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Gabriela Fernández

Communication Manager. In west Buenos Aires born and raised...Fishtarian (a.k.a faketarian),binge traveller. Journalist in recovery, now working in digital communication. Find me at Betacowork typing hard and drinking mate.



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GoGlobal: A hands-on look into Asian markets

Posted on 24 May 2017

In early May, we headed to Singapore with 15 Belgian startups to explore business opportunities and get first-hand insight into the region. Check out our findings! [...]

Antwerp Startup Fair 2017 reviewed by its startups

Posted on 29 March 2017 and partners organised another edition of the Antwerp Startup Fair. Here is what the attending startups said about the event! [...]

Tech Startup Day 2017: Meet the exhibitors

Posted on 23 March 2017

See the list of companies that showcased their services and products at Tech Startup Day! [...]

ING FinTech Village: second edition welcomes 10 new FinTech startups

Posted on 15 March 2017


Tech Startup Day 2017: top networking, awards and a royal visit!

Posted on 13 March 2017

The king, the awards, an international delegation and over 1000 attendees were some of the highlights. It was another great edition of this exciting event and we are glad to say team, the driving force behind this big conference, pulled i [...]

Antwerp Startup Fair 2017: what to expect

Posted on 31 January 2017

Registrations are open to join the trade fair powered by Antwerp City! [...]

Brussels and London work hand in hand to set up a fintech bridge

Posted on 17 January 2017

B-Hive is signing a cooperation agreement with Innovate Finance as one of the first steps in the further deepening of its international ties. [...]

iDalko secures half a million investment by KBC Start it Fund

Posted on 16 January 2017

The Antwerp-based startup is the first one to be financed by KBC Start it fund. [...]

nanoGrid raises secures €600.000 for next grow phase

Posted on 05 January 2017

Business Angels Network Flanders boosts the energy specialist company [...]

Time-defying app Chestnote picks up €650,000 funding

Posted on 18 December 2016

Time-traveling may still be out of reach, but Chestnote is breaking the time barrier in a different way. The promising startup has just secured capital to boost its slow-messaging service and take it to the next level. [...]

Belgian tech ecosystem: our 2016 picks

Posted on 14 December 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 Failin [...]

sCool recognised at the CreatiFi awards

Posted on 07 December 2016

sCool takes home the audience award powered by CreatiFi [...]

Unifly gets €5 M financing for international growth

Posted on 22 November 2016

Sky is not the limit! Terra Drone (a major Japanese drone operator and system integrator) confirms its trust in the VITO spin-off Unifly by investing a total of 5 million euro together with Qbic and PMV. Terra Drone provides 80% of the total capital. [...]

Major Enterprise Organisations Back GEN Belgium

Posted on 18 November 2016

GEN Belgium will develop and coordinate the various programs and activities of GEN Global in the country while providing an additional international bridge for the many initiatives that already exist in Belgium. [...]

Lindacare bags $500,000 investment award at VentureClash

Posted on 30 October 2016

LindaCare, a digital health software company specializing in the field of remote monitoring solutions for chronic disease patients, was among the 10 finalists invited last week to Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, for the final round of “Ven [...]

Belgian startup Sentiance hires former OgilvyOne NY president and opens office in NYC

Posted on 03 October 2016

The Antwerp-based company announced that Dimitri Maex,former president of OgilvyOne NY, is joining the startup as their global president and chief revenue officer. As part of the new strategy, Maex will open an office in New York since Sentiance is e [...]

16 national startup associations join forces in the European Startup Network (ESN)

Posted on 08 September 2016

On September 7th, 2016, the European Startup Network (ESN) was officially launched in Brussels. With a total of 16 democratically organized, non-profit, and independent startup associations from Europe join forces into the ESN, the ESN constitutes th [...] is hiring: Are you our Creative Pokemaster?

