Monthly report: April 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 78 influencers like Tech.eu and Robin Wauters, discussing hashtags such as #fintech , #startups and #COVID19.
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Startup funding during the crisis: What’s really going on?

On Apr 9, 2020
@TechLeapNL shared
Startup funding during the crisis: What’s really going on? Funding rounds plummeted by 22% in March, valuations are dropping and founders are worried they won’t be able to raise their next round. Find out more on @Siftedeu 👉🏼 https://t.co/nOydbOm3mn https://t.co/DYJweG4p5R
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We spoke to three VCs to find out why startup funding rounds plummeted by 22% in March, why valuations are dropping and what happens next.

sifted.eu
On Apr 9, 2020
@TechLeapNL shared
Startup funding during the crisis: What’s really going on? Funding rounds plummeted by 22% in March, valuations are dropping and founders are worried they won’t be able to raise their next round. Find out more on @Siftedeu 👉🏼 https://t.co/nOydbOm3mn https://t.co/DYJweG4p5R
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Startup funding during the crisis: What’s really going on?

Startup funding during the crisis: What’s really going on?

We spoke to three VCs to find out why startup funding rounds plummeted by 22% in March, why valuations are dropping and what happens next.

Inside the fintech funding drop

On Apr 20, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @Siftedeu: Funding rounds in European #fintech took a sharp dip last month. What is really going on? Who is worst hit? And how long will it last? https://t.co/zY73rlUEJi
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Funding rounds in European fintechs took a sharp dip last month. But there's still room for hope - particularly for mid-stage and B2B firms.

sifted.eu
On Apr 20, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @Siftedeu: Funding rounds in European #fintech took a sharp dip last month. What is really going on? Who is worst hit? And how long will it last? https://t.co/zY73rlUEJi
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Inside the fintech funding drop

Inside the fintech funding drop

Funding rounds in European fintechs took a sharp dip last month. But there's still room for hope - particularly for mid-stage and B2B firms.

Startups still hiring in Europe amid coronavirus

On Apr 6, 2020
@TechLeapNL shared
A growing list of startups in Europe still hiring in the midst of the #COVID19 pandemic made by @Siftedeu From healthtech to HR, check out the startups hiring now 👉 https://t.co/mPA4Inj8GD https://t.co/13ZB0OlH52
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A growing list of startups in Europe still hiring in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. From healthtech to HR, check out the startups hiring now.

sifted.eu
On Apr 6, 2020
@TechLeapNL shared
A growing list of startups in Europe still hiring in the midst of the #COVID19 pandemic made by @Siftedeu From healthtech to HR, check out the startups hiring now 👉 https://t.co/mPA4Inj8GD https://t.co/13ZB0OlH52
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Startups still hiring in Europe amid coronavirus

Startups still hiring in Europe amid coronavirus

A growing list of startups in Europe still hiring in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. From healthtech to HR, check out the startups hiring now.

Swiss startup Crypto Finance banks €13.3 million Series B, building fintech bridge with Asia Pacific

On Apr 16, 2020
@robinwauters shared
RT @andyabramson: Swiss startup Crypto Finance banks €13.3 million Series B, building fintech bridge with Asia Pacific https://t.co/EUTWvkCLye
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Swiss startup Crypto Finance has secured a €13.3 million Series B round led by Swiss investor Rainer-Marc Frey and Beijing-based Lingfeng Capital, with support from Hong Kong’s QBN Capital and others. ...

tech.eu
On Apr 16, 2020
@robinwauters shared
RT @andyabramson: Swiss startup Crypto Finance banks €13.3 million Series B, building fintech bridge with Asia Pacific https://t.co/EUTWvkCLye
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Swiss startup Crypto Finance banks €13.3 million Series B, building fintech bridge with Asia Pacific

Swiss startup Crypto Finance banks €13.3 million Series B, building fintech bridge with Asia Pacific

Swiss startup Crypto Finance has secured a €13.3 million Series B round led by Swiss investor Rainer-Marc Frey and Beijing-based Lingfeng Capital, with support from Hong Kong’s QBN Capital ...

