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).

5 good reasons to attend the EU-Startups Conference

The countdown is ticking! On the 7th of November, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Conference at the WERK1 in Munich. The event will take place between 2pm and 7.30 pm and we’re expecting up to 120 attendees. If you … Continue reading

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Private Chef marketplace La Belle Assiette raises €1.3M

La Belle Assiette, a Paris-based start­up, today announced an angel round of € 1.3 million. This new financing round brings La Belle Assiette’s total funding to € 1.7 million. According to the startup, the fresh capital will used to make key … Continue reading

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Overview of the best coworking spaces in Berlin

A coworking space is often the next step for solopreneurs or small startups that grew out of their home offices. Flexible as well as affordable terms make it possible to rent an office desk for one day, one months or more. … Continue reading

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iPad-based sales platform orderbird secures $10M in a Series B funding round

The iPad Point of Sale (POS) provider orderbird today announced a $10 Million Series B funding round. It’s strategic main investor is ConCardis, a specialist in cashless payment. Alongside ConCardis there are also private investors from the US and Luxemburg as well as previous

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Shoppable videos: London-based Smartzer raises $400k

Smartzer, the London-based startup that makes videos shoppable, has secured $400k in funding from business angels. The funding was partially used to launch the product, in partnership with The British Fashion Council, at

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Rocket Internet day: Helpling expands, ShopWings launches

No, we are not the PR agency of Rocket Internet. But our readers seem to be interested in everything Rocket Internet is announcing – and today they announced a lot! The first announcement of the day was that Rocket’s property … Continue reading

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Truecaller secures $60M in new funding from Atomico, KPCB and Sequoia Capital

Truecaller, a Stockholm-based company which helps people take the right call, today announced that an investor group led by Atomico, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and Sequoia Capital has invested $60 million in the business. This Series C round … Continue reading

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Medtech startup Preventicus secures funding for its mission to prevent your heart attack

Preventicus, a Jena-based medtech startup, just secured seed funding from the German High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and Born2Grow. Founded earlier this year, Preventicus is developing smartphone-driven solutions to capture and analyze patients’ vital parameters for early preclinical

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Campaigneurs: The new matchmaking service for charities and businesses launched today

Campaigneurs, a Gothenburg-based startup which officially launched today, aims to help charities and nonprofits worldwide develop partnerships with responsible business partners. The online platform offers a new kind of matchmaking service for charities and businesses - based on their online profile description. … Continue reading

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Publishing platform raises $500K with the goal to the mainstream

Woto, a London-based startup that created a new type of publishing platform, has just raised $800,000 in a seed round led by Ingenious Ventures. Founded in 2013, Woto allows users to set up single-page websites and since launching the beta … Continue reading

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