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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.
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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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Are Air Taxis Really Light Years Away From Reality?

With the ever-increasing number of vehicles on the road, traffic management is becoming a problem. However, there are companies working on technology that could leverage the 3rd dimension.
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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.

NATEDE by Clairy Uses the Power of Plants to Help You Beat Indoor Pollution

You may be breathing in more toxins inside than outdoors. Clairy uses the purifying capabilities of plants to help you breathe cleaner air and stay healthy.

Coolado Aims to Pump up the Inflatables Market

Taking an air bed to the beach won't be a hassle thanks to a Belgian startup Coolado. Their unique patented solution, a built-in air pump in an inflatable, is designed for those who are hopelessly running around the beach trying to catch the air into their lounge bag.

TechDen Encourages Kids to Reduce Their Screen Time

How to limit your kids' screen time in a modern way? TechDen developed a physical charging station that requires your kids to store their devices and keeps them safely locked for as long as you set the time.

EARTH: An Immersive AR Model of Our Planet

EARTH is a 3D-printed globe with an AR-enabled app that takes users through time to explore our planet’s geological changes, wildlife, and weather patterns.

Parents Can Now Hack Their Way to Sleep with LullaMe

If rocking a baby to sleep is not an easy task for you, the Helsinki-based startup LullaMe offers a solution to improve sleep for the whole family.

Control Your Bed’s Climate with BedJet

Sleeping in a room that’s too hot or too cold can result in poor sleep. One US-based startup aims to erase that dilemma forever.

The Berlin Startup HeavenHR Has Raised 10 Million Euros from Allianz

According to deutsche-startups.de, the insurer Allianz is investing 10 million euros in HeavenHR.

The Spatial Intelligence Startup NavVis Raises $35,5M in Series C Funding

Based in Munich, Germany, the spatial intelligence startup NavVis has announced a series C investment, raising total of $35 million.

Skeleton Technologies Aims to Make Charging an Electric Vehicle Faster than Filling a Gasoline Tank

The future is now. Skeleton Technologies produces ultracapacitors that lasts 500 times longer than lithium-ion batteries and packs in more power even though they much lighter. Step aside for the energy storage devices of the future.

UrmO’s Light-Weight Electric Vehicle Strives to Improve the Urban Commuting Experience

Is your daily city commute a long and frustrating process? With UrmO's electric self-balancing scooter, you can get around the city quickly and hassle-free.

Fresh Energy App Tells You How Much Energy Individual Devices Consume

Do you know how much electricity your fridge consumes? The Berlin-based startup Fresh Energy collects energy consumption data to provide their customers with valuable insights in real time.

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.

How Deciwatt Provides Light and Power With the Pull of a Cord

Based in London, Deciwatt aims to fight energy poverty. Harnessing human power, the startup developed a light that generates power with the pull of a cord.

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.

Leanheat: The Smart Heating Solution

Traditional building heating systems are flawed. The startup Leanheat is a pioneer in smart heating solutions.

Lateral Helps Companies to Access Their Knowledge

How can businesses preserve the knowledge their employees acquired in the company over the years? The Berlin-based startup Lateral developed a solution that does even more.