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On Dec 28, 2020
@StartUpEU shared
52 things Sifted learnt in 2020 via @siftedeu https://t.co/IjBrSXXQgo
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52 things Sifted learnt in 2020

52 things Sifted learnt in 2020

From Covid bananas to augmented pigs, here are 52 things that Sifted learned in 2020.

On Dec 23, 2020
@eileentso shared
QOTD x2: 1️⃣ “The cult thing was real, but in a positive way” 2️⃣ “Your riders should want to be you or fuck you... And those two concepts are not mutually exclusive” https://t.co/KoAqhTPo7B by @alex_abads via @hkanji
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How SoulCycle lost its soul

How SoulCycle lost its soul

The boutique fitness phenomenon sold exclusivity with a smile, until a toxic atmosphere and a push for growth brought the whole thing down.

On Dec 23, 2020
@EU_Startups shared
5 reasons why Mums are unstoppable in the startup world 🚀 From incredible prioritisation skills, to unstoppable drive, to trusting their instincts, check out these reasons mums are successful in the startup scene 💥 https://t.co/iBDGSF0hBc https://t.co/LWwqlRMePC
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5 reasons why Mums are unstoppable in the startup world

5 reasons why Mums are unstoppable in the startup world

We all know that mums are fearless when they have a kids-related objective to reach. They will try every option at their disposal and will never stop until they succeed. Does that sound ...

On Dec 23, 2020
@founding shared
2020 has shown just how quickly the world can change. #Entrepreneurs everywhere are seizing on opportunities to solve pressing problems with innovative solutions. As we drive to 2021, let’s rebuild together. Learn more at & join us at https://t.co/f5By0PfeJE #TimetoRebuild2021 https://t.co/JI7zG40bNf
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Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley

For aspiring and idea-stage entrepreneurs up to the challenge, the Founder Institute provides a comprehensive step-by-step program to launch a startup, support from to startup mentors, and ...

On Dec 28, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @dealflowes: Dealflow #248: Merry Christmas. And happy new year. https://t.co/xnwpkbAdAu
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Dealflow.es #248: Merry Christmas.

Dealflow.es #248: Merry Christmas.

Startup funding news 💸 Sifted put together a list of the 10 biggest funding rounds in Spain in 2020 Barcelona-based adtech startup KubikData raised €1.5m Barcelona-based health …

On Dec 25, 2020
@robinwauters shared
RT @tech_eu: This Week in European Tech: Trigo raised $60 million, TransferWise and Payoneer started prepping for their 2021 IPOs, Dubber bought Speik for $38 million, London fintech startup Liberis secured £70 million in financing, Hopin acquired Topi, and more: >> https://t.co/p2zibvLamr https://t.co/VUaCVnGQNz
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This Week in European Tech: Trigo raises $60M, TransferWise & Payoneer prep 2021 IPOs, Dubber buys Speik for $38M, and more

This Week in European Tech: Trigo raises $60M, TransferWise & Payoneer prep 2021 IPOs, Dubber buys Speik for $38M, and more

Happy Friday – and Merry Christmas! This week, our research team tracked a large number of tech funding deals, M&A transactions and IPOs, and related news stories across Europe, including ...

On Dec 24, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @skift: How Barcelona Is Becoming a Hub for Travel Startups and Travel Tech https://t.co/03GuTv8bEs
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Why Barcelona Is Becoming a Hub for Travel Startups

Why Barcelona Is Becoming a Hub for Travel Startups

Barcelona has become a hub for about 400 travel startups with about 5,000 travel tech professionals, said Mobile World Capital Barcelona.

On Dec 23, 2020
@mikebutcher shared
RT @DanPriceSeattle: 1. A small business began selling camera tripods on Amazon 2. It reached $3.5 million in sales, 0.001% of Amazon's revenue 3. Amazon copied the tripods exactly and sold them as AmazonBasics tripods 4. Amazon banned the tripod company from Amazon https://t.co/f930Dvjpdp
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How Amazon Wins: By Steamrolling Rivals and Partners

How Amazon Wins: By Steamrolling Rivals and Partners

CEO Jeff Bezos still runs the e-commerce giant with the drive of a startup trying to survive. That strand of its corporate DNA is becoming a liability, as its tactics to dominate nearly ...