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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.
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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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Is Lisbon Becoming the New European Startup Hotspot?

In the last months, people from the tech scene were talking about Lisbon in the context of the next hottest European startup hub. That is why we hopped on a plane to experience the vibrant city on the Atlantic coast ourselves.

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.
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10 European Blockchain Startups To Watch in 2018

The Blockchain is changing the modern world, most people noticed it when the bubble of Bitcoin exploded in 2017. StartupTV selected TOP10 Blockchain startups, using this technology in the most innovative ways.

Kolibree Created an AI-Powered Toothbrush to Improve Oral Hygiene

Kolibree is a company that wants to enhance people's health and lifestyle. They created Ara, a toothbrush that utilizes AI technology to educate people about their brushing performance to prevent plaque and cavities.

Go Back to Basics with Light Phone 2

The Light Phone 2 is a simple, 4G LTE phone that encourages you to leave behind your smartphone and spend time doing the things you love the most, free of distraction.

Mitipi Will Take Away All Worries about Your Home Security

Police recorded more than 1 million home burglaries in 2016 in Europe. Burglars are afraid of confrontation and generally operate during the day when the house is more likely to be unoccupied. Mitipi is a Zurich-based startup that developed Kevin - a smart home device that simulates presence at home.

How to Learn Chinese with Lily, the Smart AI-Powered Speaker

Learning another language has never been easy, but developers at Maybe want to make it simple and effective with Lily, a smart speaker that can teach you Chinese.

Say Bye Bye to Bacteria and Degerm Your Hotel Room with CleanseBot

CleanseBot is the pocket-sized travel gadget that kills bacteria in places such as hotel rooms. The AI smart robot disinfects hotel surfaces and prevents the spread of airborne viruses.

Stream Content on the Go with Piqo – Powerful Pocket-Sized Projector

The Piqo Projector offers 240-inch HD projection from a 2-inch cube and connects wirelessly to your devices or directly via HDMI or USB, making it universally viewable, shareable, portable, and all the more powerful.

CareerFoundry: Helping People Find a Career They Love

Time for a Change? Are feeling stuck and uninspired at your current job and want to do something new with your career? Some of...

Keep Track of Your Finances with Zuper

With the Financial Coach Zuper, you can keep an eye on your finances, make transfers and create budgets. The app gives you an overview of all your accounts and shows whether you live beyond your means or where you can save.

CoDesign Factory Introduces a New Form of Cooperation

How should corporations attract millenials and how should they solve new issues? CoDesign factory built a team of experts from various backgrounds to help SMEs and corporations with modernization.

60seconds Live Show #15

This week we invited 3 startup representatives to pitch on our show: Luca Bovone, founder & CEO of PROJECTS, Stefan Kellner, CEO of Qixxit, and Florian Braeunig, founder & CEO of Yair, all told us about their products and the problems that they are solving.

N26: Where is The Bank in the Cloud Headed?

The Berlin-based mobile-only bank N26 achieved another milestone. From being ranked the #1 startup to work for in Germany, to tripling its customer base to 2.3 million, the startup secured $300 Million in Series D financing.

Civey Enables Everyone to Know the World’s Intentions

Civey is a German polling institute using an automated statistical algorithm that turns public opinions into actionable insights.

How MYFLYRIGHT Helps Passengers Enforce Customer Claims

MYFLYRIGHT helps passengers acknowledge their rights when dealing with poor customer service. Tools are provided, so that passengers can claim their compensation they deserved.

Have You Always Wished to Be Interviewed? It’s Now Easier Than Ever with the Lama App!

LAMA offers interviews as a service. The video interview platform is designed to help entrepreneurs and founders present themselves and learn from each other. All interview questions are curated by a professional journalist and presented on a single interview page.

FarmCloud: Real-Time Management Solution for Livestock Farming on a Big Scale

In the livestock market, big producers, who have multiple farms in scattered locations, tend to have difficulties gathering real-time information and managing different locations with standardised processes and decisions. AgTech startup FarmCloud has therefore produced a real-time management solution for livestock farming on a big scale.

15toGo: Social Travel Platform Connecting Like-Minded Travelers

15toGo developed a decentralized app for group traveling. Users can personalize their profiles and network with others that share the same interests. They make it easier for users to travel with no hassle and at a more affordable price.

AgriLedger Leverages the DLT Technology to Bring Transparency into the Food Supply Chain

London-based AgTech startup AgriLedger aims to bring transparency into the food supply chain and ensure that farmers get a fair share from what they produce.

Copenhagen-Based Startup Qvest Secured €870k for Its Online Tool to Drive Cross-Functional Change Projects

Startup from Denmark, Qvest, is driving cross-functional change in organizations. Their online tool is a new kind of survey that maps what matters to people in and across an organisation.