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馃殌 Weekly Digest

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Bianca Iulia Simion

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馃殌 Weekly Digest
Curated tech news & food for thought

Good morning!

Welcome to our weekly conversation starter.

Here, at SeedBlink, we're excited to support the common goal of increasing the competitiveness of Europe as a whole by allowing investment capital to flow more freely and frictionless to innovation across Europe.

Let's grab a coffee and get going. 鈽

Portfolio News

  • Fretello has just announced a partnership with Thomann. Every customer who buys a qualified beginner guitar from Thomann will get free access to Fretello Pro.
  • KFactory is bringing digitalization to factories in the north-west of Romania, by opening a new office in Cluj-Napoca.

Active rounds

LANDE is a Latvian AgriTech startup raising a Seed round to improve access to finance for small and medium EU farmers. Explore this opportunity.

鈿曪笍SensArs is a Swiss MedTech raising a Late Seed round. The startup developed a revolutionary neuromodulation technology for pain treatment. Explore this opportunity.

Learning through conversation

Expanding tech businesses globally

Our CEO Carmen Sebe joins BiSM Masterclasses to share her expertise on international expansion. This business philosophy requires an agile way of building and leading teams and adapting business models to meet all these changes. Free for curious minds.

Investors resources pick

About parents and angel investors

One of our investors - Sabin Gilceava - took over our blog for an editorial about startup investing and its similarities to parenting, emphasizing the importance of getting involved and how impactful it is.

A must read.

Most active US VCs in Europe

Despite a fall in investment across nearly every part of the tech scene this year due to the downturn, US VCs have still poured $25.1bn into European startups so far in 2022. Sifted covers the US investor names that have been cropping up as we cover funding announcements at every stage of the startup lifecycle. Read more.

Uphill struggle for First-time European VC funds

Launching a first-time VC fund in Europe has become increasingly challenging compared to previous years. At its current pace, the year's fund count could be at its lowest since 2015. Emergent sectors including CleanTech and Mobility are proving to be more-attractive industries for first-time vehicles. Read the full Pitchbook report.

Meet & greet us at

馃嚪馃嚧 Nov 22: Masterclass Carmen Sebe x BiSM

馃嚪馃嚧 Nov 23: Romania in 2023: Weathering the Global Storm

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