Category Archives: Startups in general

See you at this year’s Dublin Web Summit

By the end of this month (October 30-31) me and another team member of EU-Startups.com are going to attend the Web Summit in Dublin. Since there will be a lot of startups and great speakers, we are really looking forward … Continue reading

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Wayra provides €30m boost for startups around the world

Wayra, Telefónica’s international startup accelerator, has revealed that it has helped entrepreneurs secure investment of almost €30m since it was set up in 2011. Figures released by the Wayra show that it has invested €9.4m directly into startups, which has led to follow on backing … Continue reading

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Lars Hinrich’s HackFwd closes its doors

Three years, three months and three days after the start of HackFwd, a pre-seed fund for passionate geeks out of Europe, its founder Lars Hinrichs today officially announced the end of the program. Since its foundation, HackFwd received over 3,000 … Continue reading

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Wayra, Seedcamp & Techstars join forces at Campus Party

Wayra, the global startup accelerator of Telefónica, today announced it will be hosting the “Start-Up Stage” at Campus Party Europe 2013. The stage will play host to some of the best accelerators in Europe, with Seedcamp and Techstars joining Wayra and Y-Combinator alumni … Continue reading

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Axel Springer Plug & Play accepts applications for its 2nd cycle

Axel Springer Plug & Play, the Berlin-based accelerator program of the German media giant Axel Springer, is currently accepting applications for its second cycle. The second cycle of the earlier this year launched accelerator program starts on the 3rd of … Continue reading

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Worth reading: Zimory, SBC 2013, Founder2Be, Shazam

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other … Continue reading

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ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator enters the 2nd round

The 2nd round of ProSiebenSat.1’s startup program is about to start soon. Startups are invited to submit their application for the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator until July 15th and qualify for the autumn program, which will start on September 1st. Participating startups will undergo a … Continue reading

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See you at the 2nd edition of the Heureka! Conference

Are you an entrepreneur, investor or Internet enthusiast and you haven’t made plans for the 14th of May yet? Then listen carefully and hurry up now! It’s still not to late for you to organize a trip to Berlin and attend the Heureka! … Continue reading

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Guy Kawasaki about the “Top Ten Mistakes of Entrepreneurs”

Guy Kawasaki, the former chief evangelist of Apple and co-founder of Garage Technology Ventures, gave a speech last month at the UC Berkeley Startup Competition (Bplan) of the Haas School of Business. Watch the following video to find out what … Continue reading

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Iris Capital and Capnamic Ventures are teaming up

Iris Capital, a leading pan-European VC (backed by its main corporate investors Orange and Publicis), and Capnamic Ventures, a rising player on the German VC scene, which recently spun off from the DuMont Schauberg media group, have entered into a … Continue reading

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