Category Archives: Interviews

Interview with Dimitris Tsingos, CEO of StartTech Ventures

About two weeks ago, I had the chance to meet with Dimitris Tsingos, the CEO of StartTech Ventures, during his travel to Munich. We had some Radler, ate a Weiswurst, and talked about startups and Europe. Dimitris Tsingos is a … Continue reading

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Interview with Ronald Kleverlaan, author of the report “Current State of Crowdfunding in Europe”

We chatted with crowdfunding expert Ronald Kleverlaan from CrowdfundingHub, the European Expertise Centre for Alternative & Community Finance, about their fresh report ”The Current State of Crowdfunding” in Europe. The report shows that in 2015 the crowdfunding industry in Europe has continued to grow and … Continue reading

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Smart Urban Mobility: Interview with Paal Christian Myhre, COO of the Norwegian startup Meshcrafts

Norway is definitely one of the greenest European countries. There are a lot of different rankings available, but Norway is always among the Top 5. The New York Times wrote last year that in spite of the fact that Norway is … Continue reading

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Interview with lastminute.com CEO Fabio Cannavale on trends in the travel industry

EU-Startups recently attended the Seedstars Summit 2016 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Over 50 startups from emerging tech hubs around the world competed there for an investment of up to $1 million. An exciting event filled with breakout sessions, panel discussions and specialized … Continue reading

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Uber, what? Taxify is the most popular taxi startup in the Baltics

I know that it is hard to believe that there could be a more popular app targeting the taxi industry then Uber. But the unbelievable is real in the Baltics, where there is an app named Taxify, which is for … Continue reading

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A sneak peek into the Gust-Fundacity acquisition

Fundacity, a Hungarian – Latin American startup, one of the world’s most popular platforms for startup accelerator programs has just got acquired by Gust. (More info on the details [HERE]). I have been really excited to make this interview happen with Miklos … Continue reading

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Startup teams, failures and predictions: Interview with James Wise, Partner at Balderton Capital

Balderton Capital is one of the leading VC funds in Europe. James Wise, who joined Balderton in 2013, has led a number of investments in different geographies and sectors – covering healthtech, manufacturing, mobile productivity, developer tools and financial accessibility. He’s also a … Continue reading

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Interview with Nelson Pereira, co-founder and CEO of TOPDOX

A few weeks ago we introduced you to five Portuguese startups to look out for in 2016. One of these promising companies was (and still is) TOPDOX. The Porto-based startup created a documents collaboration platform, for any document format, across any cloud … Continue reading

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What does it take to become a successful entrepreneur? Interview with Compedia founder Shai Newman

We recently had the chance to interview Shai Newman, a successful entrepreneur from Tel Aviv who co-founded Compedia. Founded in 1988, Compedia is a global leader in the development of interactive educational systems, content and technology. The Israel-based company specialized … Continue reading

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