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 [email protected]

Ana-Metz-2019Ana Metz is the Startup Sourcing Director of EU-Startups. 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 [email protected]

AnastasiiaAnastasiia 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, or other types of collaboration, reach out to [email protected]

Patricia Allen is the new Head of Content at EU-Startups. With a background in politics, Patricia has a real passion for how shared ideas across communities and cultures can bring new initiatives and innovations for the future. She spends her time bringing you the latest news and updates of startups across Europe, and curating our social media. If you have an exciting story to share, you can reach her at [email protected]

Nicolas Ivanovic is EU-Startups’ new Startup Analyst, focusing on data-driven startup research and evaluations. As part our Startup Sourcing activities, Nicolas is working with corporate clients and investors to help them find the best startups to invest in. Nicolas is a world citizen, having lived in 9 countries across 3 continents. After graduating from Harbour.Space University he chose Barcelona as his home base. If you’re interested in our startup sourcing service, please reach out to [email protected]

Contributing Writers

Ana-FontAna Font is a Freelance Content Marketer based in Barcelona, specialising in content marketing for B2B startups. She’s a bit of a startup nerd, interested in remote work, and passionate about photography and everything travel related.

Peter-KovacsPeter Kovacs is the Co-Founder of Global Startup Awards, xLabs and IseeQ. He contributes to EU-Startups with founder interviews and stories, mostly from the CEE region.

Bernardo-ArnaudBernardo Arnaud lives in Vienna and has been advising companies for 18 years in several different industries. He also founded a few companies throughout his entrepreneurial journey.

Mariaclaudia-CarellaMariaclaudia Carella lives is Bari (Italy) and is passionate about startups and social impact. She recently worked as a Press Trainee for the European Parliament.

Reinaldo-FerreiraReinaldo Ferreira is a serial entrepreneur and investor in technology companies. He lives in Porto and writes mostly about Portuguese startups and technology topics.

Maricel-SanchezMaricel Sanchez has over 10 years of experience in trading, supply chain management, logistics and manufacturing. Aside from helping startups to raise funds, she’s also a public speaker and the President of Toastmasters Nice.

Floraidh_ClementFloraidh Clement is a Scottish writer and social media manager, based in Berlin and working within its vibrant startup scene. Areas of interest include travel, fashion and eco tech.

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.

Daria-KholodDaria Kholod is a startup enthusiast from Russia who lives and works in the Netherlands. She covers the Dutch innovation ecosystem focusing on South Holland – Rotterdam, The Hague, Delft.

Previous writers include Bojana Trajkovska, Charlotte Tucker, Ieva TreijaMary Loritz, Anto Guarin, Hannah NeuburgerMevish AslamMarko Srsan, Andrius Neviera, Benoit Curdy, Stefano Bernardi, Mark Nessfield, Luca Mayer 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