May 15, 2013 We're excited to back booming content driven product comparison site Versus IO - disrupting classic online price engines
May 15, 2013 nfon AG expands in Europe
May 07, 2013 We're looking for a team assistant to join our Berlin team - spread the word!
April 30, 2013 Ciarán on Lord Dark Start-up Strategies
April 26, 2013 Some more background on The Football App by The Economist
April 18, 2013 We've just backed THE Football App (iLiga in Germany) and are excited to work with the world's largest mobile football community!
April 17, 2013 Disrupting the World's great Autcion Houses
April 16, 2013 Weaknesses to Strengths: Bundesliga & Berlin
April 10, 2013 Ciarán on the next big thing and hidden champions - video interview with Wirtschaftswoche (German)
April 2, 2013 We're delighted to welcome Auctionata to the family as part of a $20m growth round to build out the market place globally
April 2, 2013 Some thoughts of VC - entrepreneur relationships
March 28, 2013 The hidden champions are among us!
March 22, 2013 Welcome to (the new) Germany
March 22, 2013 When (not) to announce funding
March 11, 2013 No more borders - some stats from out latest fund
March 8, 2013 Berlin Startups seek little from Merkel
March 6, 2013 Check out the new Medtech Radar with focus on shoulder replacement
March 6, 2013 Traxpay is a finalist for Harvard's IP 2013 Innovator Award!
February 27, 2013 Some thoughts from Ciarán on how VCs should / should not help entrepreneurs make tough decisions
February 27, 2013 Nfon erweitert Microsoft® Lync™ um alle modernen TK Funktionalitäten
February 20, 2013 A few PR best practises for startups
February 19, 2013 Congrats to 6Wunderkinder for hiring Chad Fowler as CTO. Great sign for EU / Berlin tech community that it can attract grade-A US talent
February 12, 2013 Entrepreneurs should do due diligence on their investors too
February 11, 2013 Our partner Ciarán on make or break years for ecosystems & the urban entrepreneurship hypothesis
February 6, 2013 Is B2B the new B2C? Some thoughts from EB Venture Partner Konstantin Guericke
January 30, 2013 Some views on the current state of EU VC from the WSJ, with some thoughts from our partner Ciarán
January 21, 2013 Thanks to everyone who voted Earlybird as best German investor in the TheNextWeb German startup awards
January 17, 2013 Christian has joined the technology advisory board of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
January 15, 2013 Christian has joined the technology advisory board of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
January 11, 2013 Simfy sieht Mobilnutzung wachsen und kündigt nächste Aufbaustufe an
December 20, 2012 Boom on the Bosporus
December 17, 2012 Miracor's PICSO System is used for the first time under CE mark in UK to treat an acute heart attack Patient
December 10, 2012 "Das ist wie ein Dammbruch" Wolfgang im Tagesspiegel
December 06, 2012 Wunderlist 2 is coming soon
November 30, 2012 Spotlight on Berlin / the German tech community, including some thoughts from Ciarán
November 29, 2012 BBC on tech in Berlin with Ciarán - we believe in several strong hubs in Europe, not the "vs" discussion
November 27, 2012 Barbara in wired.it about the Italian startup scene, investment philosophy & if women are better startup leaders
November 20, 2012 In Turkey, entrepreneurs and VCs are still waiting for their big payday
November 19, 2012 While we continue to venture to the East & South, our companies are growing across the globe. Congrats to Socialbakers on their continued growth!
November 19, 2012 Social Analytics heats up: Socialbakers raises $6M from Index and Earlybird to expand its big brand-focused monitoring service
November 16, 2012 ubitricity and Tyco Electronics illustrate smart charging on Engineering TV
November 14, 2012 Earlybird partners with 103 Startup project: Trentino becomes even smarter
November 14, 2012 Ubitricity and TEConnectivity team up for an affordable smart charging system for plug-in hybrids
November 13, 2012 Christian im WDR2 Mittagsmagazin über den IT-Gipfel in Essen, Start-ups und die digitale Revolution
November 10, 2012 BBC radio examines what it takes to build a tech hub
November 8, 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek: European investors put adventure back in Venture Capital
October 10, 2012 Earlybird Venture Capital exits BMEYE to Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
September 24th 2012 TECH bin ein Berliner
September 24th 2012 BVMed Konferenz: Interdisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit zwischen Forschern, Ärzten und Industrie ist die Grundvorraussetzung für den medizintechnischen Fortschritt
September 10th 2012 madvertise takes the next step, launches a new RTB platform and next gen targeting tech
September 6th 2012 The future of 6Wunderkinder - Auf Wiedersehen Wunderkit and Hello Wunderlist 2
September 4th 2012 moped just updated the iPhone app wt Location! Check it out
August 22nd 2012 Big opportunities in Turkey's digital economy
August 2nd 2012 Moped takes the next step by adding rich messages to its browser service
July 26th 2012 Congrats to the Carpooling.com team. Looking forward to further growth of the world's leading carpooling platform now with our friends from Daimler on board!
