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Eight Times one year Free Co-working in Victoria’s Startup Hub

Sep 23, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The chief of Startup Victoria, Georgia Beattie identified Richmond, a neighborhood in the center of Melbourne, as the heart of the state’s startup ecosystem, followed by the nearby suburb Collingwood. This evaluation is based on “the largest and most in depth report and data collection of Victorian startup ecosystem” (see separate article). Startup Smart reported that Startup Vic... more

Hub of Talents

Sep 22, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

A platform created by the Białystok Science and Technology Park in cooperation with five techno parks in Olsztyn, Elbląg, Ełk, Suwalki and Łomża is the Hub of Talents. More than fifty additional partners were involved in the creation of this hub: local governments, universities, capital funds, local economic clusters, business environment institutions and large companies. 670 ideas from the w... more

Poland: Just 9 Days left to apply for Mazovian Innovator Competition

Sep 21, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

Last year was appreciated, among others. An innovative building system developed by HCH and based on a unique, economical production of perlite prefabricated construction kits, a computer program for improving motor and cognitive functions created by Titanis, and the innovative, modular system of baking ovens developed by ESMG were winners of last year’s competition. The Mazovian Innovator C... more

Fresh € 310 million for Early-Stage Startups

Sep 20, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

For the beginning € 250 million is capital of third fund of the Public-private early-stage startup investment fund High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF). This amount will be growing to € 310 million at the final closing. The capital is provided by public sources (Federal Ministry of Economics and Fraunhofer Society) and 28 large and medium sized companies including BASF, Robert Bosch and D... more

BVIZ Conference re-invented Networking

Sep 20, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The annual conference of BVIZ, the German innovation, technology and incubation centers association was held September 17-19, 2017 in Lübeck under the motto "Reinventing networking". The event was hosted by UniTransferKlinik Lübeck together with Technikzentrum Lübeck. At the BioMedTec Campus Lübeck, UniTransferKlinik Lübeck successfully acts as to coordinate the interface ... more

California comes to Kielce, Poland

Sep 19, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

New Kielce Technology Incubator will be named California Inc Kielce Technological Park (KPT) is preparing for an important investment that will be named “California Inc”. The Kielce Technology Incubator with 14,000 sqm of space on six floors, an investment of PLN 60m (ca. €24m) will provide room for advanced technology companies as well as co-working space, conference facilities, ... more

Startups invited to meet Corporates in Stockholm – Apply now!

Sep 18, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Ignite Sweden is calling startups who want to meet Swedish and International corporates like SAAB, Combient, ABB and Volvo!  Startups participating need to be ready for deployment or for a pilot project in a sharp customer's environment.  Or they should be seeking customers to validate your concept or product? The matchmaking will take place on October 26, 2017 during Nordic-Baltic Dynam... more

290 startups join MassChallenge Accelerators

Sep 16, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

During the past seven years, MassChallenge has graduated more than 1,200 entrepreneurs informed John Harthorne, Founder and CEO of MassChallenge. In 2017 290 new companies will join the program’s accelerators in Mexico, Switzerland, Israel and Boston. 35 startups were selected for the MassChallenge Mexico accelerator that received 447 applications. The 29 alumni for the first class in 2016 h... more

New Accelerator of Mass Challenge opens in Austin

Sep 14, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

It began in Boston and has expanded to Jerusalem (Israel), Mexico City, Renens (Switzerland), London (UK) and now opens in Austin, Texas. Oct 16, 2017 is the opening date for the new Mass Challenge Accelerator. More locations are planned for this startup accelerator program that provides startups and entrepreneurs with the foundation and resources they need to take their businesses to the next lev... more

Largest Student led Entrepreneurship Event of Europe

Sep 12, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The two-day program of the EBSpreneurship Forum offers highlights for the attendees: inspiring lectures, panel discussions and workshops, a challenge and a hackathon. Sep 15 + 16, 2017 Oestrich-Winkel will be the place to meet. Here the students of the EBS University of Economics and Law for the seventh time are organizing the largest Entrepreneurship Congress in Europe. The event is providing stu... more


