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A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I'm off to Europe today for a week of board meetings and vacation. It has become a bit of a tradition in our family to spend some time in europe every summer. Last summer we spent close to six weeks in europe in four countries. We have five companies in our portfolio that were started in europe and another four or five with significant operations in europe. I've written about the Internet startup sector in Europe a fair bit.

Investing In Startups In Europe

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

The answer, as  Sten Tamkivi explains in TechCrunch , is that europe is a great place to invest in startups. At USV, we have made nine investments in europe since 2008 when we started investing there. It is way easier to invest in europe from New York City than the Bay Area and that is something we have taken advantage of. And I am not sure that Silicon Valley can or will pay a huge amount of attention to Europe.

Europe is underweight in Micro-VC

The Equity Kicker

However, Samir’s comments are largely based on US data and don’t separate out Europe and Asia. The surprising thing for me here is that in most years Asia has seen more Micro VC fundraises than Europe.

Investing In Startups In Europe

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

The answer, as Sten Tamkivi explains in TechCrunch , is that europe is a great place to invest in startups. At USV, we have made nine investments in europe since 2008 when we started investing there. It is way easier to invest in europe from New York City than the Bay Area and that is something we have taken advantage of. And I am not sure that Silicon Valley can or will pay a huge amount of attention to Europe.

Europe's Wackiest New Benefit: Paid Sex Breaks

Inc Startups

A town in Sweden is contemplating offering employees paid time off to get it on. Yes, really

Growth Story: How learning app Blinkist became one of Europe’s fastest growing startups

The Next Web

Now, they’re one of the fastest growing startups of Europe, so we asked all about their… This story continues at The Next Web. Growth Story is a new four-question format we’re doing about startups finding and influencing a defining metric that helped really grow their company.

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Startups Start Local But Go Global. Is Europe Included?

VC Cafe

Campus London European Startups Eze Vidra Innovation Endeavors europe Israel Israeli startups venture capitalLast week I had the pleasure of speaking at the Cities Summit Tel Aviv, in a session moderated by Mr Yossi Vardi. The topic was the "Innovative code" of cities. My talk focused on London and its. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Who are the 30 fastest growing companies in Europe?

The Next Web

This is a question we ask ourselves. Every year we search for the answer and for 2016, we’re proud to announce it to you. Congrats to Lesara for claiming the number one spot! Download the full list of the 30 fastest growing companies But that’s not all.

3 Productivity Decisions to Make When Flying to Europe

Inc Startups

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

Entrepreneurs, not the government, will save Europe’s economy

The Next Web

Because starting a company and growing it is hard no matter where you are, but the difficulty is magnified in Europe, where people are divided by geography, regulation, language and cultural prejudice. So, what can Europe do about it? It’s time for Europe to help their companies grow.

How Europe's Top CEOs Start Their Day

Inc Startups

To run one of the fastest-growing companies on the Continent, you're going to need a lot of coffee

Self-Driving Truck 'Platoons' Complete 1,000-Mile Trip Across Europe

Inc Startups

"Platooning" can cut emissions by 10 percent. Now we just need to make it legal

7 of the Most Stylish Startup Offices in Europe

Inc Startups

These seven companies marry youth with productivity at their office headquarters

Europe Is Catching the Silicon Valley Flu

Inc Startups

Falling company valuations spread to Europe as U.S. tech startups' malaise goes global

Business of Software Conference Europe, the 1 minute summary.

Business of Software Blog

Captures the spirit of Business of Software Conference Europe held earlier this year in Cambridge, England. BoS Updates europe Very short (1 minute) video.

What Europe's Startups Can Expect in 2017? 'Macro-Level Uncertainty'

Inc Startups

s Brexit is just one reason the future of Europe's startups is in flux The U.K.'s

Want To Start A Business In Europe? Here’s What You Need To Know

YFS Magazine

This article Want To Start A Business In Europe? Want to start a business in Europe? This article Want To Start A Business In Europe? Here’s What You Need To Know appeared first in YFS Magazine: Startups, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Culture. There are huge opportunities for entrepreneurs with innovative ideas who want to startup or expand businesses abroad.

Startup Equity Crowdfunding Grows in Europe (NESTA Report)

VC Cafe

Below is a table of the equity Crowdfunding platforms operating in Europe: Location. NESTA, the UK Innovation Foundation, has released the ” The Venture Crowd “, a new report on crowdfunding as an investment tool. The report reveals that in 2011 alone, €1.5

Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz Explains the Key Factor That's Tearing Europe Apart

Inc Startups

editor James Ledbetter why the question for Europe isn't whether there will be a lost decade, but whether there will be a lost quarter century Joseph Stiglitz, professor of economics at Columbia University, explains to Inc.

Mattermark data shows US venture is slowing down – Europe may be insulated

The Equity Kicker

The Q1 data for Europe showed investment was flat on Q4, but it will be interesting to see if we see the same declines as the US in April and May. Stage-by-Stage Change in US Venture Capital Deployed (Deal Value) – Mattermark.

SaaS Wars: Europe Awakens

Cracking the Code

Accel Euroscape: The 100 most promising Software-as-a- Service companies in Europe and Israel -This article was co-authored with my colleague Pia d'Iribarne and published initially on Tech.eu. SaaS in Europe is exploding in terms of both quantity and quality.

Britain Goes Coal-Free for a Day, First Time in 135 Years

Inc Startups

EuropeNation plans to stop burning coal forever by 2025.

Europe Needs Bolder Tech Investments

ArcticStartup

Meanwhile in Europe, the only "real" European tech companies founded since 1980 that have gone to billion+ revenue range that come to my mind are ARM and Skype. Europe's problem with tech innovations. The situation is the same all over Europe.

