Look-app: like snapchat on demand

More and more Belgian start-ups are getting involved in the on-demand economy, as well as the sharing economy. One of these start-ups is Donald Staar (Founder and CEO) and Ludwig Dumont’s (CMO) new company, Look, which launched an app of the same name in 2016. Look might be described as a type of on-demand Snapchat. […]

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BARCELONA ATTRACTS BOTH YOUNG TALENT AND TECHNOLOGY GIANTS

Barcelona is emerging as an international hub for technology and start-ups. The Catalan capital boasts an impressive ecosystem in which ICT start-ups, investment funds, business incubators and large businesses are feeding off each other’s success. Miquel Marti’s brand new office in the magnificently restored Palau de Mar has a fantastic view over the harbour and […]

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Investment in start-ups.

Investing in new businesses via official channels can offer you tax reductions of 30 to 45 percent. So, should we all be rushing out to invest in start-ups? You can currently include investments of up to 100,000 euros in start-ups in your tax return, which will grant you concessions of between 30,000 and 45,000 euros […]

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Growth hacking is important for start-ups

There’s no such thing as a magic wand when it comes to marketing. If you know your product and your market really well, you should be ideally placed to choose just the right moment to give your business a growth-boost. “Most software and web-service start-ups encounter some problems during the growth stage”, says Omar Mahout, […]

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Charlie 24, a new way of road assistance

With charlie24 you can ask, 24/7, via your smartphone, immediate roadside assistance from local professionals at a clear and upfront announced price. Read their article on the website of Trends here

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Tips for entrepreneurs

It’s not just about technology. Developers swear by the technology they develop, but while he was working on his Master’s in business finance, Houben realised that strategy, marketing and technology all go hand-in-hand. “What market problem are you trying to solve? That is the crucial question. Technology is not the only way to solve a […]

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Software development.

Experts urge young entrepreneurs to approach clients with their software products as early as possible. But the question is, at what stage is the product able to function at the minimum required level? A classic mistake which many young businesses make is to fall in love with their own product. Founders often spend far too […]

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David Ariens en Hederik Tijs from Venyous

Hederik Tijs and David Ariens built the platform to find undiscovered private locations for special occasions. Read their article on the website of Trends here.

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Gent beleeft een recordjaar als scale-up stad.

Ghent is having a record year as a scale-up city. In 2016, Ghent’s technology businesses raised an impressive 70 million euros in capital, according to data from research centre ‘Sirris’. Sirris, a centre which serves the technology industry, keeps records of all of the country’s venture capital-related transactions. The focus is on investments which technology […]

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