Sep 11, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The Lagos Startup Week 2017 is for visionary entrepreneurs who are transforming Africa with their unconventional ideas, who are tackling the challenges of the world. 2,000 participants are expected to attend for taking advantage of the program with more than 60 sessions, 160 speakers, and 200+ startups. Lagos Startup Week will offer learnings on business growth, strategy, marketing, starting out a... more

Looking for the next Million

Sep 10, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The first Google Launchpad Accelerators were launched in 2015 in Latin American and Asia. After expanding to Europe and Asia the next step is to open 20 more locations. On the list are new accelerators on five continents: Europe: Estonia, Romania, Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia; Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, Morocco, Tanzania, Tunisia, and Uganda; Asia: Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka; and... more

ICBI32 in Dallas – Call for Proposals still open

Sep 10, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

InBIA’s 32nd International Conference of Business Incubation (ICBI32) will be held April 22 - 25, 2018, in Dallas, Texas, and we are currently accepting proposals from anyone who is interested in presenting, organizing a panel, or being a panelist. The deadline for proposals is October 13, 2017. InBIA's annual conference is a leading event for incubation and other entrepreneurial suppo... more

Samsung NEXT – European Headquarters in Berlin

Sep 09, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Samsung NEXT opened its European headquarters in Berlin. Already in earlier years such innovation centers started operations in Israel (Tel Aviv), Korea (Gyeonggi-do), USA (New York, San Francisco, Mountain View). With this program Samsung is  offering startups support with Product Development through experts, tools and services for further developing the startups’ products, Capital by ... more

Innovation Depot in Birmingham, Alamaba hosts e.Builders Forum

Sep 09, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

Innovation Depot is one of the most experienced and largest innovation hubs in the USA. The hub has served 102 member companies and contributed to create 870 jobs and generate $126M in gross sales. Over the past five years, Innovation Depot has generated $1.42 Billion for their region. Building entrepreneurial ecosystems in underserved communities will be the topics of the two day  ... more

Baltimore Social Entrepreneurs selected for Amaphiko Academy

Sep 08, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Teaching students, promoting STEM education, art & apparel sales, improving health, microgreen sales, and parking lot to agri production are the topics of these startups. The Austrian energy drink inventor Red Bull is hosting the Amaphiko Academy; a launch pad for grassroots social entrepreneurs who are making a positive difference in their community. The aim of the academy is to provide inspi... more

Citizen Entrepreneurship – Voting now open

Sep 08, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The headline of the Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be held Oct 21 + 22, 2017 in Berlin is “Citizen Entrepreneurship”. Sep 1, 2017 the voting for the Entrepreneurship Summit competition “Mehr Kopf statt Kapital” (More brain instead of capital) was opened. Until Oct 1 everyone can comment on selected ideas and startups and vote which concept should make it to the finals. The... more

First Space for inclusive Co-working in Germany

Sep 07, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The “Osram-Höfe” (Osram Courtyards) in Berlin-Wedding once has been the place where the first light bulbs were produced in Germany by the co-inventor of this innovation. Beginning in 1904 the Bergmann Electricitäts-Werke Aktiengesellschaft developed to become the largest light bulb production in Europe. Today the buildings are listed as memorial of industrial architecture and... more

For the Worlds’s Future

Sep 06, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

Wandeltreppe, a co-working space in Vaduz, Liechtenstein is part of the  initiative “Wandeltreppe" with an approach much wider than just providing shared workspace. I is an open project community: non-party, free of confession and accessible to all interested parties. The name "Wandreppe" is an alteration of the word "spiral staircase" (“Wandel” means change, “Tre... more

Full Service Spectrum for Startups at City Garage Baltimore

Sep 06, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

A former bus depot in South Baltimore is on the way to become a hotspot of entrepreneurship. The recently opened City Garage is home of three programs to support entrepreneurship and startups: Main Street: is offers almost 5,000 square meters of mixed-use space. Businesses come to Main Street to grow their companies and develop new ideas. Here, tenants are surrounded by an atmosphere of innovation... more

Towards sustainable cities and communities

Sep 06, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Towards sustainable cities and communities: fostering innovation ecosystems” is the headline for the 35th IASP World Conference to be held in Isfahan, Iran, September 2-5, 2018. IASP has invited to propose contributions to this conference with the deadline October 25, 2017. There is a wide range of topics to choose from.  4 plenary sessions and further 7 parallel sessions offer many dif... more

Make it Happen!

