European startup market: insights, exits, investments. Everything you need to know to stay informed. Facts and figures.

Software patents in Europe: how do they affect startups?

Posted on 28/01/2015
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Software patents continue to be enforced by shadow companies in an effort to make money out of nothing. However, what's the situation in Europe? How do software patents affect startups?

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These are the 5 hottest startup sectors where investors are putting their euros

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The European startup scene has evolved significantly over the past years, as investors are pouring more money into the market. To highlight this we've looked at the the five most attractive startup sectors for business angels and Venture Capital firms.

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The best tools for startup investors to identify and track investments

Posted on 05/11/2014
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The time of investors and startups is limited. That's why there are some tools (online and offline) that help investors find new and interesting startups and, once backed, keep track of them. Here's a list of the most used by investors at all stages.

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The current state of the European startup investment market in 4 graphs

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In order to better understand the European tech ecosystem we've put together a list of 4 graphs that visually explain the current situation of the European startup financing market. Quick and unsurprising tip? London is still the central hub of the old continent for Venture Capital firms and technology companies.

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The Spanish startup ecosystem continues to grow: €102 million invested in Q3 2014

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Spanish startups raised €104 million in the third quarter of 2014, becoming the best month for the country's entrepreneurial ecosystem since 2013. We analyze these figures and highlight the most relevant deals.

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P2P startups are attracting big money from VCs. Will it last?

Posted on 25/09/2014
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P2P startups are all over the place. From transporatation to accommodation services, including the omnipresent sector of fintech. We take a look at the startups that have attracted VC investments in recent months.

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How is the Internet of Things market evolving? The IoT opportunity

Posted on 16/09/2014
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There are more connected devices than people in the whole world. The Internet of Things aims to makes sense of this new trend, and entrepreneurs, investors and corporates are paying close attention.

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Spain is also coworking: a list with some of the best coworking spaces

Posted on 02/09/2014

Are you back from your holidays and looking for a change? Tired of working alone? Joining a coworking space might be a viable option for entrepreneurs and startups!

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Will 2014 be a record year for European startups?

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European startups raised €2.1 billion in venture financing in Q2 2014. If the trends continues, 2014 could be the best year for European startups in recent memory.

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European VC firms: Google Ventures crosses the pond, Seedcamp’s maturation and LVP’s gaming fund

Europe Venture Capital firms: Google Ventures

More money is flowing into the European startup ecosystem. Google Ventures, Seedcamp and London Venture Partners all announced new funds in the past few weeks, looking to capitalize on Europe's tech talent.

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