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Ready for Bits and Pretzels 2018

Technology, entrepeunrship, and startups mixed with the Bavarian flavor create one of the most unique tech conferences in Europe. This year is no different from the previous years, with lots of technology, influencers, executives and enthusiasts coming down to the Munchen Messe for a fantastic experience at Bits & Pretzels 2018. Bits & Pretzels, sold-out […]

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Rain, Sun, Inspiration and Fun at Dokutech 2018

A cold morning accompanied by rain, turned out quite nicely in the evening when the sun started to come out and reveal the magnificent set-up of the Dokutech 2018 edition hosted at the unique Termokiss venue in Prishtina, Kosovo, around which more than 600 people disembarked to not only listen to the talks but also […]

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Spark.me 2018, sparking the world from Budva, Montenegro

Our first day in the beautiful city of Budva, Montenegro, which is sometimes called also the Monaco of the Balkans couldn’t be better. The Spark.me 2018 edition kicked-off in style as always with an inspiring speaker line-up that packed the auditorium of the Hotel Mediteran again this year, with over 400+ people present and not […]

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Raiffeisen Bank International AG launches “Elevator Ventures”

Today, Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) launched a corporate venture capital (CVC) company called “Elevator Ventures”, which will provide € 25 million in investment capital. Elevator Ventures will focus on strategic direct investments in later-stage fintechs, co-investments with partner investors and investments in VC funds. Later-stage fintechs are young, technology-driven companies from the financial sector […]

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Three amazing days await us at Bits & Pretzels

Bits & Pretzels is a three-day festival that connects 5,000 founders, investors, startup enthusiasts, and all other decision-makers of the start-up ecosystems of the world. It’s no wonder why it’s called the Founders festival. The festival takes place in a unique setting around the Oktoberfest in Munich from September 30th – October 2nd, 2018. The […]

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Raiffeisen Bank International first Austrian bank to join the Blockchain Research Institute

Raiffeisen Bank International announced today to be the first Austrian bank to join the Blockchain Research Institute, a global think-tank that guides its more than 55 members in achieving success in blockchain-related projects in the areas of financial services, manufacturing, retail, energy and resources, technology and media, healthcare as well as government. „Blockchain is a […]

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The co-founder of Shazam, announced for Spark.me 2018 in Montenegro

New Spark.me 2018 speaker announced, this time it’s Dhiraj Mukherjee, co-founder of Shazam, which was acquired by Apple in 2017 for a reported $400 million. In 2000, Dhiraj co-founded Shazam Entertainment, the world’s first mobile phone-based music recognition service. He was a Director of Shazam from 2000-2003, and raised £600,000 in seed funding and over £10m […]

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Call for Official Spark.me 2018 Bloggers

The organizing team of Spark.me, one of the most carefully curated business/Internet conferences in Southeast Europe, which is set for May 26-27 (with an additional day of hands-on workshops on May 25), in the Mediterranean seaside resort of Budva, Montenegro, has published a call for Official Conference Bloggers. Interested bloggers are not limited to a […]

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We’re at Bits & Pretzels 2017

We’re back again at Germany’s biggest Founders Festival Bits & Pretzels. This year again, our team is part of the Bits & Pretzels Festival, which attracts more than 5,000 founders, startup enthusiasts, investors and all other decision-makers of the startup ecosystem, among them many top CEOs, as well as founders of Airbnb, Delivery Hero, Zendesk, and many more successful […]

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Kevin Spacey is coming back to the Bits & Pretzels Founders Festival 2017

What terrific news for Germany’s biggest Founders Festival Bits & Pretzels in September 2017: Last year’s highlight speaker and Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey will return to Munich. Bits & Pretzels attracts more than 5,000 founders, startup enthusiasts, investors and all other decision-makers of the startup ecosystem, among them many top CEOs, as well as founders […]