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K-Startup Grand Challenge 2016: South Korea opens its doors to EU startups with an interest in the Asian market (Sponsored)

In recent years, South Korea has become one of the most innovative countries in the world thanks to its strong and growing commitment to innovation particularly through its current “Creative Economy” initiative. It aims to support entrepreneurship and start-up businesses … Continue reading

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The MY-WAY map: Europe’s startup ecosystems indexed in a visual map

MY-WAY, a Startup Europe project with the goal to help more young adults to become successful web entrepreneurs, recently launched a visual mapping system to index Europe’s startup ecosystems. It provides aspiring entrepreneurs and young people thinking about starting up … Continue reading

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Europe’s hottest IoT startups in 2016

During the last few weeks, we took a close look at about 150 European companies that are working on innovations in the Internet of Things space – including IoT platforms and smart devices. During our sourcing and review process we … Continue reading

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What’s the secret of a successful pitch? Dave Haynes from Seedcamp has some hints for you!

I recently had the chance to talk to Dave Haynes from the London-based pre-seed and seed fund Seedcamp. He was in charge of organizing the Seedcamp pitch competition during Slush 2015, where the Estonian startup Greenhouse CI won. I asked Dave … Continue reading

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10 of the hottest startups from Wolves Summit

Last month I attended Wolves Summit in Warsaw, one of the biggest startup events in eastern Europe. More than 250 investors, 300 executives, 500 web & software developers and about 300 startups attended this year’s edition. Startups competed in two categories – Young Wolves … Continue reading

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Pitch Competition: Apply till the 24th of May to pitch your startup at the EU-Startups Conference 2016

On the 24th of June, we’re going to host this year’s edition of the EU-Startups Conference at the Microsoft Atrium Berlin. We’ll have inspiring speakers like the founders of GetYourGuide, Close.io and Marley Spoon, a panel discussion with Europe’s leading crowdfunding platforms, a … Continue reading

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The CODE_n16 startup competition is now open for applications! (Sponsored)

After four years and more than 1,500 startup applications from 60 countries, the international CODE_n CONTEST is now accepting applications for its next round under the banner ‘Unveiling Digital Disruption’. Startups from all over the world have until May 31, 2016 … Continue reading

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Scale up for Europe – join the EBAN Congress on May 25-27 in the beautiful city of Porto

The European Business Angel Network (EBAN) is organizing its annual Congress on May 25-27 in the beautiful city of Porto, Portugal. This year’s theme is “Scale Up For Europe“. EBAN is looking forward to welcoming many promising entrepreneurs and seasoned investors … Continue reading

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Heileman Ventures and Earlybird VC join forces to launch new €150 million fund called Earlybird Digital West

Heilemann Ventures, a provider of seed and early stage funding, and Earlybird Venture Capital, a European venture capital firm, merge their digital tech teams to launch a new Earlybird Digital West Fund. Following Earlybird’s previous strategy, the new Digital West … Continue reading

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Email Marketing as an International Market Entry Strategy (Sponsored)

You’ve sucessfully founded your startup and after passing some initial hurdles you finally feel like you’re hitting your stride. Now you want to increase your market share, exposure, and customer base. As a startup based in Europe, you immediately start … Continue reading

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