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Startups Weekly #10 – Comparison of European Startup Hubs

We take Dealroom's latest report on the startup scene in Berlin as an opportunity to compare the European Startup Hubs. In which European city...

Startups Weekly #9 – Artificial Intelligence & the Digital Transformation of the Insurance Industry

Artificial intelligence is now used in many industries. Insurance companies are also in the midst of digital transformation. Driven by the innovative InsureTechs, the...

Female Founders: Overcoming Money and Funding Challenges

If you walk around co-working spaces in Berlin, you might get the impression that the startup scene consists fairly equally of men and women....

Startups Weekly #8 – Bootstrapping Vs VC Funding at Pirate Summit

In the startup world, everything revolves around growing as fast as possible. Building up a company that is in the black with its revenues...

Startups Weekly #7 – Zero Waste & Sustainability at the Waterkant Festival in Kiel

Paper cups, plastic cutlery, and disposable napkins are usually available at every festival. After the events are over, there are usually mountains of rubbish...

Startups Weekly #6 – Drones and VR at Arctic15 Conference & Space Technologies

This week we went to the far north to visit the Arctic15 conference in Helsinki. Arctic15 is a networking startup conference in Helsinki focused...

Startups Weekly #5 – The Earth from Above: The Effects of Climate Change from Space

Astronauts speak of the overview-effect when they first see the planet Earth from space. The overview effect is described as an experience that changes...

Startups Weekly #4 – Challenges of Urban Air Mobility & Green New Deal for Europe

In this show, we talked about the challenges for urban air mobility for air taxis. Skyports and Volocopter announced a cooperation at the GreenTechFestival...

Startups Weekly #3 – PropTech Innovation Award, Facial Recognition

In the third episode of Startups Weekly we'll look at the big investments in Deliveroo and Get Your Guide. At the Prop Tech Innovation...

SET Award 2019 honours startups for taking on climate change

The fight against climate change is on everyone's minds thanks to the student protests surrounding the Fridays for Future movement. While many citizens are...

Social Weaknesses of the Use of AI in Image Recognition

Kate Crawford, co-director and co-founder of the AI Now Institute at New York University, presents a lecture alongside NYU artist fellow, Trevor Paglen, which...

8 Inspiring Advices from Female Entrepreneurs on International Women’s Day

To inspire other future entrepreneurs, we asked 8 female founders what advice they would give to all who are thinking about founding their own startup.

8 Human Resources Startups that Embraced the Digital Transformation

Companies as a whole are becoming digital, and there is no area in Human Resources that remains untouched by the digital revolution. HR has become strategic through "people analytics" and companies are focusing more on the motivational components. There are also new exciting solutions that help companies and applicants to find the right match. We are happy to present 8 HR startups we interviewed in cooperation with our partner Zukunft Personal Europe in Cologne, the leading ExpoEvent around the world of work.

7 Exciting Startups from Milan, Italy’s Biggest Startup Hub

StartupTV team visited Milan to find out more about the local startup scene. Although Milan is Italy’s biggest startup hub and the center of the Italian economy, there are still lacking investors and overall startup culture. We interviewed some promising companies and talked about the pros and cons of founding a business there.

These 18 Startups Sign up to Accelerate Energy Transition

There's almost 1.2 billion people living in energy poverty and over 3 billion people who lack access to clean cooking fuels. Meanwhile, we are still very dependant on fossil fuels which poses a direct existential threat to all of us. To be able to live sustainably, we need to improve our end-use efficiency and introduce renewable resources. These 18 startups sign up to accelerate energy transition with their innovative ideas.
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MeetFrank, The Secret Career App, Lands 1.5M EUR to Go Global

The secret career app, as people fairly named the MeetFrank service, has raised 1.5 million EUR. The start-up based in Tallinn, Estonia is gaining traction.

Leavy.co, a Travel Rental Platform, Gets 12.7M EUR to Make Travelling Cheaper for Millennials

The Paris-based startup raised 12.7 M EUR in seed funding. This is thanks to Prime Ventures, a Dutch investor, and Dominique Vidal, an Index venture partner.

LessonUp Is Bulking Up and Expanding Beyond Netherlands

The internet has changed the way we communicate, trade, and of course, teach. LessonUp, a Dutch EdTech startup, is bridging the gap between students...

Health Tech Firm Combinostics Raises €3.9 Million for Expansion to USA and Asia

Combinostics secured €3.9 million in Series A funding. The funds will be used to scale to Asia and USA. Combinostics enables early diagnosis...

ValidatedID Raises €2 Million in Financing Round to Internationalise VIDsigner and Develop VIDchain

The Barcelona-based company has generated €2 million in funding round with the help of Randstad Innovation Fund and a co-investor, Caixa Capital Risc.