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).

Startup jobs of the week: Dojo Madness, HAPPYCAR, testcloud

Week after 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 one of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, … Continue reading

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Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs raises £10M to accelerate growth

Seedrs, one of the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platforms, has announced a £10 million Series A fundraising round led by Woodford Patient Capital Trust and Augmentum Capital. Seedrs will use the capital raised in this fundraising round to expand significantly … Continue reading

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The hottest European travel startups in 2015

The number of online travel bookings is growing steadily from year to year pretty much since the invention of the internet. The disruption of the traditional travel industry and the shift from local travel agencies to online bookings is still … Continue reading

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Pitch your startup at the EU-Startups Conference 2015

On the 23rd of October, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Conference 2015 at the awesome event space of the Rainmaking Loft Berlin. We’ll have inspiring speakers (QuizClash founder, Sedo founder…), a panel discussion with Europe’s leading startup accelerators, a … Continue reading

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Online auction house Auctionata reports 195% growth and 1st positive EBITDA

The Berlin-based online auction house Auctionata has completed the first half of the year 2015 with a growth of 195% (in GMV – Gross Merchandise Value) compared to the same period in 2014. Only two years after launching weekly livestream … Continue reading

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Medtep raises $2M to fuel future growth and international expansion

Medtep, a cutting-edge online solution that brings digital therapeutics to disease prevention, treatment and wellness, announced today it has raised $2 million in seed funding. The funding round has been led by the Mexican Investment Fund Stella Maris Partners with … Continue reading

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Pitch University helps you improve your pitch to investors (Sponsored)

Pitch University is here! Storytelling is imperative for an effective pitch, and Joachim Günster has the background and experience to create the memorable stories every startup needs. Utilizing his new YouTube channel, the StorySculptor is now helping startups around the … Continue reading

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STARTUP SCALEUP acceleration program – a great opportunity for IoT startups

STARTUP SCALEUP is an acceleration program for startups out of the “Internet of Things”-sector (IoT). The program helps European startup teams whose objective is to facilitate both internationalization and funding. STARTUP SCALEUP is funded by the European Union (Startup Europe … Continue reading

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Munich-based Neokami raises $1.1m to revolutionise the AI economy

Neokami, a Munich-based artificial intelligence startup has announced a seed investment of $1.1 million from angel investors Josef Brunner and Tom Noonan. The fresh capital will enable Neokami to invest in the growth of its developer community, helping to build further … Continue reading

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The 15 hottest European fintech startups in 2015

In the last decade, there were a bunch of really successful fintech companies that started in Europe. Companies like Klarna, Adyen or Transferwise (to name just a few) changed the way we do payments or the way we transfer money … Continue reading

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