Posted on 01 September 2016

Who we are and what we is the one-stop-shop for Belgian tech entrepreneurs with a global ambition. We help them by providing easy and qualitative access to investors, customers and experts. As a non-profit organisation, we connect th [...]

Appiness and Toonyou selected for exclusive acceleration program in Korea

Posted on 01 September 2016

Way to go: hard training and a good pitch really pay off! Belgian startups Appiness and Toonyou secured a spot in a three-month acceleration program in Seoul, all expenses covered. Last August, five young companies from Belgium were shortlisted an [...]

Belgian startups make their way to Korea

Posted on 16 August 2016

Early in August five Belgian companies as part of 80 international startups invited to Seoul for an action-packed week including pitching training, in-depth interviews, observation assessments and intensive screenings. Through the K-Startup Challe [...]

Take Eat Easy halts trading and will file for juridical restructuring

Posted on 26 July 2016

The Brussels-based restaurant delivery startup has ceased trading as is looking for a buyer.Founded in 2013, the aim was to offer the high-end restaurant segment a reliable delivery service using exclusively bike couriers and ensuring the best buying [...]

EMAsphere enriches its offer with new versions after raising €2M funding

Posted on 08 July 2016

Following the success of EMAfinance, which uses data from the accounting system to present them in the form of interactive spreadsheets and graphs associated to KPI's, EMAsphere continues its software development by launching EMAforecast. This adv [...]

Activ84Health shortlisted for major award

Posted on 08 July 2016

The platform, that was launched in December last year, is on the run for the Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Challenge Prize, which awards €50,000 to the best product or idea that uses internet connectivity and the internet of things (IoT) to empowe [...]

€2.65 million investment for the Belgian startup Awingu

Posted on 30 June 2016

Awingu raised an investment of 2.65 million euros in some of its major shareholders. The Belgian startup is a specialist in workspace aggregator and works closely with companies such as Microsoft. Thanks to this additional investment, Awingu inten [...]

Real Impact Analytics raises €12 million in first round of funding

Posted on 22 June 2016

A groundbreaking player in the telecom big data industry, Real Impact Analytics has secured a €12 million investment round. It is led by venture capital funds Fortino Capital and Endeit Capital, together with Gimv through the Gimv Arkiv Tech Fund II. [...]

Belgian startup Jack Media is a Laureate of Start’Up SFR Innovation Contest

Posted on 16 June 2016

The messaging application Jack Media was recognised in the Digital Lifestyle Category of Start’Up SFR Innovation Contest, at Web2Day Digital Festival. This competition is targeted at young startups that have an innovative product and initial commerci [...]

OpenTelly and Microsoft team up to deliver plugin-free HTML5 streaming in the cloud

Posted on 28 April 2016

OpenTelly, developer of THEOplayer, the world's most comprehensive HTML5 based video player for streaming content on the web, has joined forces with Microsoft Azure Media Services to allow publishers and broadcasters to benefit from cloud flexibility [...]

Telekitty, the first APP that can read cat's minds, is now available on IOs

Posted on 25 March 2016

Reading a cat's mind at your fingertips, probably one of the most wanted superpowers in the world, is now possible! Telekittyaims to bring a unique level of communication between cat lovers and their favorite pet. By launching the app on iOS, b [...]

Google crowns Belgian startup Datatonic as Partner of the Year

Posted on 21 March 2016

Datatonic was named Global Partner of the Year for the Google Cloud Platform services at an event hosted by Google partners in Las Vegas. The Roeselare-headquartered startup has been helping companies with insights and analysis of large amounts of [...]

Andaman7 is now available on Android

Posted on 17 March 2016

The startup headquartered in Liege has proudly announced the official release of the Android app. The users are able to download the free app to create, manage and share their synchronized health records in a secure way! Furthermore, while the ap [...]

