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Swiss VC invests in Brussels based fintech startup The Glue

Posted in Startup News, Funding, Going Global, Fundraising on Mar 24, 2017

The Glue, the Brussels based fintech provider that was initiated by Jurgen Ingels, Wim De Waele and Stefan Dierckx, closed a capital increase of 5 million euro led by Swiss and Silicon Valley based Polytech Ecosystem Ventures.

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Digital Attraxion: Meet Hainaut’s new digital startup accelerator

Posted in Startup News on Mar 21, 2017

Digital Attraxion is Wallonia’s newest startup accelerator. Here’s the latest from Wallonia and Brussels, courtesy of Regional IT.

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Rombit takes over security specialist Sercotec

Posted in Startup News on Mar 16, 2017

Antwerp-based tech company Rombit acquires security specialist Sercotec. This acquisition is complementary for both sides and will allow to further create and develop a smart access platform, an integrated solution for access and user monitoring at industrial sites.

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Sodexo acquires Mechelen-based startup Xpenditure

Posted in Startup News on Mar 14, 2017

The French food services and facilities management multinational joins forces with a Flemish expense management startup Xpenditure.

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Small Teaser and UniFly are startup and scale-up of the year!

Posted in Startup News on Mar 09, 2017

Small Teaser has been awarded as ‘Startup of the Year’ during Tech Startup Day in Brussels. Best scale-up is the drone management platform UniFly. CitizenLab gets the award for Student Startup of the Year, while Birdee is the most Disruptive Startup. All four startups received congratulations from h...

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King Philippe of Belgium to attend Tech Startup Day

Posted in Startup News on Mar 06, 2017

Tech Startup Day, scheduled for March 9th, has the honor to welcome King Philippe of Belgium at the Egg in Brussels. The King will meet young entrepreneurs, academics and investors to discuss the challenges and the opportunities facing the Belgian startup ecosystem.

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Tech Startup Day 2017: Meet the exhibitors

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem on Mar 23, 2017

See the list of companies that showcased their services and products at Tech Startup Day!

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AproPLAN, IOT Factory and Cloudalize gear up expansion in the UK

Posted in Startup News on Mar 16, 2017

Three Belgian Digital companies wishing to expand their businesses to the UK have won the chance to meet potential partners and venture capitalists in London after impressing a panel of British digital experts and venture capitalists at this year’s Digital Pitching Forum run by the UK Department for...

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Silverfin picked up $4.5M in Series A funding led by Index Ventures

Posted in Startup News on Mar 14, 2017

Silverfin, a startup out of Ghent, secured $4.5M in Series A funding led by Index Ventures. Silverfin will use the investment to accelerate product development, expand the team at its headquarters in Belgium, and will use part of the funds to expand to the UK.

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Tech Startup Day 2017: top networking, awards and a royal visit!

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem on Mar 13, 2017

The king, the awards, an international delegation and over 1000 attendees were some of the highlights. It was another great edition of this exciting event and we are glad to say Startups.be team, the driving force behind this big conference, pulled it off for the 7th time!

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