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).

Austrian logistics startup byrd secures €370K and launches innovative shipping app

The Vienna-based logistics startup byrd receives a six-figure investment from the Austrian VC fund Pioneers Ventures, KK Incube and Hermann Hauser Investment. The investors of this first funding round brought in €370,000 in total. At the same time the byrd iOS … Continue reading

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Stockholm-based HR startup Teamtailor expands within Europe

Teamtailor, a Stockholm-based ATS and HR-tech startup, just reported that they had an amazing year with record sales and will now be expanding in Europe. Teamtailor started its business in 2013, after seeing a need for companies to market themselves … Continue reading

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We start Lisbon: The European conference for students and young web entrepreneurs

After two successful editions of MY-WAY’s Student Enterprise Conference, the Startup Europe projects DIGISTART and MY-WAY joined efforts to create We Start Lisbon, the European conference for students and young web entrepreneurs. The one-day event is part of the Startup … Continue reading

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How Budapest-based online presentation startup Prezi became a global success – Interview with Prezi CEO Peter Arvai

Without a doubt, Prezi can be described as one of the biggest success stories in Europe’s recent startup history. The Hungarian company created a cloud-based presentation software which is already used by 75 million users. Prezi employs a zooming user interface (ZUI), which allows users to zoom … Continue reading

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Interview with Fabian Thylmann – the German entrepreneur who once built the biggest adult entertainment company in the world

Do you know a big market within the global internet industry which happened to be dominated by a European entrepreneur? Well, the German entrepreneur and investor Fabian Thylmann was able to pull it off. He once founded and managed Manwin (now MindGeek), … Continue reading

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Join InnoApps – the pan-European competition to develop innovative Apps for SmartCities (Sponsored)

If you are working on an idea which leverages the IoT (Internet of Things) to make Europe’s cities smarter and safer, you should definitely join this year’s InnoApps Challenge. Applicants have the chance to receive valuable mentorship and ultimately an … Continue reading

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CESAwards 2016: Breaking walls and building bridges in Central and Eastern Europe

The Central European Startup Awards has just opened it’s nominations for CEE startups. The Central European Startup Awards is an annual award show, committed to advocate and celebrate the startup spirit of the CEE region and to pin the region … Continue reading

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Startup Jobs of the Week: Join Ginmon in Frankfurt, Alef&Maqroll in Barcelona or INFARM in Berlin

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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Europe’s hottest FinTech startups in 2016

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been taking a close look at more than 200 European early-stage startups that are working on innovations in the FinTech space. During our sourcing and review process we exclusively focused on startups which were … Continue reading

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Sweden’s iZettle acquires the UK-based point of sale startup intelligentpos

iZettle, one of the fastest growing fintech startups in Europe, today announces it has acquired intelligentpos, one of the UK’s leading cloud based point of sale solutions for shops, bars and restaurants. The finacial terms of this deal were not … Continue reading

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