Mattress company Emma is fastest-growing startup in Europe

The Next Web

For the fifth year in a row Adyen and TNW teamed up to find the fastest growing companies in Europe’s six hottest startup ecosystems: the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, and Sweden. Entrepreneur Europe Tech5

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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.

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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.

Cell Phone Suggestions For Europe Trip

Feld Thoughts

I’m spending some time in Europe (Paris and Tuscany) this summer and trying to figure out the best cell phone approach for me and Amy. In both cases, the “use your US iPhone in Europe&# seems like a total fail on pricing so we are looking for other options. Tech I Use europe phone tech i useWe are both iPhone users – me on AT&T and her on Verizon.

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Startup Campuses Come to Europe

VC Cafe

Mega startup campuses, the latest trend in co-working, are spreading their wings in Europe. They are different from the traditional co-working space not just in size, but also in scope and. This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more!

How To Sell To Consumers In Europe

YoungUpstarts

You cannot look at Europe as one playground. The difference in Europe on the same product is between 8% and 27%. But in Europe, Amazon is only active in 5 of the 51 countries (!!). by Stef van Boekel of www.eubusinessdevelopment.com.

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8 reasons why Berlin will outpace London as Europe’s Silicon Valley

The Next Web

London has always been the undisputed technology center of Europe — until now. My view is that Berlin will rapidly begin to take over, and in 10-15 years we will see the Berlin cluster as Europe’s technology hot-bed. Contributors Entrepreneur Europe UK

[Event] [Europe] Red Herring Top 100 Europe Awards 2011

YoungUpstarts

Red Herring has announced the 200 finalists for its “Red Herring Top 100 Europe&# Awards 2011 , culling them from a pool of over 700 applicants after evaluating Europe’s most promising private technology ventures on quantitative and qualitative criteria such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy and integration. Events & Happenings Europe event Red Herring Red Herring Top 100 startups technology

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Cloud Europe 2017: The Factory is Cranking

Cracking the Code

Recent SaaS trends and the Accel Euroscape of the 100 most promising companies in Europe and Israel This article was co-authored with my colleague Pia d'Iribarne and published initially on Tech.eu. Out of the 12 IPOs, Mimecast is the only company from Europe. in Europe and $0.9B

[Europe] Rockstart Accelerator Launches New Founders Program

YoungUpstarts

If you’re a Europe-based startup, you may want to check this out. The Rockstart Accelerator program is open to all Europe-based startups of all stripes and colors, whether you’re in technology, green tech, retail or any other sector. In the News Amsterdam Europe Rockstart startup startup accelerator startup incubator startup program

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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.

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.

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Troubling Times in Europe

Up and Running

Economic woes continue to dominate the headlines here in Europe (as in the US). Solutions to the problems are less forthcoming. One thing is certain, once the dust settles, the implications arising from the problems will be far reaching.

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Startup Success: The Fastest Growing Gaming Company in Europe

The Startup Magazine

This list of Europe’s fastest growing companies provides a good indicator of the industries which are on the rise, as well as providing identifying the countries which are providing the opportunities for young companies to thrive.

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.

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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.

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Stock up: How to structure employee equity in Europe

The Next Web

In my last post on importance of employee equity, I set myself up for an ambitious task: to explain how employee equity works and how to set up a stock options plan in Europe. The post Stock up: How to structure employee equity in Europe appeared first on The Next Web.

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OWA Beer – From Europe And Japan, With Love.

YoungUpstarts

” From Japan to Europe… He held the belief that consumers would be keen to know who made the beers they were drinking and the philosophy that went behind them. That sparked a journey to Europe, with stints in Ireland, Germany and Belgium to learn how to make beer.

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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! ]].

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Accel SaaS 100 Europe 2017: Calling the Leaders

Cracking the Code

Nominations are now open for the 2017 edition of Accel SaaS 100 Europe, the list of the top 100 leading SaaS companies emerging from Europe & Israel. Do you think you are ready to join the ranks of Europe & Israel’s most promising SaaS Leaders?

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.

