Code Club UK celebrates its first birthday, invites the whole world to the party

The Next Web

While it (mostly) shares the same name, Code Club World is a separate entity to Code Club, though the organisation notes that the main difference is that the volunteer support will be offered by the community themselves. The first Code Club World communities will be in Luxembourg and Kiev and will be run by web developer Patrick Welfringer and TA Venture Director and IDCEE conference organizer Viktoriya Tigipko.

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New “Locky” Ransomware Spreading At Alarming Rate

YoungUpstarts

Similar to wildfire in a Jungle, a new Ransomware by the name of “Locky” is spreading at an alarming rate. While there is a dramatic rise in the number of people who want to know about Locky virus, the majority of those users are coming from Malta, Germany and Luxembourg. Similar to the ancient Ransomware who encrypted files before demanding a ransom to decrypt them, Locky is demanding Bitcoins from its users, as reported by nabzsoftware.

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HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

View from Seed

Five international MBA programs also boast Unicorn founders, namely INSEAD (France / Singapore / UAE), IIM Calcutta (India), Vienna University (Austria), Tel Aviv University (Israel), and University of Otago (New Zealand) (Please note that I only included MBA programs, and excluded Masters in Science degrees). Global Fashion Group (Luxembourg): INSEAD, IIM Calcutta.

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Why you should pay attention to these 8 emerging tech hubs

The Next Web

Accelerator facilities like Dog Patch Labs , launched by leading US venture capital firm Polaris Venture Partners, host music discovery platform Seevl , Guitar Hero-like software Riffstation and big data management tool Logentries , to name a few. Perhaps we’ll be looking to Bangkok, Rio de Janeiro, Luxembourg, Toronto, Auckland, Beirut or Lagos? This post originally appeared on the TransferWise blog.

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Q&A with Mangrove VC partner Michael Jackson: “You don’t build code at a party”

The Next Web

One of the biggest names behind Luxembourg-based Mangrove is Michael Jackson. Like many top VC firms, Mangrove Capital has been increasing its focus on Berlin this past year. Last month, they put on a big party here in a venue consisting of old shipping containers – what could be more Berlin than that – as they continue their search for the next big thing.

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