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Social Shopping App Shopally gets $1.4 M in seed funding

Posted in Startup News on Dec 08, 2015

Based in Brussels and NYC, Shopally has raised $1.4 million in seed financing to boost the development and prepare a global roll-out of its mobile affiliate app. The funding round was led by a group of unnamed angel investors and supported by M&A advisor Bertrand & Associates. Launching at the en...

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"KBC Start it Fund": 10M in new venture capital

Posted in Startup News on Dec 07, 2015

KBC Securities launched "KBC Start it fund", a new venture capital fund for startups from Startit @ KBCecosystem to support their continued growth. Two years ago KBC launched together with several partners the early-stage incubator Startit @ KBC which provides support and advice so that they can ...

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LindaCare closes a € 1.5M Series A financing round to launch its activities in Europe

Posted in Startup News on Dec 04, 2015

The software company specializing in the field of telemonitoring solutions for chronic disease patientshas announced the closing of a € 1.5 million Series A financing round, led by Capricorn Venture Partners. The funding will be used to support the development and launch of LindaCare’s product in ke...

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iMinds 4th best incubator in the world

Posted in Startup News on Nov 26, 2015

UBI Global is a Swedish non-profit organization that maps incubation program and guides , and annually benchmarks the performance of more than 400 incubators from 70 countries on the basis of 58 parameters. The iStart incubation of iMinds scored remarkably well in this ranking. According to UBI G...

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Sentiance Raises $5.2 million in Series B Financing Round

Posted in Startup News on Nov 17, 2015

The new funding closely follows an earlier financing round of $2 million in January 2015. The new round of funding was achieved earlier than expected and gives Sentiance additional resources to undertake and more rapidly complete its groundbreaking development projects. By filtering meaningful co...

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Antwerp Mayor Receives Startup Policy Leadership Award from Global Entrepreneurship Network

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Policy on Nov 17, 2015

The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), an organization of programs and initiatives that promote entrepreneurial growth, honored Mayor Bart De Wever of Antwerp, Belgium, with the 2015 Startup Nations Award for Local Policy Leadership. De Wever was recognized for his public sector achievement a...

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Belgian startup UXprobe gets € 100K in investment

Posted in Startup News on Dec 08, 2015

UXprobe, a Belgian startup that specializes in testing and improving the user experience in web apps, raises € 100,000 support from CreatiFI - European accelerator for the creative sector. The accelerator rewarded nine cases out of 126 startups from 15 European countries. The Belgian start-up UXp...

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Announcing the 10 first Tech Startup Day 2016 speakers

Posted in Startup News on Dec 07, 2015

Today, we’re delighted to announce our first 10speakers – includingthe Minister of the Digital Agenda, #Betech founders that secured funding and many more. Keep on reading for more details. Alexander De Croo -Deputy Prime Minister for Open VLD and Minister of Development Cooperation, Digital Agen...

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Belgian federal Open Data policy Summary

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem on Nov 30, 2015

Back in July, Belgium celebrated the green light for the federal Open Data strategy. You can now see a summary of the policies involved in this big step towards making the national administration leaner and more efficient.These are some of the crucial highlights: State-owned companies are incl...

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Turbulent wins 1st place at the Startup Nations Summit 2015

Posted in Startup News on Nov 22, 2015

The Antwerp-based startup, Turbulent, who developed a new and efficient hydropower technique to deliver affordable, renewable energy, was elected as one of the best tech startups in the world by securing the 1st place at The Pitch Competition, during the Startup Nations Summit 2015 in Monterrey, Méx...

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