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Seervision raises CHF 3.7 Mio. to accelerate market expansion amidst increased demand for hybrid events

Seervision raises CHF 3.7 Mio. to accelerate market expansion amidst increased demand for hybrid events

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On October 20, 2021
Seervision, an innovative young startup using AI to automate high-quality video production, has successfully completed a financing round to build upon its sales channel partnerships and help companies professionalize their hybrid event presence in a wide range of use cases. ETH spin-off Seervision successfully completed a financing round earlier this year led by Verve Ventures, […]
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CreatorUp proceeds with a $5m Series A Funding Round

CreatorUp proceeds with a $5m Series A Funding Round

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On September 22, 2021
On the heels of the launch of its innovative video marketplace and its creator network,  CreatorUp has just closed on a $5M Series A investment. New Markets Venture Partners, an investor that scales transformative technology companies that improve educational outcomes, led the round with follow-ons from existing investors Metavallon, LearnStart / LearnCapital and Achieve Partners. […]
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A B2B STARTUP’S GUIDE TO RUNNING A FIRST VIRTUAL CLIENT MEETING

A B2B STARTUP’S GUIDE TO RUNNING A FIRST VIRTUAL CLIENT MEETING

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On September 2, 2021
As a startup founder running a B2B tech venture, one of your jobs is to bring in those first clients. Most of you may don’t have the resources to hire a sales team when you’re starting out and now there is an additional challenge to face. Covid-19 has moved most of the B2B sales process […]
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A B2B STARTUP’S GUIDE TO PRICING

A B2B STARTUP’S GUIDE TO PRICING

  • Posted by Konstantinos Karvounakis
  • On July 6, 2021
There always comes a time during the early life (and recently, increasingly, later as well) of a B2B startup to question which pricing strategy to adopt. Look around; there are many options to choose from, that could range from simple models, like a one-off payment for a perpetual license, to more complex arrangements, be it […]
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A SEED STARTUP’S GUIDE TO EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

A SEED STARTUP’S GUIDE TO EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

  • Posted by Myrto Papathanou & Marilena Kakkou
  • On June 7, 2021
Employee engagement is an essential part of every organization. For technology companies with no raw materials, little or no hardware and no tangible assets, people become by far the biggest asset and the success, scalability and expansion of the company relies on attracting and retaining top talent.  Large companies have a budget and the HR […]
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A B2B STARTUP’S GUIDE TO STORYTELLING

A B2B STARTUP’S GUIDE TO STORYTELLING

  • Posted by Myrto Papathanou & Marilena Kakkou
  • On March 23, 2021
Everyone loves a good story. The most successful leaders in our society are using the art of storytelling to communicate to their different stakeholders and enlist them into their vision for the future, making what may have begun as “fiction” into a tangible reality for people. Yet, in the fast-paced world of B2B startups, storytelling […]
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A TECH STARTUP’S GUIDE TO PRESS RELEASES – PART 2

A TECH STARTUP’S GUIDE TO PRESS RELEASES – PART 2

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On February 25, 2021
PR tools for Startups PR tools make it far easier for you to execute all these media relations activities. Rather than try to build relationships and pitch journalists manually, use tools to do PR at scale. We have selected to present you 7 tools for startups.  1. ANewsTip: With the search results, you can identify […]
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Better Origin proceeds with a $3m Series A Funding Round

Better Origin proceeds with a $3m Series A Funding Round

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On February 24, 2021
Better Origin is a Cambridge-based biotechnology start-up on a mission to democratise insect farming through automation and machine learning technology. The company’s product – the X1 – is the world’s first insect mini-farm that converts local food waste into high-quality animal feed in the form of insect larvae. The upcycling of nutrient mimics the nature’s processes and is […]
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A TECH STARTUP’S GUIDE TO PRESS RELEASES – PART 1

A TECH STARTUP’S GUIDE TO PRESS RELEASES – PART 1

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On February 18, 2021
You’ve launched your tech start-up and things are moving fast. Super! On to the next big challenge now. How is it that you let the world know that you exist and what you do? In two words: Media coverage. Press releases are a fantastic tool to share important information about your activities. These announcements typically […]
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Our year in review 2020

Our year in review 2020

  • Posted by Myrto Papathanou
  • On December 30, 2020
What a year 2020 has been! Along with the rest of the world, we at Metavallon had to readjust our habits, our way of working, even our way of thinking of the world. To an extent, we had to also readjust our business model – in early stage investing meeting teams and evaluating their dynamics […]
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