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.
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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.
Catching poachers in Africa, smugglers in Saudi Arabia and riot instigators during soccer games, all because of the 360 degrees camera technology made by Horus View and Explore. During Venturelab North’s Ventureclass last Thursday, founder René Bolhuis shared his global success story.
Awesome visuals, lights and installations, made by the collective brain called WERC. The four artists have had their work featured at pretty much all the biggest festivals in the Netherlands and even the Great Wall of China.
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An overview of awesome initiatives to boost your startupEcosystem initiatives
This is exciting! Right now I am writing my very first blog post on the Founded in Groningen portal. Of course, I already added several companies, calls and initiatives via our back end. But this is different, I added this post through our new front end interface.
Mint tea made from your own urine, or a tasty beer brewed from local rainwater. Last week, Innofest turned Eurosonic/Noorderslag into a living lab for social and sustainable innovation. And Eurosonic being one of the biggest showcase festivals in the world, the startups involved had a pretty big podium to present and test their innovations.