Category Archives: The EU and Europe

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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The European Web Entrepreneur of the Year awards

Europe’s best digital entrepreneurs are under the spotlight tonight with the presentation of the “Europioneer awards” in Amsterdam. Alexander Ljung & Eric Wahlforss of the Berlin-based “social sound platform” SoundCloud are European Entrepreneurs of the Year. Jon Reynolds of the London-based company SwiftKey is … Continue reading

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Worth reading: The Kernel, Microsoft, Rocket Internet, Windeln.de

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other … Continue reading

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Europe’s startup accelerators – a complete overview

It almost feels like in every week there is a another new startup accelerator getting started. The list below is my attempt to give you a complete overview of the accelerator programs in Europe. Please let me know if there … Continue reading

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Coming soon: The Startup Kids (Interview)

I discovered The Startup Kids more than one year ago, when they launched their project on Kickstarter. After the successful campaign (they raised more than 300% of the goal) I lost them for a while. Now, few weeks before the … Continue reading

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Porto University’s Incubator wins RegioStars award

Brussels, January 31st: UPTEC, Porto University’s incubator was awarded the RegioStar award for the Smart Growth category. Quite appropriately named UPTEC, 5 years old Porto University’s Science and Technology Park is Porto’s largest incubator, currently with 97 startups and 12 … Continue reading

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Pitching opportunities for alpine-region based startups

Are you looking for a prestigious presenting opportunity and, why not, for funding? If you are an independent company with operational headquarter in the alpine region, active in ICT, Life Sciences or Clean technologies and seeking growth funding in the … Continue reading

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NOAHinsider – the European answer to AngelList?

NOAH Advisors, a leading corporate finance advisor with a clear focus on Internet companies in Europe, just launched NOAHinsider – a platform that enables entrepreneurs, investors, and journalists to connect with others in the European technology community. The brand new … Continue reading

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