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AproPLAN secures €5M

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Funding, Growing on Jun 22, 2017

The Belgian scale-up AproPLAN, a 2017 Tech Startup Day Awards' nominee, nails a €5M investment.

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4 questions you should ask yourself when you are thinking of raising capital for your business

Posted in Ecosystem, Insights, Policy, Fundraising on Jun 15, 2017

Raising capital is a hot topic in Belgium, and with good reason. It is highly important and often very challenging for entrepreneurs. The experts of VGD audit, tax & accountancy give their insights in how to navigate across investment opportunities.

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The why and how of metrics!

Posted in Ecosystem, Insights, Fundraising on Jun 02, 2017

Every business runs on metrics. Yesterday, we, together with impulse.brussels, kicked out the 7th investor readiness workshop that addressed the challenges and essentials of metrics and unit economics. Check out the 5 bits of advice from the workshop.

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Flemish entrepreneurs pitch their idea for VIER

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Experts, Funding, Growing on Jun 01, 2017

Do you have a great idea that can persuade the most demanding investors? Do you want to raise awareness around your brand, or do you dream of winning the hearts of the Belgian television viewers? This could be your chance, because VIER is looking for Flemish entrepreneurs who want to participate in ...

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EIT Digital and Startup Estonia join forces to boost Estonian startup ecosystem

Posted in Ecosystem, Policy on May 26, 2017

EIT Digital and Startup Estonia signed a Memorandum of Collaboration to help the Estonian innovation ecosystem develop further during Estonia’s EU presidency and also play an increasingly important role in the international digital landscape.

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Storesqure receives €5M to fuel its growth

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Funding, Growing on May 23, 2017

The Belgian e-commerce platform Storesquare receives €5M in fresh capital from KBC and Roularta to fuel its further growth and to compete with online platforms as Bol.com, Amazon and Alibaba.

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NGDATA acquires Eccella to fuel international growth

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem on May 16, 2017

Ghent-based customer experience management solutions company NGDATA acquires its American competitor Eccella. The acquisition allows NGDATA to rapidly grow its presence in the UK and North America.

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Felix Van de Maele is ICT Personality of the Year

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem on May 15, 2017

Ceo Felix Van de Maele of the Belgian big data specialist Collibra has been elected as ‘ICT Personality of the Year’ during the Data News Awards in Brussels last Thursday. The award for ICT Personality of the Year is awarded by the editorial team of Data News.

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Showpad goes interactive after acquiring London-based startup Hickup

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem on May 12, 2017

With the acquisition of Hickup, which developed mobile sales playbook technology, Showpad goes interactive. Although no terms of the acquisition were disclosed, the amount of the deal is estimated to be in millions.

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SettleMint global finalist for Blockchain Challenge Dubai

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Go Global on May 12, 2017

SettleMint, Leuven-based startup that is just back from Startups.be’s GoGlobal Mission to Singapore, has been selected as one out of 20 startups worldwide for the ‘SDO Blockchain Challenge’.

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Sympl raises €1,1M

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Funding, Growing on Jun 21, 2017

The new round of funding gives Sympl extra valuable resources to undertake and to transform the future of recruitment.

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Proceedix secures €2M in a scale-up funding

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Funding, Growing on Jun 14, 2017

The new funding is encouraging commercialization of the Ghent-based startup in the European and US markets.

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6 growth companies officially open their office in StartupVillage

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem on Jun 01, 2017

The City of Antwerp has officially opened its new startup hub ‘StartupVillage’ this week. 6 promising Antwerp startups and 1 accelerator take office in the freshly renovated building in de Lange Gasthuisstraat.

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Orange Fab startup accelerator is launched in Belgium

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Growing on May 30, 2017

Orange Fab, the Group’s international accelerator network, is now open to startups based in Belgium and Luxembourg. Although the first edition is scheduled to open in September, the call for applications is already rolled out.

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Bye Nest'up, say hello to Startup Camp!

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Starting Up on May 24, 2017

Heir to the NEST'up acceleration program, the new Startup Camp program has been launched in 4 ecosystems in Wallonia (Liège, Mons, Namur and Louvain-la-Neuve). “It is not in 3 months that you are able to provide validated answers to all the questions that arise at a startup”, acknowledges Benoit Lip...

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