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A Belgian startup created a free and universal visual solution

Posted in Startup News on Mar 31, 2015

After the development of a visual & interactive format, called VISU©, the company launches an online editor allowing to create and publish VISU© for free. These developments are the foundations of a visual & collaborative encyclopedia, VISUPEDIA®, for which a crowdfunding campaign is also starting t...

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Showpad Launches Windows version and forms Strategic Alliance with Microsoft

Posted in Startup News on Mar 30, 2015

Due to the high demand from enterprise leaders using Microsoft Windows within their company, Showpad launched its Windows app version 1.0 last week. Sales and marketing teams using Windows can now install the Showpad app to have better and more effective sales conversations.This release is a fir...

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Belgian-Dutch start-up wins prestigious FinTech award

Posted in Startup News on Feb 19, 2015

Sign2Pay won nearly half the votes for the MPE Corner Award 2015 with 600 payment experts and key decision makers voting. The Merchant Payments Ecosystem Conference, already in its eighth edition, is Europe's premier event on merchant payments, including mobile, online and in-store payments. The con...

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Over 100 international investors to storm Belgium looking for local startups

Posted in Startup News on Feb 12, 2015

Exciting news for the local entrepreneurs! On May 20th & 21st a delegation of 100+ investors will arrive inLeuven, Antwerp and Rotterdam seeking for Benelux promising technology companies. Within the framework of the Benelux Tech Tour,leading European Venture Capital firms will look for the next ...

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Cronos launches new startup incubator in Antwerp

Posted in Startup News on Feb 12, 2015

Last week, Cronos Group introduced The CoFoundry, a new incubator that will focus on small technology companies active in the cloud. The CoFoundry intends to operate as a kind of "co-founder" with the goal to accelerate the growth of startups in every possible way. It will not only provide a suit...

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Belgian APP acquired by Microsoft

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem on Feb 05, 2015

Local startup scene is still on fire! After three companies received generous funding, the #BeTech ecosystem reaches yet another high spot: Microsoft is reportedly acquiring Sunrise, a smart calendar app co-founded by the Belgian Jeremy Le Van.Accordingly to the news website Tech Crunch, Microsof...

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Belgian Startup Manifesto: First concrete steps to improve the ecosystem

Posted in Startup News on Mar 31, 2015

Belgian Startup Manifesto is already paying off! Alexander de Croo, Minister of Digital Agenda, has recently announceda plan to give young entrepreneurs some extra benefits to grow their new venture. The policies will focus on making crowdfunding easier and keeping lower labor costs for start ups. ...

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Tapazz is a finalist in Ashden Sustainable Travel Awards

Posted in Startup News on Mar 17, 2015

Antwerp-based Tapazz made its way to the shortlist of the Ashden Sustainable Travel Awards! Established in 2001, the Ashden Award is a global recognition to the excellence in green energy. Tapazz ,currently competing in the "Travel" category, is taking the sharing economy on a new journey with it...

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Belgian Startup Manifesto- Call for stories!

Posted in Startup News on Feb 19, 2015

Join the Belgian Startup Movement and share your ideas to improve the environment for startups with the hashtag #BEStartupManifesto Startups are the future of our economy. They empower people to work on things that they are passionate about. They empower people to innovate, to create the tools and ...

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BAN Vlaanderen boosts startup Geo Communication Group

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Growing on Feb 12, 2015

Thanks to two capital injections and Business Angels Network (BAN) Vlaanderen's expertise, Geo Communication Group is ready to conquer Flemish and international market.After an initial contribution of € 150,000 in April 2014 , the first contacts were made for an additional loan awarded by Participat...

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