Rabobank supports Nexuslab blockchain startups

Rabobank will sponsor the first round of startups in the Nexuslab programme. The Swiss blockchain startup programme was initiated and organised by Nexussquared from Zurich. The Dutch bank joins Nexuslab to support the first round of its programme geared towards early-stage European blockchain ventures. The collaboration adds leading financial industry expertise to the programme and further strengthens its international footprint. As an industry partner, Rabobank will add its own experts to…

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Heilemann Ventures and Earlybird join forces

This morning Heilemann Ventures and Early Bird announced that they will join forces to bring their VC-Teams to the next level. Gründerszene (link is in German) communicated this morning that both companies are looking to raise a 150m EUR fund in the next couple of months, to help drive European digital startups. Both teams will continue under the Brandname Earlybird. The Heilemann Ventures Team consists of both strong entrepreneurs and investment bankers. Yet what brings both companies even…

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Mobile Commerce, are you ready for it?

'Apple’s recent announcement that it is preparing to bring one-touch shopping to the mobile web points to a major milestone in mobile commerce. Brands are moving past mobile hype and towards delivering options that customers want. While the US tech giant had already launched Apple Pay for in-app purchases on iOS mobile apps and physical stores last year, this move will make mobile shopping even easier. It enables consumers who shop online using an iPhone or iPad Safari browser to make a…

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Startups should focus on core skills

Startups have the reputation of being fast, lean and mean. They are said to disrupt industries, challenge the status quo and industry giants in each and every possible industry. Some of the largest (tech) companies that we have know today started out as small startups in the last two decades (with the likes of Google, Facebook and Amazon paving the way for anyone with a great idea). The sky seems to be the limit for anyone with a great idea. Yet it is generally fairly easy to launch/start…

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GANDT Ventures Website Launch

In this section you will find the latest articles, insights, news, tips and tricks by the GANDT Ventures Team. Be sure to come back regularly to stay up to date on recent developments in digital marketing and the exciting startup world.   About GANDT Ventures GANDT Ventures (Zurich, Switzerland) was founded in 2015 by Remco Livain and Tobias Hollweg in cooperation with Eichmeister Creative Design & IT (Munich, Germany). We help entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life, challenge SMBs in…

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