FLAVR wins the International FastPitch competition at SXSW

Posted on 15 March 2016

The startup dedicated to foodsharing, faced eighty-four companies from nine countries and got the 1st prize in Austin, Texas. Based in Antwerp, FLAVR travelled to the US as part of the Belgian delegation that is rocking the legendary SXSW festival [...]

Belgian Startups Delegation set to take over SxSW

Posted on 13 March 2016

Six startups will take part in US main tech, music & entrepreneurship conference South by Southwest. Once more, is taking the lead and spreading the word about the innovation made in Belgium. A legendary conference, this year’s edition [...]

IText becomes Belgium’s National Champion in the 2016 European Business Awards

Posted on 08 March 2016

Leading PDF library company iText has won the popular vote as National Public Champion of Belgium in the 2016 European Business Awards (EBA). iText defeated nine other competitors and is now competing against 32 other companies to become the European [...]

Start It @KBC and Techstars NYC get together to take Belgian startups abroad

Posted on 24 February 2016

On one hand, one of the most prestigious acceleration programs in the world. On the other one, the biggest incubator in Belgium. Start it @KBC and Techstars are joining forces for the #BeTech cause. This match made in heaven will mean better opportun [...]

Record-breaking audience for Tech Startup Day

Posted on 19 February 2016

Over 1100 people gathered on February 18th for a new edition of the Tech Startup Day, the biggest tech entrepreneurship event in Belgium. The conference organised by, the one-stop-shop for Belgian tech entrepreneurs, featured over 6 si [...]

tsjing scores €250.000 in seed capital

Posted on 23 January 2016

Following initial investments by Duval Union and Living Tomorrow, the crowd and several business angels invested in tsjing, an application for the food and leisure industries. The startup raised €250.000 in seed capital: €100.000 via Bolero Crowdfund [...]

LindaCare signs collaboration agreement with The University Hospitals Leuven

Posted on 20 January 2016

LindaCare, a software company specializing in the field of tele-monitoring solutions for chronic disease patients, has striken a partnership with The University Hospitals Leuven (UZ Leuven) to enhance the quality of patient care by improving the way [...]

MyMicroinvest set to conquer Europe

Posted on 20 January 2016

The Belgian startup, which has become one of the largest crowdfunding platforms in the country, is expanding into Europe. The selected markets arePoland, Switzerland, Italy, France and the Netherlands. To achieve this international traction, the p [...]

Nominees for Tech Startup Day Awards 2016 Announced: Voting is Now Open

Posted on 19 January 2016 has announced the shortlist of companies for the first annual Tech Startup Day Awards. Winners will be selected by the community, who will have the chance to support their favorites by submitting their vote until February 17th, 2016. O [...]

Volta Ventures leads €1 million funding round in Cashforce

Posted on 13 January 2016

The young Flemish startup has announced a €1 million Series A funding round led by Volta Ventures, marking the fund’s fourth investment of 2015. Pamica NV, the investment company of Michel Akkermans, former Chairman and CEO of financial technology co [...]

FlagWorlds raises €225.000 in seed capital

Posted on 13 January 2016

The amount raised from business angels will allow FlagWorlds to complete the development of its web platform and its mobile app, which will be available in App Store and Google Play. FlagWorlds is a community-based geolocation network. Its mission [...]

Belgian startup CarAmigo strikes a partnership with Ford

Posted on 08 January 2016

CarAmigo, Belgium's first peer-to-peer car rental, has signed an agreement with the car manufacturer Ford. The new alliance is meant to help Ford customers to register their cars on CarAmigo and learn the possible savings by using the calculator a [...]

EYnovation & join forces to help Belgian entrepreneurs

Posted on 05 January 2016

EYnovation, the startup program powered by EY, is working with towards a common goal: to help make dreams come true for the entrepreneurs in Belgium. Karen Boers, Managing Director at and Wouter Desmet, Partner at EY Subsidia [...]

Bizidee Awards: Meet the Winners!