Sep 05, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

Conference of ICT4SI in Abuja will focus of Social Innovation for Africa ICT4SI, the ICT for Social Innovation Network that recently partnered with AfriLabs (see article) will hold its Annual Conference in Abuja, Nigeria on October 25-26, 2017. This event will be a dynamic gathering of people who make things happen. Funders are invited to contribute to, and be part of the ICT4SI platform for learn... more

Green Startups met Investors in Amman and Cairo

Sep 04, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

In early August Switch-Med organized two National events  “Green startups meet Investors”; one each in Amman, Jordan and Cairo, Egypt. At these events startups presented their business ideas and solutions to representatives of the financial sector. To prepare for these events participating startups received a two-day training in workshops focused on communication skills. Finally, ... more

AfriLabs joins forces with SPIDER and iHub

Sep 03, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

AfriLabs that recently could welcome 11 new members has joined forces with the pan-African ICT 4 Social Innovation Network to unite key sectors for digitally advancing development in health, education and rights across the continent. ICT4SI has been founded by SPIDER, a Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions and iHub Kenya. ICT4SI is managed by iHub. Anne Salim, Network Manager for ICT 4 So... more

Towards safer digital Armenia

Sep 03, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

This years’s ArmTech conference in Yerevan, Armenia on September 27, 2017 will be held under the deadline “Towards safer digital Armenia”. ArmTech 2017 will be an anniversary event, the tenth conference of this series. ArmTech has developed to become the Premier Cybersecurity Conference of Armenia. Held under the high patronage of the Prime Minister of Armenia the conference is ... more

Metro Accelerator new Retail and Hospitality Startups began 2017 Program

Sep 03, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

 The Metro Accelerator in Berlin two years ago launched with the first ten startups in the hospitality sector. Entrepreneurs of the 2016 accelerator year have developed solutions that simplify the often chaotic staff management in the catering industry, provide employees of small companies without their own canteen with varied meals, and help hotels to get the most out of Big Data in order to... more

EU provides funds to Byblos Bank to Promote SMEs in Lebanon

Sep 02, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

Byblos Bank is a full-service financial institution with a solid presence in strategic countries on three continents. Through our overseas subsidiaries, the bank provides access to commercial banking and other financial activities in Europe and the MENA region. The SANAD Fund for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), co-funded by the EU, has provided Byblos Bank a loan facility of $20 milli... more

Startups for a World without Hunger

Sep 01, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

World Food Program Accelerator celebrates one Year of successful Work   WFP's Innovation Accelerator was initiated in 2016 to identify, nurture and scale solutions to end hunger globally. The accelerator in Munich, Germany supports WFP entrepreneurs, external start-ups and companies through funding, hands-on entrepreneurial support and a global presence, as well as access to expert networks. ... more

European Pitch Tour of Nigerian Startups in Europe

Aug 31, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) in Lagos, Nigeria is bringing 14 selected startups to Europe to pitch in front of potential investors in five countries.   A group of 14 startups from Nigeria is on a three-week tour to visit five European tech hubs in London, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Zurich. Co-creation Hub Nigeria in partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs is organizing this tour with the aim to pit... more

German NYC Week for the third Time

Aug 30, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The German NYC Week for the third time will be organized by the German association Deutsche Startups. December 10 - 14, a group of selected startups and other representatives of the German startup ecosystem and politicians will visit News York City to promote economic relations and the international networking of the German start-up scene. The program will include visits to some of the leading inn... more

