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Accelerators

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Using the Spott app to identify items on TV. Photo Credit: Appiness PR

Belgian Appiness connects viewers with their favorite shows and brands

Using their smart app and audio coding, this startup is exploring new ways to help brands engage with viewers, driving sales
Dec 29, 2016

Argus Labs raises $1.5 Million to bring Emotional Context to Mobile AdTech

The startup, which previously received a $380K grant from the University of Brussels, says it’s been hard at work building a “synthetic neocortex”
Apr 29, 2014

Entrepreneurship

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - 2015/07/21: A military parade during a national holiday, it is celebrated annually on the 21st of July. Independence Day celebrates the separation of Belgium from the Netherlands in 1831. Photo credit: Jonathan Raa/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Israel

10 startups that make Belgium proud on Belgian National Day

Halfway through 2016, here are 10 companies from Belgium’s startup ecosystem that should be on your radar
Jul 21, 2016
Brussels' main avenue Rue Neuve - Nieuwstraat. Photo Credit: pbombaert / Shutterstock

Belgium’s 10 most innovative startups you ought to know

Belgian startup expert Omar Mohout, an experienced mentor and adviser to companies and investors alike, tells us which 10 companies have caught his eye in and around [Read More...]
Nov 26, 2015
Sirris maps and analyzes the Belgian startup ecosystem (screenshot)

Beyond terrorism in Belgium: Here’s their booming tech scene (INFOGRAPHIC)

Sirris releases new data, including an interactive map, on the growth of Belgian startups
Nov 24, 2015
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Health

A defibrillator implant. Credit: Sunzi99 / CC BY 3.0 (Wikipedia)

Study warns that medical implants need better wireless security settings

User privacy isn't the only thing at risk, physical well-being is too
Dec 09, 2016
Denis Dufrane, Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer at Novadip, told us that while they weren't there yet, Novadip's stem cell scaffolding could serve as the basis for generating new limbs in the future. Photo credit: Screenshot of Novadip via YouTube

Belgian Novadip’s stem cell technology can regrow real bone and skin for repairs

The company's technology may be the basis of growing new limbs in the not-too-distant future, an ability they fostered in Belgium's Francophone southern region
Jun 10, 2016
Domodedovo Airport outside Moscow, CC BY SA 2.0 Sherrymain

Belgian-Israeli ARCHIMEDICX to feature its listings on Russian Mail.Ru

The multinational hospital database will now see its listings on Russia's largest health site, Health Mail.Ru
Feb 16, 2016
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Industry

Sony to acquire Belgian image sensing startup Softkinetic

Sony said it will use Softkinetic’s technology to create a new generation of image sensors.
Oct 10, 2015

How digital is Europe? New EU Commission index ranks countries based on ‘digital performance’

As it prepares to present its strategy for a EU-wide ‘Digital Single Market’, the European Commission today released (a new index), ranking all 28 EU member states [Read More...]
Feb 25, 2015

Argus Labs raises $1.5 Million to bring Emotional Context to Mobile AdTech

The startup, which previously received a $380K grant from the University of Brussels, says it’s been hard at work building a “synthetic neocortex”
Apr 29, 2014

Internet

Lists

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - 2015/07/21: A military parade during a national holiday, it is celebrated annually on the 21st of July. Independence Day celebrates the separation of Belgium from the Netherlands in 1831. Photo credit: Jonathan Raa/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Israel

10 startups that make Belgium proud on Belgian National Day

Halfway through 2016, here are 10 companies from Belgium’s startup ecosystem that should be on your radar
Jul 21, 2016
Brussels' main avenue Rue Neuve - Nieuwstraat. Photo Credit: pbombaert / Shutterstock

Belgium’s 10 most innovative startups you ought to know

Belgian startup expert Omar Mohout, an experienced mentor and adviser to companies and investors alike, tells us which 10 companies have caught his eye in and around [Read More...]
Nov 26, 2015

The trend that’s shaking up the startup ecosystem: venture builders

10 venture builders turning technologies and teams into awesome companies
Feb 09, 2015

Mobile

Using the Spott app to identify items on TV. Photo Credit: Appiness PR

Belgian Appiness connects viewers with their favorite shows and brands

Using their smart app and audio coding, this startup is exploring new ways to help brands engage with viewers, driving sales
Dec 29, 2016
Bill Gates, CEO Microsoft, announced the launch of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition in Paris where he personally met with Lionel Benizri (CEO MYK APPLICATIONS Ltd) to discuss MYK APPLICATIONS Ltd's involvement in big data management systems. Photo credit: PR

