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10 European startups helping you to create (and keep!) new positive habits in 2021

It’s the start of a new year, and there’s no better way to kick things off than by developing some new, positive habits to see us into 2021. Luckily, you needn’t look further than the world of startups for inspiration. Despite the rollercoaster of the last 12 months, 2020 was the year that saw growth… …

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Barcelona-based Blaine Box lands €300K to grow its ‘flower sharing’ subscription service

Blaine Box, which offers a subscription service for artificial flower bouquets, has landed its first round of funding at €300K. The round was led by Succesfull Ventures, and had participation by other strategic investors, such as the CEO of Aquaservice; Alma Ventures; and the Family Office Boyser, among others. The Barcelona-based startup aims to use… …

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Europe prioritises innovation

The 12th European Innovation Summit will take place in Brussels from 7-11 December. This is our fifth year as media partners with the summit, organised by Knowledge4Innovation (K4I), which takes place annually in the European Parliament. Nonprofit K4I, which has the support of dozens of MEPs, sits at the crossroads between businesses, startups, academia and wider …

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Get to grips with the Global Goals

Felix Dodds is my guest today on Inside Ideas. A leading thinker in the area of global governance for 30 years, he is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of North Carolina, where he is the Principal Investigator for the Belmont Forum funded project: Governance of Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience for Sustainable Development. He is secretary to the government Friends of …

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Berlin-based Grover launches its circular economy tech rental platform in the Netherlands

Today Grover, the German tech subscription company, is launching its service in the Netherlands, bringing flexible tech subscriptions to Dutch gadget lovers and those looking for an on-demand alternative to purchasing and financing consumer tech. Dutch customers can rent more than 1,300 products from Grover’s portfolio, at Grover’s customary rental periods of 1, 3, 6… …

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