Startups from Singapore get Support to enter Vietnam Market

Aug 29, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The government agency “International Enterprise Singapore (IE Singapore)” offers help to startups from Singapore that want to enter foreign markets. To ease the entry to Vietnam, IE Singapore has partnered with Toong in Vietnam, a co-working space that operates several spaces in Hanoi as well as in Danang and Ho Chi Minh City. This partnership, announced in mid-August is part of IE Sin... more

INCUBATE Australia celebrates Class 10 and 5 Years

Aug 28, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

Recently, INCUBATE the incubator of the University of Sydney and Australia has launched its 10th startup accelerator class. At the same time the incubator has reached an important milestone: 5 years of successfully building a community of student entrepreneurs. The 10th  batch of startups already pitched to mentors and program supporters to begin the 14 weeks intensive accelerator program. We... more

The Smart Cities Challenge – Changing the Face of Retail

Aug 27, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The first ATTACQ Challenge to change the face of retail was held 2016 in partnership with LaunchLab.  From 86 applications, 11 were shortlisted and 6 selected. LaunchLab and ATTACQ are still working with 4 of these startups. Now the Innovation Challenge 2017 of this partnership has been announced.  This “Smart Cities” are the topic, as ATTACQ is continuing with its developmen... more

Berlin Co-working Festival Week

Aug 27, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

​Berlin has become one of the world’s leading startup hubs - and is one of the most important co-working cities. This is a good basis for organizing the Berlin Co-working Festival Week to be held September 4 - 8 in Berlin. Those new to the concept get a week-long chance to see, learn, and experience by visiting participating spaces and get to know who is doing what and where. Freelancers, ... more

DEG Germany provides USD 10 million for Ukrainian Middle Class

Aug 26, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Ukraine recently has made progress in structural reforms. From 2018, economic growth rates of more than three percent are expected again. Limited access to equity for medium-sized companies in the country is a major impediment to growth. To help closing this gap Emerging Europe Growth Fund III of Horizon Capital has been set up. The first investments of the EEGF III include a light industry compan... more

African Tech Industry in Paris and Nairobi

Aug 26, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Sep 5, 2017 is the day to experience what the African Tech Industry and innovative African Startups have to offer. It is worth taking a look. In 2016 African startups raised a total of $367 million. AFROBYTES and Co-creation Hub Nigeria are organizing the event in Paris with three components: -        Pitch Drive 2017 – to present 14 selected startups from ... more

I’M IN - New Accelerator in South Africa open for Application

Aug 25, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The new accelerator program I’M IN, located in Johannesburg is aimed at (min 51%) black-owned technology start-ups that can present with viable application technologies. IM IN ins providing seed funding through early stage equity deals in conjunction with business development support and one-on-one mentorship from industry specialists. The accelerator allows startups to test their assumption... more

Build, scale, and fund the next Startup Generation of Atlanta

Aug 24, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

September 28, 2017 will see the Final of the Atlanta Startup Battle 2017. Five selected Startups will pitch at Techsquare labs to win $100,000 investment. However, the way to get on stage on that pitch is hard. Application closed on August 18. The Atlanta Startup Battle gives meaningful experiences to its finalists. The top ten applicants will be able to call TechSquare Labs home for the next year... more

Fintech in Hamburg

Aug 23, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Fintech Week 2017 At the Fintech Week Hamburg, players from the Fintech and the banking industry meet to discuss the trends and concepts for a week. At various events from the network breakfast over the classic conference to the Barcamp, topics are deepened, solutions are developed and contacts are made. More than 1,000 visitors at the premiere in October 2016 made Hamburg the hotspot of the indu... more

New Techfestival in Copenhagen

Aug 22, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

This September in Copenhagen will experience expected 15,000+ people exploring the impact of technology on our lives. One week of the month (Sep 5 – 10, 2017) will be filled with more than 100 conferences, summits, dinners, exhibitions and concerts, being together the Copenhagen Techfestival. The goal of the event organizers is to “break down today’s most complex questions into r... more

