A Bit of Berlin in Slovakia

Babbling VC

Being that I am from Slovakia and was just there for the Slovak Startup Awards , there is no way that this post could be considered impartial. This is one hell of a biased post so let me get that out of the way right off the bat. But so be it. . Having spent the past 2,5 days in Bratislava to attend the awards show as a jury member, I had the opportunity to get around a bit in town.mostly for meetings. Nevertheless, I had some coffee and food at Foxford and Urban.

Now Europe Wants Elon Musk's Hyperloop

Inc Startups

The government of Slovakia is exploring plans to build a Hyperloop system in Europe that would connect the country with Austria and Hungary

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Startuppers.org – A Community Of Upstarts

YoungUpstarts

Created by Bratislava, Slovakia-based Marek Novotny, it’s meant to help plug a gap he saw in the ecosystem. Resources Slovakia social network startup community startup ecosystem Startup Weekend startups

Finally! A Slovak Story

Babbling VC

Most people at this point know that I am originally from Slovakia. I basically chose almost from the point where I moved to Europe back in the 90's to figure out a way to "work" in Slovakia. . So much has happened over the years in Slovakia.

Insights into the CEE Venture Market

Babbling VC

Additonally, all the sponsors spoke on stage about what they are doing in the CEE region and I moderated a panel of investors and an entrepreneur from Slovakia. The final keynote was the Minister of Economics from Slovakia, Dr. Juraj Miskov, who unfortunately was the only participant to speak in Slovak instead of English. I was recently asked to moderate the Slovak Start-Up Awards in Bratislava, which I gladly agreed to do.

Holvi to open in 19 European countries, staff acquisitions in three

ArcticStartup

These countries include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.

Europe's First Permanent Bitcoin ATM Installed in Helsinki

ArcticStartup

There are other companies that have introduced bitcoin ATM''s in Europe such as the Swedish Safello and attempts in Slovakia and Denmark.

isePankur Changes Name; Newly Baptised Bondora Closes €1.3 Million Round

ArcticStartup

In other news, Bondora launched in Slovakia in the middle of last month with promising predictions, and as you can read from our previous coverage , the Finland launch last year didn''t go that bad either. Slovakia (started March 2014) – 702,200 EUR

Real Time Bidding In The European Market

YoungUpstarts

The major winners in the RTB trend report for Q3, published by Adform are countries which just have lately discovered the RTB market as a new way of advertising online, notably Slovakia have a market growth of 1400% and Portugal a growth of around 1200%. by Frank Vitetta.

ACTA Signed By 22 EU Countries, Still A Fight To Be Ratified In EU Parliament

ArcticStartup

The five remaining member states -- Cyprus, Germany, Estonia Netherlands and Slovakia, are also expected to sign soon. At a signing ceremony in Tokio, representatives from the European Union and 22 member states have signed the controversial ACTA treaty.

Estonian Parcel Delivery System Mulling Over IPO

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Cleveron's team kept all the know-how and are expanding their services to Russia, Czech Republic and Slovakia. Cleveron's partners in Czech Republic and Slovakia decided not to purchase the terminals but contract the company to build and launch the network from scratch.

Funding, startup traction and news from Latvia: December

ArcticStartup

Additionally, the team reveals that their sales leads exceed €1 million across multiple sports in South Korea, Austria, Germany, Belarus, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Finland, UAE and other countries. Exits.

Don't Hold Your Breath for NYC 'Bitcoin ATM'

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The company tells Wired its machines are already operational in Finland, Slovakia, and Australia. Everyone''s talking about a cryptocurrency machine that might appear in an East Village frozen yogurt shop. In reality, it''s a long way off.

The Disposable PhD | The Economist

Campus Entrepreneurship

PhD production sped up most dramatically in Mexico, Portugal, Italy and Slovakia. Interesting piece on the ‘economics’ of PhD education/production/labor from the Economist Magazine (h/t Joshua Kim @ Inside Higher Ed). Lots of good information. In my mind it highlights to person utility that is wrapped up in the quest for a PhD. For most of history even a first degree at a university was the privilege of a rich few, and many academic staff did not hold doctorates.

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TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

Designers come many different countries, including the United States, Indonesia, Malaysia, Spain, Hungary, and Slovakia. The following is a paid review for TylerCruz.com written and reviewed by Michael Kwan. It is completely of Michael Kwan’s opinion and is not influenced by being paid.