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Jobs of the week: Join WorldRemit, Adopto, Weps or payever

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! As announced earlier this week, postings in our job board are now … Continue reading

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Top 15: Europe’s biggest startup hubs in 2016

It’s time for our annual ranking of Europe’s biggest startup cities. Almost exactly 365 days have passed since we did our last research on this topic. Let’s see what has changed since then. In order to come up with the … Continue reading

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Sibling Startups – The Way Forward?

What does Rocket Internet, Slideshare, DailyDeal and Stripe all have in common? Besides their phenomenal success and collectively securing over millions in funding, each venture was founded by siblings. Are sibling powered startups the way forward? According to Lithuanian startup … Continue reading

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SteamaCo secures seed investment to build smart off-grid electricity meters for Africa

Manchester- and Nairobi-based SteamaCo, a leading technology provider for managing off-grid renewable energy networks in emerging markets, announced that it has completed a £640,000 seed capital round. SteamaCo offers advanced smart metering in frontier markets. The company was founded in … Continue reading

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Impressions from SEC2016 in London: A weekend with the next generation of entrepreneurs

On 20th-21st of February, I attended the Student Enterprise Conference in London. An exciting event for students who are interested in becoming entrepreneurs. It was co-organized by NACUE (National Association of College & University Entrepreneurs) and MY-WAY, a Startup Europe project with … Continue reading

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10 travel hacks for European startup conferences

Meeting business partners, new interesting people, learning about trends, sharing your knowledge and ideas, having  fun at offsite events, meeting locals, discovering new places. Make sure to get the most out of your business trips. Here are 10 tips that might be … Continue reading

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Busuu secures €6 Million from McGraw‐Hill Education

Busuu, one of the world’s largest social networks for language learning with over 55 million users, today announced that McGraw-Hill Education, a learning science company, acquired a minority stake of busuu for €6 million. The deal also authorises McGraw-Hill exclusive global … Continue reading

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London-based brain training app Peak closes $7M Series A Round

Peak, the fast-growing mobile-first brain training company, today announced the closing of a $7 million Series A funding round led by early investors of Spotify Creandum, alongside existing investors DN Capital, London Venture Partners (LVP) and Qualcomm Ventures. As Apple’s … Continue reading

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Lamudi secures $18 million to expand in Asia and Latin America

Berlin based, property portal Lamudi secures second round of funding to grow operations across Asia and Latin America. Backed by Rocket Internet, Lamudi recently merged two regional companies before securing three investors. The funding round was led by Asia Pacific … Continue reading

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London fintech start-up iwoca launches in Spain to meet demand for small business financing

Venture-backed fintech start-up iwoca has started offering credit to the two million small businesses in Spain, further expanding its international reach. iwoca is transforming business lending throughout Europe by offering fast and flexible access to credit to the millions of … Continue reading

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