Singapore creates new Platform for Tech and Innovation

Aug 21, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH) was created to provide a new platform where complementing tech and innovation events come together Sep 18 – 20, 2017. Public and private sector players come together at SWITCH to showcase Singapore’s vibrant entrepreneurial and technology innovation ecosystem and provide a platform more synergies in technology, innovation ... more

Inclusive Entrepreneurship Support

Aug 21, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

As part of FIBA project the upcoming EBN Tech Camp in Naples, Italy on October 5-6, 2017 will focus on inclusive entrepreneurship to seek answers to the question: "How to attract, support and scale up less advantaged entrepreneurs?” FIBA is an EBN project supported by JP Morgan Chase Foundation that aims to empower business support organizations to become more open and inclusive in their ser... more

205 Applications for Green Alley Award 2017 – Final Pitches on Nov 9, 2017

Aug 20, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The Green Alley Award is Europe's first start-up competition focused on the circular economy. In association with the core partners Landbell, Seedmatch, ERP Finland, Bethnal Green Ventures, H2 Compliance and R2PI, Green Alley is looking for great green ideas, new services, products and technologies that can turn waste into a resource. In return, Green Alley offers strategic support, netw... more

Pathways to Funding - Do-ference at Bandwidth Barn in Cape Town

Aug 19, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Social entrepreneurs are the target group of the Do-ference “Pathways to Funding”, to be held September 28+29, 2017 at the business Woodstock incubator Bandwidth Barn. The UCT Graduate School of Business Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship has gathered together speakers and entrepreneurs from across the entrepreneurship ecosystem to equip you with the tools and con... more

2017 Healthcare Challenge of Pfizer still open for Application

Aug 19, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The 2017 Challenge of the Pfizer Healthcare Lab Berlin is seeking submissions designed to solve some of the key challenges faced by patients and their clinicians. Finalists will be honored at an event in Berlin where they will present their ideas to the challenge sponsors, industry stakeholders, fellow participants and a live audience. The winning solution for each category will also receive a fin... more

Three Times €10,000 awarded to Startups at second BMVI Pitch

Aug 18, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

3 Minutes to present had to be enough to convince the high-caliber jury of the 2nd BMVI Startup Pitch in early August 2017. The event brought together creative minds with experienced investors and managers to offer an opportunity for learning about the latest startups in the field of mobility 4.0 as well as for making valuable business contacts. 20 startups with their pitches competed to win one o... more

Startups selected for first Startupbootcamp in Cape Town

Aug 17, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The accelerator program Startupbootcamp for the first time came to South Africa. From 518 applications from 43 countries the program selected the program selected 10 to be part of the acceleration program beginning September 4, 2017 and ending with the Demo day on November 30, 2017. 409 applications were from Africa with the majority from South Africa (220). Selection criteria focused on skil... more

33rd German Founders' and Entrepreneurship Day

Aug 17, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The German Founders 'and Entrepreneurs' Day (deGUT) this year will take place on Oct 13 and 14, 2017at ARENA Berlin. 6,000 participants are expected to attend to get information about business start-ups and entrepreneurship.148 exhibitors and consultants, as well as a free seminar and workshopping program, will provide visitors in-depth knowledge and advice, as well as contacts with peers, support... more

Ho Chi Minh City Accelerator Viisa welcomes 12 new startups

Aug 16, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

In April 2017 the first batch of seven startups presented at a Demo Day held by Viisa. The Vietnam Innovative Startup Accelerator,  a partnership of Dragon Capital, FPT and Hanwha Investment, presented these clients at the Hard Rock Cafe in Ho Chi Minh City to about 130 investors, corporate partners and mentors coming from Singapore, South Korea and the US. For three months, the startups were... more

Fourth Startup Days at IFA NEXT

Aug 16, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The German Startups Association together with the IFA is arranging the Startup Days at IFA.NEXT for the fourth time – six days long with a focus topic for each day IOT / Wearables / Fitness & Activity (Sep 1), Smart Home (Sep2), Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality (Sep 3), Digital Health (Sep 4), Gadgets & Appliances (Sept 5) and Future Mobility (Sep 6). 100 startups will have the op... more

