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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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BUX CEO Nick Bortot: “Our Main Challenge wasn’t Tech, but Human”

Nick Bortot is CEO of Bux, an Amsterdam-based mobile app aiming to take the complexity out of stock markets, and make trading fun. What began as a solution for inexperienced traders has…

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Beta-i’s Vieira: “2017 Is the Year Portugal’s Startup Scene Matures”

Pedro Rocha Vieira is co-founder and CEO of Beta-i, a group which incubates, mentors and grows startups in Lisbon and Portugal, which have risen among Europe’s tech hubs. Here he shares his thoughts…

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OurCrowd Global Investor Summit to Open in Jerusalem

Israeli crowdfund platform OurCrowd will host the 2017 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit tomorrow, in Jerusalem. Over 5,000 people are expected to attend, from 80 countries–as Israel’s startup scene continues to gather pace.…

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“Focus Before Scale”: How Tiqets’ B2C Move Made it One of Europe’s Fastest-Growing Startups

When Tiqets began operating in January 2014 it was an API aggregator, offering the world’s largest entertainment ticketing platform to online travel agencies (OTAs), airlines and other travel firms. Admission tickets to…

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