July 11th 2012 Check out the new Traxpay Corporate Banking Advisory Board, adding further expertise to the company
July 10th 2012 CNBC on Berlin Tech Scene
July 10th 2012 Radio NPR discussing Berlin Tech Scene with Ciarán O'Leary
July 5th 2012 Great article in the New York Times on ride sharing in the US with Carpooling.com breaking into the market
June 26th 2012 we're excited to be backing the Traxpay team that is disrupting the $250bn B2B payments space
June 20th 2012 We are so excited to be backing the moped team
June 19th 2012 A Turkish start-up is the sultan of social gaming
June 13th 2012 Huge congrats to Peak Games for their continued impressive growth to one of the leading social gaming companies
June 12th 2012 Peak Games ranks #3 in social gaming, focuses on emerging markets Turkey & MENA
June 1st 2012 Congrats to Carpooling.com, already largest rideshare market place in the world, on it`s US expansion
May 29th 2012 Cem on Marketwatch: Turkey - the next Trillion Dollar Economy?
May 16th 2012 Detailed Q&A with Konstantin on his new role at Earlybird
May 16th 2012 VC is a product and we made ours better: Welcoming Konstantin Guericke, Co Founder of LinkedIn to the team
April 13th 2012 "Berlin Cracks the Startup Code" according to businessweek featuring some insights from Ciarán O'Leary
April 5th 2012 Ciarán in Bloomberg Businessweek on not cluttering use cases & why being crisp is important
April 3rd 2012 Exclusive Interview with Max on the new fund
April 3rd 2012 Earlybird is announcing the first close ($100m/$200m) of the new fund focusing especially on Berlin ecosystem - backing disruptive, global companies
Mar 31st 2012 Projekt Zukunft Berlin.de: Der frühe Vogel bringt das Geld
Mar 26th 2012 "Nur eine Frage der Zeit, bis das nächste Facebook oder Google aus Deutschland kommt", Christian Nagel in Impulse
Mar 13th 2012 "The driving force is the desperate need for innovation", Hendrik Brandis on corporate venture capital activity in the Financial Times
Mar 12th 2012 Simfy schließt weitere Finanzierungsrunde ab
Feb 20th 2012 Peak Games continues massive growth & acquires Saudi Arabian social games giant Kammelna Games
Feb 1st 2012 Ciarán O'Leary on why Berlin has a unique opportunity in combing the German and American mind-set
Jan 26th 2012 interesting radio documentary about the Berlin "Start-up-Wunder"
Jan 25th 2012 check out our latest magazine with insights from Jeremy Rifkin & stories on Socialbakers, Scoreloop and Crowdpark
Jan 20th 2012 Ciarán will be blogging about the trajectory of Berlin as a startup hub from now on
Jan 4th 2012 Copycats sind in Deutschland nicht erfolgreicher als die Originale: Hendrik Brandis in Computerwoche
Jan 2nd 2012 Socialbakers has some cool analytics on the US presedential candidates
Jan 2nd 2012 Rolf über Unternehmensgründungen: Das Team ist wichtig! Oder: If you hire sharks, you cannot expect them to act like dolphins
Dec 23, 2011 Earlybird to double-down in Berlin
Dec 20, 2011 CNN video on Berlin tech scene with Crowdpark, Earlybird, Soundcloud and many more
12:13PM 01st Dec busy last couple of weeks for smava - raised €4m, acquired the leading player in Italy and entered a new cooperation with Fidor Bank
04:25PM 25th Nov Innovationspreis für Zonare
02:07PM 07th Nov check out the video on ubitricity's homepage to find out how they plan to solve one of e-mobility's biggest headaches
12:01PM 04th Nov No better way to cure a broken heart: Miracor to report successful clinical study results of its PICSO® system
03:54PM 02nd Nov Non-invasive current stimulation improves sight and quality of life in patients with optic nerve damage
10:11AM 01st Nov “We are a ‘customer developed’ company” - nice Forbes article on Socialbakers
09:44AM 01st Nov Reuters piece on Berlin featuring Earlybird and Crowdpark
