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.

How To Sell To Consumers In Europe

YoungUpstarts

One of the reasons why you are making money, is because the market has changed. The retail market has not altered much for decades, and remains a store that is focused on the people in the city and the surrounding cities. Market research. Market places.

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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. billion in revenues (growing 39% year-on-year) and $25B of market cap.

Europe is underweight in Micro-VC

The Equity Kicker

Micro-VC growth has been going on long enough now that I’m hearing LPs question whether we’ve reached saturation point and this segment of the market would benefit from some contraction.

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). On the ground it is equating to reduced demand (as people squirrel savings away – despite historically low rates), increasing unemployment and nervous financial markets.

OWA Beer – From Europe And Japan, With Love.

YoungUpstarts

“I was serving beers, but I have never met the people who actually made the beer,” recalls Imai, who was recently in Singapore for a market visit and looking for business opportunities. Any particular reason why the UK is his biggest market?

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Startup Equity Crowdfunding Grows in Europe (NESTA Report)

VC Cafe

Below is a table of the equity Crowdfunding platforms operating in Europe: Location. The market opportunity for Equity Crowdfunding is ripe. NESTA, the UK Innovation Foundation, has released the ” The Venture Crowd “, a new report on crowdfunding as an investment tool.

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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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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.

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. Best Advertising, Marketing or Media Startup 2010.

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. Whatever your view on which way the market is likely to move it makes sense to plan for a difficult fundraising climate over the next 12-24 months.

7 Tips for Marketing Your StartUp To College Students

The Startup Magazine

Brand loyalty is critical to a marketing strategy. Most Marketing Is In Videos. Using affiliate marketing and collaborating with popular YouTubers can be a great alternative to paid ads.

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

The Equity Kicker

There has been a bit of buzz recently about the Q2 increase in VC activity in the US, and following discussion a discussion at a dinner last night where we fumbled for stats on the state of the venture market I decided to do a little research this morning and find out the latest trends.

I Made $153,428 While Traveling Europe. Here Is How I Did It…

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

The post I Made $153,428 While Traveling Europe. Funnels automatic email campaigns automation blog sales funnel Email Marketing Online Marketing & Internet Business Guides sales funnelHello from beautiful Lviv Ukraine, the town I presently call home. I’ve had a very busy year, traveling from Toronto to Vancouver, then Paris, Nice, Monaco, Lviv, Kiev, back to Paris for the French Open tennis, London, Valencia, Barcelona, Warsaw, and then back to Lviv.

Why Good Marketing Campaign Costs Continue To Rise

Startup Professionals Musings

Every time I challenge a business plan with little or no budget for marketing, I get the answer that they will be using “viral” marketing, which costs nothing. First of all, Seth Godin pointed out a long time ago that viral marketing does not equal word-of-mouth.

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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. Best Advertising, Marketing or Media Startup 2010.

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. Best Advertising, Marketing or Media Startup 2010.

How Much Does Content Marketing Cost?

Brandanew

It’s not uncommon for clients to think about getting their own Content Marketing strategies and implementation plans in place. Content Marketing and not SEO back-linking or keyword infested text is a long term and serious brand investment. How Much Does Content Marketing Cost.

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Many Entrepreneurs Believe Viral Marketing is Free

Startup Professionals Musings

Every time I challenge a business plan with little or no budget for marketing, I get the answer that they will be using “viral” marketing, which costs nothing. First of all, Seth Godin pointed out a few years ago that viral marketing does not equal word-of-mouth.

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Transformify Joins WEConnect International to Empower Women Entrepreneurs and Advocate Their Rights in Europe

Transformify

That’s when I stepped on the road of becoming an entrepreneur and marketing strategist. Feeling out of place in a corporate work culture? Hayley felt the same way. Too many career growth limitations, too many boundaries hard to stay within.

[ADV] Secured Trading In Admiral Markets

YoungUpstarts

This gives rise to the forex trade markets all around the world. Admiral Markets is a globally recognized Forex trading platform for company meant to make currency trading all around the world more convenient and accessible.

Real Time Bidding In The European Market

YoungUpstarts

The initial outlook is promising with the latest reports from Q3 of 2014 showing that ad revenue in all European markets has been increasing, with a growth rate of over 200% in the last year since RTB technology has been introduced. Growth in the European market. by Frank Vitetta.

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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How to Use Social Media for Market Research

ConversionXL

Social media isn’t a perfect source of market research: It’s not a representative sample and, for small businesses, it’s simply too small of a sample. Not all social media market research comes from active participation. Market research methods on social media.

A cry for Europe

Fred Destin

If you look at the last few centuries, it is undeniable that Europe is the epicenter of ideas and innovation". From refusing the outcome of referendums (Ireland) to timorous and hypocritical foreign policy, Europe is being killed by a culture of weak consensus. The EURO was a fabulous idea that was marred by a desire to make it the political symbol of the success of Europe.

