EU-Startups Podcast / Episode 6: Interview with Picnic CTO Daniel Gebler

For the 6th episode of the EU-Startups Podcast we set-up a phone interview with Daniel Gebler, the Co-founder and CTO of the Dutch unicorn Picnic. The team behind the Amsterdam-based scale-up already secured about €350 million in funding and is building Europe’s fastest growing online supermarket. In this podcast interview we talked with Daniel about the Picnic business…

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How can startups & scaleups benefit from the EU-Startups CLUB?

Last week we were excited to launch the EU-Startups CLUB, our first ever membership. But what actually is the EU-Startups CLUB, and what can you get from it as a startup?  Put simply, the CLUB is your startup’s “go-to” place to stay up-to-date with tech trends, post jobs at your startup, check weekly listings of…

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Support independent media and become a founding member of the EU-Startups CLUB

Like many small companies out there, EU-Startups has been hit quite heavily by the COVID-19 crisis, since we were not able to hold this year’s EU-Startups Summit, which accounts for the majority of our annual revenues. While the crisis will keep going on for a while, we’re exploring alternative ways to continue serving you, our dear readers,…

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EU-Startups Podcast / Episode 5: Startup PR advice by Clara Armand-Delille (ThirdEyeMedia) and Charlotte Tucker (EU-Startups)

For the 5th episode of the EU-Startups Podcast our Head of Content, Charlotte, invited ThirdEyeMedia founder Clara Armand-Delille to discuss Startup PR. If you’re a founder looking to land some press coverage, listen closely. Tomorrow, we’ll also publish a summary of all the tips that were mentioned within the podcast (and 2-3 more). Stay tuned. The CLUB…

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EU-Startups Job Board: 5 cool startup jobs waiting for you in London

Recently we re-launched the EU-Startups job board and are offering free postings until the end of August, to give the startup ecosystem a helping hand during the current climate. This means there is about 1 week left, so if you’ve got a cool job to promote, now is the time!

Today we’re shining a light on the cool jobs available in London, because there are many a position listed under this bustling city’s location. Temporarily forget the pains of Brexit and feast your eyes on these interesting companies, in the home of Big Ben, the London Eye and red telephone boxes. 

Don’t forget you can easily search the EU-Startups job board by location, full-time/part-time, and keyword to bring up cool jobs in your area.

Subtly aims to “automagically” subtitle videos, saving businesses and individuals time and effort. The startup recently raised funding, and are now on the lookout for 2 interns: Growth Hacking, Social Media and Data Intern and a Content and Marketing Intern. Both positions will give the chance to build new skills, your portfolio of projects, and get support to take risks and in decision-making. 

Dataswift is a technology infrastructure company powering Data Economy 2.0, helping individuals, enterprises, and developers to give, take and use personal data responsibly. The team is now looking for a remote, full-time VP of Product to own and develop the product roadmap, drive innovation and lead a high-performing product team. Think it could be you? Apply now!

Apolitical is an award-winning learning network for governments. It aims to help governments solve the world’s hardest challenges, and is used by thousands of policymakers in 170+ countries. They are looking for an Instructional Designer who has 2-3 years of experience in instructional design and all kinds of media, and takes a data-driven approach. They’re also on the lookout for a Special Projects Writer/Editor.

Mongoose Gray is an IT recruitment firm with a fresh human perspective, and a bit of humor thrown in (just check out their website). They’re currently looking for an IT Support Engineer, who is more than just an engineer. Take a look at their advert to get a feel of the kind of person they’re looking for, and you’ll see what we mean.

Schema is re-imagining the future of computing and software. In fact, they say they’re launching the most exciting thing to happen in the consumer software space for at least the last ten years, so get on board! The team is looking for a Growth Hacking Intern to own growth hacking ideas, initiatives, and execution, and also get ongoing coaching to develop better marketing expertise.

To see more jobs across the whole of Europe, from Amsterdam to Roma, take a look at the job board yourself. Jobs are arriving every day, so it’s worth checking daily for new positions.