09:34AM 28th Oct ...and Earlybird also nominated as best VC
09:33AM 28th Oct Get voting at the Europas: Both Jason and Ciarán are nominated for best VC Partner
10:34PM 27th Oct Socialbakers acquires Social RSS and adds Google+ support
01:24PM 20th Oct Earlybird ♥ Italia: Azimut, Earlybird partner for Italian tech fund
05:34PM 06th Oct Barbara Poggiali, ex a.d. di Dada, entra in Earlybird Italia, affiancandosi a Michele Novelli e Rolf Mathies
03:10PM 29th Sep Socialbakers gets funding hot out of the oven after recent launch
02:50PM 29th Sep Berlin's Earlybird puts money into analytics firm
06:00PM 28th Sep European VCs are bullish about health technology
05:00pm 27th Sep With a foothold in emerging markets, Peak Games climbs up the rankings; raises $11.5 Million
03:56PM 15th Sep Roland posted a new blog on Italian pragmatism and Tuscan speed bumps
12:00AM 14th Sep Earlybird Healthtech Company Miracor secures €7M/$10M in Series B Financing round and starts its early commercialization strategy
09:40AM 09th Sep Check out our latest Earlybird Magazine on the Cloud Commodity, including an interview with Paul Kedrosky
03:33PM 08th Sep Jason invites you to meet the Earlybird Rainmakers
08:54AM 14th Sep Former BridgeCo CFO & COO Kurt Redfield now appointed CFO & COO at simfy
09:40AM 18th Aug Rolf´s request: Politicians - learn from entrepreneurs!
03:10PM 4th Aug Wolfgang Seibold im VC Magazin: "Jeder einzelne Cleantech-Trend kann größer sein als IT o. Telekommunikation"
09:47AM 1st Aug Gruenderszene: Historische Wende: Europäische VCs überflügeln laut Earlybird Studie die US-amerikanischen
09:47AM 1st Aug Gruenderszene: Historische Wende: Europäische VCs überflügeln laut Earlybird Studie die US-amerikanischen
05:00PM 27th July European Venture Capital: A Rembrandt in the Attic?
05:00PM 27th July Why European VCs are lean, mean and more extreme
01:30PM 27th July Is European VC really out-performing the US, or is this wishful thinking?
11:54AM 22nd July Jason on Early Stage: Startup Land is where I live
01:01PM 20th July Jason is adding to the European VC debate: European Ex-Pats, beware of smoking your own Dope!
06:00PM 18th July Number of businesses created by immigrants in Germany has doubled in last 10 years - Roland reveals recipe for success
10:23AM 15th July Rolf Mathies über Social Network and Cloud: Earthquakes and Floods
09:07AM 6th July In a historic move, 21 European investors agree on standard term sheet for startups
06:01PM 5th July Ciarán about The Berlin Phenomena - part 1
11:47AM 1st July Online-Kreditbörse Smava auf dem Vormarsch: Beim Kredit bleibt die Bank außen vor
05:43PM 22nd June Seedcamp named top European accelerator. Study also found as many as 40-startup incubators in Europe
03:52 22nd June "Outperformer unter den Parkettneulingen" Neue VC-Kolumne von Hendrik Brandis
05:45PM 20th June It's déjà vu all over again" says Roland Manger
08:56AM 14th June BMEYE launches a noninvasive, breakthrough parameter for delivery of oxygen and new fluid management parameters at the European Society of Anesthesia Congress
06:01PM June 7th Social Rocks Earlybird – Social Gaming companies Crowdpark, Peak Games and Scoreloop raise eyebrows
03:36PM June 7th Research In Motion buys Scoreloop AG
09:06AM June 6th San Francisco Chronicle names Peak Games as one of the key social gaming players globally
03:36PM June 1st Rolf Mathies verrät das Teambuilding Geheimnis der Repeat Entrepreneure
12:50PM June 1st Congrats to the simfy team on launching their Facebook player!
06:24PM May 26th Jason thinks Social Gaming moves to a new frontier
9:15AM May 26th Peak Games: Investors look to Turkey, Middle East for next wave of social games
05:06PM May 25th Max is sharing pitching insight: Make it visual!
