Before you leave the office for your well-deserved weekend, here comes your weekly dose of European startup news & opportunities that could be interesting to you:
Pitch Competition Deadline: On March 16 is the deadline for European startups to apply for this year’s big Pitch Competition, which finals will be held at the EU-Startups Summit in May. A Prize package worth €90k and infinite glory are up for grabs!
Supporting Ukraine: In this article we’re providing an overview regarding initiatives from the European startup/tech ecosystem and tips on how to help. If you’re aware of more initiatives that should be added to this article, please email Patricia@EU-Startups.com. Europe’s Top100: This week we published our prestigious annual list featuring Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space. Let’s make some noise for those great leaders & innovators! 🙂
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VC Interviews: A few days ago we interviewed Annalise Dragic, Partner at Sapphire Ventures, and she’s convinced that “good investors understand that diverse teams win”. Then we interviewed Itxaso del Palacio, Partner at Notion Capital, who favours founders who are obsessed with building products that users will love. New Soonicorn: Barcelona-based Typeform today announced it just raised €123 million to scale its conversational interaction platform globally. Typeform’s valuation is now at €850 million.
More Speakers & Unicorns: We recently announced many new speaker highlights for this year’s EU-Startups Summit on May 12-13 in Barcelona. For example: Blinkist Founder & CEO Holger Seim, European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, FlixBus (travel unicorn) Founder & CEO Jochen Engert, and Zilch (fintech unicorn) Founder & CEO Philip Belamant.
Talking about the EU-Startups Summit, if you’re interested to join this year but haven’t secured your ticket yet, make sure to do so soon! It would be awesome to meet you in person! 🙂
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