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Mangrove Capital Partners raised a $170 million fund to invest in European startups

21-07-2017

The Luxembourg-based Venture Capital firm Mangrove Capital Partners launches fund to support European startups
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Propelling start-ups to realise their full potential

18-07-2017

The fifth edition of Fit 4 Start, Luxinnovation’s acceleration programme for early-stage ICT start-ups, will commence in October. Interested entrepreneurs can submit their applications up until August 28. Programme Manager Antoine Hron and Laurence Hulin, Advisor Start-Up Support at Luxinnovation, outline how the initiative contributes to the success of young innovative companies.
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FIRST DIGITAL TECH FUND RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

14-07-2017

Two startups were presented €500,000 euros each for the first investment by the Digital Tech Fund on 10 July during a press conference at the Ministry of the Economy.
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Luxembourg, a great place for startups

14-07-2017

Startups are a vital driver for the development of a country’s economy, the creation of new jobs and the promotion of innovation. According to a report by the Idea Foundation, the number of new ...
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Committee Meeting Reviews Rifkin Strategy

14-07-2017

The second meeting of the Rifkin Strategic Review Committee was held yesterday, on 12 July 2017, during which the Strategic Monitoring Committee reviewed the Rifkin strategy.
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Honda invests in car key security research with SnT

11-07-2017

New key systems allows car owners to enter and start their vehicle without ever touching a key. But the technology is not entirely safe. That is why two ICT experts from the Interdisciplinary Centre f...
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Future House of Start-ups to Host Luxembourg City Incubator

10-07-2017

On Friday 7 July 2017, the Mayor of the Ville de Luxembourg and the Chamber of Commerce presented a collaborative project on the development of an incubator project in the city centre, in Luxembourg-Gare.
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Wizata 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Luxembourg

07-07-2017

In June Wizata won the 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Luxembourg for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
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Driven by passion

04-07-2017

Basing a sailing-related company in landlocked Luxembourg might not be an obvious choice, but proved to be a lucky shot for French entrepreneur Mathilde Argaud.
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Estonia to open the world’s first data embassy in Luxembourg

21-06-2017

Estonia’s pilot project – the world’s first data embassy – could set an example for the rest of the world.
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List announces new financial innovation centre

15-06-2017

In line with its mission of innovation transfer and the acceleration of economic impact for the finance industry, the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is pleased to announce the creation of the Finance Innovation Technology and Systems Centre (FITS).
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Congratulations vyzVoice and APATEQ – both winners of StartUp Europe Awards 2016

09-06-2017

The StartUp Europe Awards (the so-called "Eurovision for start-ups"), recognised for the first time the best start-ups in Europe in 10 categories, in in the presence of Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament.
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Luxembourg advantages for digital companies

30-05-2017

Luxembourg is an excellent alternative for digital businesses that are looking for the ideal location to launch or scale up their activities in Europe. The guide “Luxembourg: The smart choice for your...
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Interview with Artec 3D

19-05-2017

Sergey Sukhovey, one of Artec’s 3D founders spoke to Luxinnovation in the company’s current beautiful offices in Dommeldange, Luxembourg set high up on a hill with 360 degrees of greenery as their backdrop.
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Infrachain initiative

19-05-2017

The Infrachain initiative is a PPP (Private Public Partnership) working towards a trusted and compliant community for blockchain orchestrated from out of Luxembourg. Serial entrepreneur Marco Houwen has taken up the task of implementation.
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Luxembourg open for business

19-05-2017

Luxembourg unveiled a new strategy in 2017 to promote economic growth in a sustainable manner, focused both on attracting foreign direct investment in a targeted and service-oriented manner and supporting Luxembourg-based companies moving into foreign markets.
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Luxembourg 3rd most attractive city to move to for work

17-05-2017

Using data from its in-house survey team, which continually researches the financial and lifestyle conditions of more than 400 cities around the world, AIRINC, a global research company which currentl...
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#Luxembourg 2nd in the new FM GLOBAL RESILIENCE INDEX 2017

16-05-2017

The new FM Global Resilience Index 2017 analysing the resilience of 130 counties and territories ranks #Luxembourg 2nd – having gradually risen from it’s 8th ranking in 2013.
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The Collaboration Factory

16-05-2017

After 10 years and €1 billion in investment, the Belval innovation campus has become one of Europe’s foremost centers for technology and biomedical collaborations.    
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ICT Spring Summit 2017 Global Tech Conference

11-05-2017

From armies of robots to life on Mars, cybersecurity, the dangers to earth from asteroids, 3.33 minute pitches by start-ups, computers that teach you how to play guitar, blockchain and bitcoin forums, ICT Spring 2017 had it all (and more). Luxinnovation was right at the centre of it.
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Prof. Björn Ottersten receives an ERC Advanced Grant

11-05-2017

Professor Björn Ottersten, Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg, has been awarded an Advanced Grant (AdG), the most presti...
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Do you want your own 3D #SELFIE? Taking the next step in 3D body modelling

14-04-2017

Scientists at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) are working on the next breakthrough in 3D scanning technology, and they need volunteers...
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Paladin Capital Group Joins with EIF and LFF to invest in EU Based Cyber Security Firms

13-04-2017

Paladin Capital Group is pleased to announce the initial closing of its European Cyber Fund based in Luxembourg, with commitments side-by-side from the European Investment Fund and Luxembourg Future F...
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97% of Luxembourg Connected

11-04-2017

According to Statec’s ICT study, 97% of Luxembourgish households had internet access in 2016. In 2016, almost every home in Luxembourg (97%) had access to the internet. The few which did not either di...
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Luxembourg confirms its position as European leader in the field of digitalisation

11-04-2017

On the occasion of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaty, the European Commission organised “Digital Day”. This was a high-level meeting on 23 March, 2017, in the Italian capital ...
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Luxembourg at the centre of a European network of supercomputers

11-04-2017

By 2018, Luxembourg will acquire an HPC (High Performance Computer) with the power of one petaflop per second, which corresponds to 1,000,000,000,000,000 (one thousand trillion) calculations per second.
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PM Bettel Launches Infrachain Initiative in Blockchain Area at LU-CIX Event

16-03-2017

On Wednesday 23 November, Luxembourg’s Prime Minister and Minister for Satte, Xavier Bettel, participated in the Luxembourg Internet Days 2016 organised by the Luxembourg Commercial Internet Exc...
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The European Commission opens a new in-house datacentre in Luxembourg

16-03-2017

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Günther H. Oettinger, Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister for Home Affairs, for the Civil Service and Administrative Refo...
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Vodafone and Technoport to set up an innovation center in Luxembourg

16-03-2017

On 14 December 2016, the Prime Minister and Minister of State, Xavier Bettel, and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, announced the setting-up of a “Joint I...
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Talkwalker secures €5M funding from Main Mezzanine Capital

16-03-2017

Talkwalker, a major player in the social media analytics market, is pleased to announce it has secured €5 million in funding from leading Dutch software investor, Main Mezzanine Capital. The funding w...
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