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Category: START-UP

Acceleration Business City HUB opened

ABC Accelerator, a major Ljubljana startup accelerator, launched on Friday a new business hub at the BTC City shopping district. The accelerator was launched in March and has already completed a programme focused on smart cities. The brand-new Acceleration Business City Hub has 2,000 m2 of office space that it will offer to startups.

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Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter is now available in Luxembourg

Kickstarter is now available to creators in five more European countries: Austria, Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. Starting today, artists, inventors, designers, and makers of all types can launch projects on Kickstarter and share them with our global community. People from all around the world are using Kickstarter to work together and bring creative ideas to life, and this year we’ve focused on adding European culture and creativity to the site.

 

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PODIM Conference 2015 – May 13 and 14

PODIM – this year in its 35th year – is one of the largest and leading conferences on entrepreneurship and innovation in the Alpe-Adria Region. If you are looking for an investor, mentor or a new team member, you will have plenty of opportunities to introduce yourself, your idea and your bigger vision. The PODIM conference is aimed at everyone who wishes to go through an intense two-day entrepreneurial experience.

 

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The Slovenian Trobla wins over Kickstarter in just two days

Their product is a wooden amplifier for smartphones called Trobla, portable and sustainable solution that enhances your phone’s sound in style and is now ready to take on the world market. Trobla was uploaded on the most well-known web crowdfunding platform on the 7th of April. On the 9th of April the Kickstarter webpage showed that Tok Tok already achieved its goal of raising 10.700 U.S. dollars.

 

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ABC – New Business Accelerator in Slovenia

New business accelerator ABC opened at Ljubljana’s BTC City. Accelerator will connect and create a complete growing environment that will accelerate businesses and grow the economy as well as empower Slovenia’s visibility. The first accelerator program will kick-off on March 30th  with the topic “Smart City”.  Nine companies were selected, among them also LSBC member, low-cost shuttle GoOpti. The second program, which opens in autumn, will be in the field of health.

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Slovenian Start-ups collected 60 million dollars of investments only i ...

Altogether Slovenian start-up founders collected together over 130 million dollars of investment, of which 60 million only in 2014 while the number doubles every year. In 2006 only one startup received investment, this year there have been 12. While venture capital funds are leading in term of the value of investments  (more than 93 %), the number of investments are very close in term of private capital, government subsidies, and mass financing. 

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“€1 Company” makes Luxembourg the place to be for Start-ups ...

“€1 company” initiative gets government approval and simplifies a process of a company in Luxembourg.  This initiative aims to stimulate entrepreneurship by facilitating entrepreneurs access to business creation by reducing costs, a simple, faster and more efficient setting-up process, and above all, a considerable reduction in subscription and payment requirements.

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FinTech Luxembourg, birth of a community

Charles-Louis Machuron, founder of the Silicon Silicon Luxembourg site created FinTech Luxembourg. The Kick-off event has been held on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.  “In all major financial hubs such as London to Hong Kong, Singapore or Zurich, communities were created. In Luxembourg, such an initiative was missing. The objective today is to enhance the ecosystem, allowing many professionals in this sector to become to meet under the same banner”, says Charles – Louis Machuron. “That is also why I chose to create an identity, a branding.”

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ICT Spring 2015 – Request now one of the 4.000 tickets to receiv ...

ICT Spring, an international, inspiring, and free for decision makers & innovators taking place from May 19 – 20, 2015 in Luxembourg.  As an influential voice in the worldwide Tech community, ICT Spring encourages conversations and the sharing of opinions on innovations and trends.

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Overview of the FinTech Industry and Speed-Demo

Luxembourg (Luxembourg) January 13, 2015: Luxembourg’s FinTech Industry is growing really fast. More and more startups, SMEs or large corporations are innovating in that field. Let’s talk about what’s currently happening in that field and establish a picture at the Meetup on January 20 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Digicash Payments, L3372 Leudelange, Luxembourg.

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