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SUSTAINABILITY AND STARTUPS IN 2022

SUSTAINABILITY AND STARTUPS IN 2022

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On January 17, 2022
With the world’s climate continuing down a troubling path and the climate crisis already at their front door, governments, private investors, consumers and even vendor partners increasingly care about the concept of sustainability. Simply put in the economy, sustainability is a business approach to creating long-term value by taking into consideration how a company operates […]
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OUR YEAR IN REVIEW 2021

OUR YEAR IN REVIEW 2021

  • Posted by Myrto Papathanou
  • On January 10, 2022
2021 was a particularly busy year for us at Metavallon both from a funding perspective, with new investments and notable follow ons, and from a business advancement perspective for our portcos. On the funding side, over € 25m was raised this year by our portcos – with external investors tripling our original investment at pre-seed/ […]
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LANGaware announces new €1.5M seed round

LANGaware announces new €1.5M seed round

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On December 9, 2021
LANGaware is excited to announce its latest funding round towards catalysing the early detection of neurodegenerative diseases. The round is led by strategic investors in the healthcare industry and is joined by existing investor Metavallon VC. Founded by Dr Vassiliki Rentoumi, researcher in the field of Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics, LANGaware employs Artificial […]
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A B2B startup guide to mastering SaaS

A B2B startup guide to mastering SaaS

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On November 15, 2021
SaaS remains a fast-growing area, from which many new startups with scalable business models and strong profit margins are emerging. But SaaS is clearly more complex than you might first think, and many startups have the problem of not really being able to assess what exactly is driving the success or failure of their SaaS […]
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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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