Did you know that one in five EU citizens is over 65 years of age? Whatsmore, the population of people aged 65 years and older will continue to increase significantly in the EU; at the start of 2019, the senior population was 90.5 million and is expected to increase to 129.8 million by 2050.
Have you ever considered crowdfunding as a potential fundraising option for your startup? Crowdfunding is one of the most widely used ways to raise capital, especially at an early startup stage.
When the UK’s departure from the EU was announced, we asked EU-Startups readers if they would still like to hear about the British startup ecosystem.
There is a certain ‘allure’ or ‘swag’ to being called a startup. Picture this: beanie bags, hoodies, hoverboard, well-stocked pantry, foosball table, vegan options, gym and flexible working hours and you are most likely thinking of startups from anywhere in Silicon Valley or tech giants like Google and Facebook.
NEW DELHI: Fintech startup Yap has raised $10 million in its Series B round, co-led by Flourish Ventures and Omidyar Network India.
The new funding vaults Stripe ahead of Instacart, which recently raised new financing at a valuation of $39 billion, as well as Elon Musk’s SpaceX, which is now valued at $74 billion, according to research firm CB Insights. (Still, Chinese TikTok owner Bytedance still easily retains the title of the world’s most valuable “unicorn” startup at $140 billion.)
Since 2011, we’ve published an annual ranking of Europe’s biggest startup hubs. It’s been quite a while since we released the previous edition of this renowned ranking, so it was about time for an updated research. Let’s see what has changed since the last edition and especially since the COVID-19 crisis came into play.
“The European tech scene is growing faster than almost anywhere else in the world”: Interview with Emma Davies, co-CEO at Octopus Ventures
European tech continued its growth in 2020 despite the pandemic, as venture capital carried on investing into the region. The tech ecosystem has expanded to almost $1 trillion (€824.4 billion) in combined value, up five-fold from 2016. We now have 115 VC-backed companies valued at over $1B (€824.4 million).
What It Takes To Succeed As A Minority Entrepreneur In Enterprise Software Today
Taking on the challenge of creating customer service chatbots that learn and continually improve the quality of responses instead of providing rote, canned remarks is ideal for AI and machine learning.
Jobs at startups are some of the most coveted in today’s job market. Working at a startup is rewarding and fulfilling. Employees at startups are working at companies that could radically impact society and people’s lives for the better.
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.