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Israel’s Space Program Innovates to Beat Geopolitical Struggles

Israel has long had to combat politics with innovation. The nation, which in recent years has become known as ‘Silicon Wadi’, has spun out some of the world’s best high-tech firms in…

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Red Herring Announces Top 100 Europe 2017 Finalists

Red Herring has announced the finalists for its Top 100 Europe event, to be held this month in Amsterdam. The conference, which will run between April 24 and 26 at the Dutch capital’s…

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Kreditech Learns to Innovate Like a Startup, and Work Like a Bank

Kreditech’s high-flung office offers a spectacular, 360-degree view of its hometown of Hamburg. That is, when it is sunny. When Red Herring visited the fintech firm’s HQ earlier this year, the German…

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Appodeal Europe Chief Baidachnaya: 2017 “Transformative” for Mobile

Anna Baidachnaya is the Barcelona-based, head of Europe for Appodeal, a San Francisco-headquartered app monetization platform that has won $3.26 million in funding since its 2015 foundation in Russia. Baidachnaya speaks to Red…

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Indian MedTech Firm Medinfi Closes Angel Round

Indian medical tech startup Medinfi has raised its seventh round of funding, worth $50,000. The firm, based in the country’s tech capital of Bangalore, will use the injection to grow its user…

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Ecwid CEO Ruslan Fazlyev: Keep Standards High–No Exceptions

Ruslan Fazlyev is CEO of Ecwid, an e-commerce platform that allows businesses to sell online. It has more than a million users in 175 countries. Headquartered in California and Russia, the company…

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Austria’s Tech Scene is Moving from an Emperor to Entrepreneur Mentality

A little over a hundred years ago, Vienna was known as the ‘Golden Apple’, the beautiful heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Today it is still a city rich in culture and economically…

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Belarus’ 23-year President Doubles Down on Tech, as Domestic Confusion Reigns

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has signaled his commitment to the country’s tech industry–just days after dismissing its leading light. The autocratic leader, who this year will mark his 23rd year in charge…

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Heygo CEO Espinosa: “Always Analyze the Market”

Heygo is a Barcelona-based service linking freelancers with clients. It now has over 100,000 users and is touted as one of the city’s most promising startups. CEO Nicolás Espinosa tells Red Herring about…

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Corporate-Startup Partnerships are Thriving in Israel

When Greg Moran, CEO of Zoomcar, first traveled to Israel last year, he was expecting to have a few business conversations–maybe even to collaborate on a low-level project. His firm, India’s first…

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