Posted on 17 December 2015

On December 9th, Bizidee concluded its 14th edition and here are the entrepreneurs who were recognized! Bizidee is the entrepreneurial competition in which startups can be awarded the best business plan recognition and have a chance to win the top [...]

Doctena Scores €4.5M Funding to keep developing its Medical Booking Platform

Posted on 14 December 2015

Headquartered in Brussels, Doctena has raised €4.5 million funding round made up of investment from undisclosed private investors, business angels, and debt. The company sells a medical booking platform that lets doctors offer online booking to th [...]

iText and Hancom announce their joint venture ThinkFree

Posted on 11 December 2015

Leading PDF library company iText and professional software developer Hancom communicate their entrance to the European market with software joint venture ThinkFree. By this new collaboration,ThinkFree brand is to offer Hancom solutions integrated [...]

Social Shopping App Shopally gets $1.4 M in seed funding

Posted on 08 December 2015

Based in Brussels and NYC, Shopally has raised $1.4 million in seed financing to boost the development and prepare a global roll-out of its mobile affiliate app. The funding round was led by a group of unnamed angel investors and supported by M&A adv [...]

LindaCare closes a € 1.5M Series A financing round to launch its activities in Europe

Posted on 04 December 2015

The software company specializing in the field of telemonitoring solutions for chronic disease patientshas announced the closing of a € 1.5 million Series A financing round, led by Capricorn Venture Partners. The funding will be used to support the d [...]

Belgian federal Open Data policy Summary

Posted on 30 November 2015

Back in July, Belgium celebrated the green light for the federal Open Data strategy. You can now see a summary of the policies involved in this big step towards making the national administration leaner and more efficient.These are some of the cru [...]

Sentiance Raises $5.2 million in Series B Financing Round

Posted on 17 November 2015

The new funding closely follows an earlier financing round of $2 million in January 2015. The new round of funding was achieved earlier than expected and gives Sentiance additional resources to undertake and more rapidly complete its groundbreaking d [...]

Antwerp Mayor Receives Startup Policy Leadership Award from Global Entrepreneurship Network

Posted on 17 November 2015

The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), an organization of programs and initiatives that promote entrepreneurial growth, honored Mayor Bart De Wever of Antwerp, Belgium, with the 2015 Startup Nations Award for Local Policy Leadership. De Wever [...]

Andaman7 secures €1,3 M

Posted on 04 November 2015

The young startup got new funding and gets ready to execute its global strategy. Thanks to different investors, among them the fund Meusinvest, the Belgian app will keep adding new features and more functionalities. Andaman7 allows users to store [...]

AppTweak raises $500,000 in seed capital

Posted on 04 November 2015

Brussels-based startup AppTweakspecialised in'app store optimisation'(ASO), got$500,000 toexpand its sales and grow its team. The fresh capital will boost the product by adding more languages and new features. Founded in 2013, this young Belgian s [...]

Meet the Belgian delegation at Slush

Posted on 03 November 2015

Helsinki may not be the first city springs to mind when speaking about startups, certainly not in comparison with tech hubs such as London, Paris or Berlin. Despite the fact that Finland only represents 0,3% of the worldwide population, it attracts [...]

Opinum secures €1M from a set of Belgian and American investors

Posted on 02 November 2015

Energy startup Opinum closed an investment round of over 1 million Euro. A consortium of investors, among which Sambrinvest, SRIW environment, Inventures, MyMicroInvest and a number of Belgian and American business angels provided the funds. Led by [...]

Belgian tech startups are ready to take over Dublin!

Posted on 20 October 2015

A select group of entrepreneurs will showcase their hottest products and services at The Web Summit! Once again, we've brought together tech startups to take part in the Web Summit from November 3rd to 5th. Thanks to the support of Flanders Invest [...]

Over 250 attendees enjoyed a new edition of Failing Forward

Posted on 15 October 2015

For the third year in a row, challenged the stigma associated with failure by bringing together powerful testimonials and diverse speakers for a full day of inspiration. On October 14th in The Egg Brussels, 18 seasoned speakers testifi [...]

