Category Archives: Know-How

Berlin-based career accelerator CareerFoundry secures seed funding

CareerFoundry, a Berlin-based provider of online mentored courses in UX design and web development, announced today that it has just closed a round of seed funding to accelerate growth and invest in new verticals. The new funding round was led … Continue reading

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See you at the EU-Startups Conference 2015 in Berlin

On October 23rd, we’re going to host the 2nd edition of our EU-Startups Conference! The anual event where we showcase a selection of Europe’s hottest startups and where we come together to learn from some of the most successful European … Continue reading

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Top 15: Europe’s biggest startup cities in 2015

In 2011 and in 2012, we tried to come up with a ranking of Europe’s biggest startup cities. Both articles, which involved a fair amount of research, generated a lot of interest amongst our readers. Now, after pausing in 2013/14, … Continue reading

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Investor Sourcing: Our research service for startups in search of the right investor

Last month, we launched a new research service called Startup Sourcing. A service where we help investors and big companies to find the hottest startups in their preferred space. Now we’re announcing the launch of a reverse service called Investor … Continue reading

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5 unexpected things Rocket Internet’s annual report for 2014 reveals

Yesterday, Rocket Internet published its first full year financial report since the IPO in 2014. Although revenues grew significantly (volume weighted net revenue growth of 82%) compared to 2013, Rocket Internet also announced a total loss of €20,2 million for … Continue reading

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10 key take-aways of Tech.eu’s M&A and IPO report for 2014

Last Thursday, Robin Wauters, the founding editor of Tech.eu, published a report zooming in on all the mergers, acquisitions and IPOs in the European tech industry that happened in 2014. The European Tech Exits report is the result of 18 months of monitoring … Continue reading

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Can an MBA help your startup?

Editor’s note: This article has been created in collaboration and with financial support from the London School of Business and Finance. If you’re the owner of a startup or even just thinking about setting up a new business, you should … Continue reading

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Startup Sourcing – our new research service

Every day, we’re getting contacted from up to 50 European startups that are aiming to get press coverage. Our team of experts has great in-depth knowledge, good contacts and many years of experience in the startup world. We have our eyes and

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Interview with Dörte Höppner, Chief Executive of the European Venture Capital Association

Risk capital funds have been closing more deals in Europe recently. Investment activity in VC-backed European tech companies reached a four-year high in both deals and dollars in 2014. Also, U.S. venture-capital investment in Europe is increasing steadily, a recent … Continue reading

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Campaigning Summit goes Berlin

Europe’s leading conference for campaigning, the Campaigning Summit, reaches Germany for the first time. The Campaigning Summit Berlin takes place on May 22nd and is dedicated to “The Art of Mobilization and Engagement. Trends, Tools, Cases”. The core questions, which will … Continue reading

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