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).

Meet the 15 startups that made it to the finals of our pitch competition

On Friday of this week we’ll host the EU-Startups Conference 2016 at the Microsoft Atrium in Berlin. Aside of fireside chats with inspiring founders, networking and a panel discussion on crowdfunding, we’ll have an exciting pitch competition with 15 promising … Continue reading

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London-based coworking space Techspace secures £5M to develop its presence in London and to expand to Berlin

Techspace, the UK-based provider of coworking spaces for fast growing startups, today announced a new funding round of £5 million raised through a consortium led by real estate investor and entrepreneur Leo Noé and managed by Goldacre Ventures. Co-founded by … Continue reading

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ABC Accelerator starts new call for IoT/IoE startups and opens Venture Gates in Munich

The Ljubljana- and Silicon Valley-based ABC Accelerator aims to change the dynamics of the digital revolution by redefining the venture life cycle and connecting entrepreneurial hubs around the globe. After three successful accelerator programs in Ljubljana (Slovenia), the ambitious ABC team recently started … Continue reading

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5 good reasons to attend the EU-Startups Conference 2016

The countdown is ticking! On the 24th of June, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Conference at the Microsoft Atrium Berlin (11.45 am – 6.30 pm). If you haven’t secured your ticket yet, we advise you to do so, since they will … Continue reading

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JIC STARCUBE opens registrations for this year’s accelerator program – apply now! (Sponsored)

JIC STARCUBE, the longest running Czech accelerator, has started registrations for this year’s program. 2016 is the eighth edition of the renowned accelerator program. The focus is on augmented and virtual reality, big data analytics, sensors and cybersecurity. Teams from … Continue reading

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TactoTek secures a grant of €2.5M to start with the mass production of its injection molded electronics

TactoTek, a Fininsh manufacturer of 3D injection molded structural electronics (IMSE) solutions, today announced that it secured €2.5 million as a grant from the EU’s Horizon 2020 program. The grant will be used for the mass production of TactoTek’s injection … Continue reading

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Randstad acquires twago – Europe’s largest freelance marketplace

twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace, has announced its acquisition by Randstad, a pioneer in the world of HR service providers. With access to more than 500,000 ready-to-work freelancers, the acquisition of twago will advance randstad’s mission of transforming the world … Continue reading

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Natural language generation software AX Semantics secures funding from German media companies

AX Semantics, a Stuttgart-based developer and provider of software for natural language generation, has just completed another round of financing. A seven figure sum has been raised from existing and new stakeholders. The new investors – NWZ Digital, PDV Inter-Media … Continue reading

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Berlin-based fintech company builder FinLeap secures €21 million in funding

Only three months after successfully launching solarisBank, FinLeap announces its next milestone. The Berlin-based company builder secures a total of € 21 million equity capital from existing and new investors. Next to the founding shareholder, HitFox-Group, new institutional investors from the insurance industry took … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Join BorderGuru, Ginmon, Paranoid Internet or 3dTrust

Your boss is an idiot and you are desperately looking forward to the weekend? Quit your boring job now and join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in … Continue reading

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