8 Essential legal tips for your Startup

Posted on 16 September 2015

We all know the situation: you have spotted the perfect business opportunity, performed customer and market research and built a prototype. But then the legal related issues pop up .You suddenly realise that you have to tackle that detail you had ove [...]

Teamleader opens an office in Berlin

Posted on 10 September 2015

The Belgian startup Teamleader will open an office in Berlin! The CRM specialist will serve the German SME market from its headquarters in the capital. "The one in Berlin is our first office in a non-Dutch speaking country," says Co-Founder Jeroen [...]

Showpad will pitch at the European Innovation Day

Posted on 09 September 2015

Startup Europe will take 15 brightest scaleups to Silicon Valley for the upcomingEuropean Innovation Day. The Belgian Startup Showpad is part of the batch going toMountain View on September 21st. Check out the entire list of companies Showpad i [...]

13.000 Jobs Created by Innovation-based Incubators in 2013

Posted on 08 September 2015

EBN, the Brussels-based innovation network, publicly announces the results of its 2014 annual quality survey. The network, with over 150 quality certified Business and Innovation Centres throughout Europe and overseas, has fostered the creation of ov [...]

iText reloaded! Another recognition for the Belgian Startup

Posted on 04 September 2015

It's happening again... say hello to the national champion in the European Business Awards! iText Group NV has been named as a National Champion for Belgium in The European Business Awards sponsored by RSM; a prestigious competition supported by b [...]

How Coworking is Changing the Way We Work

Posted on 28 August 2015

Traditional offices are becoming less and less common these days, and many business settings, startups in particular, are turning to shared office space to save money. When coworking, the workspace is shared, but the people work independently. It is [...]

How to start up in the UK: Highlights, Challenges and Advice

Posted on 27 August 2015

The British Ambassador Alison Rose met with a select group of Belgian Entrepreneurs to talk over their business visit. It is no secret that at we believe that startups are born global and we are trying to do our best to take Belgian ta [...]

Investor Readiness vouchers: and the winners are....

Posted on 19 August 2015

During the summer, Antwerp Management School carried out a call for entrepreneurs willing to attend the first-level masterclasses Investor, Organization and Personal readiness. So far, 12 out of 20 vouchers (€ 1.000 each) have been claimed! Thanks [...] strikes a partnership with the Korea Research and Innovation Centre-Europe

Posted on 16 August 2015

Thanks to this new agreement, both organisations will establish a framework to enhance the support they provide to entrepreneurs. On August 14th, Dr.Ing. Gi Won ON, Korean Research and Innovation Centre (KIC-Europe), and Karen Boers, Managing Direct [...]

iText did it again! More recognitions for the Belgian Startup

Posted on 13 August 2015

iText, the premier open source PDF library designed for developers, earned Silver in the Best in Biz Awards International Awards for small or medium business product of the year. This is the first time iText has been recognized by the Best in Biz [...]

Start it @KBC Opening in Brussels!

Posted on 06 August 2015

On 15 September, the newest Start it @kbc offices will open their doors at Wetenschapsstraat 23, in the heart of Brussels. At this new location in the capital, start-up businesses will be provided not only with free office space, but also with coachi [...]

Belgian delegation promoting game industry at Gamescom

Posted on 24 July 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 ind [...]

Thumbs up for the Belgian federal Open Data strategy

Posted on 24 July 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 ecosyst [...]

OJOO wins the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur competition

Posted on 17 July 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 [...]

ING FinTech Village: Get an insight into the first accelerator dedicated to Belgian financial technology

Posted on 16 July 2015

ING Belgium coordinates the launch of ING FinTech Village, the first Belgian accelerator dedicated to financial technologies, in collaboration with Deloitte, SWIFT Innotribe, Belcube, SmartFin Capital, Eggsplore and Thanks to its specifi [...]

