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The French startup that wants you to become a superdriver! Interview with the co-founder and CEO of Drust

I’m sure you will agree that the automotive industry is going to face some drastic changes over the coming years. The future of the car will be electric and driverless. But it will probably take many more years until these new … Continue reading

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Vision, Drive and Ambition: An Interview with Seedcamp’s Reshma Sohoni

We recently had the chance to do an interview with Reshma Sohoni, an inspiring business women who is a Partner and Co-Founder at Seedcamp. Seedcamp is one of Europe’s most successful first round funds and provides promising startups with up … Continue reading

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Innovation and history go hand to hand in Coimbra, Portugal – Interview with Jorge Pimenta (IPN)

Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN) is located in Coimbra, in the centre of Portugal, best known for one of the oldest universities in Europe, an UNESCO World Heritage Site: until the end of the 13th century it was part of a … Continue reading

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Messaging platform Slack integrates with Salesforce, creates a fund and eyes bot startups – interview with James Sherrett

Shortly after SaaStock 2016 Dublin, a conference about B2B SaaS business, we had the chance to speak to James Sherrett, the man leading Slack in Europe. Slack is a leading messaging platform for teams that brings all communication together. The San Francisco-based startup … Continue reading

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How Budapest-based online presentation startup Prezi became a global success – Interview with Prezi CEO Peter Arvai

Without a doubt, Prezi can be described as one of the biggest success stories in Europe’s recent startup history. The Hungarian company created a cloud-based presentation software which is already used by 75 million users. Prezi employs a zooming user interface (ZUI), which allows users to zoom … Continue reading

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What the tech community could do to help refugees who are coming to Europe – an interview with Paula Schwarz

This summer I visited Greece, where I sailed and worked with the people of Coboat, and where I met Paula Schwarz. Paula, born in Greece, living mostly in Berlin, spends a lot of time in Greece these days to help refugees and to create … Continue reading

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Fintech startup GoHenry breaks record raising £4 million on Crowdcube equity crowdfunding platform

The UK-based fintech startup goHenry recently raised £3.99 million through a Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign, making it one of the world’s largest equity crowdfunding rounds till date. Equity cowdfunding is becoming a viable alternative to traditional institutions (VCs, etc.) for Series A … Continue reading

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Opportunity to study startup entrepreneurship in Estonia – interview with Alise Lezdina, the Head of Curriculum

Alise Lezdina is one of the pioneers of the Latvian startup scene. She was CEO of the first ever co-working space in Riga and invested a lot of time and energy to build the startup community in Latvia. Now Alise … Continue reading

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Interview with Dmitry Volkov: SD Ventures opens a co-working space in Riga and continues to invest in unique online brands

Social Discovery Ventures is an international umbrella brand for a group of technology and software companies, but it’s also a Venture Capital fund that has recently entered the Latvian market with an investment in one of its most promising startups – the drone … Continue reading

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UX Design Agency is working on the future of banking – an interview with the CEO Alex Kreger

Earlier this year, it was announced that UX Design Agency, a small startup from Latvia, has been nominated for European’s Best FinTech Award. The Riga-based startup has been operational for four years, but for the last two years has been focused … Continue reading

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