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London and Berlin lead the European Startup Scene

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According to a study by EY published in German newspaper Die Welt, London is leading when it comes to VC investments in Europe. But that could change as Berlin is gaining ground rapidly.

EY took a look at investments between early 2013 and September 2014. In that period 187 tech startups in London raised investments, followed by Berlin with 145 venture rounds. Paris comes in third with 66 investments only, followed by Barcelona with 39 and Munich with 32 venture rounds. Overall, three German cities (Berlin, Munich and Hamburg) made it into EY’s top 15.

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Startup Profile: Unitu

Name: Unitu
Website: www.unitu.co.uk
Headquarters: London, UK
Vertical: Higher Education
Tech: Web App, Mobile App


Communication and feedback are key to building successful institutions. Yet, in higher education the process of connecting students and university staff is often unorganized and inefficient, leaving both sides stuck with their problems.

Unitu aims to implement a central point where all parties involved can exchange constructive feedback and work on solutions together.

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Startup Profile: Bibblio

Name: Bibblio
Website: www.bibblio.org
Headquarters: London, UK
Vertical: Lifelong Learning, Curated Web
Tech: Web App, Mobile App


For our first EDUKWEST Europe Startup Profile we have chosen Bibblio, a social curation platform for educational content. Founded in 2014, Bibblio aims to simplify the access and sharing of educational resources on the Internet.

Among the early adopters of the platform are the Open University and several YouTube creators in the education and science space. Bibblio officially launched this week in time for the new academic year.

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HEDLINE: Language Learning Marketplace Fluentify raises $410k Angel Round

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Fluentify, a language learning marketplace based in London, raised $410k Angel Round led by Stefano Marsaglia.

The funding will be used to grow the team and expand the service in Southern Europe.

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