Allied For Startups lands in Brussels

Posted on 16 July 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 en [...]

DataCamp raises $1M to develop its learning platform

Posted on 15 July 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), [...]

etouches purchases mobile technology company TapCrowd

Posted on 14 July 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 m [...]

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

Posted on 10 July 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, pract [...]

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

Posted on 01 July 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 [...]

From Flanders to Atlanta: call for startups

Posted on 29 June 2015

Is your startup an exciting must-watch company from Flanders? A Flemish-Dutch economic mission is recruiting promising Flemish entrepreneurs willing to scale up their business overseas. From October 4th to 7th, the Minister-President Geert Bourgeo [...]

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

Posted on 29 June 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 [...]

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

Posted on 26 June 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 i [...]

Belgian startup 87 Seconds doubles its workforce in Paris

Posted on 25 June 2015

Specialist in animated videos, 87Seconds is a #BeTech company working for major French customers like Orange, Michelin or Voyages-SNCF. Growing at a fast-pace, the startup has announced that will soon double its workforce in its Parisian division [...]

Discover The Winners of The Boostcamp & Acceleration Program Final

Posted on 25 June 2015

During the final of the 7th and 2nd Boostcamp MIC Acceleration program of Microsoft Innovation Center Brussels (MIC Brussels), the most promising "first-time entrepreneurs" were rewarded according to their businesses potential. The MIC Boostcamp i [...]

Twikey helps the Port of Antwerp to get rid of cheques

Posted on 23 June 2015

Together with Twikey, the Port of Antwerp has developed a unique solution to consign the use of cheques to the past. In collaboration with Belfius, BNP Paribas Fortis, KBC, ING Belgium and Bank J. Van Breda & C°, a complete electronic solution has [...]

Leansquare launches a free pitching platform

Posted on 09 June 2015

Are you an early-stage startup? Are you looking for a powerful tool to communicate your pitch? Leansquare has come up with a friendly solution to help you master the art of pitching! You will have the opportunity to submit your pitch for free on t [...]

Startups are heading to Northside Festival

Posted on 09 June 2015

A first-rate delegation will take part in NYC’s main conference and tradeshow. is once more taking the lead and spreading the word about the talent made in Belgium. The tech entrepreneurial scene is blossoming in Belgium with lots of gro [...]

Belgian tech startups ready to conquer Pioneers Festival

Posted on 26 May 2015

A handpicked group of entrepreneurs is heading to Vienna to showcase their hottest products and services! has brought together seven promising startups to take part in Pioneers Festival, on May 28th and 29th. Thanks to the support from [...]

MIT Innovators Under 35 Belgium: Meet the winners!

Posted on 21 May 2015

On May 20th, a group of selected Belgian entrepreneurs presented their work to an audience of decision-makers, startups and academics from the European innovation ecosystem. Each year, the MIT Technology Review recognizes young innovators who comb [...]

Tech Tour puts promising Belgian technology in the spotlight

Posted on 21 May 2015

Over thirty Belgian technology companies seeking capital had the opportunity to introduce themselves to a select group of national and international venture capitalists. A jury with the top-level local VC's selected twelve Belgian growth companies [...]

Teamleader collects €2.5 million funding

Posted on 19 May 2015

Investment fund Fortino has once again honoured Teamleader with its trust, in the form of a EUR 2.5 million investment. The money will be used to further develop the software, but also to professionalise the company's organisation and support its Eur [...]

Playpass raises €2 M

Posted on 13 May 2015

The Antwerp-headquartered startup that offers festivals worldwide software solutions for their platforms has officially announced its agreement with Sandpiper Digital Payments AG. PlayPass is best known in Belgium due to its intelligent RIFD brace [...]

