Friday, August 26, 2016

Have you taken the most of InvestHorizon? These startups surely have!



At InvestHorizon, we always like to get news and feedback from the startups who attended our events and before we start off again after a well-deserved summer break for all of us, EBAN would like to share with you some of this feedback!

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

In the Spotlight: Textil Energy – key lessons from an SME never running out of power






Textil Energy is a Valencia, Spain based company which works mainly on solar energy and energy storage systems.


Juan Toribio, the CEO, was fascinated by renewables energies and wished to create a company in that sector. After years of studies, the company Textil Energy became real with the objective of making people self-sufficient in energy wherever they are.

Friday, August 12, 2016

In the Spotlight: Knok – Key lessons from a start-up in the healthcare sector

Knok is an early stage ‘Uber-style’ private health care platform currently based in Portugal, which enables patients to access on-demand and in-person medical support at their convenience. This start-up took part in the InvestHorizon Early Stage Camp & Investment Forum EBAN Annual Congress in Porto on 25th May 2016 and won the “most investable” start-up prize according to the Forum.


Thursday, August 11, 2016

In the Spotlight: DealMatrix – Digital Matchmaking Platform for SMEs and Investors

DealMatrix is an Austrian-based company providing software and services to ease the interaction between investors, corporates and start-ups.






DealMatrix started off based on an idea by a venture capitalist himself, who was looking for a tool that would optimize his investment process. In 2015, Christoph Drescher began turning his idea into a product, integrating his expertise stemming from more than 20 years of executing projects and building companies. The first funding was provided by the founding team as well as through an incubation programme by venture capitalists. The starting capital was extended thanks to various business angels, among them Markus Ertler, named Austria’s “Super Angel 2015”.


Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Coaching Academy in Badajoz – a connected province of SMEs worth investing in

As part of the InvestHorizon Project and in the framework of supporting activities for innovative companies, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Badajoz, Spain organized on 8th June 2016, a Coaching Academy on Sustainable Growth in Innovative SMEs.