8 Undiscovered, Early Stage Fintech Startups from the US to Watch out for in 2020

On Apr 3, 2020
@500Startups shared
We are so proud of backing some of the early stage fintech startups that @Fintechnews is calling ones to watch out for in 2020. Check out the full list: https://t.co/Je3B98mQvL
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Undiscovered, Early Stage Fintech Startups from the US to Watch out for in 2020

fintechnews.ch
On Apr 3, 2020
@500Startups shared
We are so proud of backing some of the early stage fintech startups that @Fintechnews is calling ones to watch out for in 2020. Check out the full list: https://t.co/Je3B98mQvL
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8 Undiscovered, Early Stage Fintech Startups from the US to Watch out for in 2020

8 Undiscovered, Early Stage Fintech Startups from the US to Watch out for in 2020

Undiscovered, Early Stage Fintech Startups from the US to Watch out for in 2020

5 ways COVID-19 is impacting fintech startups

On Apr 13, 2020
@EU_Startups shared
How is #coronavirus affecting #fintech #startups? 3-min read 🤓 Our contributor @verofresneau highlights 5 fast 'trends' we are seeing right now, from funding from existing or angel investors 👼, to new community-focused innovations. Check it out 👉 https://t.co/xkJJtkQDzu
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We’re living in a new macroeconomic narrative with major changes taking place every day. We’re also witnessing exceptional measures being put in place to support startups, for example France making €4 billion available and Germany pledging a €2 billion aid package. Several measures have ...

www.eu-startups.com
On Apr 13, 2020
@EU_Startups shared
How is #coronavirus affecting #fintech #startups? 3-min read 🤓 Our contributor @verofresneau highlights 5 fast 'trends' we are seeing right now, from funding from existing or angel investors 👼, to new community-focused innovations. Check it out 👉 https://t.co/xkJJtkQDzu
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5 ways COVID-19 is impacting fintech startups

5 ways COVID-19 is impacting fintech startups

We’re living in a new macroeconomic narrative with major changes taking place every day. We’re also witnessing exceptional measures being put in place to support startups, for example ...

Europe races to rescue its tech industry as start-ups fight for survival

On Apr 2, 2020
@robinwauters shared
RT @Techmeme: European countries, including France and Germany, are offering billions of euros to support tech startups during COVID-19; the UK is facing calls to do similar (@ryan_browne_ / CNBC) https://t.co/XMhFpCVPoT https://t.co/KkDB0PEseM
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European countries are racing to save their tech start-ups as the region faces an impending economic downturn because of the coronavirus crisis.

www.cnbc.com
On Apr 2, 2020
@robinwauters shared
RT @Techmeme: European countries, including France and Germany, are offering billions of euros to support tech startups during COVID-19; the UK is facing calls to do similar (@ryan_browne_ / CNBC) https://t.co/XMhFpCVPoT https://t.co/KkDB0PEseM
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Europe races to rescue its tech industry as start-ups fight for survival

Europe races to rescue its tech industry as start-ups fight for survival

European countries are racing to save their tech start-ups as the region faces an impending economic downturn because of the coronavirus crisis.

The New Business Preservation Act and the Tradition of U.S. Federal Government Support for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

On Apr 1, 2020
@unleashingideas shared
The #NewBusinessPreservationAct would allocate $2bn to US states in under-capitalized regions to spur entrepreneurship https://t.co/zYFe9fzwoK @startupsUSAorg
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Earlier this month, a group of U.S. Senators led by Amy Klobuchar introduced the New Business Preservation Act to incentivize venture capital formation around the country. The Act, which allocates $2 billion to states under the “Innovation and Startups Equity Investment Program,” enables ...

startupsusa.org
On Apr 1, 2020
@unleashingideas shared
The #NewBusinessPreservationAct would allocate $2bn to US states in under-capitalized regions to spur entrepreneurship https://t.co/zYFe9fzwoK @startupsUSAorg
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The New Business Preservation Act and the Tradition of U.S. Federal Government Support for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

The New Business Preservation Act and the Tradition of U.S. Federal Government Support for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

Earlier this month, a group of U.S. Senators led by Amy Klobuchar introduced the New Business Preservation Act to incentivize venture capital formation around the country. The Act, which ...

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Tech.eu is the premier source of European technology news, data analysis and market intelligence. We help you navigate a fragmented region with vast potential.

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European tech journalist; founder & editor of Tech.eu (@tech_eu), previously @TheNextWeb & @TechCrunch - in love with my family, tech, travel and Belgian beer.

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Europe's west-coast for awesome startups. Become part of Europe's best connected startup ecosystem

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We are the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator & startup launch program for #entrepreneurs. Great founders start here. https://t.co/ezicO3HWwM #FIworldwide

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Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to build their business.

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We bring SV startup expertise to Latvia. SV Mission and Knowledge Base Web Platform.

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