One key success factor for accelerators is their ability to aggregate the best entrepreneurial talent and ideas from a larger region, especially in Europe, where metropolitan areas are small and local talent pools limited. Therefore, we look at how international accelerators in Europe are and from where they are able to attract participants.
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European early-stage funding has increased dramatically over the course of the past years. Atomico and Dealroom gave a very interesting perspective on the drivers of this growth in their report: “The Journey to Series A in Europe. Fundraising benchmarks for founders of early-stage companies”. They conclude that today we have about 4 times the seed
How much investments were raised in the top 20 startup hubs in Europe? We had a look at dealroom data for 2018 to identify which hubs were getting the most funds and how their funding situation is developing over time.
The first edition of the Startup City Accelerator brought together 15 ecosystem builders from all over Europe and even Korea – check the report and register for the upcoming edition!
There is abundant research on startups, so it is difficult to keep an overview. We provide you with monthly roundups about the most important reports coming out helping you to keep track and hopefully also help researchers to better align and advance their work.
After 25 years of existence, political and cultural fragmentations have prevented Europe from successfully achieving it’s ambitions for forming a single market. Despite this challenge, entrepreneurs have risen to the occasion to grow global companies. In recent articles, we have shown that Europe’s most popular startup hubs Berlin and London are truly transnational with over
European Startup Initiative is searching for a Freelance Project Manager (m/f) The European Startup Initiative is an entrepreneur led non-profit organization, dedicated to fostering interconnectivity among startup ecosystems in Europe and potentially globally. With our main activity, the Startup Heatmap Europe, we are mapping founder mobility and cities’ attractiveness for startups. Through the Startup Heatmap
What factors do founders consider when choosing to locate their companies? In the 2018 Startup Heatmap Europe Survey 28% of founders were foreign-born. But there is many reasons for people to change location: personal motives (22%), studies (18%), work (31%) – but curiously, also a large portion of this population, nearly a third, responded that
In 2018 we partnered up with Balderton Capital to examine how European founders compare their home ecosystem with the US Tech scene. The results were more than surprising given the fact that for decades we have been looking towards the US as the mecca for everything startup. For the first time, we see Europe’s Startup