Category Archives: The EU and Europe

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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Jobs of the week: SponsorPay, CupoNation, w0o0t

Be part of the sucess stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. From now on, we’re going to introduce you each week to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding platform Seedrs announces European expansion

The London-based crowdfunding platform Seedrs can now be accessed by entrepreneurs and “crowd” investors throughout Europe. To help support the European expansion, Seedrs is raising £500,000 using its own platform, in return for an 8.81% equity stake in the growing business. Seedrs … Continue reading

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The first edition of the European Business Angels Week

The first edition of the European Business Angels Week (organized by EBAN) has just been launched. During the week of 18th to 24th of November, it will feature about 140 angel and early stage investment related events from all across Europe. … Continue reading

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International Geek-Together goes to Prague

On 28th October (Monday) International Geek-Together goes to Prague, Czech Republic for a joint networking party with StartupBus Europe and StartupCamp Prague, expecting all together 150-200 participants from 15-20 countries of Europe and even beyond. This is a free-to-attend, non-profit event … Continue reading

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EU-Startups.com joins forces with the european startup initiative

The european startup initiative (esi) is a non-profit project started by four ambitious young professionals passionate about entrepreneurship and Europe. The project, which is supported by the Allianz Cultural Foundation, aims at facilitating interaction among startups, accelerators and decision-makers across … Continue reading

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Lars Hinrich’s HackFwd closes its doors

Three years, three months and three days after the start of HackFwd, a pre-seed fund for passionate geeks out of Europe, its founder Lars Hinrichs today officially announced the end of the program. Since its foundation, HackFwd received over 3,000 … Continue reading

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Fab lays off more than 100 employees from its European HQ

This morning, I received an email from someone at Fab.com which informed me that: “…Unfortunately Fab.com GmbH needs to take all job ads ever posted offline, effective immediately. I kindly ask for your assistance…”. At that time, I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Axel Springer Plug & Play accepts applications for its 2nd cycle

Axel Springer Plug & Play, the Berlin-based accelerator program of the German media giant Axel Springer, is currently accepting applications for its second cycle. The second cycle of the earlier this year launched accelerator program starts on the 3rd of … Continue reading

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