Vision Lab

New non-profit accelerator Vision Lab aims to help immigrant founders in Berlin

Earlybird Venture Capital and global consultancy Bain & Company have teamed up to launch Vision Lab, a non-profit program for migrants in Germany to pursue their startup ideas.  Berlin’s tech ecosystem is rife with resources, and the new non-profit aims to open this up to first-generation immigrant founders, who might be facing language or bureaucratic […]


Indico and Google announce their accelerator’s first batch of Portuguese startups, along with €12 million pre-seed fund

Following the launch of a new Lisbon-based accelerator in April, Indico Capital Partners and Google for Startups have announced the first batch of startups that will participate. In addition, the Portuguese VC is launching a €12 million pre-seed fund to further invest in program participants. The new fund will be managed alongside the firm’s flagship […]

Startup Wise Guys

Baltic accelerator Startup Wise Guys launches fourth program in partnership with EBRD

Tallinn-based Startup Wise Guys (SWG) has partnered with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to launch its fourth fintech accelerator program starting in October 2020 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The bank is participating with its TaiwanBusiness EBRD Technical Cooperation fund. The Baltic accelerator provides investment of up to €100,000 and up to 5 months […]