30 Startups of Interest

Reading Time: 7 minutesIn a global context, Europe is small. And Luxembourg? Even smaller. Sometimes you have to think outside the continent to find inspiration for new ideas. That’s why Silicon Luxembourg has compiled 30 Global Startups of Interest, an inside (or outside?) look at startup technology in Europe and around the world. Check out these trailblazers from world-spanning time zones! +SIMPLE.FR France...
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10 AI Startups to Look Out For

Reading Time: 3 minutesArtificial Intelligence is certainly a hot topic on the startup scene. Zooming into the Luxembourgish, French, and Belgian regions, we found 10 great startups working in AI and participating in Luxembourgish competitions. Check them out in alphabetical order below! Case Law Analytics France – Case Law Analytics uses artificial intelligence and caselaw to model judicial decisions, giving lawyers a risk...
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4 Industry Startups from Day two of EBN Conference 2018

Reading Time: 1 minuteSilicon Luxembourg got the inside look on four interesting startups, some of which you may already know, who pitched at the Technoport–EBN Congress’ Industry competition. Check them out in order of appearance. Twikit The Belgian startup, created five years ago, personalize products for customers by creating an end user interface to be downloaded directly on their clients’ websites (such as...
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4 Space Startups from Day two of EBN Conference 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutesSilicon Luxembourg to the inside look on four interesting startups, some of which you may already know, who pitched at the Technoport–EBN Congress’ Space competition. Check them out in order of appearance. Veoware Space As this technology and data UK startup explained on stage, “value is in the details”. Hence, Veoware Space permits to give very high resolutions satellite imagery...
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4 Growth Startups from Day one of EBN Conference 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutesSilicon Luxembourg got the inside look on four interesting startups, some of which you may already know, who pitched at the Technoport—EBN Congress’ Growth competition. Check them out in order of appearance. Passbolt Kevin Muller, co founder at Passbolt, took the stage to talk about the password manager startup based in Luxembourg. The average business undergoes 100 entered passwords each...
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VivaTech Day 3: Silicon Luxembourg’s 3 Startups of Interest

Reading Time: 2 minutesCheck out these three startups from the last day of VivaTech 2018. There from different places and have different goals, but are all innovative in some way. VERY GOOD MOMENT This French startup lets consumers test products for free, helps companies gain visibility, and gives Very Good Moment a bigger consumer base. The process is quite simple: companies with consumable...
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10 FinTech Startups to Follow in Lorraine

Reading Time: 3 minutesCertified in 2015 by Métropoles French Tech, the Lorraine province has become a pivotal region in the French startup ecosystem over the course of three short years. In an effort to bring cohesion to this expansion, the Lorraine region has put a focus on two of the nine thematic networks offered as axes for provincial development: FinTech and IoT/Manufacturing. Check...
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Around The World In 10 Startups #5

Reading Time: 3 minutesPack your bags and let Silicon take on you on a tour of the coolest startups firing up the hottest time of the year. (Photo by Etienne Girardet on Unsplash) ADVENTURE MAT USA – We’ve all been there: by the car, balancing on one pair of shoes as you change into another pair. If, like Ralph Kuhlmeier, founder of Adventure Mat, you’re into...
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10 Startups To Look Out For In Seville

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen we picture the beautiful capital of the Andalusia region of Spain, we think of traditional tapas, fiery flamenco, an exceptional climate, and oranges of course. Seville is now making a name for itself as an innovative hub for startups and entrepreneurs. Here are just a few of the companies transforming the landscape of this ever-evolving metropolis. Olé! (Author: Cristina...
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10 Startups To Look Out For in Leuven

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe quintessential student city in Belgium, Leuven is unsurprisingly the birthplace of many innovative startups, especially those operating in the Health & Care industry. According to Startups.be’s Belgian Tech Ecosystem Map, the city ranks 4th in the top locations for companies in Belgium. (Author: Gabriela Fernández – Startups.be / Image Credit: Visit Leuven) BINARTA Binarta enables anyone to create an attractive mobile...
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Around The World In 10 Startups #3

Reading Time: 3 minutesWe have never been more demanding when it comes to travel, especially when choice is abundant and there are always easier, smarter, more efficient and more authentic ways to discover the world. From WiFi solutions to workations with a twist, let us take you on a tour of 10 startups ready to enhance your travel experience. BONAPPETOUR Singapore & Worldwide...
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10 Startups To Look Out For in Tallinn

Reading Time: 4 minutesStartups like Skype, GrabCAD and Starship Technologies have grown out of Estonian capital Tallinn, which is home for a vast number of startups which are due to change the world over coming years. We picked for you 10 to look out for. (Author: Tarmo Virki, CoFounder Magazine / Image: iStock) 3D CREATIONIST The startup offers 3D modelling on your mobile...
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10 Startups To Watch in Ghent

Reading Time: 3 minutesThere are many successful stories coming out of the Belgian startup scene, and Ghent can surely take pride in several household names like Showpad and Engagor that are now big players in the international market. With lots of research hubs, incubators, accelerators and a renowned university, it is no wonder that Ghent is home to many high-performing companies. (Author: Gabriela...
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Top 10 Brazilian Undiscovered Startups