Sentiance strikes a partnership with i-Know

Posted on 13 May 2015

Antwerp-based startup Sentiance has teamed up with Ghent innovation center i-Know to work on mobile, health, retail and security-related projects. From now onwards, both companies will look for solutions in the field of smart cities, not only by deve [...]

iText is a finalist in the Stevie Awards

Posted on 08 May 2015

The Belgian open source library for creating and manipulating PDF files is competing for the recognition to the most Innovative Tech Company of the Year, Up to 100 Employees, in the Computer Services & Software industry. The American award ceremon [...]

Showpad opens office in London

Posted on 05 May 2015

Ghent-based startup Showpad will set up its new headquarters in London. With the aim to accelerate its international growth, the new office will be situated in the famous "Silicon Roundabout" and will be managed by Timon Rumbold, former Marketing Sol [...]

Nallian picks € 1.250.000 to expand its business

Posted on 24 April 2015

Keerbergen-based startup Nallian disclosed that it has risen € 1.250.000 to continue growth and boost innovation. The business collaboration platform will develop new tools and features thanks to the funding provided by Dutch company Newion Investmen [...]

Belgian startup launches an online Geospatial Camp

Posted on 24 April 2015

Geospatial training company 4CGrid launched an online platform for geospatial professionals.The courses feature topics like mapping and photogrammetry, GPS and GNSS, as well as practical courses on Trimble software - TerraSync and GPS Pathfinder Offi [...]

Airobot helps drones to fly more safely

Posted on 23 April 2015

Belgian startup Airobot was created in March 2015, after a capital injection of iMinds, with the aim to improve the safety in the drone industry through an innovative component that reduces the risks of crashing. It is no secret that drones are progr [...]

Titco named the runner-up of the RSA Conference

Posted on 22 April 2015

Belgian startup Ticto won the 2nd award of the RSA Conference in San Francisco, considered one of the most prestigious global events on security industry issues. The winner of the competition, Waratek, beat Ticto by a narrow margin. Ticto, headed by [...]

Belgian Government Launches Digital Plan

Posted on 21 April 2015

On April 20th, Belgium's Digital Agenda minister, Alexander De Croo, outlined a strategy for improving the digital economy and positioning the country as one of the Top 3 European regions by 2020. The plan, mostly based on the Belgian Startup Manife [...]

SocialExpress acquired by Bynder

Posted on 17 April 2015

Ghent-based startup SocialExpress was purchased by Bynder, a brand portal provider from The Netherlands. SocialExpress is a social media analytics reporting tool launched in 2013 and since then it has become a reliable content management ally for bi [...]

Moovly named one of the European Top 100 startups by Red Herring

Posted on 15 April 2015

Moovly, the online SaaS platform that makes multimedia content creation easy, has been shorlisted in the European Top 100 published by the well-known Red Herring. As each year, the company has selected the 100 best and most innovative startups from t [...]

Startup Delegation at NAB Show Las Vegas

Posted on 14 April 2015

Four promising Belgian startups attended NAB Show in Las Vegas to exhibit their latest services and hottest products. Who are the local heros at NAB Show?Moovly, Open Telly, By Systems and Unitron were the selected companies to travel and represent [...]

Take Eat Easy secures €6 Millions

Posted on 14 April 2015

Belgian Startup Take Eat Easy raised €6 millionfrom investors Rocket Internet, DN Capital and Piton Capital. Founded in Brussels in 2013, Take Eat Easy brings customers, bike messengers and restaurants together. Thanks to this App (coming up soon on [...]

The LearnScape will officially launch sCool at TNW Europe Conference

Posted on 10 April 2015

Belgian startup The LearnScapewill present its successful platform Scool at The Next Web Conference on April 24th and 25th. sCool teaches children digital social responsibility from an early age by providing an online environment exclusive for you [...]

Belgian Startup UgenTec scored €1M

Posted on 09 April 2015

Local entrepreneurs are still in the spotlight and receiving generous investment! On April 8th, UgenTec announced that it has risen one million euros thanks to a small group of Belgian investors.IWT (Flemish Agency for Innovation by Science and Tech [...]

