Talkwalker Opens San Francisco Office
February 15; Talkwalker and its leading social media analytics platform have arrived on the West Coast just two years after opening their first US office in New York. Its San Francisco location places them in good company with tech giants like Twitter and Mozilla right next door. A €5 million investment from Main Capital Partners makes this expansion possible.
SESAMm Prepares for Next Fundraising Round
February 19; In its upcoming round of fundraising, set to close between May and June 2017, SESAMm seeks €1.5 million. Discussions with interested venture capital parties, located mainly in Paris, have already begun.
SnapSwap Selected as Startup World Cup Regional Finalist
February 24; The Startup World Cup, which brings together high-tech startups, VC, entrepreneurs and CEOs, chose SnapSwap as one of 10 finalists from across Europe. The winner, to be announced on March 8, will advance to the Grand Finale in San Francisco and vie for a $1 million investment. Fenox Venture Capital organized the competition, the first of its kind in Europe.
Luxinnovation Launches Cluster Catalogue
February 14; Luxinnovation's new, online Cluster Catalogue, which showcases the sectors present in Luxembourg, is live and available to the public. The search-engine platform presents companies that fall under EcoInnovation, BioHealth, Manufacturing, Space and Automotive clusters. Users can browse the catalogue to identify sector partners, learn about the country's industries, pinpoint specific know-how and more.
FinTechStage Luxembourg Around the Corner
March 1; Due to the successful first edition of the FinTechStage Luxembourg event held one year ago, Luxembourg for Finance is hosting a second one, organized in conjunction with FinTechStage and Digital Letzebuerg. Topics span from AI to privacy to RegTech.