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).

Mobile ticketing platform DICE raises $6 million to fuel the expansion in Europe and North America

DICE, the London-based live music discovery and mobile ticketing platform that allows users to search for, browse and buy tickets with no booking fees, announced today it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The financing round was led by … Continue reading

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10 highly successful entrepreneurs who had accomplished almost nothing by the age of 32

Reading startup news can be a bit intimidating sometimes. You learn about all these 20-somethings who raised millions of capital and who already employ hundreds of people. If you are above 30 and you sometimes feel like a looser, we … Continue reading

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Startup Jobs of the Week: Stagelink, Pioneers, Sqore, Mindool

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 the startup space. For a complete … Continue reading

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Mint Solutions raises €5 million to fund the rollout of the medication safety system MedEye

Mint Solutions, an Amsterdam- and Island-based company developing and marketing the medication safety system MedEye, has raised €5 million in a Series B funding round led by BOM Capital and existing shareholders LSP and Seventure Partners. Other shareholders, including NSA … Continue reading

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Amsterdam-based ABOSS raises €200k for its back-office system for artists and plans international expansion

ABOSS, an Amsterdam­-based startup which created a back-office system for artists, secured €200k in its first seed funding round which was led by the Dutch VC Keadyn. The fresh capital will be used to support the international expansion. In the Netherlands ABOSS … Continue reading

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Access to the EU and soon the single digital market is critical for the UK tech community – an interview with Brent Hoberman

We just had the chance to interview one of the brightest stars in the European startup universe. Brent Hoberman is a serial entrepreneur and investor who cofounded, Founders Forum,, mydeco, Smartup and Grip. Brent also cofounded the VC firm PROfounders … Continue reading

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Frankfurt-based fintech startup Ginmon closes financing round to expand internationally

The Frankfurt-based Robo Advisor Ginmon just closed a financing round in the 7-digit Euro range to pursue their international growth strategy. The four-times oversubscribed financing round was led by London based VC Passion Capital. Ginmon was founded in the end of … Continue reading

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Cologne-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service startup gridscale secures first seed money

The Cologne-based startup gridscale just secured its first seed investment from High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF). Founded in 2014 and launched in November 2015, gridscale has been bootstrapped by its founders Michael Balser, Henrik Hasenkamp and Torsten Urbas. Together they have accumulated more … Continue reading

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Helsinki-based Kontena secures seed funding and introduces its new container & microservices platform for software developers

Kontena, a startup which we mentioned as one of the “10 Finnish startups to look out for in 2016“, has recently raised funding with backing from Lifeline Ventures. The fresh capital will be used for entering the market and initial scaling … Continue reading

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Startup investment platform raises CHF 3.5 million in a Series B funding round led by Zürcher Kantonalbank

The startup investment platform has successfully closed a Series B financing round totalling CHF 3.5 million. This capital increase will enable to further develop its platform with services and tools related to startup financing and to accelerate growth. … Continue reading

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