2017 Year In Review: Business Ups And Downs, Cryptocurrencies, Europe, A Solar Startup And More

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

The post 2017 Year In Review: Business Ups And Downs, Cryptocurrencies, Europe, A Solar Startup And More appeared first on Entrepreneurs-Journey.com.

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”?

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

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Will there be a Series A crunch in Europe?

The Equity Kicker

This data is from the US and I haven’t found anything comparable for Europe so answering the question of whether or not we will have a Series A crunch here is more difficult.

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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.

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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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On the road again: This month, TNW Europe is in Istanbul, Dublin, Tel Aviv and Vienna

The Next Web

The week after it’s time for the Pioneers Festival in Vienna (Austria), a young startup and technology event put on by START Europe that looks mighty promising. Entrepreneur Europe Events Voice News road trip TNW Europe

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DLD 2011: Probably the best organized conference in Europe

VC Cafe

Last week I had the pleasure to attend the DLD 2011 (Digital Life Design) conference in Munich, which was co-hosted by Dr Yossi Vardi and Burda Media, a large German media company (for those who don’t know).

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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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Entrepreneurship Week and Europe’s Best Startups 2010

VC Cafe

Perhaps it means that Israel is missing the consumer Internet boat ( Mike Eisenberg gave his hypothesis in the Hummus manifesto on why that may be in three parts) or that they aren’t doing enough business in Europe.

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

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Sweden top, UK second in Europe by per capita venture activity

The Equity Kicker

Ben Rooney just posted an analysis of VC and entrepreneurial activity in Europe which included the two charts above. The two other interesting things to note from this data are: That the UK continues to be the main centre for investment in Europe.

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My Business Made $153,428 While I Was Traveling In Europe Because I Made One Important Change Years Ago

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

The post My Business Made $153,428 While I Was Traveling In Europe Because I Made One Important Change Years Ago appeared first on Entrepreneurs-Journey.com. Hello from beautiful Lviv Ukraine, the town I presently call home.

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.

Niklas Zennström on Atomico’s investment strategy and Europe’s evolving startup ecosystem [Video]

The Next Web

A few weeks ago at the Dublin Web Summit, we caught up with Niklas Zennström , easily one of Europe’s most accomplished entrepreneurs with companies like Skype, KaZaa and Joost under his belt.

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Achieving hyper growth from Europe: Lessons from SoundCloud and Klarna [Video]

The Next Web

At last week’s The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam, Liam Boogar from TNW media partner Rude Baguette moderated a panel discussion on ‘Hyper Growth from Europe’ with a pair of Swedish entrepreneurs, SoundCloud co-founder Alex Ljung and Klarna co-founder Niklas Adalberth.

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Europe’s Fastest Growing Tech Center is Austin’s Kindred Spirit

SiliconHills

The post Europe’s Fastest Growing Tech Center is Austin’s Kindred Spirit appeared first on SiliconHills.

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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

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The hunt for the fastest growing company in Europe starts now

The Next Web

At TNW, we love fast growing tech startups – telling their stories and celebrating their growth. This is why we have decided to partner with Adyen – for the fourth year in a row – to host our acclaimed Tech5 competition. For Tech5, we focus on one key figure: Revenue growth.

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The hunt for the fastest growing company of Europe starts now

The Next Web

At TNW, we love fast growing tech startups – telling their stories and celebrating their growth. This is why we have decided to partner with Adyen – for the fourth year in a row – to host our acclaimed Tech5 competition. For Tech5, we focus on one key figure: Revenue growth.

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Venture capital activity in Europe edging up, still way behind US

The Equity Kicker

As you can see from the charts below, it turns out that the level of venture activity in Europe is increasing slightly, particularly on the side of funds raised by VCs to invest into startups.

Labster wins Sanoma’s Startup Challenge 2014 at TNW Europe

The Next Web

The prize was announced today at our TNW Europe 2014 conference in Amsterdam. Labster, an educational startup company specializing in laboratory experiment simulations, has won a cash award of 25,000 Euros as part of a competition sponsored by Sanoma Ventures.

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