Landscape, a tech ecosystem review platform dubbing itself the ‘Glassdoor for VCs’, is launching from its home base in the UK today. The goal is to provide more transparency to founders as they seek funding, and create more accountability (and pressure) on investors to behave better. In its beta, the platform has already received 700 reviews […]
This week, Andrii Degeler is joined by Roxanne Varza, director of Station F, to talk about why European startups avoid the topic of downsizing. Then, later in the show, you’ll hear from Wil Benton about the ATI Boeing Accelerator and why there are so few actual aviation startups in accelerators launched by airlines and plane manufacturers.
In this special episode, we talk to Aaron Blumenthal (USA), Antonio Pisante (Italy), and Rune Theill (The Netherlands) to learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on startup accelerators. Will the accelerator business model survive the pandemic? What advice do the programme managers give their portfolio startups? Find answers to these questions — and much more — in today’s show.
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about Volocopter’s latest funding round and its plan to launch air taxi service, Startupbootcamp and the future of the public exchange, whether there’s a place for sauna parties at tech events, and much more. Today’s featured interview is with Carlos Espinal, managing partner at Seedcamp.
Techstars, the worldwide network of startup accelerators and mentoring programs for entrepreneurs, has raised $42 million in a financing round led by SVB Financial Group, the holding company of Silicon Valley Bank, with additional participation from existing investors including Foundry Group. The capital will be used to accelerate Techstars’ growth in the areas of seed-stage […]
There are just a couple of days left to apply for NUMA Barcelona’s growth accelerator in November. Here’s everything you need to know to get involved.
A dive into the current (and future) state of startup accelerators in Europe, with a look at two reports on the topic: one white paper by Paris-based NUMA and a report on 2014 performance by Fundacity.