• Blockchain equity platform Neufund has raised €3 million so far in its Equity Token Offering December 11, 2018 10:55 am
    Berlin-based Neufund, a Blockchain-based asset tokenization and equity investment platform, has already raised €3 million halfway through its Equity Token Offering – double the offering’s soft cap. Amid volatile crypto markets, most of the capital raised comes in euros from a range of prestigious European investors, including VCs, angels, and private individuals. The public offering of Neufund’s […]
    Mary Loritz
  • Amsterdam-based Healthy Workers has raised €1.5 million to create better office environments December 11, 2018 9:37 am
    Many Dutch office workers are dissatisfied with their work environment – because of cold, lack of fresh air, bad furniture or noise nuisance. A bad work environment in turn can cause stress, productivity loss, and physical and emotional problems. Amsterdam-based Healthy Workers aims to make office environments more comfortable and improve employee well-being with its smart building technology. The startup […]
    Mary Loritz
  • Augmented reality startup WaveOptics raises €23 million to expand internationally December 11, 2018 8:48 am
    Augmented reality (AR) has taken off in recent years, offering the ability to enhance natural environments through perceptually enriched experiences, with applications in art, architecture, marketing, and education. Using AR technologies, users can interact with and digitally manipulate information in the surrounding world. UK-based WaveOptics is a designer and manufacturer of diffractive waveguides – the key optical component in […]
    Mary Loritz
  • Business challenger bank Tide doubles its user base and corners 1% of the UK SME banking market December 10, 2018 3:04 pm
    London-based Tide, a challenger bank for businesses, has announced that it has cornered 1% of the UK SME banking market. According to the company, another SME joins Tide every 8 minutes, and it has more than doubled its user base in 2018. Founded in 2015, the startup anticipates that by the end of 2018, 56,000 out of a […]
    Mary Loritz
  • 10 of the UK’s fastest growing startups December 10, 2018 1:44 pm
    The UK, and specifically London, has long been the epicentre of startup activity and VC funding in Europe, outpacing other European countries by billions of euros in investment, and with more startups launching each year. “Top 100: Britain’s Fastest-Growing Businesses”, is a new report published by the online investment platform SyndicateRoom, which uses private data to […]
    Mary Loritz
  • The Poland Prize – start and scale your startup in Poland (Sponsored) December 10, 2018 12:10 pm
    Poland is a good place for starting and developing a new business, and it is one of the most dynamically developing countries in Europe, offering wide access to European Union markets. The country craves innovation and sees it as the foundation for its further development strategy. Starting a business in Poland is not only a […]
    Thomas Ohr
  • The 15 most popular founder interviews we published in 2018 December 10, 2018 10:59 am
    As 2018 is slowly and steadily coming to an end, let’s look back at some of the editorial highlights of this year. Throughout 2018, the EU-Startups team has been publishing many news articles, some great startup advice, but also a lot of exciting interviews. Today we had a short look into our Google Analytics stats, […]
    Thomas Ohr
  • Don’t be shy, know your numbers, follow up – and other networking tips to help you promote your startup December 10, 2018 10:03 am
    Networking is an essential skill for all of us, but for entrepreneurs, it is a “must have”. In the end, networking is all about creating relationships that can lead to opportunities, new ideas, and growth. The most successful startups know how to foster meaningful relationships, which allow for a fast and sustainable path to success. […]
    Jorge Pimenta
  • Indoor spatial intelligence startup NavVis raises €31 million to expand its digital twin technology internationally December 10, 2018 9:15 am
    Digital twin technology is increasingly being adopted by companies to create virtual representations of physical spaces. These “digital twins” are being used for a variety of applications, including surveying, digital floorplans, construction management, and virtual exhibits, in a growing number of industries such as transportation, manufacturing, retail, museums, and real estate. Munich-based NavVis is one […]
    Mary Loritz
  • Startup Jobs of the Week: eAgronom, Worksome, Erasmusu, and Headlight are hiring December 7, 2018 2:13 pm
    Looking for a career change? An opportunity with a growing company in a new city? Consider joining one of Europe’s exciting new startups, which are hiring for a range of positions including content writers, marketers, business analysts, software developers, sales managers, and social media experts across the continent. Check out EU-Startups job board for a listing of over […]
    Mary Loritz