Five days left to apply for Startupbootcamp's Amsterdam program

Five days left to apply for Startupbootcamp's Amsterdam program

Startupbootcamp focuses on intensive mentoring from industry leaders across Europe, propelling tech startups into higher levels of growth and funding. Applications close on January 24. The acceleration of ten new participants will start on March 31.

Startupbootcamp is the global startup accelerator with 7 programs in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Dublin, Eindhoven and Israel, and a mentor and alumni network in more than 30 countries. Each accelerator program selects 10 startups from more than 500 global applicants to receive €15,000 for living expenses, free co-working space and over €450,000 worth of partner deals. Read more »

Sighter secures new round of funding from Enterprise Ireland

Sighter secures new round of funding from Enterprise Ireland

Hungarian startup Sighter secured €50,000 investment from Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Fund. The fund is also the gateway to EI’s High Potential Startup Funding. This is the third round of investment for Sighter, raising their funding to €110,000.

Hungarian startup Sighter have been really busy growing their startup over the last 6 months. Back in May they won third place at the Budapest Bank Startup Competition, where their new advisor Sean Murphy gave the presentation. In June they finished Ryan Academy’s Propeller Venture Accelerator programme. The team learned a lot there and gained loads of great contacts in the Irish Ecosystem. Also in June Sighter selected to participate in the StartupChile program (among the best 100 out of 1570 applicants) - receiving 40k USD equity free seed capital.Read more »

Synetiq raises €40,000 funding for crowdsourced neuromarketing

Synetiq raises €40,000 funding for crowdsourced neuromarketing

After graduating from Startup Sauna and pitching at Slush earlier this month, Hungarian startup received €40,000 investment from Tekes and Startup Foundation. Synetiq uses crowdsourced neuromarketing to show brands how customers will react to their next ad.

Every company wishes that they could test their adverts and marketing materials before serving them up to the public. Focus groups and market research are notoriously expensive, but Hungarian startup Synetiq is offering an alternative: Crowdsourced neuromarketing.Read more »

Karma Platform transforms spreadsheets into web apps in minutes

Karma Platform transforms spreadsheets into web apps in minutes

Budapest based Hungarian startup Karma Platform is a new way for small and medium-sized business to get out of Excel spreadsheets and onto the web, with data capture and data analysis available anywhere, anytime, while managed from a central location.

The great thing about Excel spreadsheets is that they’re simple, quick to create, and cheap to make and share. But they’re also hard to keep track of, hard to share, and hard to keep current. Web apps are great for sharing and keeping data up-to-date, but they’re typically expensive to create, expensive to update, and not extremely flexible.Read more »

Meet the 16 startups that presented at Startup Sauna Budapest

Meet the 16 startups that presented at Startup Sauna Budapest

Startup Sauna held its annual event for the second year in Budapest on September 16, 2013. Meet all the startups that have been selected by the judges to pitch at the event, as well as the winner who gets invited to join the Startup Sauna accelerator.

Startup Sauna returned to Budapest on Monday to scout for local startups. The event started at noon with the pitches of the participating 16 startups. Based on their presentations, the best 10 startups were selected to attend the 1-on-1 coaching sessions. During the afternoon session the teams got the chance to received feedback and advice from international coaches, such as Juha Ruohonen, the former Head Coach of Startup Sauna, Aape Pohjavirta, Member of the Board of the Finnish Mobile Association, and Ilkka Kivimäki, Startup Sauna’s head coach.Read more »


 
 
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