Shoka bell promises to turn your bicycle into a “smartbike”

Shoka bell promises to turn your bicycle into a “smartbike”

Hungarian startup Shoka has developed a bicycle bell promising to “turn your bicycle into a smartbike”, is launching its Kickstarter campaign in September after working a year on the concept. The project will try to raise $100 000 to begin mass production.

Hungarian startup Shoka is launching its Kickstarter campaign in September after spending a year hatching up the concept of their smart bike accessory. Named Shoka Bell, the product will navigate the rider, let off a signal if someone else is trying to push the bike away and give a notification if somebody we know is nearby.Read more »

Candy helps you organize web content ingeniously while browsing

Candy helps you organize web content ingeniously while browsing

Using Candy, a new Chrome extension, you can mark, organize and store any type of web content. The new type of content storage application was designed along the line of the mechanics of the human mind to store captivating bits of information.

Candy facilitates and quickens conscious research and boosts the inspirational effect of browsing. Thanks to an exciting feature, the bits and bobs of information collected from all over the internet can be beaded up to form a train of thought by arranging your candies (saved contents) in the preferred order. While browser bookmarks remember the website URL only, Candy stores all the relevant information and allows for highlighting several passages of text. This way, you can save the relevant parts of every website: the very particulars that grabbed your attention.Read more »

SpringTab acquires €24,000 investment by winning at Bbooster Week

SpringTab acquires €24,000 investment by winning at Bbooster Week

Hungarian startup SpringTab won €24,000 direct investment for its project at Bbooster Week held in Vienna during May 24-27. The competition was very tough, runner-ups Tallerator, Billage and Emunicipality gave the jury a hard time deciding on the winner.

Hungarian startup SpringTab won the prize of €24,000 direct investment for its project at Bbooster Week held in Vienna last week. SpringTab is a social data mining tool that helps brands personalize their content publishing, that has impressed the jury with its presentation making it the first winner of this event organized by Bbooster, the only Accelerator Venture Fund regulated in Southern Europe, in collaboration with Pioneers Festival.Read more »

Brain Bar Budapest: the inspiration festival from June 4-6

Brain Bar Budapest: the inspiration festival from June 4-6

During June 4-6, Brain Bar Budapest will bring renowned experts of our time together to discuss impact of technological innovations, the relationship between technology and humanity, and to explore how these advances could affect our lives in the future.

During June 4-6, inspiration festival Brain Bar Budapest will bring renowned experts of our time together to expolore the interrelations between rapidly developing technology innovations and humanity. Brain Bar Budapest is not about innovation itself, and does not aim to showcase the most current developments in cutting-edge technology. Instead, its objective is to explore how these advances could affect our own lives.Read more »

European Accelerator Report 2014: €39m invested in 1,588 startups

European Accelerator Report 2014: €39m invested in 1,588 startups

According to a study released by Fundacity, the total amount of investment in European accelerator-based start-ups during 2014 stands at €39,578,636 in 1588 startups by 76 accelerators. The UK tops the investment ranks, followed by Spain and Germany.

Over the last ten years, startup accelerators have continued to spread all around Europe. This model was originally born in 2005 with the launch of YCombinator, followed by Techstars in 2006. Seedcamp was the first accelerator founded in Europe, in 2007, and many others were created in the following years.Read more »


 
 
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