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Belgian delegation promoting game industry at Gamescom

Posted in Startup News, Go Global, Going Global on Jul 24, 2015

From August 5th to 9th, a handpicked batch of game studios from Belgium will hit Gamescom, Cologne. Gamescom, one of the largest European trade fairs for interactive games, will be the ideal scenario to spread the word about the Belgian gaming industry. As many other companies joining internat...

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OJOO wins the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur competition

Posted in Startup News on Jul 17, 2015

After securing a € 1 million investment less than three months ago, the Belgian gaming platform keeps its path to success. OJOO is bringing home the first prize awarded by Silicon Valley Entrepreneur. Ojoo is the easiest way to create, play and sell location-based games, tours and maps from your mob...

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DataCamp raises $1M to develop its learning platform

Posted in Startup News on Jul 15, 2015

The Belgian startup will utilise the seed money to expand its online data science services.The investment was made by venture capitalist Chris Lynch’s firm, Accomplice. DataCamp, currently based in Leuven and New York (but soon moving to Boston), was launched in 2010 by Jonathan Cornelissen, Mart...

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A new edition of MIC Brussels Boostcamp is about to kick-off

Posted in Startup News on Jul 10, 2015

On July 14th, the 8th edition of the MIC Brussels Boostcampwill kick off.It's the flagship acceleration program organized by the Microsoft Innovation Center Brussels for early-stage businesses. The Boostcamp consists of a series of hands-on, practical workshops in key areas of knowledge for start...

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Translation And Copywriting Platform TextMaster Scores $5M In New Funding

Posted in Startup News on Jun 29, 2015

TextMaster, the Belgium startup that offers a platform for content translation, copywriting and proofreading, has raised a new $5 million round of funding, adding to the approximately $3 million previously raised since being founded in 2011. The lead investor is Serena Capital, along with existing b...

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20 top investors are looking for the 50 best Belgian startups to invest in!

Posted in Startup News on Jun 26, 2015

That’s why FundMe, Leansquare, MyMicroInvest and Trends-Tendances team up to shed light on the hottest Belgian startup of the year 2015 Fundme, with the magazine Challenges, does this operation every year in France, with the « 100 French startup to invest in ». Now we’re looking for Belgium’s top 50...

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Thumbs up for the Belgian federal Open Data strategy

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Policy on Jul 24, 2015

The adoption of an open data strategy has been given green light following the proposal of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Digital Agenda and Telecoms Alexander De Croo. This is a crucial step in strengthening the Belgian digital ecosystem and the evolution towards a leaner, more effici...

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Allied For Startups lands in Brussels

Posted in Startup News on Jul 16, 2015

The worldwide network of advocacy organizations focused on improving the policy environment for startups has set up a full-time office in Brussels! With Lenard Koschwitz as new European Affairs Director, the new headquarters will seek to ensure entrepreneurs' opinion reach out government institut...

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etouches purchases mobile technology company TapCrowd

Posted in Startup News on Jul 14, 2015

The provider of cloud event management software solutions has acquired the Belgian startup as a strategy to increase its mobile reach. As part of the move both Tapcrowd founders will get involved in etouches: Brecht Fourneau will become part of the marketing team headquartered in Europe, while Niko ...

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Startup Europe Club: A single-entry-point portal entirely dedicated to EU tech entrepreneurs

Posted in Startup News on Jul 01, 2015

At Startup Europe Club, entrepreneurs will find not only the Startup Europe Manifesto but the Manifesto of each of the most important ecosystems en Europe. Thanks to the EU Networks, if you are a young entrepreneur or not so young, if you are male or female, if you have a promising idea and you n...

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