Author Archives: Thomas Ohr

About Thomas Ohr

Thomas Ohr is the "Editor in Chief" of EU-Startups.com and started the blog in October 2010. He is excited about Europe's future, passionate about business ideas and lives in Munich (Germany).

Jobs of the week: Fab and Menlo Media

Become part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And here … Continue reading

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Mind-training app Brain+ adds 10 new languages after successful launch

After the successful launch of its free brain-training app to the U.K. and North America earlier in July, Brain+ today announced the addition of multiple new languages to its mobile platform. During the next few weeks, Brain+ will add a total … Continue reading

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Krakow-based beacon platform Kontakt.io secures $2 million

Sunstone Capital today announced it invested in Kontakt.io, a Kraków based  micro-location tech startup founded in 2013. This Series A round (led by Sunstone) provided Kontakt.io with $ 2 million of fresh capital and brings the startups total amount of raised capital to … Continue reading

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In-venue marketing platform SwipeStation raises £300K

SwipeStation, a tech startup located in Hertfordshire (UK), has secured more than £300,000 in funding from two angel investors (Neil Sikka and Adrian Grumi), valuing the company at £1.25 million. The startup was launched in 2012 by Sam Fresco and Syd … Continue reading

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The favorite business books of Charles von Abercron and Jan Beckers

Books have the power to transform lives and businesses. With our section “The favorite books of…” we inform you once in a while about the favorite books of some of the most successful Internet entrepreneurs. Today we’re looking at the … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s Lamudi rolls out iOS app in 12 new countries

The property portal Lamudi, a venture of Rocket Internet, today launched its iOS app in 12 additional countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America as the startup seeks to capture the growing smartphone market in these regions. The launch of Lamudi’s iOS app follows the … Continue reading

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Social ad platform Glow Digital Media secures $7 million

Glow Digital Media, the social ad platform used by large mobile advertisers around the world, today announced that it has raised $7 million in Series A funding from Notion Capital and White Star Capital. Existing investors Project A Ventures and … Continue reading

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Eye-tracking startup Braingaze raises €336K to fuel growth

The Barcelona-based eye-tracking startup Braingaze just secured €336,000 of public and private money in the company’s first pre-seed round of funding since its inception in September 2013. The fresh capital will be used primarily for R&D, product development, patent expansion, … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: HitFox and Moosend

Become part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And here … Continue reading

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Online furniture startup Swoon Editions secures £4 million

Swoon Editions, a London-based ‘new design every day’ online furniture startup, today announced a £4 million Series A funding round to expand its business in the UK. Octopus Investments led the round with additional investment from Index Ventures. The transaction … Continue reading

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