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).

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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Meet Liftago, the Prague-based startup that won our pitch competition

During our EU-Startups Conference last Friday in Munich, we hosted a pitch competition with eight awesome startups out of Belgium, the UK, the Czech Republic, Finland and Germany. The startup that eventually won the contest is called Liftago! Ondrej Kratky, Co-Founder … Continue reading

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Simplified flight search engine PaperFlies expands internationally

The optimized flight search and booking website PaperFlies today announced its global expansion to the U.S., the U.K., Belgium, Germany and Spain. The Amsterdam-based startup is now active in the virtual travel market of 8 countries. With a large base … Continue reading

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Lockbox receives a seed investment of € 500K from HTGF

Lockbox, the temporary “Packstation” at your doorstep, just secured a sees investment of €500K from High-Tech Gruenderfonds (HTGF). The fresh capital will be used mainly to finance expansion projects and growth. Deliveries that are packed into, and transported inside the … Continue reading

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Job of the week: Senior Software Developer at LiquidM

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 … Continue reading

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Text Analytics provider Brand a Trend secures $4.5 million

Brand a Trend, a cloud-based Text Analytics company located in Heidelberg (Germany), today announced a $4.5 million round of funding that it will use to push into the US. The investment comes from two unnamed European family offices. The young … Continue reading

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