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Eindhoven Startups

June 29 · Issue #23 · View online
Eindhoven Startups is the startup community of Eindhoven and Brainport region. The coolest hightech startup community.

Hello everyone,
Like every week we want to welcome you to our weekly newsletter in which more than 500 startups enthusiasts get their weekly dose of startup news from the Brainport Eindhoven region! As a foundation we bring together entrepreneurs to learn from each other and to strengthen the ties in the Brainport startup community.

🙌 Community updates
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Last week, StudyPortals received the EdTechXGlobal Growth Awards in London for showing the most revenue growth momentum over the past three years among the world’s education technology companies! Congrats!
Let it grow is calling all entrepreneurial teams that use flowers and plants to turn cities into healthier places to live. Apply now for its 5 month Incubation Programme and get a chance at sharing  €100,000 Euro!
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Last week, Peter Weijmarshausen, the CEO of 3D Printing Company Shapeways, sat down for an interview with Toekomstmakers to talk about his motives, perseverance and creativity.

Shapeways took part in the 3rd annual National Week of Making in White House. In direct response to the White House call to action for National Week of Making, Shapeways EDU and The New York Public Library’s TechConnect Program announced a partnership to launch open source 3D Printing Curriculum. 
Photo by Eindhovens Dagblad
Medacc, a medical equipment start-up in the region, developed a prototype ultrasound device ProbeFix which fixates the ultrasound transducer on the body in an easy and patient friendly manner.
Photo by Daniel de Klein
Navigation and location services provider Here opened a new head office in Brainport region by alderman Staff Depla in order to possess more room for growth. 
Want to be inspired by unconventional thinking & creative courage? Read this beautiful article about ‘spidergirl’ Jalia Essaïdi and her foundation BioArt Laboratories.
Want to experience your hands in the virtual world? Manus VR recently presented the first virtual reality glove for the consumer market. 
The Eindhoven startup Flylust revolutionized the travel industry by offering cheap worldwide tickets on the basis of the desired departure and duration, instead of the traditional way of looking at departure and destination. Experience this personal travel agent now.
The TUE, Tilburg University and BrandLoyalty, the first major strategic partner in the theme of “Branding and Marketing” for Hieronymus Academy of Data Science (JADS), developed a strategic collaboration in big data research to analyse consumer behavior.
Carin, wearables for healthy pelvic muscles to empower women everyday, got their crowdfunding project successfully funded. Read all about Carin here.
The latest jump news! Our Mayor Rob van Gijzel was elected the first ‘European Digital Leader’ by CIONET during International CIO CITY conference in Amsterdam. He received this international award for the efforts to carry out Eindhoven as one of the Smart Cities of the world. 
Photo by Freekje Green Mans
The Eindhoven bitcoin company CleverCoin passed to Silicon Valley last week. The Founders Christian de Kok and Karsten Nilsen sold their business to Kraken, a San Francisco based bitcoin company and the world’s largest bitcoin company in euros.
What else is in the news?
Meet Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs, a program that offers the possibility to get a grant to go abroad and enhance your entrepreneurial knowledge while working with more experienced people in the field. More information, contact Marjo.
📅 Events
July 8 @ VPRO Medialab
The fourth edition of the Thingscon Salon will take place in Eindhoven, Strijp-S. This edition touches the theme of the role of the design of our connected world in relation to the smart society. Curious about it? Check it out.
July 13 @DeWert Accountants HQ
This is the sixth edition of our Open Office meetup serie with De Wert accountants on 2016. You can book an appointment to participate by sending an email to 
July 21 @Eindhoven
E52 and High Tech Campus will present the Top 10 Start-ups to Watch 2016 in a nice and informal BBQ. Did you not receive an invite yet but definitly want to join the barbecue? Please send an email at 
October 4 @EHV Summit
Save the date for the biggest startup community event of Eindhoven Brainport Region! Early bird tickets will be available soon.
And don’t forget; if you want to get the best overview of our upcoming activities, check out our Agenda on meetup!
See you next Wednesday!
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