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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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What does your domain name say about you? An interview with Francesco Cetraro, Head of Registry Operations for .CLOUD

Picking the right name for a product or a company is a crucial task that all startups face. A very important part of that process is to find a domain name that will help tell their story and make their … Continue reading

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Interview with the founders of the business intelligence solution CrunchBoards

CrunchBoards is a platform for small and medium sized enterprises (SME) and its accountants. They no longer have to use excel documents to work out if their business or clients can afford to move to a new office, hire more … Continue reading

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SatoshiPay’s nanopayments aim to solve adblocks problem and save the media industry

The city of Prague, the heart of Europe, recently hosted the Bitcoin Conference, which covered the latest and hottest topics of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. I finally met Meinhard Benn, founder of Berlin and London-based SatoshiPay. Earlier this year, SatoshiPay launched of … Continue reading

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Robot or Human aka the Enbrite.ly story

I got kind of excited when I was walking for this interview. Almost 4 years have passed by since I entered the door of this building last time, back then it was the office of my former employer, Prezi. Since … Continue reading

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Interview with Dimitris Tsingos, CEO of StartTech Ventures

About two weeks ago, I had the chance to meet with Dimitris Tsingos, the CEO of StartTech Ventures, during his travel to Munich. We had some Radler, ate a Weiswurst, and talked about startups and Europe. Dimitris Tsingos is a … Continue reading

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Interview with Ronald Kleverlaan, author of the report “Current State of Crowdfunding in Europe”

We chatted with crowdfunding expert Ronald Kleverlaan from CrowdfundingHub, the European Expertise Centre for Alternative & Community Finance, about their fresh report ”The Current State of Crowdfunding” in Europe. The report shows that in 2015 the crowdfunding industry in Europe has continued to grow and … Continue reading

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