Daniel Schulman, the CEO of Paypal, was in Luxembourg this Monday to inaugurate the PayPal-FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services, the first one built on a public-private partnership in this field.
This autumn, part of the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem will definitively take on an American accent. 8 of our most promising start-ups have been selected for participation in two acceleration programmes specifically designed for entering the US market.
Ten ICT start-ups, five companies in the healthtech sector and five in space tech were admitted into Luxembourg’s renowned acceleration programme Fit 4 Start. Participants will benefit from intensive coaching, free access to co-working facilities and a subsidy of up to €150,000.
The country, which ranks particularly high in the "technology" category, gains three places compared to last year.
In the past five years, Slush has grown into the largest single gathering of venture capital in the world. In 2018, over 1,800 investors joined Slush, representing over 200 billion dollars in assets under management. This year, Slush Helsinki is expecting more than 25 000 attendees, 4 000 startups and scaleups, 700 tech journalists, as well as 2000 investors from over 130 countries. Read more
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Fit 4 Start is today an internationally recognised programme for innovative start-ups with a strong drive to succeed. The objective is to select the most promising start-ups and give them access to ea... Read more
For this 2018 edition of Vivatechnology event, the Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Ministry of the Economy, Luxinnovation and the House of Startups decided to be present at this fair wit... Read more
Pour la première fois, le Luxembourg participera avec un Pavillon national au Salon Vivatechnology, dont l’édition 2018 se tiendra à Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, du 24 au 26 mai prochains. Read more
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Lors d’une conférence de presse en date du 2 mai 2017, la secrétaire d’État à l’Économie Francine Closener et le CEO Jean-Paul Schuler ont présenté le rapport d’activité 2016 de Luxinnovation. Constit... Read more
FIT 4 START 9 - Thank you and congrats!
Ten ICT start-ups, five companies in the healthtech sector and five in space tech were admitted into Luxembourg’s renowned acceleration programme Fit 4 Start at the Pitching & Graduation Day on 3 October. The biggest ever cohort of participants will benefit from intensive coaching, free access to co-working facilities and a subsidy of up to €150,000.
Fit 4 Start - Are you ready to take off?
The Fit 4 Start programme helps young innovative companies to launch their business from Luxembourg, transforming innovative ideas and the project leaders’strong will to succeed into companies with high growth potential.
Why they chose Luxembourg - SALONKEE
Luxembourg is too small? “It’s a perfect test bed before expanding to bigger markets” says Tom Michels, Founder of Salonkee (smart services).
Why they chose Luxembourg - WIZATA
Luxembourg is just a financial centre? “The country has a strong pioneering and industrial heritage, ideal for start-ups” says Jean-Philippe Hugo, founder of Wizata (industry 4.0, AI).