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Our Latest Project: YOUSTART.ME

The numbers of innovative and disruptive companies that are raising incredible amounts of capital in the last five years are continually increasing. What attracts investors and significant funding firms are the high and fast earning potential of these companies. But as the checks get bigger so are the names that, for a matter of fact, are always the same and the future is not promising in this regard.

The gap between

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Between the Swiss Alps and the Silicon Valley

There is no doubt, Silicon Valley is the best place for budding tech startups looking to take their business to the next level. It is home to many of the world’s largest high-tech corporations, as well as thousands of tech startup companies.

What can we learn from the Silicon Valley as

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2015 will be the Pivot Year for Venture Capital

The 2014 has been a great year for startups and startups fundings. The year started with Facebook’s announcement of its $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, in what remains the highest price ever paid for a startup. The months that followed saw Slack receiving a $120M fundraiser led by Google Ventures and Magic Leap having a massive $542 million round in October. The list  goes on with

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5 Useful Insight from the 2014 Swiss Venture Capital Report

The 3rd Swiss Venture Capital Report collects data about the funding that occurs to Swiss startups in 2014, and offers some interesting discussion points about the global scenario, recurring trends and the peculiarity within different industries.

The news portal startupticker.ch has released it, in collaboration with the Swiss Private Equity Corporate Finance Association – SECA, the Commission for Technology and Innovation – CTI and the School of Management Fribourg.

To have a better understanding of the Swiss startup scenario,

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Inside the World of Accelerator Programs

If you have been involved in the European startup scene lately, you must have noticed the miscellaneous supply of startup accelerators across the whole region. If asked, you would probably somewhat know of their portfolios, investment numbers and could probably even name few notorious names of their mentors.

But have you got any clue what lies behind those fancy names and titles? Think of accelerators as

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