#sbcStartupOfTheWeek- Civocracy

#sbcStartupOfTheWeek- Civocracy
Friday, 3 July 2015 | by Anna-Maria Chatzidaki

Have you every heard the term Civic tech? Civic tech means any technology that is used to empower citizens or help make governments more accessible, efficient and effective. Although it is not a new concept, "civic tech is the new kid in tech town", in the words of... Read more

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FinTech #sbcStartupOfTheWeek- Dragon Wealth

FinTech #sbcStartupOfTheWeek- Dragon Wealth
Wednesday, 1 July 2015 | by Fiona Maguire
Our latest #sbcStartupOfTheWeek are working magic with content to help Financial Advisors build stronger relationships with their clients. A true case of earn more by doing less. This week we caught up with Dragon Wealth's founder, Bert-Jan Van Essen, about their recent beta launch.What motivated you to set up Dragon... Read more
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11 Teams Enter the Third Edition of Startupbootcamp HighTechXL

11 Teams Enter the Third Edition of Startupbootcamp HighTechXL
Wednesday, 1 July 2015 | by Sophia Kirova
Against the background of the current situation in Greece, in the very eye of the storm, we started off this year's final selection on Saturday, the 27th of June: some 24 hours after the first queues in front of the Greek ATMs started weaving and some 24 hours before the... Read more
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Life in an accelerator: What you need to know

Life in an accelerator: What you need to know
Monday, 29 June 2015 | by Dom Wolf

This time last year investUP made the BIG step of applying for the inaugural Startupbootcamp FinTech accelerator. Whilst we were pretty knowledgeable about accelerators, we had no idea what it would actually entail. You can read the PR, the forums or even this blog, but the truth is... Read more

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#sbcStartupOfTheWeek- Carnomise

#sbcStartupOfTheWeek- Carnomise
Friday, 26 June 2015 | by Anna-Maria Chatzidaki

Like most travelers, I am used to spending money while traveling. But I could get used to making some while abroad for a change... Carnomise figured out a way to do that. Plus, they are one of the mighty 11 startups participating in our Smart City & Living accelerator. Today,... Read more

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Forget Disrupting Education, This Startup Wants To Disrupt Exams

Forget Disrupting Education, This Startup Wants To Disrupt Exams
Thursday, 25 June 2015 | by Sam Ahmed

The proliferation of the high-speed internet, rising costs of higher education, and the global trend to embrace technology have all had a transformative impact on education. Similarly, the emergence and popularity of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), have motivated universities to add online courses to their offering. According to... Read more

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FinTech #sbcStartupOfTheWeek- Kashmi

FinTech #sbcStartupOfTheWeek- Kashmi
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | by Fiona Maguire
Lend me some cash for a coffee? As a young professional or student, what are the odds that you'll see that money again? Meet Kashmi, a startup that makes settling IOUs easy. This week we spoke to Kashmi's founder, Rahkil Fernando, about their simple and social peer-to-peer payments platform for... Read more
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Cut the Technical Talk: A Mnemonic Device for the Perfect Pitch

Cut the Technical Talk:  A Mnemonic Device for the Perfect Pitch
Friday, 19 June 2015 | by Laura Hockensmith

No pressure, most startups have less than 30 seconds to make an impression during their pitch. Hopefully, a favorable one. There is no room for “techie” talk. Pitches with too much technical content will make audiences snooze. Sorry, but it’s the truth.

If you read this with... Read more

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Applications close on July 1st for Startupbootcamp Istanbul program

Applications close on July 1st for Startupbootcamp Istanbul program
Thursday, 18 June 2015 | by Cigdem Toraman

Startupbootcamp Istanbul is accepting applications until July 1st for the 2015 acceleration program.

We are on the hunt for the best startups  in the world, no matter what their business sector or industry. Come join our incredible team of mentors and entrepreneurs in the heart of Turkey, where a... Read more

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