SPARK IGNITEs for the Fifth Time

Aug 15, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The 5th edition of the annual IGNITE conference under the headline “Rebuilding Futures” will focus on improving access to higher education, developing entrepreneurship and promoting sustainable leadership amongst young people in conflict-affected regions. Hear from refugees, entrepreneurs, education experts, private sector, government and NGO representatives from across Afric... more

FXH Awards 2017: Health Care Start-ups Wanted

Aug 14, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

Making Data Meaningful is the motto of the 2017 FXH Award. The new event platform Future X Healthcare, initiated by Roche, on November 9, 2017, in Munich will bring together the most important innovators - from science to industry, start-ups and venture capitalists to politics. Jointly shaping the future of health care is the goal of the initiative. The focus will be on digitalization and the resu... more

#africa4future: Airbus BizLab

Aug 14, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Airbus BizLab is a global aerospace business accelerator speeding up the transformation of innovative ideas into valuable businesses. #africa4future: Airbus BizLab searches is inviting African startups that shape the future of a growing society, support sustainable development and empower mobility through aerospace technologies.  Such startups are invited to apply for the #africa4future initi... more

Legendary Power for Technopark Managers

Aug 13, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Handover of management for the BVIZ AG BioParks. With the first meeting on March 18, 2005 at the Technology Park Heidelberg the work group BioParks (AG BioParks) of the German Innovation Center Association (BVIZ) started to work for the strengthening of support for bio-technological startups. Bertam Dressel, President of BVIZand Managing Director of the TechnoloyCenterDresden, from the start of th... more

African Innovative Startups at DEMO Africa

Aug 12, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

DEMO Africa is a flagship initiative of LIONS@frica aiming to connect African startups to the global ecosystem. It is the place where the most innovative companies from African countries get a platform to launch their products and announce to Africa and the world what they have developed. Hosted by the City of Johannesburg in partnership with South Africa's Department of Science and... more

The LIAA Business Incubator opened in Ogre, Latvia

Aug 11, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The Latvian Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) on January 17, 2017 opened the Ogre Business Incubator; one of the LIDA 14 business incubators in the regions of Latvia. At the opening The Ogre Council Chairman Artūrs Mangulis, the LIDA Business Incubator Department Director Laura Očagova and the LIDA Ogre Business Incubator manager Ilze Linkums welcomed new entrepreneurs and guest... more

Founders and Fighters - New Startup Incubator in Paris opened Doors

Aug 10, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

Using an abandoned railway depot, Station F in Paris, France opened official on June 29, 2017. With more than 3.000 startup desks, 60 meeting rooms, 3 events spaces, a maker space and a complete infrastructure with restaurant and coffee shops Station F claims to be the largest co-working and startup hub world-wide being able to host 1000 startups at the same time.   The President of France, E... more

Waking up the Lion

Aug 09, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The SA Innovation Summit is based on entrepreneurship is the most important way that Africa can come to its full potential and develop and deliver products and services that stand out, are credible and are inspired from the continent. For an individual entrepreneurship is the biggest opportunity in lifetime - it is a David against Goliath story, and it is time to take Afri... more

Sausage wins the Race - German Founder Award

Aug 05, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Possibly it does not surprise anyone that the German Founder Award went to a company producing sausage.  And if you wish to eat the sausages outdoors, another award winner provides the appropriate rucksack. The most important award for entrepreneurs in Germany, the German Founder Award (Deutscher Gründerpreis) was celebrated June 20, 2017 at the ZDF Capital Studio in Berlin. Winners in f... more

Celebrating 20 Years of Cooperation in Central Europe

Aug 04, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

This year transnational Interreg Central Europe cooperation turns 20. Through hundreds of successful projects, transnational cooperation has helped great ideas come true beyond borders since program start on August 6, 1997. Transnational project can generate many effects. They build mutual trust, realize pilot actions, investments and reduce economic disparities and they can create jobs, neglected... more

