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All blog posts with tag 'fundraising'

5 facts you should know about the Brussels tech startup ecosystem

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Starting Up, Going Global, Growing, Fundraising on May 24, 2018

Choosing the Brussels region as the place to launch your startup has its pro’s and con’s, but pro’s definitely beat con’s. A new study conducted by Startups.be and the Brussels region reveals that the 75% of the local founders would recommend their friends to create their startup in Brussels.

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What startups need to know about convertible notes and equity

Posted in Fundraising on May 08, 2017

Once again, we were adding science to the art of fundraising... The new topics we brought up last week included the guiding principles of choosing the right investor, equity and convertible notes.

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Volta Ventures leads 400.000-euro funding round in security-startup BitSensor

Posted in Startup News, Funding on Jan 18, 2017

The Dutch startup BitSensor has raised 400.000 euro in an investment round led by Volta Ventures to further develop their security solution.

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Jurgen Ingels: “Fundraising is like a mating process”

Posted in Insights, Fundraising on Jan 11, 2017

The fundraising process is very similar to the mating behavior of animals, stresses B-Hive founder Jurgen Ingels, who’s writing a book about the topic. In his first column for Startups.be, Ingels elaborates on the rules to be followed and the steps to be taken. “Fundraising is an art that can be lea...

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Belgian tech ecosystem: our 2016 picks

Posted in Ecosystem on Dec 14, 2016

Belgian startup year through our eyes: over 550 events and more than 205 calls, 90+ articles about the ecosystem and 13 destinations visited by entrepreneurs in our Go Global campaigns. Also, a record-breaking audience for Tech Startup Day and Failing Forward growth from a conference to a powerful m...

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How to tackle the dilution and valuation problem

Posted in Fundraising on Dec 01, 2016

Does your mind go blank when someone mentions you the valuation of your startup? Check out our first blog post of our Get Investor Ready series, featuring basic information, advice, and free templates to download.

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The why and how of metrics!

Posted in Ecosystem, Insights, Fundraising on Jun 02, 2017

Every business runs on metrics. Yesterday, we, together with impulse.brussels, kicked out the 7th investor readiness workshop that addressed the challenges and essentials of metrics and unit economics. Check out the 5 bits of advice from the workshop.

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Itineris raises additional 10 million euro to conquer American market

Posted in Startup News, Funding, Growing on Jan 25, 2017

The Belgian scale-up Itineris raises another 10 million euro in a follow-up round led by GIMV. The specialist in operational software and services for the utility industry is more ready than ever to conquer the American market.

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No!

Posted in Insights, Fundraising on Jan 18, 2017

“Never let a ‘no’ discourage you”, insists Frank Maene, managing partner of the Belgian investment fund Volta Ventures. “The world belongs to those who persevere.”

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