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“It’s Up To Us”: Croatia’s Entrepreneurs Want Public Support for their Private Success

Croatia has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years as one of Europe’s top holiday destinations. But the Adriatic nation, formerly part of socialist Yugoslavia, has been enjoying another boom recently. And unlike…

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Israel Innovation Authority in Fresh Tech Labs Push

The Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) has announced a new program it hopes will encourage corporates to support local startups in their respective fields. “Technological Labs Innovation”, which comes under the Ministry of…

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How Will President Trump Affect Tech in Europe?

This Friday Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. And while the US media has been aflame on the back of lurid intelligence accusations, there…

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Oppo Ice Cream Founders: “Embrace David. Don’t Try to Emulate Goliath”

Just six months into research, the founding duo of Oppo Ice Cream thought they’d created a world-beating brand. One retailer loved their low-calorie, low-sugar ice cream, and they immediately whipped up a…

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Adara Ventures MP Nicolas Goulet: “Spain is Great for Deep Tech Innovation”

Nicolas Goulet, managing partner at Adara Ventures, is a software engineer by trade. So is fellow MP Alberto Gómez. Their backgrounds are one reason why Madrid-based Adara has emerged as one of…

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Movinga Wins €17m Funding Round

Berlin-based online moving firm Movinga has annouced a €17 million ($18.25m) Series C funding round. The round, led by existing investors including Earlybird Venture Capital and Global Founders Capital, will be used…

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Latvia is No Longer in Its Baltic Neighbors’ Shadows

Among its Baltic neighbors Latvia is often overlooked. With renowned tech hubs Estonia and Finland on its proverbial doorstep, that may be unsurprising. But there is plenty to sing about in the small…

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It’s Not Just Lego that’s Winning at Digital in Denmark

At the beginning of the millennium Lego, Denmark’s most visible brand, was struggling. Kids were shifting away from its building blocks. Video games were huge. The digital world was leaving it behind.…

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Meniga CEO Georg Ludviksson: “Banks Really Could Lose Their Number One Spot”

In 2008, just as the financial world was imploding, Georg Ludviksson took a job at Glitnir Bank in his home country, Iceland. On day three the bank failed. Ludviksson saw an opportunity.…

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An Afghan Entrepreneur Aims for IT Success in Germany’s Growing Market

Three years ago Aemal Sayer was an accomplished IT entrepreneur in Kabul, looking for his next move. He had already founded several startups, each with varying degrees of success. But he wanted…

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