01:23PM May 23rd John Yianni reckons Europe is moving ahead
04:15PM May 17th 10-Millionen-Euro-Investition: Neue Finanzierungsrunde bei simfy
03:09PM May 11th Thom Rasche über ideale Bedingungen in Deutschland für Unternehmensgründungen in der Medizintechnik
04:56PM May 10th Jason on why Germany is a new Center of Venture Gravity
01:24PM May 5th Check out Clean Mobile's new landing page
05:36PM Apr 2nd Rolf calls on investors: "check your ego at the door and let the founders be successful"
11:12AM Apr 19th azeti Networks named "Cool Vendor" by Gartner
4:13PM Apr 18th Why complete network security is impossible to achieve. Roland about @Large
02:23PM Apr 13th Second week in a row that Crowdpark is one of the fastest growing facebook games in the world, up to 12th position from 18th last week!
03:33PM Apr 11th Fools und Lemminge in der Venture Welt: Rolf Mathies über die „Greater Fool Theory²“
02:34PM Apr 08th Jason is wondering: Can someone dispell the myth of no venture financing in Europe, please?
04:45PM Apr 07th We just inked a deal for our new office in Torstrasse 109, Berlin Mitte - on the ground by 1st of May!
05:54PM Apr 06th TornadoInsider: Clean Mobile charges its batteries with €7.7 million
01:23PM Apr 04th Mobile ad network madvertise puts down roots in UK, Spain and Italy
04:25PM Mar 31st Wirtschaftsminister Brüderle zeichnet EBS Technologies aus
03:27PM Mar 31st Not as clear as black and white: Roland about hardware and software
04:41PM Mar 30th simfy vergrößert sich mal wieder: Willkommen PIAS Germany mit Artists wie Editors, Darwin Deez, The Temper Trap etc
10:03PM Mar 29th Communicating your Edge: Max on how to succeed with your cold call
09:56AM Mar 24th Thom Rasche is member of the OneMedPlace Forum 2011 Steering Committee: meet 100 emerging med tech companies in NY
02:13PM Mar 22nd Great news! We will be hosting a dinner for the Seedcamp Berlin crowd & will bring along additional founders & experts
05:23PM Mar 21st Jeder hat einen Investor: Rolf Mathies über die guten und schlechten Eigenschaften von Kapitalgebern
11:24AM Mar 18th madvertise nutzt seine Reichweite und unterstützt Hilfe für Japan: per SMS direkt an das Deutsche Rote Kreuz spenden
05:23PM Mar 17th Are we going to hit the data wall? Roland calls on innovative entrepreneurs to save us
05:20PM Mar 15th Check out Ciarán's latest video blog on international ambitions
04:47PM Mar 14th Jason wants to know: Who is copying whom, and who really cares?
12:43PM Mar 8th Some background on why we decided to open up an office in Berlin
05:02PM Mar 3rd "Mach's nochmal, Sam!" - Rolf Mathies über das Phänomen Serien-Gründer
05:05PM Feb 23rd simfy 's days as one of Germany´s best kept secrets are over: Roland Manger about new sounds at O2
08:17AM Feb 22nd woohoo! We're opening an office in Berlin! But where should we set up shop? Mitte, F-hain, X-Berg?
03:46PM Feb 17th Roland Manger is getting charged up by a new deal in e-mobility
04:18PM Feb 14th Jason Whitmire on creating category leaders from the cloud
05:54PM Feb 7th Talent? Gute Kontakte? Charisma? Rolf Mathies über die wichtigste Eigenschaft von Ausnahmegründern
11:23AM Feb 4th Conject AG on facebook - check it out
05:30PM Feb 3rd Nokia a paper manufacturer? Max Claussen explains how @seedcamp helps changing businessplans
11:22AM Feb 3rd smava mit Abstand der führende Anbieter in Deutschland: Online-Kreditbörse wächst mit knapp 50%
10:48AM Feb 2nd Ciarán's VC-Kolumne: Deutsche Blue Chips und Start-ups - läuft da was?
03:46PM Jan 31th Roland Manger sees tectonic shifts ahead in the health tech industry
06:43PM Jan 24th Next Generation Mobility – a new investment theme for VCs? Wolfgang Seibold on Birds-eye View
10:34AM Jan 24th Check out the new Earlybird magazine on New Mobility
09:00AM Jan 20th Interview mit einem VC: Christian Nagel auf gruenderszene.de über das ideale Gründerteam, die Top 3 Start-up Fehler u.v.m.
