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3 Productivity Decisions to Make When Flying to Europe

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Face-to-face meetings are critical in relationship development. Red eye flights are from the USA to Europe have pros and cons

Startup Equity Crowdfunding Grows in Europe (NESTA Report)

VC Cafe

Below is a table of the equity Crowdfunding platforms operating in Europe: Location. The report reveals that in 2011 alone, €1.5 to offer.

How To Develop Your Personal Brand As A Millennial


The idea that you have to develop your personal brand is not an option you leave out for the exam, having crammed up the rest of the stuff.

Rock, Paper, Scissors – Stuff So Easy You Wouldn’t Believe It Works | Clarke Ching, Royal London | BoS Europe 2016

Business of Software Blog

’ Clarke’s aims to make software developers happier in their work – making IT profitable is the first stepping stone. Slides of Clarke’s talk at BoS Conference Europe 2016 here. Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit” … my goal was to take Agile and apply it to ToC. Video. Unsubscribe anytime. Notes.

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Paying Lip Service to Developing Entrepreneurs

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

think we’re paying lip service to developing new entrepreneurs.  We’re not doing enough. We are not growing entrepreneurs.

How to Make Sense of Big Data | BoS Europe 2015 | Vince Darley, King Games

Business of Software Blog

Slides from Vince Darley, Chief Data Scientist at’s Talk at BoS Europe (link). Vince Darley, Chief Data Scientist, King Games.

Developing London tech clusters beyond Shoreditch: Croydon ?

Fred Destin

London has the largest IT sector in Europe , more than twice the size of any other city. London Rising. The easy part. Success breeds success.

Visiting Angels and Entrepreneurs in Northern Europe

Angel Investing News

These efforts were organized by Merit Imala and the Arengufond Estonian Development Fund team. We found Tallinn to be a delightful place to visit and the best preserved medieval city in Northern Europe.  Ireland. Moscow. Views of the Moscow Cathedral, the Kremlin and Red Square from the cruise were marvelous. Estonia. Finland. Summary.

Want to Take Your Company to Europe?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

With well over 700 million inhabitants, Europe offers start-ups rich pickings for potential customers--but also plenty of headaches. Interested?

Seedcamp and Angellist Partner for Europe

Fred Destin

The big haha moment for me was to see how much talent, energy and passion we've discovered coming out of Eastern Europe.

Tech is exploding all across the UK, not just in London

The Next Web

Entrepreneur Europe Insider Analysis and Opinion James Parton is the European Director at Twilio. percent by 2016. Last year, in.

Europe’s Autumn (or, Why You Can’t Outrun Big Debt Forever)

Seeing Both Sides

The news out of Europe just goes from bad to worse. But now I want to come back as the bond market. You can intimidate everyone.". Who’s next? 

Why haven’t European investors fully accepted the ‘failure is good’ mentality yet?

The Next Web

Many entrepreneurs claim that there’s just not enough money, and that investors in Europe fear failure. Is it attitude or is it money? Surveys.

Business of Software Conference in Europe and the USA

Business of Software Blog

As we have grown, we have been thinking about how we can grow and work with more amazing entrepreneurs and software developers. If you would like to know more about the event and to hear news of the programme, you can join the BoS Europe email list here. Business of Software is seven years old now. Why Cambridge? And we live there).

All you need to know about the 2015 EU VAT changes and how we implemented them at TNW

The Next Web

Column Entrepreneur Europe Patrick How-To''s News

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Reaktor Polte Aims to Be Top Investor in Europe: Rebrands to Reaktor Ventures


When we first wrote about Reaktor Polte a few years back , we saw potential in the concept of letting startups use their development and design talent.

European startups: Here’s how to (not) raise capital in the US

The Next Web

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Stefano Bernardi, who is on the founding team of  Betable , where he heads Customer Development.

Coinbase launches in Europe, includes Finland, Sweden


For the first time, designers and developers like us can now re-imagine the way financial transactions and products are designed and built.

Bill Janeway Warburg Pincus | Productive Bubbles | Video Slides Transcript | BoS Europe 2015

Business of Software Blog

Bill Janeway: I do want to say how much I enjoyed James talk having been working with companies using Agile and seeing it developed and transform the productivity of software development. The post Bill Janeway Warburg Pincus | Productive Bubbles | Video Slides Transcript | BoS Europe 2015 appeared first on Business of Software USA

Viva Labs raises €400,000 to expand smart home solution across Europe


With the funding they hope to hire more people to assist with business development and sales to enterprise organizations across Europe.

Recognizing Great Ideas From the Developing World

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Two authors envision the developing world as a fertile research-and-development lab for companies in any market. They cost $10,000.

