Category Archives: The EU and Europe

Labiotech.eu raises its first seed-round to become Europe’s leading online publication covering the Biotech industry

The Berlin-based team behind the media startup Labiotech.eu today announced that they raised a 6-figure seed-round from lead investor WestTech Ventures and 5 European business angels – Sven Fund, Bertrand Landel, Simon Bungers, Michel Lurquin and Adveris. This round of capital was … Continue reading

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Creandum IV: A Swedish VC fund committed to early stage startups in Europe

Creandum IV has been closed and € 180 million are going to be available for the European startup scene. This is Creandum’s largest early-stage fund so far. The investors are from the Nordic region, Europe, Middle East and North America. Among … Continue reading

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Startup Europe’s MY-WAY project invites key players of the startup ecosystem to join the second Stakeholder Meeting

The Startup Europe initiative MY-WAY is going to host its second Stakeholder Meeting on the 26th of January at the Management Centre Europe in Brussels. MY-WAY is an ambitious two-year project with the goal to enhance and improve the collaboration … Continue reading

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Refoodgee app pairs Berlin locals with refugees

Five German tech entrepreneurs have created an app that will connect Berlin locals with refugees to share a meal. The app, which links people based on shared languages and food preferences, aims to use meals as a way to foster … Continue reading

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5 good reasons to attend the EU-Startups Conference 2015

The countdown is ticking! On the 23rd of October, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Conference at the Rainmaking Loft Berlin (2pm – 7.30 pm). If you haven’t purchased your ticket yet, here are 5 good reasons why you should do so:

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Top deals seen in Central and Eastern Europe in September

Here is my list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen in September. Often overlooked by big US and Western European investors, the region offers many good deals, at much cheaper valuations compared to the US … Continue reading

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Interview with Leetchi Group founder Céline Lazorthe – How to sell a startup for millions?

Recently we got brilliant news about a French fintech startup which got acquired for roughly €50 Million (according to LesEchos). Founder of the Leetchi Group – a French tintech organisation and founding company of MANGOPAY - Céline Lazorthe just sold her … Continue reading

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Funzi launches mobile information and learning service for asylum seekers in Europe

While the debate on refugee crisis in Europe is going on, politicians fight over refugee quotas, some people do something to help. For example, a couple from Berlin launched website to help refugees find roommates in early September. Now, Finland-based Funzi, a … Continue reading

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MY-WAY searches for key players in the startup ecosystem for a potential collaboration!

MY-WAY, an ambitious project which set out to improve the startup ecosystem for students in Europe, is currently searching for key players in the European startup ecosytem that are interested in a potential collaboration. If you are an accelerator, network … Continue reading

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Europe’s only startup award for recycling ends on the 15th of September 2015

Green Alley is looking for the best ideas on the topics of recycling, resource conservation and sustainability - Europe’s only startup prize in this field. Deadline for application is September 15th. Young entrepreneurs and startups can apply. Finalists will be invited to … Continue reading

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