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[Europe] Rockstart Accelerator Launches New Founders Program

YoungUpstarts

If you’re a Europe-based startup, you may want to check this out. In a somewhat refreshing change, the program is not limited to technology startups. 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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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. However, Berlin has consistently been in Europe’s “top 4” (along with London, Paris and Stockholm), and received more tech capital in 2015 than any other European city. Contributors Entrepreneur Europe UK

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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. Two dollars in SaaS revenues are created for every $1 of software revenues eaten – an impressive stat, but where does Europe stand on the global SaaS map? When I moved back to Europe in 2011, I had to reduce my activity significantly in this area, as there was not enough going on.

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Technology, Innovation, and Modern War – Class 18 – General James Mattis

Steve Blank

We just held our eighteenth and final session of our new national security class Technology, Innovation and Modern War. Are we correct to emphasize that it’s less about the technology, and more about how we use it? And they unleashed hell across Europe.

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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. While entrepreneurship and startups have spread tremendously in Europe, a lot of aspiring young entrepreneurs leave Europe for the United States. So, what can Europe do about it? Access to capital continues to be a challenge in Europe.

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Technology, Innovation, and Modern War – Class 17 – Organizational Design – Safi Bahcall

Steve Blank

We just held our seventeenth session of our new national security class Technology, Innovation and Modern War. As I’ve been sitting in the back of the class for the last couple of months, I’ve seen great speakers on strategy, on technology, on invention.

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Technology, Innovation, and Modern War – Class 10 – The DOD and Modern War –– Michèle Flournoy

Steve Blank

We just held our tenth session of our new national security class Technology, Innovation and Modern War. And so this very agile, iterative process of bringing new technologies and prototyping systems. What Legacy Programs Should be Downsized to Fund Investment in Emerging Technologies?

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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. Findings were presented at Cloud Europe, an Accel and Salesforce event gathering the top 100 SaaS companies in Europe, in conjunction with SaaStock 2017. Out of the 12 IPOs, Mimecast is the only company from Europe. in Europe and $0.9B

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Too Good To Go is Europe’s ‘hottest startup,’ wins Tech5 competition 2019

The Next Web

Just in: Danish startup Too Good To Go is this year’s “most promising startup” of regions Europe and Israel.

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NYC Public Schools' Move to Ban ChatGPT Exposes Adults' Failures to Teach Healthy and Responsible Technology Usage

This is going to be BIG.

Is technology making it “too easy” and therefore getting in the way of a student actually learning anything? Instead of banning the use of new technology, wouldn’t it be better to double down on the intrinsic value of actually learning something versus just copying and pasting it?

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How to Build an All-Star Remote Technology Team

The Startup Magazine

This kind of companies, for example, can augment the teams behind successful startups in the Bay area while operating in Asia, Eastern Europe or South America. How to search for A-players for your remote technology team? You will need help with visual design so it looks good, as well as technology specialists to get it to work properly. Many Western Europe and North American companies engage teams in Eastern Europe, Asia, and South America.

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TNW’s quest to discover Europe’s best scale-up is back – sign up now

The Next Web

Tech5 is the leading showcase for Europe’s fastest-growing scale-ups, giving them the opportunity to join a network of the best companies, investors, and experts from across the continent. This year we’re focusing on the ways technology can help create change and have a positive impact on society. Europe Tech Tech5 WorldTech5, annually hosted by TNW and Adyen, is back for the seventh time.

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2019 Accel Euroscape – The Rise of Europe

Cracking the Code

The top 100 SaaS companies in Europe and Israel The European Software-as-a-Service world changed forever when Daniel Dines, the founder of UiPath, made the cover of Forbes as ‘Boss of the Bots’ last month. The rise of Europe Against this healthy backdrop, let’s drill down into Europe. We will see a new generation of API companies emerging from Europe, with companies like MessageBird and Algolia already showing great promise.

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Tech5 2019 will expand its reach to all of Europe and Israel — apply now

The Next Web

Every day, startups prove individuals can harness the power of technology to actually create change and have a positive impact on society. So for the sixth time, together with our partner Adyen, TNW is on the hunt for the fastest-growing startups in Europe and Israel to showcase at TNW Conference 2019. TNW and Adyen’s annual Tech5 competition is back again.

