Category Archives: Startups in general

Sprinters to launch in Bengaluru to support more female entrepreneurs in startups

Sprinters, the three day hackathon for female founders, is expanding from Europe to India, launching their next program in Bengaluru. The hackathon is designed to support more women in the world of tech and entrepreneurship. Preliminary dates have been set … Continue reading

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Lisbon Web Summit – what to expect in 2016

You probably know that the one and only Web Summit is going to Lisbon for the next three editions. During Startup Go Global conference, today at Casa da Música in Porto, Paddy Cosgrave, the founder and CEO of Web Summit, … Continue reading

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The pros and cons of working for a startup

Let’s start with the downsides. First of all, working for a startup means a higher risk for you as an employee (compared to working for an established company). The startup you work for could easily fail – which would mean that … Continue reading

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Creandum IV: A Swedish VC fund committed to early stage startups in Europe

Creandum IV has been closed and € 180 million are going to be available for the European startup scene. This is Creandum’s largest early-stage fund so far. The investors are from the Nordic region, Europe, Middle East and North America. Among … Continue reading

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5 reasons why startups should consider outsourcing software development (Sponsored)

Since many founders don’t have a technical background, it is a challenge to find a technical co-founder or to attract affordable tech talent to turn a fantastic idea into reality. So, many great visionaries just stop at this point which … Continue reading

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Some highlights from the DLD conference 2016 in Munich

Over the last few days, I attended DLD 2016 - a gathering of over 1,000 opinion-makers, industry leaders, startups and digital giants in Munich. Here are my highlights from the event: 1. The “disrupt the banks” panel discussed the effects which alternative payment

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Coolar wins the German final of the Chivas startup competition The Venture (Sponsored)

On the 13th of January, three promising social startups from Germany were pitching at an exclusive event in Berlin in order to determine the winner of the German final of The Venture. With $1 million in funding and expert support, … Continue reading

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Startup Europe’s MY-WAY project invites key players of the startup ecosystem to join the second Stakeholder Meeting

The Startup Europe initiative MY-WAY is going to host its second Stakeholder Meeting on the 26th of January at the Management Centre Europe in Brussels. MY-WAY is an ambitious two-year project with the goal to enhance and improve the collaboration … Continue reading

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The Venture – the German finals of the Chivas startup competition are around the corner (Sponsored)

Chivas, the premium Whisky brand from Scotland, created the startup competition “The Venture” to inspire, discover, and reward those who believe that business can be a force for good. With $ 1Million in funding and expert support, The Venture will enable … Continue reading

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The Baltic startup scene is chilling with the annual conference TechChill Baltics 2016

TechChill Baltics 2016, one of the hottest startup events in the Baltic countries and Northern Europe, is celebrating the 5th anniversary this year. The organizers are working on a very special program. Startups can also apply for the pitch competition. … Continue reading

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