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Ottonova Makes German Private Health Insurance Surprisingly Painless

Moving abroad comes along with many challenges. Especially if one doesn't speak the local language. Ottonova offers Germans and expats in Germany a digital private health insurance in a simpler way.

Braincities Lab Develops AI with Judging and Empathy Capabilities

Paris-based startups Braincities Lab aims to help people accommodate to ever-changing environments using adaptive and predictive algorithms as well as artificial intelligence with empathy.

Knowingo: The Employee Training Game That Will Change the Way We Learn

Employee training courses are often time-consuming, boring, and don’t promote the retention of information. Knowingo aims to change that with its intuitive mobile game for employees.

YuScale Helps Diabetic Patients To Overcome Daily Challenges

Living with diabetes is an everyday challenge. YuScale developed an app that makes it easier to track the nutritional composition of a complete meal.

Heptasense Uses Artificial Intelligence to Understand Human Behaviour

Heptasense is developing an artificial intelligence software to understand human behavior. The software will be mainly used for security companies.

Funster: Revolutionising The Next Generation Of Outdoor Games

Children are becoming increasingly addicted to their phones. The startup Funster is developing mixed and augmented reality mobile games for children that are played outside.

GameBuddy: The Tinder for Gamers

Modern video games have become very team-oriented, so finding suitable players has become crucial to the success of the game. The Bremen startup GameBuddy has therefore developed an app with which you can easily find suitable teammates.

Foodly – The Revolution in Online Grocery Shopping?

Deciding what to cook can often be daunting. How to choose from the endless number of recipes and where to get those ingredients? Foodly is an online grocery shopping app that solves this problem for you.

Boreal Light Provides Rural Communities With Access to Clean Water

It can be easy to forget sometimes how we take clean drinking water for granted. Though, 1.8 billion people around the world lack access to clean water source. Boreal Light GmbH has developed the Winture desalination system to provide rural communities without access to clean water with this vital resource that some of us never worry about.

Dried Exotic Smoothies Made of Ripe Fruits

Berlin-based food startup Buah introduced a healthy snack alternative. Freshly harvested and ripe, Buah offers wide range of freeze-dried fruits and vegetables that will make snacking guilt-free.

Uniplaces – The AirBnB for Student Accommodation

Uniplaces is an online marketplace from Portugal that helps student from all around the globe find the perfect housing for their semester abroad.

Ask Your Plants How Much Water They Need

Many pet owners want to be able to speak with their four-legged friends. The same goes for farmers. The Israeli startup Tevatronic came up with a solution that could help farmers understand their plants’ needs.

Pitch Your Startup at IFA 2018

Welcome to the future! IFA NEXT in Hall 26 is packed with innovative ideas and products. Let's discover some of the most exciting startup ideas presented at IFA 2018.

Know Your Friends Recommendations with the Misk App

Are you visiting a foreign city and are annoyed by always searching for a good restaurant? Then maybe the Misk app is something for you!

SunCulture Brings the African Farming Back to Life

Farmers throughout African countries face numerous problems including limited rainfall, high energy costs, and more. SunCulture solves this challenge by creating a low cost, solar powered water extracting and irrigation system for these farmers to bring sustainable agriculture into the country.
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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.

White Fund – a Belgian Early Stage Fund – Takes Off with €20 Million to Invest in MedTech Startups

Liège-based White Fund is has announced the launch of its €20 million fund, with the hope of raising an additional €10 million in a couple months time.

Cervest, a Climate Forecasting Company, Raises 4.3 Million EUR in Pre-Series A

Climate change could be swift or gradual, but it might not be unpredictable. With a combination of scientific research and modelling methodologies borrowed from...

Healx Secures 50.2M EUR in Series B Financing for Rare Disease Research and Accelerator

Healx is a Cambridge-based company that uses the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to discover potential treatments for rare diseases. The startup raised Series...

Fintech Startup Dreams Set to Extend its Operations to Germany with 9 Million EUR

Achieving dreams is a thing millenials talk about everyday – online and offline – but rarely bring into existence. This narrative is often used...