Category Archives: The EU and Europe

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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2-horse race: Android clearly dominates the European markets

Who leads in the two-horse race for mobile OS ownership? Current data from Kantar Worldpanel, a leading organizer of consumer panels, showed that during March and May of this year Android’s market share of smartphone sales in Great Britain, Germany, … Continue reading

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Lower price caps for EU wide mobile roaming from 1 July

Great News: The European Union’s Roaming Regulation lowers the price caps for data downloads by 36%, making it much cheaper to use maps, watch videos, check emails and update social networks while travelling across the EU. Data roaming will now … Continue reading

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NSA has spied on diplomats of the European Union

Ok, this isn’t really a startup related topic. But in case any of you guys missed the recent news about the leaks of Edward Snowden, here it is: The German magazine Spiegel, recently got its hands on some “top secret” … Continue reading

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8 exciting news we missed to write about

Every day, there are so many exciting news around European startups out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. Here are 8 links to interesting articles of other publications: 1.Polish EduKoala raises Euro 100K … Continue reading

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