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhile Brazil’s overall GDP fell 4 percent in 2015, its tech industry has been largely immune to the slowdown, growing 20 percent from 2014-2015. The Brazilian startup ecosystem is still in its early days, but there are many startups growing under the media radar in this thriving environment. We believe they deserve to be discovered, and, who knows, maybe one day become the champions...
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10 Startups To Watch in Antwerp

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe port city has a proven track record when it comes to successful startups: with €26M in venture capital (2015), and an internationalization rate of 11%, Antwerp has positioned itself as one of the hot hubs for entrepreneurship in Belgium. (Author: Gabriela Fernández – Startups.be / Image Credit: iStock) BEATSWITCH Launched in 2013, Beatswitch is connecting festival organizers and booking agencies. In...
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Around The World In 10 Startups #1

Reading Time: 2 minutesBeer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcohols. The beer industry has a rich history filed with tradition. But changes are brewing in the industry! These are the most innovative concepts in the beer industry today. (Image Credit: Wil Stewart) BREWIE Hungary – Brewie is a fully automated home brewing machine that takes care of every single...
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Top 30 Startups To Watch In Seoul

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe advent of supercomputers has led countries around the world to compete for the title of “most technologically advanced nation in the world.” A cursory look at technology usage around the world reveals that Seoul, South Korea is a serious contender for the title. (Authors: Silicon Luxembourg, and G3 Partners) When walking the streets of Seoul it is common to see...
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Korean Unicorn Club

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhether cheering for an unlikely hero in a movie or rooting for the success of a sports team that has been having a bad season, there is something inside of us that wants to cheer for the “little guy.” As humans, we want to reward those who work hard in order to overcome all obstacles placed in their way. The...
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K-Startup Grand Challenge: The First Accelerator Program For International Startups

Reading Time: 1 minuteThis past spring, the South Korean government announced the creation of an accelerator program for startups from all around the world: K-Startup Grand Challenge. Conducted and financed by the government, it presents an amazing opportunity for startups interested in running their business in Korea. (Above: Pangyo Global Startup Campus in Korea / Image Credit: Born2Global) The global startup acceleration program aims...
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A Touch Of Luxembourg In Korea

Reading Time: 1 minuteDid you know the Grand Duchy has opened a representative office in South Korea? Younhee Kim, Representative and Executive Director of the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office in Seoul, talks about the business support services she provides to companies conducting business from and with Luxembourg. “LTIO Seoul is promoting Luxembourg startup events (ICT Spring, Luxembourg Internet Days…), support programs (Fit4Start,...
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10 Startups To Watch In Brussels

Reading Time: 4 minutesWith a rich pool of talent and expertise in everything from health tech to food tech, it’s no surprise Brussels is a buzzing hub of entrepreneurship. During the past few years, business incubators and accelerators have been established at a fast rate in the European capital. Brussels also counts with a growing network of VCs, angel investors, mentors and community-based...
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10 Startups To Watch In Ljubljana

Reading Time: 2 minutesConnecting the Alps and the Adriatic Sea, there’s a small but very diverse country: Slovenia. According to Lonely Planet, an earthly paradise of snow-capped peaks, turquoise-green rivers and with a Venetian-style coastline. According to startups, the best place to start your business. Its capital Ljubljana is a real hidden gem amongst capitals, worth visiting. With ABC Accelerator opening its offices...
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10 Startups To Watch In Vienna

Reading Time: 2 minutesVienna, named most liveable city worldwide for the seventh time in a row, also managed to develop a vivid startup scene over the last couple of years. Located right in the center of Europe, equipped with an excellent infrastructure and active support from the government, the city is attracting international startups, investors & ecosystem shapers as well. Success stories such...
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10 Startups To Watch In Berlin

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Berlin-based startup scene is one of the fastest growing ecosystems in the world. People from all over the world come to the German capital to turn their visions into reality, build new companies and create innovative products. The lively founder’s scene is greatly responsible for the city’s creativity, innovation, economic development as well as international attraction. It’s an important...
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10 Startups To Watch In Amsterdam

Reading Time: 3 minutesNext to London and Berlin, the Dutch startup ecosystem is already considered to be one of the strongest in Europe, with the aim of securing its place in the top 3 of startup ecosystems in Europe. In April 2016, the European Commission awarded Amsterdam with the title European Capital of Innovation for its strong stance on innovation in governance, economics,...
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How Luxembourg Can Be Inspired By New York’s Startup Ecosystem

Reading Time: 5 minutesEuropeans have long admired the New York way of life and the U.S. business-oriented mindset. Numerous cities across Europe are trying to replicate Silicon Valley’s model, infusing it with their own “European” ingredients. Jean-Claude Knebler, Consul General of Luxembourg in New York, talks about the Big Apple’s startup ecosystem and how Luxembourg can be inspired by the city “where everything...
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Slovenia vs. Luxembourg: same difference!

Reading Time: 4 minutesABC – Acceleration Business City – Accelerator is an acceleration engine that pushes new businesses and startups to greater heights, by providing services such as mentorship, management training, an initial investment and office space in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The vision of the incubator is to establish South-Eastern Europe as a region of innovation. The incubator travelled to Luxembourg at the end...
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