Forth Malaysia Digital Hub open

Aug 03, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

WORQ now is open as the as the 4th Malaysia Digital Hub of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) in cooperation with Alibaba Cloud. The other Malaysia Digital Hubs are The Co. (also in Singapore), Common Ground (also in Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam) and APW. WORQ is a productivity community and large-scale co-working space located in Klang Valley and was launched under the El... more

The Winners – Grant4Apps Open Air in Berlin

Aug 02, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The four startups the Gants4Apps Accelerator selected this time from 1,082 submissions this year are from the USA, South Korea and the UK and work to improve the lives of patients in the fields of women's health, chronic diseases and cardiology. On August 31, 2017, starting at 18.00 h the Grants4Apps Open Air will offer the opportunity to meet with the selected startups. The evening will be focusi... more

Knowing about Cooperation in Europe

Jul 31, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

This year the European Cooperation Day will be celebrated on September 21, 2017. But this is not a one-day activity.  During surrounding days also events and activities will be organized to inform about cross-border, transnational and interregional cooperation programs all over Europe. The aim aimed at people who are normally not involved in EU-related activities to give them a... more

Hamburg Food Innovation Camp exceeds all expectations

Jul 30, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

The first Food Innovation Camp in 2016 was a success – the actual one exceeded all expectations. 1,200 registered visitors attended the event with 78 exhibiting startups held on July 17, 2017. The workshops of the camp were well attended; some even could not allow all interested participants in. The question hos a startup can find its place in the food market that is dominated by big compani... more

Prestigious Sustainability Award call for Applications

Jul 29, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The ZEITWISSEN-Prize for Sustainability 2018 again is open for applications and suggestions. People, initiatives, educational institutions, companies and start-ups, making a special contribution in the area of ​​sustainable development are invited. Sponsors of the initiative "Courage for Sustainability", the magazine ZEITWISSEN and Aurubis AG are awarding this prize in the categories KNOWLEDGE... more

Baltimore for Techies and Baltimore for All

Jul 28, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Baltimore for TechiesBaltimore offers many ways and opportunities for getting into touch with other like-minded people in technology and entrepreneurship. There are 20+ different regular meetups just for the different techies. This spectrum reaches from GirlDvelopIt for women to learn programming through the TechBreakfast brining techies, startups, and business folks together, the Digital Harbor F... more

Arabnet Kuwait – Conference, Competitions and Ecosystem

Jul 27, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

On October 17, 2017 Kuwait for the second tie will be hosting ArabNet. The event will focus on the Kuwaiti and GCC market to highlight the latest trends and opportunities that have emerged in the country and Kuwait’s as well as the most promising startups. The 2-day conference will consist of a TechFair, an exhibition area for leading digital companies and rising startups. It will also featu... more

Chile calls Startups to join Generation 19

Jul 26, 2017. Provided by: Larisa Brovarska

The call for Generation 19 is open. Startup Chile is now accepting applications for its nineteenth generation. Startups ready to take base in Chile may apply to benefit from funding and accelerator support. Deadline for the application is September 5, 2017 to apply to join. The call is open for early-stage entrepreneurs from around the world who will contribute to Chile’s startup ecosys... more

Baltimore calls for Health Startups

Jul 25, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Mid-June a new health accelerator program was announced in Baltimore by Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, Plank Industries, the University of Maryland, Brown Advisory and the Abell Foundation.   M-1 Ventures, a new startup accelerator is focused on connected health and fitness technologies to take advantage of the regional strengths and to provide startups in this business sector with a clea... more

Getting into the Co-working Landscape of Hamburg

Jul 23, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler

Co-working comes in different patterns for different purposes. “Hamburg Creative (Hamburg Kreativgesellschaft) in cooperation with the “Competence Center for Cultural and Creative Industries” (Kompetenztenrum für Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft) took initiative to introduce to the various types of co-working spaces in Hamburg. On May 30, 2017, three guided tours brought partic... more