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VIDEO: Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane talks growing pains, famous clients and IPO rumours

VIDEO: Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane talks growing pains, famous clients and IPO rumours

Michelle Kuepper November 4, 2013

Twitter, Airbnb, Groupon and Dropbox. Aside from being among the world’s most popular

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Why I left the US to accelerate in Europe

Why I left the US to accelerate in Europe

Justin Custer November 4, 2013

Once upon a time, if you wanted to make it in the startup world, you had to be in The

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Events Diary 4-10 November – Our pick of the hottest startup events this week

Events Diary 4-10 November – Our pick of the hottest startup events this week

Su Song November 4, 2013

Welcome to the VentureVillage Events Diary – a round-up of the hottest startup

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Jobs of the week – Work for Ad2Games, Project A, Careerteam, InnoGames

Jobs of the week – Work for Ad2Games, Project A, Careerteam, InnoGames

Marie Gracher November 1, 2013

Just crawling out of your Halloween costume now? At least you didn’t have to go through this type of cruel

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Video: Peak Games – Turkey’s social gaming empire

Video: Peak Games – Turkey’s social gaming empire

Michelle Kuepper November 1, 2013

Fast-talking, fast-moving, fast-everything: our interviewee Rina Onur has reason to be in a rush. Not just because she’s the cofounder

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6Wunderkinder reportedly raises $30m from Sequoia and existing investors

6Wunderkinder reportedly raises $30m from Sequoia and existing investors

Charmaine Li November 1, 2013

Berlin-based productivity startup 6Wunderkinder – maker of popular to-do list app Wunderlist – has raised around $30m in Series B

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US investor buys two per cent of Zalando for a cool €72m

US investor buys two per cent of Zalando for a cool €72m

Georg Räth November 1, 2013

US investor Putnam Investments has bought a two per cent shareholding in Germany-headquartered eCommerce giant Zalando. At the beginning of

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The 7 best ways to learn how to code

The 7 best ways to learn how to code

Devindra Hardawar November 1, 2013

It’s never been a better time to pick up programming. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools are available to get you started or

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9Flats, Wimdu and HouseTrip form lobby group

9Flats, Wimdu and HouseTrip form lobby group

Michelle Kuepper October 31, 2013

German short-term holiday rental platforms 9flats and Wimdu and Switzerland-based HouseTrip have formed a network to lobby for their rights.

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Getting rid of keychains – Will Kiwi.ki’s smart building access fly?

Getting rid of keychains – Will Kiwi.ki’s smart building access fly?

Nina Fowler October 31, 2013

For trash, post and recycling service providers, requiring keys to get into apartment

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