If you’re starting up in Malta, your entrepreneur stresses and strains can easily be balanced with a dip in the Mediterranean Sea, and a trip to one of the island’s stunning coasts or ports. Not so bad, on any accounts.
Startups fail for many reasons, such as having a non-commited team of founders, or poor market demand. The question is, would you be able to recognize the signs that your startup is on rocks, before it’s too late?
As 2020 comes to a close, however tempting it is to not look back and charge forcefully into 2021, at EU-Startups we’re pausing to find some positive moments. Here we’ve collected together the 10 most-read interviews that we ran this year, which beyond being good reads, show the ingenuity, innovative nature and forward-looking attitudes of European entrepreneurs.
With a $145.9 billion fortune at press time Elon Musk, the founder of the electric car manufacturer Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA), has added more than $100 billion to his net worth since January 2020.
“Pick up new habits’‘ – this is the concept behind the recently launched Berlin-based startup actio.
The live-well being app is a platform and live community for people who want to optimize themselves and their lives in the long run. The app currently offers 100+ unique live sessions daily.
We live in a time of transitions. Green and digital developments in Europe are reshaping many aspects of our lives, from the way we get around, produce and consume services, and power our cities and transports.
“The biggest wins I had were always attributable to finding the right people”: Interview with Ning Li, founder of MADE.COM and Typology
Research shows that there are several psychological traits successful founders share and one of the most impactful is ‘Entrepreneurial Alertness’, which means the ability to see business opportunities without searching for them.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have had to adapt swiftly to the new reality of remote work. Since it seems that remote work is here to stay, the need for virtual management and leadership has emerged.
With Bitcoin Cash appearing destined for another chain split this November, Bitcoin Cash Node believes it’s ready to spearhead the project. With the Bitcoin Cash community divided once again, supporters of alternative implementation ‘Bitcoin Cash Node’ now believe they have a majority of miners behind them.
Claimsforce, a leading German InsureTech company dedicated to delivering a transparent and customer-focused claims experience, today announces it has raised €7 million in Series A funding. The funding will allow Claimsforce to further develop its cloud-based claims management platform, expand its workforce internationally and continue to service major global insurance clients.
Private space industrialization is here - The Falcon rocket and Dragon spacecraft ushered in a new era
The universal glee that surrounded the launch of the crewed Dragon spacecraft made it easy to overlook that the Falcon rocket’s red glare marked the advent of a new era — that of private space industrialization. For the first time in human history, we are not merely exploring a new landmass. We, as a biological species, are advancing to a new element — the cosmos.
Ever hear the expression, “every master was once a disaster?” Now apply that to developing a well-crafted pitch. It takes practice and honest feedback to make a masterful pitch, and that’s exactly what you’ll get when you participate in our next Pitchers & Pitches. It’s 50% competition, 50% masterclass and 100% free.
In recent years, the application of telehealth had rapidly expanded to address specific chronic and behavioral health issues like mental health, weight loss and nutrition, addiction, diabetes and hypertension, etc. These are real and oftentimes very severe issues faced by people all over the world, yet until now have seen little to no use of technology in providing care.
One of the most exciting moments in the life of every newly christened founder is the sweet relief of seeing a term sheet come in from an investor. After weeks, perhaps months (but hopefully not years!), of work fundraising and pitching, there is nothing like getting that email with a PDF attached to it laying out the terms and conditions of the VC relationship going forward.
Dubbed as “challenger banks” not that long ago, the digital banks N26 and Revolut have acquired over 15 million registered users (10 million for Revolut and 5.5 million for N26) as of the first quarter of this year, putting both on a hyper-growth track.
“3 things you need to scale your startup: Mentors, Mentors, and Mentors”: Interview with Nikola Bojkov, a co-founder and CEO of EmbedSocial
The era of traditional marketing agencies is slowly coming to a stop. The digitization of media presents new challenges, which need new digital solutions. From social media tools, to marketing automation, there is a whole world of marketing challenges to solve. It is no wonder, then, why many former agency owners are now creating startups. Startups became the cool kids in town.