Monthly report: February 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 138 influencers like Tech.eu and Ad Bresser, discussing hashtags such as #Awards , #fintech and #TheEuropas.
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We connect International Entrepreneurs to the Dutch Startup Ecosystem

On Feb 12, 2020
@TechLeapNL shared
Interested in the NL but not sure where to start? A personal touchpoint can be an immense help. That's why the National Point of Entry has been set up, rolling out the orange carpet. Check all our resources on our website! ➡️ https://t.co/tlXnLwchWY https://t.co/e4vksVPCvY
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As an operational unit of the Dutch government , we connect international entrepreneurs & qualified professionals to the Dutch business ecosystem.

On Feb 12, 2020
@TechLeapNL shared
Interested in the NL but not sure where to start? A personal touchpoint can be an immense help. That's why the National Point of Entry has been set up, rolling out the orange carpet. Check all our resources on our website! ➡️ https://t.co/tlXnLwchWY https://t.co/e4vksVPCvY
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We connect International Entrepreneurs to the Dutch Startup Ecosystem

We connect International Entrepreneurs to the Dutch Startup Ecosystem

As an operational unit of the Dutch government , we connect international entrepreneurs & qualified professionals to the Dutch business ecosystem.

The Europas Tech Startup Awards 2020

On Feb 10, 2020
@TechCrunch shared
Submissions for @TheEuropas European Tech Startups Awards, supported by TechCrunch, are now open: https://t.co/ibj9f4Oq0e #TheEuropas wants the hottest seed and series A startups in 22 categories. Apply here today: https://t.co/1WPAtB54yr ⚡️ https://t.co/Ng4IO5I3Ky
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Today, after more than a decade of identifying Europe’s most ambitious and successful startups, including Spotify, Transferwise, Soundcloud and Babylon Health, The Europas has grown into the premier awards for Europe’s hottest tech startups. The awards entry fee is £185 + VAT. The fee ...

pro.evalato.com
On Feb 10, 2020
@TechCrunch shared
Submissions for @TheEuropas European Tech Startups Awards, supported by TechCrunch, are now open: https://t.co/ibj9f4Oq0e #TheEuropas wants the hottest seed and series A startups in 22 categories. Apply here today: https://t.co/1WPAtB54yr ⚡️ https://t.co/Ng4IO5I3Ky
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The Europas Tech Startup Awards 2020

The Europas Tech Startup Awards 2020

Today, after more than a decade of identifying Europe’s most ambitious and successful startups, including Spotify, Transferwise, Soundcloud and Babylon Health, The Europas has grown into ...

Kenyan agri-tech startup Taimba gains access to $277k funding

On Feb 11, 2020
@brenthoberman shared
RT @PeterDiamandis: The #FutureOfFood will involve a zero-food waste, closed-loop value chain 🍅 Eliminating the intermediary between farmer and retailer makes the process of food supply and demand far more efficient🌱 https://t.co/83w0Nzv8Z2 #AgriTech #StartUp
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Kenyan B2B agri-tech startup Taimba, which operates a mobile-based cashless platform connecting rural smallholder farmers to urban retailers, has accessed EUR250,000 (US$277,000) in funding through a partnership with Enviu and the DOEN Foundation.

disrupt-africa.com
On Feb 11, 2020
@brenthoberman shared
RT @PeterDiamandis: The #FutureOfFood will involve a zero-food waste, closed-loop value chain 🍅 Eliminating the intermediary between farmer and retailer makes the process of food supply and demand far more efficient🌱 https://t.co/83w0Nzv8Z2 #AgriTech #StartUp
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Kenyan agri-tech startup Taimba gains access to $277k funding

Kenyan agri-tech startup Taimba gains access to $277k funding

Kenyan B2B agri-tech startup Taimba, which operates a mobile-based cashless platform connecting rural smallholder farmers to urban retailers, has accessed EUR250,000 (US$277,000) in funding ...

Fintech Startup Tribal Credit Secures US$5.5 Million In Funding Round

On Feb 17, 2020
@500Startups shared
“We provide a service that gives startups more control and transparency over their spend." - Founder, Amr Shady Congratulations to fintech startup, Tribal Credit, for raising $5.5 million in seed funding! https://t.co/LIgDiguvX0
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Tribal Credit, a business credit card designed for SMEs and startups in emerging markets, has raised US$5.5 million in a seed round.

www.entrepreneur.com
On Feb 17, 2020
@500Startups shared
“We provide a service that gives startups more control and transparency over their spend." - Founder, Amr Shady Congratulations to fintech startup, Tribal Credit, for raising $5.5 million in seed funding! https://t.co/LIgDiguvX0
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Fintech Startup Tribal Credit Secures US$5.5 Million In Funding Round

Fintech Startup Tribal Credit Secures US$5.5 Million In Funding Round

Tribal Credit, a business credit card designed for SMEs and startups in emerging markets, has raised US$5.5 million in a seed round.

Is Venture Capital Worth the Risk?

On Feb 2, 2020
@AdBresser shared
Is Venture Capital Worth the Risk?  | The New Yorker https://t.co/4aawB71W0L
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The industry shaped the past decade. It could destroy the next.

www.newyorker.com
On Feb 2, 2020
@AdBresser shared
Is Venture Capital Worth the Risk?  | The New Yorker https://t.co/4aawB71W0L
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Is Venture Capital Worth the Risk?

