10 innovative social impact startups to watch in 2023 and beyond
Purpose is something we are all looking for and something many startups have at the core of their business. But what exactly is purpose? And how do some startups use their business ideas to drive real impact in the world? Whether it be touching the lives of those impacted by climate change, the pandemic, war…
25 of the most active female business angels in Europe this year
2023 is knocking on our door and we cannot say much has changed in terms of investments in women-founded companies or when it comes to the number of women on executive teams, boards at venture capital firms or women business angles for that matter. According to Atomico’s State of European Tech report, the proportion of…
15 of the best Startup & VC Newsletters you should subscribe to
Keeping up with the startup and VC news is not an easy task. When it comes to understanding market shifts, investor controversy and not to mention making sense of new cutting-edge tech and being aware of the ever-changing trends – it can be a little overwhelming at times.
Combining impact with financial gain: Insights from investors in the foodtech space
Rolling into summer, it’s been an energizing and busy few months in the European startup community. With the return of in-person events, there have been plenty of opportunities to get connecting and chatting with different entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders from across the ecosystem. Looking at the current market downturn with high inflation, rising interest…
From leaders to founders: Promoting diverse gender inclusion in the tech startup ecosystem
A couple of years ago, I was at a startup event in Amsterdam. It must have been 2016/17. The room was full of young, vibrant people from very diverse backgrounds. As the evening unfollowed, I got into many conversations. There is only one that very clearly stands out in my mind today.
As soon as I understood that my personal barrier as a female founder was confidence, I stopped getting in my own way
In Europe, investment in edtech is growing faster than in any other mature market and it is now home to three edtech unicorns (two of which passed the billion-dollar mark in the summer of 2021).
Beam me up Scotty: 5 European startups having a meaningful impact on the future of space tech
While the tech scene is undeniably booming, we shouldn’t get complacent. The road ahead might be still a long one. Europe needs to build much more than fintech and grocery delivery startups if it really wants a global startup ecosystem that’s a force to be reckoned with.