Last week, we had our Startup in Residence information meetup. If you couldn’t make it, or if you’re interested, here are the questions other entrepreneurs asked, along with a few clarifications. Be sure to check our FAQ too.
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Earlier this week, payment service provider PayPro announced it has received a licence from the Chinese online giant Tencent and now offers full payment services for WeChat Pay, for both web shops and regular retail. In stores, customers can use a special PIN device for WeChat Pay.
Busy working on an awesome idea that will kick-start your startup while making Groningen an even better place to live? With 16 challenges to choose from, you’re bound to have a question or two about the program. That’s why we have a special information meetup on Monday, June 11, from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm, at the City Office building (Gedempte Zuiderdiep 98).
Slick presentations and high quality ideas, presented in the Martini Church. Three student entrepreneurs from the Hanze University pitched their startup during the finals of the Anner Award last week. After a final selection, a qualifying round and a series of workshops in April, the three finalists competed for a €2,500 prize, a marketing consult and participation in the Venturelab program.
Startups, jedis and wizards wanted! Groningen is looking for ambitious startups to come up with new and innovative ways to tackle societal issues and urban challenges. Find your challenge, pitch your fix and we’ll help you kickstart and launch it with our Startup in Residence Program. Whether it’s the energy transition, circular economy, healthy ageing or mobility, we’ve got 16 challenges lined up and ready for you to choose from.
An overview of awesome initiatives to boost your startupEcosystem initiatives
On Monday, the French media conglomerate announced it had acquired online ticketing service Paylogic for an undisclosed sum. Together, the two expect to sell more than 20 million tickets a year for music, sporting and cultural events, to over 5,000 clients in over 30 countries.