Category Archives: Startups in general

20 global startups joined 20-day speed acceleration in Menorca – and they loved it!

Menorca Millennials (MM) –  a 20-day focus program for selected startups on the Island of Menorca (Spain), led by a group of international serial entrepreneurs  - helped the teams develop, build, and scale global ideas. MM startups presented to a … 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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Startups wanted: Grow in Europe with EIT Digital’s Idea Challenge (Sponsored)

Idea Challenge is back for 2015 – but startups need to get their skates on if they want to win a prize package including up to €40,000 in cash and access to one of Europe’s biggest innovation networks, with July … Continue reading

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3 Day Startup reaches 200 editions

The 200th 3 Day Startup edition was announced today at the Global Roundup. 3DS is a Friday to Sunday program with the mission to kickstart new student-run companies and build entrepreneurial capabilities in students and their university communities. The program … Continue reading

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Equity crowdfunding deals of May: learn Chinese online, hummus restaurants in London, cross platform strategy games

Equity crowdfunding is a relatively new way to raise capital or invest in young companies, often along with experienced angel investors. This alternative funding opportunity is increasingly becoming sexy also in Europe. Below I feature some

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40 startups will join FOUNDER.org’s company building programme of 2016

FOUNDER.org, a team of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who invest in young innovators, welcomes new startups to the Class of 2016 soon. Each team has the chance to receive up to $100,000 in funding awards – after engaging in the FOUNDER.org company … Continue reading

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Get 20% discount for the Pioneers Festival in Vienna or win two tickets

As most of you know, Pioneers Festival is a major festival for future technology and entrepreneurship and offers you a great opportunity to learn, network and grow your business. If you haven’t secured you ticket yet for their next edition … 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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Equity crowdfunding deals of April – invest in the African Starbucks or SaaS for farmers

Equity crowdfunding is a relatively new way to raise capital or invest in young companies, often along with experienced angel investors. This alternative funding opportunity is becoming sexy also in Europe. Below I feature some campaigns that I

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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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