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      Wie geht euch eigentlich? In unserer aktuellen Sommerserie fragen wir Akteure aus dem #Startup-Ökosystem, wie sich die #Coronakrise auf ihr Geschäft ausgewirkt hat. Heute mit dem Investor @ActonCapital

      Portfolio insights: "It’s not acceptable that thousands of the businesses applying for #CBILS are left hanging for weeks or even months without getting a decision from their bank" - UK's #SMElender @iwoca urges big banks to collaborate via @euromoney

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      In der neuen Folge unseres #Bildungspodcasts „School Must Go On“ berichtet @Herr_Ka_Punkt über Aus- und Weiterbildung von Lehrkräften und welche Rolle #Digitalisierung dabei spielt. #twitterlehrerzimmer
      👇Hier geht's zur Folge👇

      As Canadian offices start to reopen, the health and wellbeing of your employees is probably top of mind. Get helpful advice, checklists, and tips for developing your back-to-office transition plan. Download now:

      Portfolio insights: "How do we ensure that older people are valued? Not just for who they are, but what they bring?" MP #York @RachaelMaskell of @age_uk’s APPG about UK’s #COVID19response, her new boss @Keir_Starmer & the future of #socialcare via @ElderHQ

      Acton entrepreneurs. “Our positioning was extremely sharp, maybe even a bit over the top” - Arne Kahlke, founder of #matchmaking pioneer @elitepartner (part of @P7S1Group today) about #brandtrust & love in times of #tinder: #backingentrepreneurs #since1999

      In H1 2020, European startups raised €15.8 billion, in almost the same number of rounds (914) as the same period last year (959).

      Read the complete European VC Q2 report.

      Customers consistently told us a dedicated point of contact would provide more peace of mind and it’s been amazing to see the @ElderHQ team do just that for the last two years. Well done to Dill for building such a strong relationship with Dulcie, Colin and family 🙌

      Portfolio insights: holidays in times of #COVID19: #travelindustry sees massive shift to vacation rentals over hotels, driving rather than flying, short-term #bookings + road trips not far from home - @HomeToGo #summertravel forecast: #travelindustrynews

      Alumni insights. Founded by @WHU_edu students @fheinemann @HannesBlum @MalteBrettel @bwertz amid dotcom, acquired by @AbeBooks & exit to #Amazon in 2008, read a 'by the book' blueprint startup story of marketplace JustBooks #backingentrepreneurs #since1999

      Portfolio insights: @hellogetsafe founder @c_wiens
      about #startuplife, his Heidelberg #insurtech, tedious pivots & GetSafe's millenial customers - podcast via @DStartups (German-only):

      Series A round success for @SoSafeSecurity thanks to @ActonCapital and @Global_Founders to expand the cyber security platform as a consequence of COVID-19 demand

      Consumer healthcare startups are worth more than $68 billion.

      But healthcare is a $7.8 trillion industry globally.

      It's still just the start for healthcare innovation - the next big frontier for consumer tech. And we've mapped the industry landscape.

      [Convelio x Unit London] Episode 7 - Convelio spoke to @TheUnitLondon to learn more about the business model, and ways that the traditional gallery formula can be adapted to meet the needs of our current situation.

      Wir freuen uns über das Feature im neuen @DStartups #Podcast - ab 4:30 gibt es ein paar Insider News zu unserer aktuellen Runde mit @ActonCapital und @Global_Founders:

      Dry powder.

      In the first half of 2020, European VCs raised €9.2B, more than ever before. The previous record was Q2 2019. There is more capital than ever ready to be deployed into European startups in the rest of 2020 and beyond.

      #twitterhacked demonstrated clearly: social engineering can have tremendous impact. Happy to welcome @ActonCapital to the SoSafe family!
      Looking forward to building the world's human firewall together!

      #awareness #phishing #edtech #cybersecurity #vc

      Portfolio insights:"To be an ally is one thing, to run your company as a socially-focused platform is another" - @knixwear founder @jogriffiths on why customer alignment is key to achieving accelerated growth #FemaleFounders #diversitywithin cc @HannesBlum

      Cologne-based cybersecurity training software @SoSafeSecurity raises seven-digit funding round

      by @annieMusgrove @ActonCapital @GFC_SEA #Cologne #Germany #cybersecurity #IT

      Portfolio insights: tackling a 100bn market - new investment, #Industry40 #startup @Laserhub_GmbH offers customized metal parts on-demand to its 3,5k customers in the #manufacturing industry, ranging from large corp clients to SMEs: #IoT #GermanTech