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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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Interview with Nelson Pereira, co-founder and CEO of TOPDOX

A few weeks ago we introduced you to five Portuguese startups to look out for in 2016. One of these promising companies was (and still is) TOPDOX. The Porto-based startup created a documents collaboration platform, for any document format, across any cloud … Continue reading

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The next generation of entrepreneurs – interview with a startup girl from Riga

Elizabete Dikmane is 18 year old and she is a student at one of the Secondary Schools in Riga. She is young, passionate and has already made some significant experiences with startups. I would say that she is also very … Continue reading

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Germany’s CrowdPatent allows anyone to invest in patents

The German startup CrowdPatent, which was founded in 2013, created a pioneering platform connecting inventors, investors, and innovators. The platform presents inventions, patent applications, and patents with high monetization potential, and allows investors to financially participate in the success of the IP … Continue reading

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Mintos: From start-up to European FinTech Award nominee in one year

Mintos is one of the most successful start-up companies from Latvia this year. At the beginning of the year they received $ 1,16 million seed investment from the local investment company “Skillion Ventures”. At the end of this year the … Continue reading

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Growth Tribe Academy launches growth hacking courses in Amsterdam

Startups love to hire growth hackers these days, not traditional marketers. Growth hacking sounds like one of those crazy Silicon Valley buzz words that you hate. But high growth rates as soon as possible is exactly what startups need. Unlike corporates, … Continue reading

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MIRA Rehab: A social impact startup that gamifies rehabilitation

I met Alina Călin from Romania in Vienna at CESA Grand Finale, where the best startups and ecosystem supporters in Central Europe were announced. Her startup, MIRA Rehab, which has offices in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) and London, won the category “Best social impact … Continue reading

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Interview with Leetchi Group founder Céline Lazorthe – How to sell a startup for millions?

Recently we got brilliant news about a French fintech startup which got acquired for roughly €50 Million (according to LesEchos). Founder of the Leetchi Group – a French tintech organisation and founding company of MANGOPAY - Céline Lazorthe just sold her … Continue reading

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 IT for Girls, Girls for IT: Interview with CzechITas co-founder Monika Malátková

I met CzechITas (Czech Girls Talk IT!) at a small workshop with a CzechITas instructor participating, in an auditorium of about 95% men, a year ago. We could hear a lot of giggling when the CzechITas instructor spoke about mobile … Continue reading

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