Is Venture Capital Worth the Risk?

The industry shaped the past decade. It could destroy the next.

Europe’s top Series A investors

On Feb 24, 2020
@jd shared
Another day, another list of VCs on @Siftedeu. A little bit "copy-paste". Or do VCs like sharing being on another list? In the last 2 weeks: Fintech https://t.co/yvorNH7uxn DeepTech https://t.co/AUy1t1qccF Series A https://t.co/GlTGFZxNGN
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These are Europe’s top 10 Series A investors, according to Dealroom. But what are they really like — and what do founders think of them?

sifted.eu
On Feb 24, 2020
@jd shared
Another day, another list of VCs on @Siftedeu. A little bit "copy-paste". Or do VCs like sharing being on another list? In the last 2 weeks: Fintech https://t.co/yvorNH7uxn DeepTech https://t.co/AUy1t1qccF Series A https://t.co/GlTGFZxNGN
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Europe’s top Series A investors

Europe’s top Series A investors

These are Europe’s top 10 Series A investors, according to Dealroom. But what are they really like — and what do founders think of them?

Why your startup should market content, instead of your product

On Feb 21, 2020
@thenextweb shared
Why your startup should market content, instead of your product https://t.co/mpsMqG5e8W
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Brands should stop buying reach and impressions, and instead invest in their own, original video content. That's the key to brand affinity marketing.

thenextweb.com
On Feb 21, 2020
@thenextweb shared
Why your startup should market content, instead of your product https://t.co/mpsMqG5e8W
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Why your startup should market content, instead of your product

Why your startup should market content, instead of your product

Brands should stop buying reach and impressions, and instead invest in their own, original video content. That's the key to brand affinity marketing.

Interviews with 25+ current and former Darktrace employees reveal the troubling influence of top Autonomy executives on the UK-based cybersecurity startup

On Feb 8, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @Techmeme: Interviews with 25+ current and former Darktrace employees reveal the troubling influence of top Autonomy executives on the UK-based cybersecurity startup (@iblametom / Forbes) https://t.co/nwlucsgoro https://t.co/LSHvE7xSHM
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By Thomas Brewster / Forbes. View the full context on Techmeme.

www.techmeme.com
On Feb 8, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @Techmeme: Interviews with 25+ current and former Darktrace employees reveal the troubling influence of top Autonomy executives on the UK-based cybersecurity startup (@iblametom / Forbes) https://t.co/nwlucsgoro https://t.co/LSHvE7xSHM
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Top Influencers

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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.

Follow 16.1k Followers

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Innovatie, strategie, startups, Internet, wifi, video, API's, 3D scanning & printing, adviseur, mentor, blogger, vader & man

Follow 1.0k Followers

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

Follow 9.4k Followers

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European startups, business angels, Web entrepreneurs and venture capitalists - welcome to the news feed for http://t.co/9El5SavpF4

Follow 7.4k Followers

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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

Follow 76.0k Followers

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Editor-At-Large @TechCrunch | @TechHub @Coadec @TheEuropas @Techfugees https://t.co/R7xPjCLURI | mikebutcher on all Snapchat: themikebutcher

Follow 122.1k Followers

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A space for the Berlin startup community to work, live, connect and grow.

Follow 34.1k Followers

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Your source for opinionated perspectives on tech news for Generation T

Follow 1.7M Followers

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Rude Baguette - France's Startup Blog - covers Paris Tech, Mobile & Web entrepreneurs/investors, balancing breaking news with in-depth analysis

Follow 18.8k Followers

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Accelerating growth of digital businesses in London and across the UK through programmes, policy & promotion. Get our regular newsletter: http://t.co/eVcBxWt4E6

Follow 60.6k Followers

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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.

Follow 46.0k Followers

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Breaking technology news, analysis, and opinions from TechCrunch. The number one guide for all things tech. Got a tip? Let us know [email protected]

Follow 6.6M Followers

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#TheEuropas: The annual Conference & Awards for European tech startups. June 16, 2015, London, + invite-only #PathFounders. Founded by @mikebutcher

Follow 4.2k Followers

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cofounder Founders Factory, https://t.co/Pinzxd5DT2, https://t.co/pgsQjlWkZz, founders forum,smartup: non exec:The Economist,talktalk

Follow 52.3k Followers

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500 Startups is a seed fund & startup accelerator founded by PayPal & Google alums. Born in Silicon Valley, the #500STRONG family is worldwide.

Follow 458.0k Followers

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Experienced product manager & startup mentor, started @Techbikers and @campuslondon, blog at https://t.co/CXCBxcmAuI

Follow 17.1k Followers

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Co-founder of @F6S & @tech_eu. Director at @CentralWorking & John Bradfield Centre. EIR for @ThisisDynamo. Previously MD at @TechStars London. From the North.

Follow 12.9k Followers

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One-stop shop for all things #WebSummit. Global conference organisers. Help us write our next chapter – sign up for 2016 here: https://t.co/HvQ0GBfzus

Follow 67.3k Followers

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Loves helping startups, formerly SVB London, formerly MSFT Emerging Business Team (BizSpark/MSV) Tech, Investors, Corporates, Canuck in UK, Runner, Skiier

Follow 14.7k Followers

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We are Telefónica’s startup accelerator and we help the best entrepreneurs grow and build successful businesses. Join us!

Follow 77.9k Followers