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).

How to get investors excited and to throw money at you!

Every day, a lot of startups are pitching for funding - all over the world. But only a few succeed. Isn’t there enough money? Well, there is, but… there are just an awful lot of sub-optimal pitches. Startups tend to mistake … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: FlyVictor and LoyaltyLion

Each 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 some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. For a complete overview, make sure to check … Continue reading

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Zalando claims to be on track for a profitable year 2014

Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, today announced that it is on track for a profitable full year after a third quarter marked by continued above-market growth and strong gains in profitability and capital efficiency. If it works … Continue reading

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Smart photo app: Amsterdam-based Bundle secures $300K in seed funding

The startup behind the photo app Bundle today announced that it has raised $300,000 in seed funding from Startupbootcamp and angel investors. The Amsterdam-based company also announced the launch of the beta version of its iOS app and is now … Continue reading

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Stockholm-based Selfiejobs, the Tinder for jobs, launches and secures seed investment

A few days ago, Selfiejobs launched as a service that allows job seekers and employers to quickly find each other using smart phones. In conjunction with the Swedish launch, the Stockholm-based startup announced a seed investment round of € 108K led … Continue reading

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Hungarian success story: Prezi secures $57 million in a round led by Spectrum Equity

Prezi, the presentation platform that helps people connect more powerfully with their audiences, announced today that it has received a $57 million investment from Spectrum Equity with participation from existing investor Accel Partners. Founded back in 2009 in Budapest, Prezi … Continue reading

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Copenhagen-based AllUnite raises €3 million from Northzone and Coop

AllUnite, the Copenhagen-based startup which offers free Internet and location-based marketing for retailers, has announced a €3 million Series A funding round led by Northzone and Coop. Founded in September 2013 and launched in January 2014, AllUnite provides free Wi-Fi … Continue reading

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Sharetribe raises $1M to help you create your own p2p marketplace

The Finnish startup Sharetribe, which officially launches today at the Slush Conference, makes it easy for people to build their own marketplace and let their community buy, sell or rent any type of product or service. In addition to the launch, … Continue reading

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Hamburg-based cruise portal DREAMLINES secures €20M for its global expansion

The Hamburg-based startup DREAMLINES today announced it secured €20 million in a C Round financing. Not quite three years after launching, DREAMLINES, a globally operating cruise portal, has now attracted backing from further investors to fund the company’s rapid growth. The major proportion … Continue reading

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