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Just over three weeks left until we return to the vibrant city of Ljubljana and we can’t wait! Everything seems to be in place for a cracking Mini Seedcamp event; tons of talent and interest from the startup community – quite literally across the globe. Applications have been coming in thick and fast from Croatia to Brazil, Kazakhstan to the US. Once again we’re looking forward to congregating international superstar startups with some simply great mentors.

Teams can expect to meet, mingle, connect, and bounce ideas off some of the most interesting people in tech today, including:

Fred Destin, Atlas Ventures Maximilian Madile, Google Paula Marttila Tom Fleming, Venrex François Tison, 360 Capital Partners Branko Milutinovic, Nordeus Michael Rolph, Anthemis Ales Spetic, Zemanta Kate Leto, Moo Luka Abrus, Five Minutes

In addition to Mentoring, Fred Destin will also give a Masterclass on bringing early stage companies to the next level – he will share his experience from his various investments and talk about how companies can hit the gas pedal to internationalize, grow fast, and hit it big.


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We at seedcamp love building things and we love entrepreneurship. We all love that feeling you get early in a project when you realize you’re onto a good idea and you feverishly work on it until you ‘carve’ your first iteration.


Hackathons are great fun and can lead to many cool companies being formed and created as a result of having many great minds together in the same area, fueled by passion, caffeine, and the buzz of the hacker hive, all working towards a common goal. However, sometimes, you just don’t know what to do.


What if you don’t have a great idea?


On the other end of the spectrum, large companies can sometimes desperately need that passion within their organizations to deal with pressing needs.


Our idea was, what if we could combine the two around a theme? What if we could bring talented developers from across Europe to create innovative solutions for organizations that desperately need them? Could this form great new companies that address untapped needs?


Well, seedcamp would like to find out, and to do that, we’re going to be running our first seedhack soon. We plan on bringing companies, startups, and developers together to find out if something great will come out of it. Stay tuned… And if you’re a developer or business guy that is interested in starting a company, even if you don’t have an idea or team, just fill out this form and let us know that you’re interested.



Besides travelling all over the place to places like Berlin, Stockholm, and now New York City, lots of action is going on back in London, where our home is.


We put the entrepreneurs front and centre, which is why we try to reach so many different geographies, looking for the best startups all over Europe. Still, all of this needs a solid backdrop of operations and structure back home, which we have thankfully been able to expand over the last year.


Act 1 – the move

The last month brought about big changes for Seedcamp – our outside face is changing. The first act was to leave our Mayfair offices in the attic of Brown Rudnick’s offices. We were grateful guests for about two years and enjoyed the very central location – but with the team growing, we did not fit anymore – especially with Brown Rudnick themselves growing their operations.


When we set out for new offices, it was quite obvious that we would move into a neighbourhood populated with less fashion stores and private equity offices. Of course, as Old Street Roundabout and Shoreditch are become the “it” places to be as a startup, we were looking to move East.


Cue EDITD, one of the Seedcamp 2010 winners. They needed to move out of their old Clerkenwell offices to expand as much as we had to, and with a cool 1.6 million in the bank, they are going to need to hire lots of engineers. Geoff and Julia found a great loft space just around the corner from the Silicon Roundabout – literally upstairs form Techhub.Because hiring takes time, and even plenty of engineers don’t fill up 3000 square feet, we found the perfect space – and are now housed within Editd’s offices on Featherstone Street. Since our move two weeks ago, we are already getting used to the amenities: we came to appreciate the great food from the nearby market, we very much enjoy seeing more of our friends who are close by (and moving over in droves), and have already hosted two of our monthly Seedcamp meetings here.


We have found a new home.


Act 2 – our new website

We are also very proud to show off our new website / blog design today. Our old web page was decidedly out of date in terms of design and functionality, so we set out for a redesign.


The new design makes it much easier for us to keep all of you up to speed with our news, manage our events organisation, and deliver more content and resources for entrepreneurs. It is also much more interactive with an automated way to get intros into the companies and for mentors to connect with us more easily. Please let us know what you think about it – we couldn’t be happier with what we’ve built.


A large part of the redesign was the work of designer Sonja Leix, who did a great job dealing with our endless requests for changes and adjustments. Another large part of the tech team (besides Carlos, who spearheaded it) was Jakob, who helped set the direction for the tone and layout.


As with our Seedsummit launch in December with Lateral, we are very grateful for the help we received from Sonya – if you are looking for strong technology and design partners, these are definitely the people to talk to.


So, onwards and upwards – we are looking forward to hear your feedback on the new site, and to seeing you around Old Street for lunch, coffee, and maybe even a few beers.

Do you want to work with Europe’s most exciting startups?

NOTE: We have closed the applications for our Fall/Winter Internship. Please follow our Twitter or Facebook updates to hear about new opportunities.

Seedcamp is Europe’s leading micro-seed investment fund and mentoring program. Since launching in 2007, our family now includes 70 of Europe’s most promising startups with several acquisitions (Mobclix bought by Velti, RentMineOnline bought by RealPage).

Backed by an awesome teamboard, and group of investors, we are incredibly active and run events and invest in startups throughout Europe every month.

Being an intern at Seedcamp

Seedcamp has a Europe wide approach to seed investment. Managing our 10 Mini Seedcamps and maintaining our relationships with start-ups and mentors is an essential but demanding part of our core activities. We are looking for one or more self-starting full time interns who can tackle some of projects and also assist the Seedcamp team with operations. We believe the contacts and experience you’ll gain here will be instrumental in starting your own company, getting into venture capital, or staying with us longer term.

Are you:

If you say yes to the above, this is the right place for you.

Required skills:

The Responsibilities include:





Application Details:

NOTE: We have closed the applications for our Fall/Winter Internship. Please follow our Twitter or Facebook updates to hear about new opportunities.

Preparations for Mini Seedcamp New York are going strong at Seedcamp HQ – we’re thrilled to announce the teams that will be presenting their products and companies next week at Google’s NY offices. We received awesome applications from literally all over the world – and are proud to include some US based companies int the final selection as well.


Please find below all of the selected teams for Seedcamp NY – make sure to check out their products and see what they are up to!



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