Check out our latest pick of exciting new European start-ups that we think you should know about. These are young companies that we feel stand out as having great potential to become fast growth stars of the future. They are: eReceipts, Quipper, Adenium Biotech, Greenqloud and BAWAT.
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“Founded in 2011, eReceipts provides an electronic solution to the problem of managing, storing and retrieving receipts for proof of purchase and business expense purposes. The eReceipts Board is chaired by Lord Ian MacLaurin, former Chief Executive of Tesco and former Chairman of Tesco and Vodafone. The company has recently partnered with IBM Retail, a market leader in the UK EPOS hardware and software space.”
Headquarters: London, UK
“Quipper is a technology venture specialising in e-learning mobile apps. Founded in late 2010 by Masa Watanabe, who was previously co-founder of DeNA (market cap: £3.5bn, 25m users, and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange), the company’s main focus is to distribute diversified learning content including languages, qualifications, and school entrance exams over an ever-expanding range of topics, in multiple-choice quiz format.”
Headquarters: London, UK
“Adenium Biotech is a biopharmaceutical company spun out from Novozymes in 2011 focusing on the development and commercialization of novel antibiotics for the treatment of Gram-negative bacterial infections. The company’s focus is the treatment of hospital acquired infections in particular complicated urinary tract infections and hospital acquired pneumonia caused by multiresistant Gram- negative bacteria.”
Headquarters: Copenhagen , Denmark
“According to the UN, the introduction of invasive marine species by means of ships ballast water is one of the greatest threat to the worlds oceans, and The International Maritime Organization has passed legislation that requires ship owners to clean ballast water from living organism. BAWAT has developed technology for de-oxidation of ballast water which kills living organisms, offering ship owners an effective, competitive and reliable solution to accommodate this legislation.”
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“Located in Iceland close to geothermal springs and hydropower sources, GreenQloud says it is the worlds first truly green public cloud computing service. The company offers hosting and storage for both the European and North American markets, utilizing multiple high speed fiber connections to Iceland. GreenQloud therefore allows customers to become more environmentally responsible, without doing so at the cost of service quality or peace of mind.”
Headquarters: Reykjavik, Iceland
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