This is the startup adventure of Arnaud, co-founder and CEO of Tribu News, who left his secure salary job and began a company, all to make his grandmother happy.

Missing out on key milestones due to quarantine? Want something a bit more tangible than a few bytes in your already-cluttered phone gallery? Or do you simply want to give your grandma a warm surprise?

The latter was the goal of Arnaud, founder and creator of the monthly family album Tribu News. …


From finding a heartbeat in work, to learning to trust your own instincts, this is the startup journey of Arno Penders, founder and CEO of CreativeTherapy.

Rehabilitation therapy can be a repetitive and arduous process, both for the patients and for physiotherapists. In University, Arno Penders began working on a research project that tried to solve one aspect of this problem, trying to find a way to motivate children through their rehabilitation process. And he was successful, developing a technology that ‘gamified’ rehabilitation therapy. …


Ah, you didn’t really close your eyes, did you? Never mind, you needed them open anyway to read this, so I’ll forgive you. Now, I recently found out that, according to The World Health Organization, around 15 percent of the world’s population lives with some form of disability, with around 2–4% (an estimated total of around 110–190 million within the group), experiencing significant disabilities. That’s a considerable percentage of the world’s population. However, even with my moderate amount of semi-regular research into the startup world, I rarely found a mention of disability and startups. Why is it that when I…


The Belgian startup ecosystem is generally seen as successful, with the Global ecosystem report, ranking it 24th globally. But this ranking doesn’t seem to provide the full picture, as the same report outlines that there is quite a lot of room for improvement in the quality and quantity of the incentives and services provided to foster the Belgian startup ecosystem. This trend is changing however, and a wonderful illustration of this rapidly shifting dynamic towards entrepreneurship is the story of Kjell Clarysse. …


Europe has some of the most diverse startup environments in the world, with the more mature and established startup hubs in places like Berlin and Finland, to the up and coming startup hubs in regions of Hungary and Poland. Let us take a tour through Europe, exploring the ecologies of these European startup hubs.

How can we define a startup?

According to The European Startup Monitor, a startup is any business or company that is less than 10 years old, who’s core tenet is innovation ( whether business, product or otherwise), and which aims towards growth.

Some overall trends in…

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