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Software patents in Europe: how do they affect startups?

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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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Key differences between startup syndicate funding and equity crowdfunding

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Syndicate funding and equity crowdfunding: two interesting, but different, beasts. We explain the main differences between both investing models.

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“Fundraising is all about Darwinism: only the most persistent will raise money and survive”

Kantox is one of the European leading fintech companies. Focused on the FX sector, the Barcelona-based company aims to disrupt the way foreign currency exchange is done. In this interview with co-founder and CEO Philippe Gelis explains their mission.

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How does a Venture Capital firm work?

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There are many terms associated to the Venture Capital industry that might not be known to other investors and entrepreneurs, and in this article we鈥檒l try to explain the main ones.

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What these startup founders and tech media people shared in 2014

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It's time for startup founders and media members to talk. For our last post of 2014 we've put together a list of the best quotes from founders and journalists we've interviewed over the past few months.

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Startupxplore’s interviews: what investors, accelerators and policy makers told us in 2014

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In 2014 we've interviewed a bunch of investors, accelerators and policy makers at Startupxplore. To finish the year we've put together a list of the best quotes shared by our interviewees.

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“Fundraising is like trying to play chess while riding a rollercoaster” David Troya, Glamping Hub

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We sat down with Glamping Hub co-founder David Troya to talk about why he made the decision to launch his startup in Sevilla and not San Francisco. David also shares his thoughts on how tough fundraising can be.

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Startupxplore presenta la co-inversi贸n liderada en Madrid

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El pasado d铆a de 11 de diciembre tuvo lugar en Madrid un evento de presentaci贸n de Startupxplore y su plataforma de co-inversi贸n liderada ante inversores. A continuaci贸n compartimos las claves presentadas por Javier Meg铆as, I帽aki Arrola y Fran莽ois Derbaix durante el evento.

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What startup CEOs must know: angel syndicate funding FAQ

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Following our explanation of how syndicate funding works, we want to respond to the key questions startup CEOs might face when they consider syndicate funding as a financing option.

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Startup investing: key strategies to avoid making rookie mistakes

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Every investor has an investment strategy. A set of aspects and variables they closely follow to decide in which companies to invest and how to protect themselves in the case of an exit. In this post we take a look at some of those.

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