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DLD 2011: Probably the best organized conference in Europe

VC Cafe

MSFT’s Dan Reed: Truly transformative technology is technology that users don’t notice they’re using. DLD 2011 Yosi Taguri yossi vardi #DLD11 burda Conference conference venue day deutches museum DLD Draft europe hotel hotel in munich hubert burda international journalists jim breyer Museum nikesh arora optional tour panel paul bernhard Technology technology museum thomas ebeling time Yest Yesterday Yossi

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

The Next Web

As TNW’s European Editor, part of my awesome job is to do a lot of waiting in airports and travel to a bunch of cities continent-wide to attend events and meet with lots of technology startups and investors. 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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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 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. As you may have heard, we have also partnered with the European Commission to launch a prestigious event called Europioneers to identify and award Europe’s finest technology entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur Europe Events Voice European Startup Awards Startup Awards The Next Web tnw

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Blockchain Technology

YoungUpstarts

Terminology such as blockchain technology and cryptocurrency have found their way into the mainstream media in recent years, with the phrase “bitcoin price” becoming one of the most popular searches on Google in 2017. Despite such exposure – and huge financial investment from big businesses such as of JP Morgan Chase and Microsoft – the majority of the general public still aren’t aware of how exactly blockchain technology works. Blockchain technology is still in its infancy.

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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. Entrepreneur Europe Events Insider Video hyper growth Klarna Profiles and Interviews Soundcloud TNW2013

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Is Switzerland the next big tech hub?

The Startup Magazine

Technology is not typically the first on the agenda. However, the Swiss tech industry has been growing rapidly in recent years, positioning itself as one of Europe’s top hubs. The decentralised nature of the government is a clear factor in their embrace of blockchain technology.

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Technology Could Be Mental Health’s Biggest Ally

ReadWriteStart

Mental health has dominated the news in recent years, from weak assessments of Europe’s mental health institutions to mass shootings to celebrity suicides. The post Technology Could Be Mental Health’s Biggest Ally appeared first on ReadWrite. Each story underscores the need for mental health support — and the consequences of not making such support accessible. And the need for it may be stronger than previously believed: The National […].

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How Mobile Technology Changed Casinos

The Startup Magazine

Casinos, in a similiar way to a number of today’s businesses, have been revolutionised by new technology. Mobile technology, in particular, has made the casino business much more pronounced by bringing the niche to a much wider market segment. However, mobile technology has popularised the industry by making gaming platforms accessible to many, while retaining the adventurous and enjoyment factors. Mobile technology has indeed shaped the gambling world.

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Bitcoin Developments in Denmark

The Startup Magazine

In fact, some of the earliest and most active users of bitcoin are in Europe. Europe has been a hotbed of bitcoin activity since the early days of cryptocurrency. More recently, Europe has seen a surge in interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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Technological Infrastructure Revolution – Modern Metropolises Require Modern Infrastructure

YoungUpstarts

As society develops economically, there are levels of technological development that naturally permeate progress. Generally, the more successful the economy, the greater the technological development; and the more “single-minded” a people become. As this happens, infrastructure technology will naturally follow the social curve of the presiding economic authority. Millennial use of such micro-tunneling technology has taken an interesting twist.

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Michel Ruiz Provides a Needed Diversion: Interview with KaviAR Tech

The Startup Magazine

KaviAR: KaviAR Tech is an augmented reality startup headquartered in Paris with a vision to share AR technology for all. We are proud to bring consumers and businesses this world-changing technology that can be implemented easily and quickly, while maximizing user experience and profitability.

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Export Online Without Frontiers: A Global Map of B2B Marketplaces

The Startup Magazine

B2B Websites in Europe. Last but not least, there is Europe, the world’s largest trading bloc. You will find European manufacturers and distributors on Globartis, Enterprise Europe Network, Opportunity Network, and UpinSales.

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Regional Policy Makers in Europe Call for More Entrepreneurship

Campus Entrepreneurship

A recent release from the European Committee of the Regions : With its new start-up and scale-up initiative the European Commission (EC) wants to give Europe’s innovative entrepreneurs every opportunity to grow and become successful worldwide, paying attention to the need for regionally interconnected EU-wide clusters and ecosystems. The piece goes on to mention three regions in Europe that have been recognized for their work building their entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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The Research and Development Tax Credit: A Comprehensive Guide

The Startup Magazine

API integration and other technology. Innovation in financial technology. Pilot lines to test and validate production processes or technological validation. In what ways can the endeavor be fraught with scientific and/or technological dangers?

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Why predicting the future is more about sociology than technology

Start Up Blog

This chart above is from a new World Economic Forum report, Deep Shift: Technology Tipping Points and Societal Impact , predicts 21 dates in the future when previously unimaginable innovations will enter our daily lives, transforming the way we live and the way communities and governments function. And after perusing the report, I couldn’t help but think that the results focused too deeply on technological capabilities rather than social and economic incentive.

