Samsung Electronics, KPN and Sodexo named as the corporates working most collaboratively with startups across Europe For the third year running, European startups have been asked through a public call to nominate the most active corporates in terms of open-innovation. Samsung Electronics, KPN and Sodexo got the top three positions, according the new ranking unveiled […]
Innovation economy is concentrated in a few main hubs “Approximately 50 main cities will be likely driving the innovation economy in Europe in the next years, while all the other cities and municipalities face the risk to be increasingly marginalized. This growing gap could potentially trigger disaggregation and separatisms”. With these words, Alberto Onetti, Chairman […]
The Old Continent strengthens its connections with Silicon Valley The M&A global market is stable and increasingly a prerogative of US and Europe, according to the annual report “Tech Startup M&As” presented today by Mind the Bridge together with Crunchbase and with the support of global law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. The report was unveiled at the “European Innovation Day” Conference […]
US companies are more acquisitive. Even less surprisingly, among the top 15 acquirers, over 70% are Silicon Valley companies. This is the main finding from “Startup Transatlantic M&As. US vs EU”, the report presented today at the European Innovation Day conference in Mountain View, the event created and organized by Mind the Bridge and co-organized […]
With total funding of over $60M and 1000 employees, they cover verticals such as e-commerce, healthcare, security and storage. Mind the Bridge and EIT Digital announced the finalists for the second edition of Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV)—the premier program for future European startup unicorns to engage with main US industry players for […]
Why Europe should go beyond startups? By Alberto Onetti, Chairman Mind the Bridge Note: startups are extremely important. They definitively contributed to pour new ideas and energy into the European entrepreneurial scene. Although most people in Europe confuse entrepreneurship and startups. There are plenty of innovative and solid businesses in Europe that don’t get lured […]
A call for future scaleups: join the Welcome Silicon Valley + Euro-Roadshow!
A recap of Startup Europe Week Europe’s tech community gathered en masse this past week for Startup Europe Week, a series of events in 40+ countries and 200+ cities sponsored by the European Commission. From the 1-5 February, Europe was buzzing with hundreds of keynotes, workshops, and networking events to bring together entrepreneurs, executives, and policymakers. […]