Category Archives: The EU and Europe

Breed Reply: an advanced incubator for startups delivering IoT solutions

Reply, a leading consulting, systems integration and digital services company with a solid tech expertise and market presence all over Europe and the USA, announces Breed Reply, a new advanced incubator for funding, accelerating and supporting the growth and establishment … Continue reading

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Startups and SMEs share €90m of EU funds to disrupt the European markets

Yesterday, the European Commission announced that it is committing €90 million to Open and Disruptive Innovation over the next 12 months. Some of the 30 tech SMEs and start-ups to receive EU funding are a new tool to help doctors … Continue reading

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SevenVentures Pitch Day: ProSiebenSat.1 offers media worth € 7 millions to startups

SevenVentures Pitch Day (7VPD), the startup prize from ProSiebenSat.1, Germany’s largest TV group, will have an international alignment: The startup competition specifically targets founders and consumer startups intending to enter or grow in the European market with their business idea … Continue reading

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See you at the EU-Startups Conference in Munich!

On the 7th of November 2014, we’re going to host our first event called the EU-Startups Conference! The event will take place between 2pm and 8pm in the event space of the WERK1 in Munich. Around 120 attendees are expected. … Continue reading

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Wati-what? The European commission launches Watify

According to the organizers of a new startup initiative called Watify, the main challenge facing entrepreneurs in Europe is not the lack of great ideas but the fear of turning ideas into reality. Watify, which has just been launched by the … Continue reading

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Research on startup accelerators in Europe

This morning, we launched our new Research section (check the menu above) and released a research on startup accelerators in Europe. Given the variety and huge number of accelerator programs out there, this is our attempt to give you a … Continue reading

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Central European Startup Awards – let’s put our region on the map together

Central European Startup Awards is a series of events to recognise and celebrate the startup ecosystems of the region by finding the bests in six categories. Nominations are open until 23rd April 2014. The Startup Awards started as a concept … 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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Balderton Capital raises $305m to invest in European startups

Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s largest venture capital investors, has announced the closing of its 5th European fund, raising a further $305 million and bringing its total funds to $2.2 billion to invest in European tech startups. The new fund, … Continue reading

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Accelerate EU – making Europe an easier place for startups

The European Startup Initiave (esi), a not-for-profit project we’re partnering with, recently announced some details about its upcoming workshop called Accelerate EU. The workshop will be held in Berlin on March 14th, 2014. It will bring together entrepreneurs, accelerators, investors … Continue reading

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