The European Startup Market

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Currently 22% of our active portfolio is in Europe. Since 2010, we’ve invested in 47 companies (roughly 8 per year) and 11 of them have been in Europe (roughly 2 per year). So over the past six years, roughly 25% of our investments have been in Europe. Well first, we have developed an investment presence in Europe.

Pride of Britain – Duane Jackson: His Story | Video: Fireside Chat at Business of Software Europe Conference 2015

Business of Software Blog

On his release, with a baby on the way, he decided to “go straight”   He struggled to use products like Sage and Quickbooks to keep accounts so developed a web-based application for his own use. See our first released video of Business of Software Europe 2015 below and hear his story about building Kashflow.

Hacking For Defense In Silicon Valley

Steve Blank

But to fight a conventional war in Europe, Soviet forces had built a 3 to 1 advantage in tanks, artillery, armored personnel carriers, and soldiers.

East meets West: Why Chinese app developers are targeting US smartphone owners

The Next Web

For mobile app developers, the impressive figures are enticing. China is the world’s largest country with more than 1.3 billion people.

Estonian Taxify raises €1.4m to expand to Eastern and Central Europe


Over the last year Taxify has been naming several potential locations as diverse as Eastern Europe, Asia, the US, Nordics, Greece and the Netherlands.

Doing Business in Europe? You Should be Hedging

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Kevin MacDonald, CEO of Black Mountain Systems, a software developer in San Diego that earned $4.4 According to the U.S. percent of all U.S.

Why We Turned Down a $100 Million Sale | Guy Mucklow, PCA Direct | BoS Europe 2016

Business of Software Blog

Slides of Guy’s talk at BoS Conference Europe 2016 here. And this thing developed into a much more protected discussion which then matured into a discussion with serious and private equity investors, we had a lot of interest from them and had 2 firm offers from private equity. Guy Mucklow, Co-founder, PCA Direct. Video. Notes.

Spotify Second Largest Source Of Revenue In Europe For Labels


Recent IFPI report on digital music reveals the size of Spotify in Europe and how much money it's actually churning for the record labels. The report states that digital music revenues grew by 20 percent in Europe in 2010. Record labels still rely heavily on sale of physical music, CDs etc. euros in sales, just in Finland. euro).

Facts About Eye Health Between the US and Europe – Business Opportunity?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

While in US the eye-health ingredients market is growing at 5% per year, in Europe there are movements praising to incorporate eye-health into the public health care system. On the flip-side, the existing welfare in Europe promotes large scope of free health care and treatments. Corporate vs Public. Business opportunity?

5 Keys To Success In Rolling Out Software Worldwide

Startup Professionals Musings

Note that this will require close and trusted cooperation between engineering/development and each localization group.

Cracking The Code: BlablaCar - Travel Revolution

Cracking the Code

Some countries in Europe may have lost their AAA ratings, but they have not lost their appetite to innovate and create new online services.

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Why Internal Ventures are Different from External Startups

Steve Blank

Just as Germany’s domination of Western Europe in World War II was eventually undone by its decision to launch a second front by invading Russia, so too unlike a start up, corporate ventures cannot focus solely on winning in the external marketplace.   Filed under: Big Companies versus Startups: Durant versus Sloan , Customer Development.

Meet the bold 20-year-old behind Spanish Firefox OS smartphone maker Geeksphone [Video]

The Next Web

Tomorrow or next Wednesday, its online store will open and developers will be able to order the first devices. clean entry. And then some.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 34: Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken

Steve Blank

Much of what we see is really developed indigenously. Filed under: Customer Development , SiriusXM Radio Show. Antony J.

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Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 28: Magdalena Yesil and Michael Mondavi

Steve Blank

Europe had the market cornered. Filed under: Customer Development , SiriusXM Radio Show. Customer Development SiriusXM Radio Show

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 28: Magdalena Yesil and Michael Mondavi

Steve Blank

Europe had the market cornered. Filed under: Customer Development , SiriusXM Radio Show. Customer Development SiriusXM Radio Show

European Commission Invests Millions To Improve Internet Across Europe


This week saw the launch of the first phase of the EU's five-year plan to modernize and unify Internet's infrastructure across Europe, reported the Wall Street Journal. According to Neelie Kroes, European commissioner for the digital agenda, the aim of the project is to address the challenges holding back internet development in Europe.

Kristian Segerstrale Believes In Northern Europe


Develop strategic capabilities through securing strategic talent. Playfish wasn't Segerstrale's first startup. Keep it simple.

We crowdfunded $1.7 million for a new online news publication. This is our story so far.

The Next Web

Here’s the result: Journalists, designers and developers participated in brainstorm sessions about how De Correspondent would operate. Ad-free.