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EU-Startups Podcast / Episode 4: Interview with BlaBlaCar founder Frédéric Mazzella

For the 4th episode of the EU-Startups Podcast we set-up a phone interview with Frédéric Mazzella, the founder and President of BlaBlaCar. The French entrepreneur and his team grew BlaBlaCar to become the world’s leading long-distance carpooling platform – a global, trusted community of 90 million drivers and passengers in 22 countries. In total, BlaBlaCar raised about €390 million in funding and today is one of the few European scale-ups that reached unicorn status. But even more exciting than financial success, BlaBlaCar was able to achieve a massive social and environmental impact and continues to do so.

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New episodes of the EU-Startups Podcast are getting published in a 14-days rhythm on our website, on Spotify, Deezer, Youtube, iTunes and Google Podcasts.

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EU-Startups Job Board: 5 cool startup jobs waiting for you in the glorious Nordics

Recently we re-launched the EU-Startups job board and are offering free postings until the end of August, to give the startup ecosystem a helping hand during the current climate. This means there are about 2 weeks left, so if you’ve got a cool job to promote, now is the time!

Today we’re shining a light on the cool jobs available in the Nordic countries. From countries like Norway (which is the number 1 place to live according to the UN), to Sweden (where almost one-fifth of the entire workforce works in tech), there are lots of opportunities for tech and startup enthusiasts in this region of the world.

Don’t forget you can easily search the EU-Startups job board by location, full-time/part-time, and keyword to bring up cool jobs in your area.

So without further ado, here are 5 cool jobs based in the Nordics:

Rejsefacts.dk, based in Denmark, is all about online travel and giving information and tips for the next dream trip. Currently they are looking for a skilled Danish content writer to join their team in Aarhus. The successful person will be writing travel guides and other travel-related content, and might even get sent on some bonus free press trips.

appen provides high-quality training data to deploy world-class AI. The team is looking for a Social Media Evaluator (Danish Speakers) to join their remote-first team. If you are a critical thinker, like a challenge, and enjoy having varied tasks at work, then take a look. They are also inviting Norwegian speakers to join their Search Evaluation tasks.

Göteborg-based startup Brinja is dedicated to and passionate about improving safety for construction workers. The Swedish team is currently looking for a short-term UI Designer or graphical designer who has worked a lot with mobile applications, to work on tasks like creating the branding of the company, designing standard components and collaborating with programmers.

Educational technology startup Checheza are on a mission to give children worldwide access to quality education. They are currently on the lookout for a CTO (senior developer who will take on a full-stack developer and technical leadership role in the startup), as well as a Marketing Intern (to work with social media and website content). 

NCrypted is a startup enabler and end-to-end software company. The international team, which is spread over numerous countries (India, Finland and the US, with a Berlin office coming soon), is looking for a Business Development Director. The new team member should speak fluent Finnish.

To see more jobs across the whole of Europe, from Amsterdam to Roma, take a look at the job board yourself. Jobs are arriving every day, so it’s worth checking daily for new positions.

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EU-Startups Job Board: 5 cool coding and developer startup jobs waiting for you this month

Recently we re-launched the EU-Startups job board and are offering free postings until the end of August, to give the startup ecosystem a helping hand during the current climate.

Today we’re shining a light on the cool coding and developer jobs on the platform. From senior developer positions, to junior or assistant posts, there are a fair few opportunities across Europe (with a few stretching to secondary startup offices in the US!).

Don’t forget you can easily search the EU-Startups job board by location, full-time/part-time, and keyword to bring up cool jobs in your area.

Here are just 5 of the developer jobs on the job board:

Interested in news, high quality media and fighting ‘fake’ stories? Then working for Munich-based Varia could be for you. The team is looking for a MEAN stack student or intern to work on their product, both on the coding side but also the ideas/creative side! The position is 100% remote and reimbursed. 

If you’re into career development or AI, then Guider could be your next career move. Guider is building an AI-powered platform that helps organisations create human-to-human learning experiences, like mentoring. They are looking for a remote working Full Stack Engineer, who is pragmatic, fast-learning and is familiar with (some or all) of Node, Typescript, Vue, Vuex, Webpack, Babel, Circle CI, Serverless and Firebase Real Time Database (Google Cloud Platform).

