Category Archives: Startups in general

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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MY-WAY launches a survey on web entrepreneurship support

MY-WAY, the two-year project which set out to improve the startup ecosystem for students in Europe, just launched an online survey on web entrepreneurship support. The survey has been designed to identify the needs and capabilities of young adults in … 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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NOAH Berlin: Win €5 million of TV advertising at the SevenVentures Pitch Day

In addition to the main event in London, the NOAH Conference is also going to take place in Berlin this year. SevenVentures Pitch Day, one of Europe’s largest pitch competitions initiated by ProSiebenSat.1, will also be held in Germany for the … Continue reading

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Invesdor receives an EU licence to boost cross-border crowdfunding in SME sector

Invesdor, a fast growing Nordic crowdfunding platform, has been granted a MiFID licence by financial authorities, to expand debt and equity crowdfunding services across all 31 EU and EEA countries. The Helsinki-based crowdfunding platform is the first one to receive this level of … 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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