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Logistics tech startup SLiCKss raises €1,5M in funding

Posted in Startup News on Oct 13, 2016

Logistics tech startup SLiCKss raises €1,5M in funding. The new funds will be used to further develop and commercialize SLiCKss’s vision of bringing enterprise level software to companies of any size and strengthen its top-notch team.

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Belgian startup Sentiance hires former OgilvyOne NY president and opens office in NYC

Posted in Growing on Oct 03, 2016

The Antwerp-based company announced that Dimitri Maex,former president of OgilvyOne NY, is joining the startup as their global president and chief revenue officer. As part of the new strategy, Maex will open an office in New York since Sentiance is expanding into the US market following the recent $...

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Showpad wins BelCham Entrepreneurship Award

Posted in Startup News on Sep 23, 2016

Nailing a perfect pitch and winning over challenges is not new for Showpad. This week the Belgian scale-up was named “The Most Promising Company of the Year” at the 2016 BelCham Entrepreneurship Awards in New York City. Trilled and exited by the honorable announcement at the Gala on the exclusive...

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Startups.be is hiring: Are you our Creative Pokemaster?

Posted in Startup News on Sep 01, 2016

Who we are and what we do...Startups.be is the one-stop-shop for Belgian tech entrepreneurs with a global ambition. We help them by providing easy and qualitative access to investors, customers and experts. As a non-profit organisation, we connect the dots in the tech ecosystem and we are the voice ...

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Appiness and Toonyou selected for exclusive acceleration program in Korea

Posted in Startup News on Sep 01, 2016

Way to go: hard training and a good pitch really pay off! Belgian startups Appiness and Toonyou secured a spot in a three-month acceleration program in Seoul, all expenses covered. Last August, five young companies from Belgium were shortlisted and traveled to Seoul to join other worldwide startu...

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Barefoot raises €1M to empower its five startups

Posted in Growing on Oct 07, 2016

A major investment gained with the support of ING bank will enable the startup studio to develop its five startups. A collaboration of several entrepreneurs, Barefoot aims to professionalize the digital sector in helping businesses toinnovate with greater agility. It is responsible for five separ...

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Belgian startups make a difference at TechCrunch Disrupt

Posted in Going Global on Sep 26, 2016

The Startups.be delegation that visited TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco in September certainly stood out of the crowd. The most important lessons the Belgians learned in the city by the bay? That they have to think BIG, and that everybody’s doing business at the speed of light in Silicon Valley....

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16 national startup associations join forces in the European Startup Network (ESN)

Posted in Going Global on Sep 08, 2016

On September 7th, 2016, the European Startup Network (ESN) was officially launched in Brussels. With a total of 16 democratically organized, non-profit, and independent startup associations from Europe join forces into the ESN, the ESN constitutes the European umbrella organisation representing star...

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