Natalie Novick

Natalie is a sociologist and Research Director for the European Startup Initiative, a non-profit research group. For the last four years, she has been conducting fieldwork with entrepreneurs and community builders for the project, The Startup City: The meaning of place in Digital Europe, in support of her PhD dissertation for the University of California, San Diego.

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Wrocław’s XTPL aims to print the future of manufacturing

No invention has changed the world quite like the printing press. Initially developed in China and then later commercialized in Europe by Johannes Gutenberg in the 1400s, the printing press revolutionized society through mass production of the printed word. Today, a company in western Poland has been developing a manufacturing process that aims to make […]

The State of Community: co-matter explores the fundamentals of belonging in the European tech ecosystem

What is community and how do you sustain it? It was these fundamental questions that brought Severin Matusek and Kristoffer Tjalve together in 2017 to launch co-matter. Today, co-matter is a global network that examines the foundations of community, and how communities can be sustained across organizations, spaces and geographies. Based both in Copenhagen and […]

Helsinki’s KAMU Health empowers asthmatics to put treatment in their own hands

On June 11th, the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and Health 2.0 Europe Conference kicks off in Helsinki, Finland. One of the world’s most preeminent digital health and medtech events, the event showcases some of the world’s leading innovations at the forefront of healthcare. One of this year’s exhibitors and featured companies is hometown […]

Berlin startup Coworkies heads to London to “Hack Coworking”

Just off of Charlottenstraße and not far from Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin’s Mitte stands a nondescript bar and cafe. From the outside, along a strip of storefronts that includes both a balloon store and the discount grocery Lidl, the cafe is easy to overlook. But once inside, if you go up a few stairs and […]

Aberdeen biopharmaceutical startup EnteroBiotix raises £2m seed extension investment

The Scottish biopharmaceutical startup EnteroBiotix has announced the closing of a £2m seed extension investment. The oversubscribed round was led by Scottish angel firm Equity Gap and supported by existing investors the Scottish Investment Bank, the University of Aberdeen and the Bank Workers Charity. Existing investors were joined in the round by Barwell Plc, Gabriel, […]