Doing Business in Europe? Each Region Has a Distinct Economic Flavor

Inc Startups

Do not underestimate the effect of climate on productivity. Strategy

London ranked best startup ecosystem in Europe

The Equity Kicker

A new report out from the Startup Genome and Telefonica Digital ranks London as the seventh best startup ecosystem in the world. As you can see from the table above Silicon Valley comes out top and Tel Aviv is the only city outside the US that comes ahead of London.

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 King.com’s Talk at BoS Europe (link). Vince Darley, Chief Data Scientist, King Games. Vince draws on 20 years of experience solving complex data problems.

Michelle Dale: Mother Of Three Takes Her Kids Around Europe On A Ten Year “Laptop Lifestyle” Trip Thanks To Her $30,000+ A Month Online Business

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Michelle has been traveling all around Europe … Read the rest of this entry » The post Michelle Dale: Mother Of Three Takes Her Kids Around Europe On A Ten Year “Laptop Lifestyle” Trip Thanks To Her $30,000+ A Month Online Business appeared first on Entrepreneurs-Journey.com. Download MP3 | Transcript | iTunes | Soundcloud | Raw RSS ] Michelle has been traveling all around Europe since 2005.

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

Business of Software Blog

Slides of Clarke’s talk at BoS Conference Europe 2016 here. The post Rock, Paper, Scissors – Stuff So Easy You Wouldn’t Believe It Works | Clarke Ching, Royal London | BoS Europe 2016 appeared first on Business of Software USA. Clarke Ching, Agile Lead, Royal London.

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Peter Thiel says the Dublin Web Summit isn’t representative of ‘slacker’ Europe

The Next Web

Following comments to the Financial Times two months ago criticising the continent, venture capitalist Peter Thiel today dismissed Dublin Web Summit with its 20,000+ attendees as “not representative of Europe”. He told the FT: ““Europe is a slacker with low expectations, held back by.

Europe’s growing share of $1bn startups

The Equity Kicker

it excludes ARM and Autonomy) and elements are debateable (I’m not sure Soundcloud has achieved a $1bn valuation yet) but even with those caveats its clear that Europe has made a big step forward in creating ‘Unicorns’ Finally, if you’ve ever wondered why VCs care so much about $1bn exits, Aileen explains why: Why do investors seem to care about “billion dollar exits”?

The Next Web introduces 12 local Startup Awards to celebrate entrepreneurship across Europe

The Next Web

Today, we’re introducing a new initiative called Startup Awards , in an effort to celebrate entrepreneurship anywhere – though we’re starting in Europe. Entrepreneur Europe Events Voice European Startup Awards Startup Awards The Next Web tnw

Cell Phone Solution For Europe

Feld Thoughts

Thanks for all the cell phone suggestions for my europe trip this summer. Tech I Use europe phone tech i useOf course, shortly after I wrote the post, Apple came out with an unlocked version of the iPhone 4 (which just showed up in my office) rendering many of the options (and presumably some of the companies) either obsolete or unnecessary. However, I decided to take a different approach. I’m going to give the Nexus S another try.

How to Scale a Successful Software Business | Stephen Allott | Business of Software Europe

Business of Software Blog

Stephen will also be speaking at Business of Software Conference Europe, May, 16-17th , in Dublin, Ireland about how small software companies can sell to large organisations. The post How to Scale a Successful Software Business | Stephen Allott | Business of Software Europe appeared first on Business of Software USA. Scaling Successful Software Companies. Stephen Allott led Micromuse, a London Headquartered company that floated on NASDAQ. Revenue in 1995 was c £1 million.

Google Ventures Lands in Europe

ArcticStartup

One such that slipped through the net last week was the news that Google Ventures is coming to Europe. So you can begin to see why we are getting excited that Google Ventures is coming to Europe. The summer is great; sunshine, ice-cream, holidays, all that great stuff and more.

Has Europe Earned its Place as a Global Tech Leader?

Cracking the Code

Short interview on the European tech ecosystem and recent exits at the Dublin Web Summit with Caroline Hyde from Bloomberg

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Founder Institute doubles down on Europe, now runs 10 startup accelerator programs continent-wide

The Next Web

The Founder Institute , the early-stage startup accelerator that aims to ‘globalize Silicon Valley’, is doubling down on Europe big time. In addition, the Founder Institute is also testing new programs in Barcelona, Lisbon, London, Zurich, and Warsaw, and will be hosting several free events across Europe this autumn. Entrepreneur Europe Insider FI Founder Institute News Profiles and Interviews

Young, Digital, and Hungry: Inside the Companies of the Inc. 5000 Europe

Inc Startups

Meet the fast-growing companies defying the downturn

How Can We Use Tech to Hack the Human Consciousness? | Rory Sutherland, Ogilvy | BoS Europe 2016

Business of Software Blog

Slides of Rory’s talk at BoS Conference Europe 2016 here. Rory Sutherland, Co-founder, OgilvyChange. Rory is a world class talker and takes some shutting up. In fact, we know that which is why we scheduled this talk to be flexible.

Seedcamp and Angellist Partner for Europe

Fred Destin

Seedcamp has been running strong for 5 years now; it will continue to be a work in progress for many years to come but it's clearly doing a fantastic job in helping startups from Europe and beyond in accelerating their progress at the earliest stages.

Why You Might Want to Start Up in Europe

Inc Startups

Consider launching in Europe. And--despite the current economic crisis in Europe--he says finding funding there may be easier than it is in the United States.