalando SE, Europe’s leading fashion store online, today opened its new Zalando Fashion Insights Centre in Dublin. Member of Parliament Taoiseach Enda Kenny was joined by Robert Gentz, Founder and Member of the Managing Board of Zalando, at the official opening of the new Fashion Insights Centre in Dublin’s Silicon Docks.

Zalando aims to transform the world of e-commerce by building the best platform for every player in fashion across Europe and the world. The new office in Dublin will play a key role in this strategy. It is the company’s first technology hub outside of Germany which has been opened with te goal to Continue reading

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NOAH Berlin: Win €5 million of TV advertising at the SevenVentures Pitch Day

7VPD-2015-logoIn addition to the main event in London, the NOAH Conference is also going to take place in Berlin this year. SevenVentures Pitch Day, one of Europe’s largest pitch competitions initiated by ProSiebenSat.1, will also be held in Germany for the first time. It offers startups from all over the world the opportunity to conquer the European market with the marketing power of the TV media giant ProSiebenSat.1. Continue reading

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Invesdor receives an EU licence to boost cross-border crowdfunding in SME sector

Invesdor-logoInvesdor, a fast growing Nordic crowdfunding platform, has been granted a MiFID licence by financial authorities, to expand debt and equity crowdfunding services across all 31 EU and EEA countries. The Helsinki-based crowdfunding platform is the first one to receive this level of operational licence, part of the European Commission’s drive to harmonise financial regulations across Continue reading

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