Category Archives: Interviews

 IT for Girls, Girls for IT: Interview with CzechITas co-founder Monika Malátková

I met CzechITas (Czech Girls Talk IT!) at a small workshop with a CzechITas instructor participating, in an auditorium of about 95% men, a year ago. We could hear a lot of giggling when the CzechITas instructor spoke about mobile … Continue reading

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Crowdinvesting platform Invesdor adds debt, pre-IPOs, secondary trading to equity deals – interview with Lasse Mäkelä

Since it is one of the leading European equity crowdfunding platforms, we wrote about Invesdor several times before. The firm started co-operation with business angel network FiBAN a year ago, but not many deals led by business angels were closed yet. … Continue reading

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Sightseeing reengineered:

I met Attila at a café in downtown Budapest to learn about his new project: In a few minutes I asked if I could take some notes, as I felt I really wanted to share it with you. What … Continue reading

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Meet Éva Réz, a Hungarian VC finding and supporting the next unicorns in CEE

Day One Capital is one of the leading Hungarian VCs which aims to invest in the most exciting Central Eastern European startup teams. Éva Réz, an Investment Director at Day One Capital, recently asked in an article whether VCs can be replaced … Continue reading

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Interview with Benjamin Günther – Co-Founder and CEO of STYLIGHT

STYLIGHT inspires women to shop fashion they love. Every day, the company’s websites and apps feature a curated selection of the latest fashion trends and new products from the hottest fashion stores online. Blending nice content and great products from … Continue reading

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Interview with Spotcap Co-Founder and CEO Toby Triebel

We recently had the chance to interview Toby Triebel, the Co-Founder and CEO of Spotcap. Founded in 2014, Spotcap is offerering online credit lines to small companies. We recently mentioned Spotcap, which is headquartered in Berlin, as one of the … Continue reading

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Hotel Schani: the very first hotel for the geek generation in the CEE region

In the beginning of the year, me and my colleagues were actively working on the mission of finding a venue for the Grand Finale of the upcoming Central European Startup Awards in Vienna. That is how we got introduced to … Continue reading

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Why the US-based VC David Blumberg loves German startups

In the beginning of last week our colleagues at VentureTV published a video interview with David Blumberg. With his venture capital fund Blumberg Capital, David is one of the rather few American investors who are actively looking out for investments … Continue reading

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Interview with Start Up Chile participant PublishSoSimply

Last weekend I connected with the startup scene in Chile. Having spent the last few months in Brasil, I was keen to hear the experience of European startups in Chile. My journey brought me to the beautiful Pacific Coast at … Continue reading

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Interview: Hamburg-based Kreditech aims to become the “bank of the digital age”

Hambug-based Kreditech is another hot startup disrupting the tech and banking industry. Founded in 2012, the young company focuses on lending money to “unbanked” consumers with little or no credit rating. Kreditech recently announced a $200 million credit line from … Continue reading

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