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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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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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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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Special focus on tech projects at Mind & Market forum

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Funding on May 11, 2017

The 2017 edition of the Mind & Market Forum enabled 120 project initiators, student-entrepreneurs and startups to present their ideas and solutions to the local community of mentors, enterprises and investors in Louvain-La-Neuve. Here’s the latest from Wallonia and Brussels, courtesy of Regional IT.

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Telenet is investing in Antwerp-based company Spencer

Posted in Startup News, Funding, Growing on May 05, 2017

5 months after its launch, Spencer is securing a Series A round investment. With this participation, Telenet is aiming to bank on other services than telecom. While for Spencer - it will lead to the next phase of its development and growth.

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Limburg scale-up Cubigo gets €4M for international expansion

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Funding on Apr 26, 2017

Geert Houben, Co-founder of Cubigo, referred to this investment as "smart money" and emphasized its important role in the company's international growth.

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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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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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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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InsurTech startup Qover raises € 5.5M

Posted in Startup News, Funding on May 08, 2017

Brussels-based startup that in 2016 has already secured € 1.5M in a seed round from BelCube, raises € 5.5M in a Series A round led by Anthemis.

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