Author: Alexandra Kovbasko

StartupBoat Philippines

StartupBoat Philippines

Setting Sail Thanks to StartUp AsiaBerlin The first StartupBoat in the Philippines was implemented by Impact Hub Manila, set sail through a two-day event on December 13 & 14, 2016 and was funded by the Bayer Foundations to develop a strategic gameplan for creative, effective and efficient development of innovative projects in the fields of […]

Maren Lesche: “Indonesia is at a turning point and exciting times are coming up”

Maren Lesche, Communications Manager at etventure Startup Hub and Mentor at Startupbootcamp, has been a part of our delegation that travelled through our Asian partner cities, Bangalore, Manila and Jakarta, back in October 2016. One aspect that was of particular inspiration to her, was the vivid and diverse coworking scene in Indonesia. Anyone curious about […]

Roadshow Recap

Roadshow Recap

“Berlin tends to rotate around its own axis which results in people getting too comfortable.”, says Startupboat founder Paula Schwarz about the startup ecosystem of Germany’s capital. She is convinced that Berlin founders would benefit from mobile working and thinking more globally, especially since they could learn a lot from young Asian tech startups. Hence […]

Event Highlight: Fireside Chat with Startupboat Founder Paula Schwarz

Event Highlight: Fireside Chat with Startupboat Founder Paula Schwarz

Factory Berlin welcomes you to join the Fireside Chat with Paula Schwarz on November 23rd. Paula participated in the StartUp AsiaBerlin roadshow and set up several promising cooperations with partners from the Philippines and India (find out more here). Startupboat is a mobile think tank, where innovators co-create solutions for the refugee crisis in Europe. […]

Accion Venture Lab Completes First Successful Exit in Bangalore-based Lender Varthana, Generating Financial and Social Returns

Accion Venture Lab Completes First Successful Exit in Bangalore-based Lender Varthana, Generating Financial and Social Returns

Accion Venture Lab, the seed-stage investment vehicle of financial inclusion leader Accion, has successfully exited an investment for the first time. Venture Lab has sold its stake in Varthana, a company providing specialized loans and support to affordable private schools in India, promoting access to and the quality of education for India’s poor and emerging […]

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