MYK is the last app you will ever need to manage your business

This app wants to move your team from being reactive to proactive
Jan 11, 2016

Rockstart Accelerator presents its Web and Mobile class of startups, which is its most productive class yet

The Amsterdam-based accelerator's class has some pretty fast growing startups, one of which has already garnered acquisition interest and others that have signed some [Read More...]
Jun 15, 2014

News

Domodedovo Airport outside Moscow, CC BY SA 2.0 Sherrymain

Belgian-Israeli ARCHIMEDICX to feature its listings on Russian Mail.Ru

The multinational hospital database will now see its listings on Russia's largest health site, Health Mail.Ru
Feb 16, 2016

Belgian D square lands €5 million to finish off 2015

The Belgian big data startup grabs cash from Flanders and Limburg-focused VCs as it debuts its new data mining solution
Dec 31, 2015

Belgian copywriting and translation platform TextMaster secures $5M in funding

Not only did Belgian startup studio eFounders get funding this week, but now one of its co-founded companies, TextMaster, did too. Still, can it compete against the [Read More...]
Jun 25, 2015
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Policy

Photo Credit: Euseson at Creative Commons

EU debates new export controls for cyber security and surveillance tools

Surveillance and internet monitoring tools can be "munitions," and need to be handled properly
Oct 03, 2016
Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, speaks as Hillary Clinton, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, laughs during the first U.S. presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Photo credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

What Clinton and Trump failed to debate: fighting ISIS online

Combatting ISIS online can't be summarized in a Trump or Clinton sound bite. Here are some of the nuanced strategies that might get us there
Sep 29, 2016

Science

A defibrillator implant. Credit: Sunzi99 / CC BY 3.0 (Wikipedia)

Study warns that medical implants need better wireless security settings

User privacy isn't the only thing at risk, physical well-being is too
Dec 09, 2016
"I see a Cambrian explosion of startups in Europe." - Fran Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer for the European Space Agency

This man is bringing space tech back to Earth

If you want to understand what's happening in space technology, you should talk to the European Space Agency's Frank Salzgeber
Oct 18, 2015

Security

A defibrillator implant. Credit: Sunzi99 / CC BY 3.0 (Wikipedia)

Study warns that medical implants need better wireless security settings

User privacy isn't the only thing at risk, physical well-being is too
Dec 09, 2016
Photo Credit: Euseson at Creative Commons

EU debates new export controls for cyber security and surveillance tools

Surveillance and internet monitoring tools can be "munitions," and need to be handled properly
Oct 03, 2016
Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, speaks as Hillary Clinton, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, laughs during the first U.S. presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Photo credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

What Clinton and Trump failed to debate: fighting ISIS online

Combatting ISIS online can't be summarized in a Trump or Clinton sound bite. Here are some of the nuanced strategies that might get us there
Sep 29, 2016
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Social Media

Space

Venture Capital

Sirris maps and analyzes the Belgian startup ecosystem (screenshot)

Beyond terrorism in Belgium: Here’s their booming tech scene (INFOGRAPHIC)

Sirris releases new data, including an interactive map, on the growth of Belgian startups
Nov 24, 2015
"I see a Cambrian explosion of startups in Europe." - Fran Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer for the European Space Agency

This man is bringing space tech back to Earth

If you want to understand what's happening in space technology, you should talk to the European Space Agency's Frank Salzgeber
Oct 18, 2015

European private equity investment (including VC) ballooned 14% to €41.5 billion in 2014: EVCA report

The European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association released its annual activity report, which is filled with interesting data and insights for 2014. We cover some [Read More...]
May 13, 2015
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Big Data

Belgian D square lands €5 million to finish off 2015

The Belgian big data startup grabs cash from Flanders and Limburg-focused VCs as it debuts its new data mining solution
Dec 31, 2015

eCommerce

Using the Spott app to identify items on TV. Photo Credit: Appiness PR

Belgian Appiness connects viewers with their favorite shows and brands

Using their smart app and audio coding, this startup is exploring new ways to help brands engage with viewers, driving sales
Dec 29, 2016

Marketing

Using the Spott app to identify items on TV. Photo Credit: Appiness PR

Belgian Appiness connects viewers with their favorite shows and brands

Using their smart app and audio coding, this startup is exploring new ways to help brands engage with viewers, driving sales
Dec 29, 2016