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The Berlin Startup Cheat Sheet

The Berlin Startup Cheat Sheet

Lauren Ingram October 28, 2013 1

Berlin’s startup scene is as multidimensional as the city itself. To help out those of you new in town, here’s an edited version of Lauren Ingram‘s great take on who to meet, where to work

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PreCheck-Ins, apps, honeymoons: TechCrunch Disrupt kicks off with hackathon in Berlin

PreCheck-Ins, apps, honeymoons: TechCrunch Disrupt kicks off with hackathon in Berlin

Michelle Kuepper October 28, 2013 0

Complete with personalised dubstep soundtrack, TechCrunch Disrupt Europe kicked off in Berlin over the weekend with an inaugural 24-hour hackathon – and self-explanatory app Foursquare PreCheck-In took away the main prize. Along with a

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Cafes, clubs and culture – the top 10 Berlin city guides and blogs

Cafes, clubs and culture – the top 10 Berlin city guides and blogs

Charmaine Li October 25, 2013 2

Berlin, Berlin, Berlin. We’re not even going to try summing you up in a sentence… But whether you’re resident, visitor or resident visitor, there’s only one way to experience this ever-evolving city: on your

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TechCrunch Disrupt Europe comes to Berlin – our top picks for the conference

TechCrunch Disrupt Europe comes to Berlin – our top picks for the conference

VentureVillage Editorial October 23, 2013 1

TechCrunch Disrupt Europe is kicking off in Berlin this Saturday with a 24-hour hackathon followed by its main event beginning 28 October, which features two days of influential speakers, startup pitches and expert panels. Feeling

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Project A backs encryption startup ZenGuard

Project A backs encryption startup ZenGuard

Michelle Kuepper October 21, 2013 2

Berlin-based company builder Project A Ventures today announced a six-figure investment in online security service ZenGuard. The news comes just one week after German media conglomerate Axel Springer announced a €30m investment in the

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Events Diary 21-27 October – Our pick of the hottest startup events this week

Events Diary 21-27 October – Our pick of the hottest startup events this week

Su Song October 21, 2013 0

Welcome to the VentureVillage Events Diary – a round-up of the hottest startup events of the week and as many discounts and giveaways as we can offer. Enjoy! Ahoy! Bash Date: Thursday 24 October 8pm Location: Ahoy!

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Surprises among Berlin’s most popular apps

Surprises among Berlin’s most popular apps

Nina Fowler October 21, 2013 2

The most popular apps made in Berlin include a few surprise names, judging by a new report from Berlin app search firm Xyo and sister analytics company Priori. The two companies teamed up to trawl available

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Same beat, different firm – Balderton Capital hires Wellington Partners’ Daniel Waterhouse

Same beat, different firm – Balderton Capital hires Wellington Partners’ Daniel Waterhouse

Charmaine Li October 17, 2013 0

Balderton Capital, a London-based VC firm specialising in early-stage investments, has today announced that Daniel Waterhouse will be joining as a general partner. Previously Waterhouse (above), 42, spent five years at Wellington Partners – a

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Europe’s MOOC experiment accelerates in Berlin

Europe’s MOOC experiment accelerates in Berlin

Nina Fowler October 15, 2013 7

Europe’s interest in massive online open courses (MOOCs) is taking off as homegrown platforms set up shop to rival incumbents Coursera, Udacity and EdX in the US. The latest to do so is Berlin-based

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Events Diary 14-20 October – Our pick of the hottest startup events this week

Events Diary 14-20 October – Our pick of the hottest startup events this week

Nina Fowler October 14, 2013 0

Welcome to the VentureVillage Events Diary – a round-up of the hottest startup events of the week. Mark your calendars to be sure you don’t miss out. Geek Girl Dinner Berlin Meetup Date: Wednesday 16 October,

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