Belgian Delegation of Tech Startups to Attend The Next Web Conference

Posted on 09 April 2015

A select group of Belgian entrepreneurs is getting ready to take part in the The Next Web on April 23rd- 24th in Amsterdam, The Netherlands! has gathered eight startups that will participate in the upcoming The Next Web Europe Conferen [...]

A Belgian startup created a free and universal visual solution

Posted on 31 March 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®, fo [...]

Belgian Startup Manifesto: First concrete steps to improve the ecosystem

Posted on 31 March 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 ea [...]

Tapazz is a finalist in Ashden Sustainable Travel Awards

Posted on 17 March 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 t [...]

Catalan week for #BeTech startups: MWC & 4YFN

Posted on 27 February 2015

From 2 to 5 March in Barcelona, two main event will take place: 4YFN (4 Years From Now) and Mobile World Congress. Startups will showcase their products in this expo that will address a series of testimonials and workshops: - Disruption by mobile [...]

Belgian Startup Manifesto- Call for stories!

Posted on 19 February 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 em [...]

Over 100 international investors to storm Belgium looking for local startups

Posted on 12 February 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 Euro [...]

BAN Vlaanderen boosts startup Geo Communication Group

Posted on 12 February 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 [...]

Cronos launches new startup incubator in Antwerp

Posted on 12 February 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 e [...]

Belgian APP acquired by Microsoft

Posted on 05 February 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.Acc [...]

Starter Coach: Free coaching for 10 entrepreneurs

Posted on 30 January 2015

Zenitor is offering 10 entrepreneurs that sign up via a free coaching program! As a new member of, Zenitor is lending a helping hand to entrepreneurs who started a business in the last five years. The " Starter Coach ", spo [...]

Tips for maximizing your participation to 4YFN -MWC

Posted on 23 January 2015

As Belgian Tech Startups are in the spotlight these days, we would like to share some tips for those entrepreneurs taking their companies to the next level and attending Four Years From Now (4YFN) and Mobile World Congressin Barcelona, from March 2nd [...]

Registrations for Tech Startup Day 2015 are open!

Posted on 22 January 2015

The 4th edition of Tech Startup Day is scheduled for March 12th, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. The event will offer a unique convergence of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship and welcomes all startup veterans and enthusiasts from Belgium and ar [...]

Three in a row! Belgian Startups received generous funding!

Posted on 21 January 2015

Great news for the #BeTech ecosystem! This week, Sparkcentral, Sign2Pay and Sentiance (formerly known as Argus Lab) rose some substantialsums of money in their respective investment rounds. Sparkcentral scored US$12 millionin a Series B fundin [...]

Startup Master Class I - Genesis: Idea Stage

Posted on 07 January 2015

Do you have an idea to start off your company? Then you should learn how to get the best out of it and be ready for the next steps! We would like to share with entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts what we believe is an excellent guide to make ide [...]

Failing Forward conference was a success

Posted on 22 December 2014

The Failing Forward event was held on December 15th in Genk, where more than 200 attendees listened toentrepreneurship idols, industry experts and specialized mentors talk aboutbusiness challenges. Once again, the conference brought together over [...]

Belgian Delegation of Tech Startups to Attend Le Web (Paris)

Posted on 05 December 2014

Thanks to the support of the Walloon Agency for Telecommunications (AWT), Impulse.Brussels, iMinds and Flanders Investment & Trade, a total of 16 startups will participate at Le Web from December 9th to 11th, in Paris, where they will showcase their [...]

Win a ticket for Failing Forward!

Posted on 02 December 2014

Failing Forward is an inspirationalkeynote conference that gathers successfultechentrepreneurs with people from other disciplines and sectors to share an honest tale about the hardship that paved their road to success. Th event will take place on De [...]