Category Archives: Other Stuff

Danish startup Pleo wins Pioneer Of The Year 2016

The Danish fintech startup Pleo has received the “Pioneer of the Year 2016″ award as the best startup at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna. The startup offers smart company payment cards for employees. Pleo was founded by Jeppe Rindom and … Continue reading

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Planning to expand sales across Europe? This map of marketplaces will help you

Last month I attended E-Commerce Berlin Expo, an exhibition dedicated to circuit eCommerce, Online Marketing, Social Media and Mobile Services for the eCommerce industry. I chatted with Anna Duleczus from Choice in eCommerce which recently came up with a study about online marketplaces across … Continue reading

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Highlights from this year’s infoShare conference in Gdańsk

Last week I attended the infoShare conference in Gdańsk, Poland. The 3 day event is the biggest tech conference in CEE region and gathered about 5,000 tech professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs. One of my personal highlights was the speech of … Continue reading

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K-Startup Grand Challenge 2016: South Korea opens its doors to EU startups with an interest in the Asian market (Sponsored)

In recent years, South Korea has become one of the most innovative countries in the world thanks to its strong and growing commitment to innovation particularly through its current “Creative Economy” initiative. It aims to support entrepreneurship and start-up businesses … Continue reading

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Overview of the best coworking spaces in Riga

A coworking space is often the next step for solopreneurs or small startups that grew out of their home offices. Flexible as well as affordable terms make it possible to rent an office desk for one day, one months or more. … Continue reading

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Chivas The Venture: Join the public voting now! (Sponsored)

Coolar, the winner of the German finals of The Venture pitch competition, is currently competing with other startups for $250.000 in the public voting of Chivas The Venture. At the German finals in January of this year, the Berlin-based startup … Continue reading

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The MY-WAY map: Europe’s startup ecosystems indexed in a visual map

MY-WAY, a Startup Europe project with the goal to help more young adults to become successful web entrepreneurs, recently launched a visual mapping system to index Europe’s startup ecosystems. It provides aspiring entrepreneurs and young people thinking about starting up … Continue reading

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Some highlights from Money2020 – one of the biggest fintech conferences in Europe

With more than 3,500 attendees, 420 speakers, 200+ sponsors and 100+ media partners, the MONEY 2020 EUROPE, which was happening in Copenhagen last month, was one of the biggest Fintech events of the year. As we all know, Fintech (Financial technology) is … Continue reading

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Travel tech: KelBillet plans to generate €100 million of business volume to its partners in 2016

Since launching in 2009, KelBillet aims to provide the most comprehensive offer for travellers looking to find the best way to reach their destination. Based on the idea to help  conscious travellers to save time and money, the Rennes-based company … Continue reading

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Europe’s hottest IoT startups in 2016

During the last few weeks, we took a close look at about 150 European companies that are working on innovations in the Internet of Things space – including IoT platforms and smart devices. During our sourcing and review process we … Continue reading

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