Annie Musgrove

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Finnish cleantech Geyser Batteries raises €1 million seed to further develop its water-based sustainable batteries

Geyser Batteries, the Finnish cleantech startup that has developed water-based high-performance batteries, raised a €1 million seed round led by Voima Ventures. The company has used its electrochemical technology to produce sustainable batteries. The news comes as the EU Commission just confirmed the strategic importance of battery research and innovation, approving €3.2 billion in public […]


StartersHub, micro VC from Istanbul and San Francisco, to invest in 60 startups from central and eastern Europe

StartersHub, an early-stage tech investment fund based in Istanbul and San Francisco, will back 60 eastern European startups over the next four years in an effort to bridge the gap between pre-seed and seed funding. Arda Aşkin, managing director at StartersHub, explained: “Despite the fact that a record €0.7 billion was invested in CEE startups […]


European Innovation Council invests over €278 million in 75 companies through accelerator pilot

The European Commission announced this week that it has awarded over €278 million to 75 startups and SMEs through its accelerator pilot. The European Innovation Council (EIC) was founded in June to help entrepreneurs, small businesses, innovators and scientists scale their organisations internationally. To this end, the EIC launched an accelerator pilot, and this is […]


MeetFrank recruits €1.5 million to grow global job matching platform

MeetFrank, the new-age global recruitment platform, has raised €1.5 million, led by, ENERN, Change Ventures, and Hummingbird. Headquartered in Tallinn with an office in Helsinki, the startup has developed a recruitment platform that is part machine learning, part chatbot. The app anonymously matches companies with top talent based on data such as salary expectations, […]