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Zoho's strikingly different global path

deal architect

America and Europe. Cloud Computing, SaaS Globalization and TechnologyI have heard Zoho talk about doing business in UAE and Nigeria. That is so different from other cloud vendors which tend to mostly focus on N. Over the last decade, their US revenues have steadily declined.

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More than 160 Israeli Companies Exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2013

VC Cafe

his week, 70,000 attendees will descend on Barcelona for the annual mobile techie Fiesta known as the Mobile World Congress. Among the 1500 exhibitors, more than 10% are from Israel, the third largest contingent of any country at the show. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How technology can disrupt a Government.

Start Up Blog

While the government is a monopoly in most of its realms, what if technology could assist us to ‘go around it’? I say yes. We’ve seen industrial businesses go broke like Kodak and entire industries brought to their knees by emerging technology, such as the music industry, so how could it have a similar effect on the Government? It is important here we remember knew technology has historically changed the fortunes of entire countires and empires.

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Dow Jones VentureSource Press Release: Q3 Investments Slow Down, Europe Slowest, China up 32%

VC Cafe

Europe, Canada, Israel, Mainland China and India, according to industry tracker Dow Jones VentureSource. Venture investment in some major investment hubs, such as Europe, has not regained its footing following the economic downturn in 2008. Europe Sees Lowest Deal Count on Record. For a detailed venture financing report on Europe, visit [link]. In Europe, the median deal size increased from $2.1

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Artur Hochberg of Malta On Why the Country is Great for Startups

The Startup Magazine

In 2018, the country enacted the first proper regulatory framework for DLT technologies. For all the promises of blockchain technology, startups in this day and age still need a strong banking background. The Innovative Technology Arrangements and Service Providers Bill.

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Startup goal: be the leader when technology approaches 10% adoption

The Equity Kicker

Generalising, I would say that the defining companies in any new market are anointed as adoption of the new technology or product passes through 10-20% of the potential customer base. So far in this post I have talked about ecommerce categories at the highest level, but the 10-20% market share dynamic also plays out in definable sub-categories which require different approaches or technologies to the parent category to bring them online.

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Bioplastics from Renewables are Disrupting Manufacturing and Packaging

The Startup Magazine

Community Technology agriculture benefits carbon footprint chemistry development Disrupt Environment Europe Food Healthcare manufacturers packaging production raw material renewables savings storage sustainability

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A Journey from Liquidator to Technology Entrepreneur

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Highlights include buying much of the Enron equipment in liquidation and building a fiber network across the country and Europe AND overseeing at one time the largest Ebay business in the country. Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious The post A Journey from Liquidator to Technology Entrepreneur appeared first on Dr Jeff Cornwall The Entrepreneurial Mind : Peter Marcum. Talking with Peter Marcum uncovers a secret history of Nashville’s tech business.

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Here’s how data driven startups are helping to make cities greener

The Next Web

It’s no easy task, but with modern technology, like artificial intelligence and big data analysis tech startups are able to give a helping hand and contribute to making our cities greener. In Europe especially, the European Commission has focused on climate as a key action point for emerging technologies. Entrepreneur Europe InsiderThe world is in a state of climate emergency. The importance of tackling climate change has arguably never been higher.

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Manjit Singh Sahota on Energy Tech Innovation in Oil and Gas Exploration

The Startup Magazine

The advance of certain technologies related to the drilling of oil and gas has put forth a future where oil and gas production continue well into the 2050s and beyond. In fact, with these new technologies, it is possible that the world will be able to sustain oil production for hundreds of years. While the dollar amount needed to invest in these new technologies is large, they may help to produce more energy at a lower price after the initial investment is paid off.

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Private Label Manufacturing Helps Startups

The Startup Magazine

Budget supermarket chains have long been popular in Europe. Technology amazon Branding budget commercials commissions consumers Costco costs Europe infrastructure labeling liability manufacturers Manufacturing Marketing online retail operations planning reputation Small Business supplier Supply chain United StatesPrivate labeling is an increasingly popular technique that many businesses can benefit from.

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Lessons for the DoD – From Ukraine and China

Steve Blank

National Security is Now Dependent on Commercial Technology. At the onset of the war in Ukraine, Russia launched a cyber-attack on Viasat’s KA-SAT satellite, which supplies Internet across Europe, including to Ukraine. Source commercial technology from allies.

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Startup Update: Hospitality Loyalty Platform Getting Results

The Startup Magazine

Their goal was not to digitize a manual process, but use technology to help the hospitality industry solve an issue that existed for a long time. Definitely one of your steps towards expansion was your recently closed funding round, which attracted angel investors from all over Europe. We talked to the founders of Embargo a while ago and wanted to catch-up to see how the platform has developed.