Author Archives: Thomas Ohr

About Thomas Ohr

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

SEC2016: The biggest Student Enterprise Conference in Europe!

On 20th-21st February, the Student Enterprise Conference in London will unite over 600 students, graduates, educators and budding entrepreneurs for a weekend of inspiration and networking. The theme of this year’s Student Enterprise Conference, which is the 7th edition of … Continue reading

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Interview with Nelson Pereira, co-founder and CEO of TOPDOX

A few weeks ago we introduced you to five Portuguese startups to look out for in 2016. One of these promising companies was (and still is) TOPDOX. The Porto-based startup created a documents collaboration platform, for any document format, across any cloud … Continue reading

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What does it take to become a successful entrepreneur? Interview with Compedia founder Shai Newman

We recently had the chance to interview Shai Newman, a successful entrepreneur from Tel Aviv who co-founded Compedia. Founded in 1988, Compedia is a global leader in the development of interactive educational systems, content and technology. The Israel-based company specialized … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: Fineway, Couchsport and Swishd

Week after week, we’re introducing you to exciting career opportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of one of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, … Continue reading

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Social media curation platform Crowdynews secures € 3.7 million to accelerate growth in the UK and US

Crowdynews, a leading social media curation platform based in Groningen (Netherlands), today announced that it has completed an extension to its Series A funding, led by initial Series A investor INKEF Capital. This brings the total Series A funding to … Continue reading

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Karma Ventures announces launch of a €40 Million fund to invest in seed and Series A rounds of European startups

Karma Ventures just announced the first closing and launch of a €40 million, Luxembourg-domiciled fund targeted at early stage investment in the most promising startups in Europe. The fund will be managed by seasoned investors Margus Uudam, Tommi Uhari and … Continue reading

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Winton and L Marks hunt for 10 data-driven startups to join their new accelerator programme (Sponsored)

Winton, the global investment management business, recently launched its first data focused accelerator programme, Winton Labs, in partnership with the innovation consultant and tech investor L Marks. The Winton Labs accelerator will select a shortlist of up to 10 startups … Continue reading

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8 Hungarian startups to look out for in 2016

Hungary’s startup scene is not yet as mature as the ones of Germany or the UK, but the country’s startup ecosystem is growing at a noticeable rate. Beyond the borders of Europe, Hungarians are known for their technical talent. No surprice, … Continue reading

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Manchester-based FinTech startup Hello Soda expands to Southeast Asia

The Manchester-based FinTech startup Hello Soda has just announced the launch of ‘Hello Soda Asia’, its new Southeast Asian venture. The new FinTech venture will operate out of Bangkok (Thailand) and Singapore, and will specifically target key ASEAN economies, including … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week:, Monkimun, travel audience

New year, new job? Join one of Europe’s hottest startups out there and be prepared for an exciting journey! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, make sure to check out our job board. Below we’ll introduce you … Continue reading

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