09:44AM Jan 19th simfy teams up with Germany's largest cable operator - 8.9m households strong Kabel Deutschland
04:22PM Jan 17th Pennies from heaven - Jason Whitmire reckons there's money in the cloud
03:58PM Jan 10th When VC needs a fresh start: Roland Manger in favour of the reset button
03:00PM Dec 23rd TechCrunch: Madvertise brings location-based mobile ads to Germany
04:18PM Dec 16th Ohne Wille kein Weg - Rolf Mathies über die Kraft der Energie
12:00PM Dec 16th Miracor receives CE-mark for its PICSO® Impulse System
02:06PM Dec 14th Smava und das gute Gefühl, in etwas Sinnvolles investiert zu haben
03:03PM Dec 9th Jason Whitmire argues: Tech Nations are not built in a day
09:12AM Dec 9th madvertise Mobile Advertising ermöglicht Location Based Advertising als erster mobiler Vermarkter in Deutschland
01:59PM Dec 8th Timing is everything - Max explains why on Bird's-eye View
02:40PM Dec 7th Here is a video explaining the dynamic betting system Crowdpark is based on!
09:10AM Dec 6th Katar WM 2022 Rolf Mathies über Chancen für Start-Ups
02:43PM Dec 3rd BMEYE and PULSION sign Licensing Agreement
01:01PM Dec 3rd Mit voller Kontrolle dank mobiler Werbung Geld verdienen: madvertise startet App-Self-Service
05:02PM Dec 1st Roland Manger says good-bye to Myriad Group AG: Incarnations of a mobile phone company
02:57PM Dec 1st Earlybird and other existing investors invest €4m to drive further growth at nfon AG
05:12PM Nov 29th Ciaran's video blog on EB's nuclear winter; how we survived & prospered; a story many start ups can tell!
04:30PM Nov 29th simfy partners with social network StudiVZ
09:17AM Nov 29th Der Weg ist das Ziel - Rolf Mathies erklärt auf Birds-eye View warum die Einhaltung des Business Plans ein Fehler sein kann
09:56AM Nov 25th Could you introduce me please? Max on social proof
02:54PM Nov 22nd Bird's-eye View: The new Venture Economy and value for money on Germany’s VC scene
01:36PM Nov 18th Beware of Venture Capitalists dressed in green! by Roland
04:05PM Nov 18th Ciarán's first video post is with Marc of Scoreloop on how to treat VCs
02:23PM Nov 18th Don't cry for me venture capital - Jason on European & German VC performance
09:51AM Nov 15th check out our new Bird's-eye View blog! Posts from Rolf, Jason, Roland, Max and Ciarán - feedback very welcome!
10:00AM Nov 9th Miracor reports successful first-in-man clinical outcome for its PISCO system
12:00AM Oct 25th thank you to all our followers on Twitter - we reached 1,000 today!
08:09AM Oct 20th did you know? Scoreloop is growing at over 100,000 users a day!
02:39PM Oct 12th Scoreloop brings social gaming to tablets and TVs
01:48PM Oct 12th Nine products from Denon and Marantz add AirPlay (using BridgeCo technology) and start shipping November 15th
07:13PM Oct 11th Scoreloop Brings Social Gaming SDK To Samsung’s Bada Platform
05:10PM Oct 11th Meet the Projector that could put the iPhone’s screen on your desk: Light Blue Optics in Forbes Blog
04:51PM Oct 11th Wo Risiko sich lohnt - Die größeren Venture-Capital-Gewinne werden in Europa gemacht und nicht in den USA: Brandis in Impulse
06:09PM Oct 10th steero joins simfy - establishing the leading music streaming platform in the German speaking countries
11:52AM Oct 1st Apple teams up with bridgeco to implement audio streaming system AirPlay: a possible top 10 consumer electronic product
11:36AM Sept 30th LastFM teams up with simfy to provide full-song streaming to German users
04:05PM Sept 22nd E-Mobility und Venture Capital: Was geht – und was nicht? Wolfgang Seibold beim Workshop Financing e-Mobility am 21.10.2010
12:51PM Sept 16th simfy startet erstmalig mit den ImmobilienScout24 "Music Days" ein neues Online-Werbeformat
12:53PM Sept 14th Scoreloop adds payments to its Android social gaming suite
03:58PM Sept 9th simfy im Handelsblatt: kostenlos und legal
10:56AM Sept 6th "Wir sehen einen Silberstreif am Horizont" - Panel - Diskussion über den deutschen VC- Markt mit Wolfgang Seibold
Feb 29th 2012 Founder Showcase