Bikemap is a global cycling platform. The Vienna-based team is building up the world’s largest cycle route collection, with more than 5.9 million bike paths to discover. They are looking to fulfill a few positions, like Fullstack Developer, Android Developer, Back End developer, and Front End Developer.

London-based Swancy is an online swapping app that allows users to renew their wardrobe sustainably and inexpensively. The team is hoping to expand their team with a Front End Mobile App Developer, with the aim of overall achieving a product-market fit level, which is needed to raise their next round of funds.

Into fintech? fiskaly is providing a unified fiscalization API to the Austrian and German markets. According to the startup, fiscalization is the tamper-proof, electronic recording and archiving of business transactions. They are looking for open, friendly, highly motivated iOS developers, with home-office and flexible working hours available.

To see more jobs across the whole of Europe, from Amsterdam to Roma, take a look at the job board yourself. Jobs are arriving every day, so it’s worth checking daily for new positions.

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EU-Startups Podcast / Episode 3: Interview with Runtastic founder Florian Gschwandtner

For the 3rd episode of the EU-Startups Podcast we set-up a phone interview with Florian Gschwandtner, the founder and former CEO of Runtastic. The Austrian entrepreneur co-founded Runtastic at the age of 26 and served as CEO until 2019. Eventually Florian and his team sold the company to Adidas for €220 million. Today, Florian mostly focuses on his role as Co-founder of Tractive and on his 25+ startup investments. Also, Florian nowadays is a TV personality in the show “2 Minuten 2 Millionen”, a book author, and you can follow him on Instagram (@Florian.Gschwandtner) to stay up-to-date. Enjoy the interview!

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From now on, the EU-Startups Podcast will be published in a 14-days rhythm on our website, on Spotify, Deezer, Youtube, and a bit later also on iTunes and Google Podcasts.

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EU-Startups Job Board: 5 amazing ‘remote working’ startup jobs waiting for you

Recently we re-launched the EU-Startups job board and are offering free postings until the end of August, to give the startup ecosystem a helping hand during the current climate.

As many companies are working remotely due to the pandemic, and there is a growing trend for home working in general, we thought it was time to shine a light on these opportunities.

Whether you’re an intern, working in sales, marketing, coding, or more, there is a growing number of startup jobs popping up every day. Don’t forget you can easily search the EU-Startups job board by location, full-time/part-time, and keyword to bring up cool jobs in your area.

Here are just 5 of the cool remote working jobs on the job board:

Are you a travel fiend? Then this job might be for you. Komoot blends tech and nature, helping people to find the best hiking and biking routes. They are currently looking for a Performance Marketing Manager, with 3+ years experience, who can be based anywhere as long as they are in a time zone situated between UTC-1 and UTC+3.

Good with numbers? Then you might be the Finance Assistance Manager that Dataswift are looking for. This position is remote but does require being able to commute to London/Cambridge (UK) when needed. They are looking for someone who has worked in SMEs or startups before, and also has other positions for a UI designer and Android Developer.

Are you a Full Stack Engineer? There is a Senior position available for you at Guider Global Limited, an AI-powered platform that helps organisations create human to human learning experiences. They are looking for someone to work remotely from anywhere in Europe, who is still able to work from the London office when needed. 

If you’re interested in the world of advertising and are a Software Engineer, this could be what you’re looking for. This Zurich-based startup has a remote-first culture, and is open to hiring someone on a remote basis – in fact, you’d be the first employee (in addition to the 3 founders), showing that you’d have a highhome level of responsibility.

Ready to jump into a cool internship? Sweden-based Checheza is a software that empowers families to get their kids on track with their learning early on, helping them thrive in school. They are looking for a Marketing intern to bring quality digital education to those who need it the most, in Sub-Saharan Africa and worldwide.

To see more jobs across the whole of Europe, from Amsterdam to Roma, take a look at the job board yourself. Jobs are arriving every day, so it’s worth checking daily for new positions.

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