42 of the most promising Eastern European tech startups have been selected for Spotlight 2021
42 startups have been selected in the current edition of the Spotlight program, organized by How to Web, which will end on November 24th with „Pitch Day” pitching event. The chosen teams come from Romania, Estonia, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Republic of Kosovo, Hungary and Ukraine. The 42 selected startups are: Alpha… Read more »Read More
How to Web launches HTW Institute, aiming to train more than 250 European specialists in product management and growth annually
How to Web officially launches HTW Institute, aiming to contribute to the development of the next generation of European product managers, through courses and workshops held by the world’s leading product innovation specialists. Annually, more than 250 professionals are expected to graduate from the HTW Institute courses. During the courses and workshops, the participants will… Read more »Read More
€350.000 is the record investment prize value offered to the best startup at the end of the Spotlight 2021 program
€350.000 is the record value of the investment prize offered to the best startup chosen by a jury of investors and experts in the competition at the end of the Spotlight 2021 program. The award, representing the most significant amount offered so far since the program’s launch, is syndicated by a group of investors, consisting… Read more »Read More
How to Web opens applications for Spotlight 2021, a leading program for early-stage Eastern European startups
Spotlight helps startups raise funding and accelerate their growth by connecting them with relevant investors and experts; Over 250 early-stage startups are expected to apply and up to 40 teams will be selected in the program; An investment prize worth over €200K will be awarded in November to a winning startup, chosen by the Spotlight… Read more »Read More
The Eastern European SaaSy Guide
SaaS companies are absolutely everywhere. If you are a SaaS founder, you can’t afford to miss the stories behind some of the most successful startups from Eastern Europe. It might help you skyrocket your growth path. Back in 1999, Marc Benioff founded Salesforce – the first pure SaaS superstar. It was absolutely insane at that… Read more »Read More
The ABC guide of launching your startup in Vienna
If there is something that the pandemic time has facilitated in the past two years is the digitalization of multiple industries and the global access to different resources. On top of this, we have the Eastern European ecosystem empowered by the multitude of investing rounds raised by local startups, and the growth of a few… Read more »Read More
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