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).

Axel Springer Plug and Play announces new batch of startups

This month, 10 new startups will be moving into the offices of the Axel Springer Plug and Play accelerator in Berlin, the third round of startups to move in since the accelerator’s founding. They’ll be using the offices as their … Continue reading

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London-based The Currency Cloud secures $10m in funding

The Currency Cloud, an international payments engine, has raised $10 million in a Series B funding round. The fresh capital, which follows the A round ($9m) of 2012, came from existing investors like Atlas Venture, Anthemis Group, Notion Capital and … Continue reading

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The 5 fastest growing startups in 7 European countries

A few weeks ago The Next Web and global payments technology provider Adyen partnered to launch a new kind of competition in search of Europe’s fastest growing startups: the European Tech5. After receiving the submissions and screening over a hundred … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Roamler and Expaway

Be 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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Takeaway acquires Lieferando and raises €73 million

After the rumours of last week it is now official: Takeaway.com acquires the Berlin-based food ordering startup Lieferando. But that’s. Takeaway also announced today that it raised € 73 million in additional funding from Prime Ventures, Macquarie Capital and the founders … Continue reading

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Amsterdam-based Casengo raises €1.5m to accelerate growth

A consortium of European investors led by VC firm henQ injects € 1.5 million into Casengo. This cloud application, which launched in December 2012, empowers companies to respond to their customers faster and better, without losing the human touch. The … Continue reading

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Lendico launches in South Africa and Austria

The Africa Internet Holding (a subsidiary of Rocket Internet), today announced the launch of Lendico in South Africa. Lendico is the digital alternative to banks that enables investors to directly fund the loans of private individuals. Lendico, which has been … Continue reading

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TheStartup.eu and EU-Startups.com join forces

Founded in April 2009 by Stefano Bernardi, TheStartup.eu was a pioneering blog covering the European startup scene. Stefano, who was born and raised in Italy, started his career as an investment analyst for dPixel. Aside of his own projects, he also once … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Red Badger and Zesty

Be 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 – this week with a focus on London. For a complete overview, make … Continue reading

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Westwing secures €72 million in new funding

Westwing, a leading European eCommerce company in the home & living market, announced today that it raised €72 million in another round of funding. The investors of this round include Fidelity Worldwide Investment, Odey, Tengelmann, and others. This latest round … Continue reading

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