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All blog posts with tag 'startups'

START2ACT is supporting European startups towards energy efficiency

Posted in Startup News, Ecosystem, Insights, Experts on May 28, 2018

Environmental issues are one of the main challenges facing the world. The EU has adopted different measures to improve energy efficiency in Europe and set itself a 20% energy savings target by 2020. Startups are at the forefront of these changes. Startups.be and a group of international energy and e...

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Investment in a start-up via a crowdfunding platform or a start-up fund

Posted in Policy on Dec 23, 2016

On December 15th in 2016, the Belgian Parliament has adopted a new legislation with view on regulating the “alternative funding services” and developing and introducing a financial framework for alternative funding platforms (crowdfunding platform), funding vehicles and start-up funds.This law will ...

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What’s the key to a startup's success?

Posted in Go Global on Dec 15, 2016

Lately we together with a squad of Belgian startups were off to Parisian startup ecosystem. In 4 days' time we visited some unique places and met amazing people. One of the top highlights was our meeting with Nicolas Van Rymenant, founder of Menu Next Door, who shared his insights on success, startu...

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Startup hubs converging towards a truly unified European startup ecosystem

Posted in Insights on Dec 13, 2016

Karen Boers, co-founder & CEO Startups.be & European Startup Network, argues power movements are key for startups to be heard.

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Belgian Startups Delegation is choosing Paris to go global

Posted in Go Global on Dec 09, 2016

Last week Startups.be in partnership with the Innovation Hub brought a delegation of more than 10 Belgian startups to Paris. A wide spectrum of activities allowed us to experience one of Europe's and world’s foremost innovation hubs. We've learned a lot, and we are excited to run through the highlig...

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From eco farms to chips and fish resto… The stories of young entrepreneurs

Posted in Startup News on Nov 01, 2016

For many, entrepreneurship is a demanding calling, where the rewards for success are varied and great. Learning, beyond doubt, is a part of the entrepreneurial journey. Gain insight into the stories of young entrepreneurs, who nailed on-the-job training abroad.

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5 things you need to know about the Belgian HealthTech landscape in 2017

Posted in Insights on Jan 03, 2017

The HealthTech sector in Belgium is on the cusp of maturity: countless new players are standing at the gates, health is the fastest-growing startup scene and health care itself is the site of immense challenges in Belgium, for which new products and services will be vital. Just like a startup - Belg...

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Tax shelter for startups: What’s new?

Posted in Policy on Dec 23, 2016

Entrepreneurs are instrumental in creating jobs and boosting the economy, but in the current financial ecosystem, they often struggle to access the financing needed to fund their business model. On December 15th in 2016, a new law was adopted by the Belgian Parliament setting out the rules for the a...

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78% of businesses feel threatened by digital startups

Posted in Startup News on Dec 13, 2016

78% of businesses believe digital startups will pose a threat to their organization, either now or in the future, according to new research from Dell Technologies.

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“Slush is the center of the universe in tech”

Posted in Go Global on Dec 10, 2016

About 30 direct leads. That’s what Teamleader brought home from Slush in Helsinki. Together with 14 other startups from all over Europe, the Gent based CRM-specialist inaugurated the first ever Startups.be/European Startup Network booth in the Finish capital.

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