About us

EU-Startups.com is the leading online publication with a focus on startups in Europe. The website was founded in October of 2010.

We write about internet and tech startups out of Europe and provide our readers with data-driven analysis, interviews and startup-related news. In addition to our focus on young technology companies, we also publish other kinds of news out of the tech-space that has a commercial or cultural impact on startups in Europe.

Each month, EU-Startups.com reaches an audience of more than 300,000 startup-interested and tech savvy people from across Europe. More info about our audience and regarding advertising options can be found here.

Vision/Mission: Our vision is to connect the European startup scene and to encourage entrepreneurship within Europe.

The Core Team & Management

Thomas-Ohr-2019Thomas Ohr is Founder and CEO of EU-Startups and founded the publication in October of 2010. He is excited about Europe’s future, passionate about new business ideas and lives in Barcelona. Before running EU-Startups (Menlo Media) as a business, Thomas worked in the German media industry. Till January of 2016 he served as Senior Brand Manager at one of Germany’s biggest magazine publishers. You can contact him at Thomas[at]EU-Startups.com.

Anastasiia Ponomareva is the Events & Partnerships Director of EU-Startups. Passionate about entrepreneurship, with a background in IT recruitment and years of experience leading different startup events, Anastasiia believes in the power of connecting professionals within the startup ecosystem. If you’re interested in sponsorship opportunities, our next EU-Startups Summit, or other types of collaboration, reach out to Anastasiia[at]EU-Startups.com.

Antonio López Escárzaga is the Head of Content at EU-Startups, with a background in Digital Marketing, Antonio drives his passion for effective communication and entrepreneurship. He firmly believes in communication’s transformative power and strives to harness it to foster growth and innovation. If you have an exciting story to share, you can reach him at Antonio[at]EU-Startups.com.

Luisa González is our Head of European Projects. With background in journalism and digital communication, she has led PR campaings and projects for the tech ecosystem for more than 10 years. Luisa has experience with Erasmus and H2020 European projects and she is passionate about international cooperation, innovation and women’s leadership. You can reach her directly via Luisa[at]EU-Startups.com.

Marcin Lewandowski is our new Podcast Director and host of the EU-Startups Podcast. Ever since Marcin learned about startups and VC he wanted to invest in founders or become a founder himself. To do that, his plan was to meet as many new people as possible and explore as many different ideas, places and challenges across the world as he could. As a result, Marcin lived in 8 different countries and traveled to 50+ other countries across 3 continents. If you’re interested to become a guest on the podcast or to sponsor the podcast, reach out to Marcin[at]EU-Startups.com.

Tea Vrcić is the Startup Analyst at EU-Startups and leads our Startup Sourcing service. Tea leverages six years of entrepreneurial experience in the tech sector, including work in the AI, sustainability, and fintech spaces. Passionate about innovation, technology and startups, her broad expertise enhances her role in the detailed analysis and evaluation of emerging startups for EU-Startups. If you are interested in our Startup Sourcing service, you can reach her directly via Tea[at]EU-Startups.com.

Stefano De Marzo is the Head of News at EU-Startups. He has been extensively covering startups, venture capital and innovation ecosystems, including contributions to numerous publications such as Sifted, Entrepreneur and Forbes. Through his work as an editor and writer, he continues to shape the narrative surrounding the best stories of the tech world. If you have some exciting news to share, you can reach him at Stefano[at]EU-Startups.com.

Ana-Metz-2019Ana Metz started out as the Startup Sourcing Director of EU-Startups, but today she is is mainly focused on her role as Founding Editor of FutureTravel.com. Passionate about how design and technology can influence people and business, Ana is scouting startups and innovative businesses from all over the world, for media, corporates and investors. If you’re interested in our startup sourcing service, please reach out to Ana[at]EU-Startups.com.

Contributing Writers

Veronica-FresneauVeronica Fresneau is a tech and startups enthusiast and an advocate for women in tech. She is based in Amsterdam and has more than ten years of Marketing & Communications experience in several EMEA markets.

Amanda-PunAmanda Pun is passionate about startups, particularly in the FinTech and B2C spaces. She was one of the first employees of fintech startup, Homeppl, and has expertise in Product Management and Operations. She is based in London and is originally from Canada.

Elena-DimoskaElena Dimoska is a communications & marketing enthusiast with an extensive background in successfully running various projects within internationally recognised startups and IT companies. Her passion lies in combining creativity and soft skills with technology.

Thomas-HomburgThomas Homburg is an Innovation manager in the area of sustainable chemistry, supporting international start-ups. He is interested in the interplay of research, entrepreneurship, and regulation and is convinced that the transition towards a sustainable future lies in multidisciplinary approaches.

Previous writers include Patricia Allen, Bojana Trajkovska, Charlotte Tucker, Ieva TreijaMary Loritz, Anto Guarin, Hannah NeuburgerMevish AslamMarko Srsan, Andrius Neviera, Benoit Curdy, Stefano Bernardi, Mark Nessfield, Maricel Sanchez, Luca Mayer, Ana Font and Tony Fernandez. You’d like to join our team of contributing writers? Please contact us.

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Contact Info

Menlo Media S.L.
Thomas Ohr, [email protected]
Calle Encarnació 103, 2-2 / 08024 Barcelona, Spain