Category Archives: Startups in general

Pitch your startup idea at the EU-Startups Conference

On the 7th of November 2014, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Conference at the WERK1 in Munich. Around 120 attendees (web entrepreneurs, investors…) are expected. The EU-Startups Conference, which will be held in English, will be the perfect event … Continue reading

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See you at the EU-Startups Conference in Munich!

On the 7th of November 2014, we’re going to host our first event called the EU-Startups Conference! The event will take place between 2pm and 8pm in the event space of the WERK1 in Munich. Around 120 attendees are expected. … Continue reading

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Meet the cream of the CEE startup ecosystems at CESAwards

The CEE startup ecosystems will gather at ‘Central European Startup Awards Grand Finale’ in Budapest on 30th May at Google Ground. Central European Startup Awards is non-profit initiative, the “Eurovision Contest of the Startup Ecosystems” in the CEE, has been happening … Continue reading

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Wati-what? The European commission launches Watify

According to the organizers of a new startup initiative called Watify, the main challenge facing entrepreneurs in Europe is not the lack of great ideas but the fear of turning ideas into reality. Watify, which has just been launched by the … Continue reading

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The 5 fastest growing startups in 7 European countries

A few weeks ago The Next Web and global payments technology provider Adyen partnered to launch a new kind of competition in search of Europe’s fastest growing startups: the European Tech5. After receiving the submissions and screening over a hundred … Continue reading

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Balderton Capital raises $305m to invest in European startups

Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s largest venture capital investors, has announced the closing of its 5th European fund, raising a further $305 million and bringing its total funds to $2.2 billion to invest in European tech startups. The new fund, … Continue reading

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Accelerate EU – making Europe an easier place for startups

The European Startup Initiave (esi), a not-for-profit project we’re partnering with, recently announced some details about its upcoming workshop called Accelerate EU. The workshop will be held in Berlin on March 14th, 2014. It will bring together entrepreneurs, accelerators, investors … Continue reading

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Axel Springer Plug and Play expands its accelerator program

Axel Springer Plug and Play today announced the expansion of its accelerator program. The number of program cycles will be increased from two to three per year in the future. This will make it possible to promote up to 30 … Continue reading

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Jobs of the Week: Trademob, Urbytus

Be part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And here … Continue reading

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Oliver Samwer sees no value in physical stores (NOAH13)

The video footage of last year’s NOAH Conference just got released. One of the highlights here is definitely the fireside chat with Oliver Samwer of Rocket Internet. Check out what he had to say:

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