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).

Jobs of the week: HitFox and Rapid Visas

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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Enevo: The waste collection system which just collected $8 million in funding

Enevo today announced $8 million of international funding to grow its sensor-based waste collection system to global markets. The fresh capital comes frome Earlybird, Lifeline Ventures, Finnish Industry Investment, Draper Associates and others. Founded in 2010 out of Espoo (Finland), … Continue reading

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Female health startup Clue – based in Berlin – raises 500K

Clue, a startup which enables women to track their menstrual cycles via an app, today announced the closing of a new seed round, bringing the company’s total funding to €1 million. The Clue app, which launched in July 2013, has already … Continue reading

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Poll: What ebook/research would you like to read most?

A few months ago, we launched our new Research section here at EU-Startups.com and released a research on startup accelerators in Europe. After lots of positive feedback, we’re now about to start writing the next research/ebook for our audience of … Continue reading

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Social media marketing startup Brandnew secures $1.9M

Brandnew, a Berlin-based startup that connects brands with Instagram and Pinterest influencers to deliver native ads, just received $1.9 million in seed funding from the city of Berlin ($1.1M in form of a grant) and a group of investors including PubliGroupe, … Continue reading

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Delticom acquires specialist price comparison site Toroleo

The majority of online shoppers are shopping online because they are seeking to save money – and most of them compare prices before making a purchase. This was probably one of the reasons why, Delticom, Europe’s leading Internet tyre retailer, has … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: 6 exciting opportunities to join HitFox

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 out … Continue reading

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3D-Jewelry-Printing startup Stilnest secures funding and relocates to Berlin

Stilnest, a 3D Printing and Curated Web Platform for designer jewelry, secured a seed investment of roughly $ 1 million. Stilnest, which was founded in 2013, offers jewelry designers worldwide market access and regular customers a place for exclusive designer pieces. Among … Continue reading

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London-based tech accessories brand Knomo secures £1M investment

Knomo, a lifestyle-tech accessories brand out of London, today announced a £1m investment round led by Hattington Capital, with participation from angel investor Martin Braddock, to bolster the company’s e-commerce platform and accelerate the development of new tech-friendly products. Knomo … Continue reading

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25 things you should know about Oliver Samwer (CEO, Rocket Internet)

Probably everyone following what’s happening in the startup world has heard of Oliver Samwer before. But aside of some myths and rumors, there is not that much info about the CEO of Rocket Internet out there. Latest rumors say, that … Continue reading

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