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).

Pitch Competition: Apply till the 24th of May to pitch your startup at the EU-Startups Conference 2016

On the 24th of June, we’re going to host this year’s edition of the EU-Startups Conference at the Microsoft Atrium Berlin. We’ll have inspiring speakers like the founders of GetYourGuide, Close.io and Marley Spoon, a panel discussion with Europe’s leading crowdfunding platforms, a … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Join offerista or greatcontent in Berlin

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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The CODE_n16 startup competition is now open for applications! (Sponsored)

After four years and more than 1,500 startup applications from 60 countries, the international CODE_n CONTEST is now accepting applications for its next round under the banner ‘Unveiling Digital Disruption’. Startups from all over the world have until May 31, 2016 … Continue reading

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Scale up for Europe – join the EBAN Congress on May 25-27 in the beautiful city of Porto

The European Business Angel Network (EBAN) is organizing its annual Congress on May 25-27 in the beautiful city of Porto, Portugal. This year’s theme is “Scale Up For Europe“. EBAN is looking forward to welcoming many promising entrepreneurs and seasoned investors … Continue reading

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Munich-based fintech startup Paymill enters into a strategic insolvency and is looking for a buyer

It seems as if the European fintech market is entering a phase of consolidation. Earlier today the mobile payment companies SumUp and payleven announced a merger agreement. A few hours later we learned that the Munich-based fintech startup Paymill seems to be … Continue reading

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Now official: Mobile payment companies payleven and SumUp join forces

Two of the leading European mobile payment companies SumUp and payleven today announced a definitive merger agreement to create the global leader in mobile payments. The shareholders of both companies have approved the transaction and will continue to support the combined company going … Continue reading

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Munich-based IoT startup tado° raises €20 million to internationally scale its service offerings

tado°, the European market leader in intelligent home climate control, has raised another € 20 million in a new financing round. This brings total funding of the Munich-based IoT startup to € 50 million. The new financing comes from international … Continue reading

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P2P lending platform Lendix announces $13.5 million investment

Lendix, the Paris-based SME loan platform, announced today it has raised $13.5 million in a series B funding round led by CNP Assurances. Its existing shareholders like Decaux Frères, Partech Ventures, Sycomore Factory, Weber Investissement and Banque Wormser Frères also … Continue reading

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Interview with Dimitris Tsingos, CEO of StartTech Ventures

About two weeks ago, I had the chance to meet with Dimitris Tsingos, the CEO of StartTech Ventures, during his travel to Munich. We had some Radler, ate a Weiswurst, and talked about startups and Europe. Dimitris Tsingos is a … Continue reading

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Email Marketing as an International Market Entry Strategy (Sponsored)

You’ve sucessfully founded your startup and after passing some initial hurdles you finally feel like you’re hitting your stride. Now you want to increase your market share, exposure, and customer base. As a startup based in Europe, you immediately start … Continue reading

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