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Startups.be becomes Startup Europe Ambassador

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Policy, Growing on Mar 19, 2018

Startups.be proudly becomes “Startup Europe Ambassador” in Belgium. The Startup Europe Ambassadors are a group of key influencers in the European startup ecosystems to provide information and advice about the European Commission's Startup Europe initiative. The objective is to democratise the startu...

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10 ways to make the most out of Tech Startup Day 2018

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Go Global, Insights, Policy, Experts, Starting Up, Growing on Mar 08, 2018

Haven't you put Tech Startup Day on your calendar yet? We suggest you better do it quickly. With exactly 1 week to go until Tech Startup Day, the anticipation is growing for Belgium's leading startup conference!

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2018 Tech Startup Day Awards nominees announced - it's time to vote!

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem on Feb 12, 2018

For the third year in a row, Startups.be will be handing out awards to startups that had a remarkable track record last year. Our jury proposes a shortlist in five categories, and it’s up to you, the Belgian startup community, to decide about the winners!

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Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs: about Startups.be's journey

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Policy, Experts, Starting Up, Growing on Jan 31, 2018

Three years ago, Startups.be engaged in a European initiative dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship for first-time entrepreneurs and for those who are experienced and would enjoy getting fresh insights into their businesses.The journey has come to an end, but what a ride it was!

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18-year-old raises €340.000 from prominent Belgian angel investors

Posted in Startup News, Starting Up on Jan 29, 2018

Faqbot, creator of a new automated, personalized chatbot platform, has announced a seed round of €340,000 led by influential Belgian business angels. Launched in 2017, Faqbot enables companies to build an automated helper bot - chatbot - quickly, easily and cost-effectively, without coding.

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The Colruyt family invests in Ontoforce

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Funding, Going Global, Growing on Jan 26, 2018

The Ghent-based technology company Ontoforce has announced a new capital round of € 4,3 million in growth financing led by Korys (the investment structure of the Colruyt family), Annie Vereecken, PMV and LRM. The new investment will be used to fuel Ontoforce's growth and future development.

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Startups.be launches AI-powered job platform

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights on Mar 15, 2018

Startups.be launches a brand-new job platform that intelligently links jobseekers and startups looking for talent. “Being able to attract talent is one of the big difficulties that our startups face”, says Jan Bormans of Startups.be. “With our new job platform, we tackle this problem.”

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How to successfully run a crowdfunding campaign for your startup

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Policy, Experts, Funding, Fundraising on Feb 16, 2018

Whether it is to start your own company or to grow it to the next level, even the greatest entrepreneurs with the largest amount of business management knowledge cannot avoid fundraising. “Fundraising is not an exact science, there is no recipe for guaranteed success”, says Chris Thomas, founder of ...

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Start to act and save our planet!

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Experts on Jan 31, 2018

Energy efficiency is not the “sexiest” of terms of all, nevertheless we all understand the immense importance of preserving energy and reducing our consumption to save the resources of our planet.

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LindaCare raises 7 million euro to improve remote patient monitoring

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Funding, Going Global, Growing, Fundraising on Jan 30, 2018

LindaCare, a digital health company specializing in remote patient monitoring solutions for chronic disease management, announced a seven million Euro Series B investment, featuring participation by Philips, together with PMV as new investors. Existing investors Capricorn ICT Arkiv, Connecticut Inno...

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