7 Keys To Market Growth - Think Global, But Act Local

Startup Professionals Musings

This approach, popularly known as “ glocalization ,” means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate. Not every international market matters, but some are larger than life.

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First Business Trip to Hong Kong? What to Know

The Startup Magazine

Attire follows suit, literally, though the norm is a bit more formal than in Western Europe or North America. New arrivals must prepare accordingly if they wish to protect their reputation and remain on track for local market growth. “If

Cracking The Code: In search of Europe's next tech stars.

Cracking the Code

In search of Europes next tech stars. A short interview on Bloomberg about where I see venture opportunities in Europe. Europe Consumer. (1). sales and marketing. (10). In search of Europe's next tech stars. Measuring sales and marketing effectiveness of Saa.

Market Insights Tool: Consumer Commerce Barometer

VC Cafe

F or all the advertising and ecommerce startups out there: the Consumer Commerce Barometer (CCB) is a great way to gain market insights into how consumers interact with the internet as a source of information for purchasing decision.

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Market Insights Tool: Consumer Commerce Barometer

VC Cafe

F or all the advertising and ecommerce startups out there: the Consumer Commerce Barometer (CCB) is a great way to gain market insights into how consumers interact with the internet as a source of information for purchasing decision.

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Market Insights Tool: Consumer Commerce Barometer

VC Cafe

F or all the advertising and ecommerce startups out there: the Consumer Commerce Barometer (CCB) is a great way to gain market insights into how consumers interact with the internet as a source of information for purchasing decision.

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Prepare Your Startup Now for International Markets

Startup Professionals Musings

This approach, popularly known as “glocalization,” means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate. Recognizing this is as much about culture as about language, ensures an understanding of regional motivators, cultural taboos and local customs – so that your solutions are ideally designed and marketed to deliver value that has genuine local relevance. Reinforce your brand in international markets.

Why building big businesses, not just startups, is crucial to emerging markets

The Next Web

Entrepreneur Europe Analysis and Opinion Josef Mandelbaum is the CEO of Perion Network. In their book “Built to Last – Successful Habits of Visionary Companies,” Jim Collins and Jerry Porras studied 18 exceptional companies, identifying what sets them apart from their competition.

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Amazon Web Services dominate the cloud, so learn their ways for only $39

The Next Web

Entrepreneur Europe Insider insights Marketing and SEO Offers Tech Tools & SkillsWith Amazon Web Services Technical Certification Training ($39, 86 percent off from TNW Deals), you’ll have the skills to go from newbie to pro on every facet of using the AWS platform.

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5 Benefits Of Expanding Your Business Into Global Markets

YoungUpstarts

Would it benefit you to consider expanding your business into the international markets? Expanded Market Outreach. The first benefit of expanding your business worldwide is pretty obvious: You’ll tap into new markets and increase your market outreach.

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Startup Viral Marketing Costs Real Money These Days

Startup Professionals Musings

Every time I challenge a business plan with little or no budget for marketing, I get the answer that they will be using “viral” marketing, which costs nothing. First of all, Seth Godin pointed out a few years ago that viral marketing does not equal word-of-mouth.

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Food, Drink and Brexit

The Startup Magazine

A Snapshot of the Market. So while the UK continues to sell a high volume of food products back into mainland Europe, this is considerably lower than inbound flows.

Startups, Check Your Budget For Viral Marketing

Startup Professionals Musings

Every time I challenge a business plan with little or no budget for marketing, I get the answer that they will be using “viral” marketing, which costs nothing. First of all, Seth Godin pointed out a couple of years ago that viral marketing does not equal word-of-mouth.

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A Guide to Conducting Business In France

The Startup Magazine

France Has A Very Large Market. The market in France is 65 million consumers. The country also has access to the European Union market, which has more than 500 million consumers.

Learn Strategies for Tapping into Foreign Markets

Startup Professionals Musings

By Christian Arno, Managing Director Is your business tapping into foreign markets? If you haven't broken out of your domestic market, you are missing out on a big business opportunity. For example, a website aimed at the German market should have a.de

Peaks and valleys: An honest look at the startup ecosystem in Switzerland

The Next Web

Many potential founders are put off by the comparatively high cost of living and small Swiss market; however, if you look closely, while there may be challenges, nestled between our mountains you can find the ingredients for an… This story continues at The Next Web.

It May Be An Open Book, But The EU Ain’t On The Best-Seller List

YoungUpstarts

If time is money – and in the world of business, it surely is – then honing the bottom line whilst at the same time hitting the marketing message home hard and accurately is key to survival in an increasingly competitive and straitened internationalised business landscape.