Transcript of "European Startups to Watch - January 2012"
new companies on our radarOur monthly pick of exciting new European start-ups January 2012
About VentureRadarOur goal is to make it easy for you to findinnovation and growth companies that canhelp drive your own company’s success.Companies that you can partner with, buyfrom, sell to, work for, invest in, or acquire.VentureRadars ‘New Companies on our Radar’ briefingbrings you our monthly pick of exciting new European start-ups (most are only one to two years old) that we think youshould know about... www.VentureRadar.com
Rangespan “Founded by a team of ex-Amazon.com senior execs and engineers, Rangespan is developing an automated supply chain service that enables retailers to massively expand range without risk. The company operates non-core range (new categories and the long tails of existing categories) on behalf of retailers and combines a number of technologies, including an order management system, supplier marketplace, customer protection system and product data catalogue, in one end-to-end service.” Founded: 2011 Headquarters: London, UKKeywords from company website. Image by Tagxedo. Website: www.rangespan.com www.VentureRadar.com
Plizy “Plizy is a video recommendation platform that changes the way users discover and share online video. Our unique, patent pending recommendation engine creates a cloud based “entertainment graph”, which recommends videos based on your behaviour, interests, and social relationships. Plizy makes watching online video a more enjoyable and entertaining experience. Plizy is backed by Atlas Venture.” Founded: 2010 Headquarters: France/USAKeywords from various sources. Image by Tagxedo. Website: www.plizy.com www.VentureRadar.com
ReallyLateBooking “ReallyLateBooking is an application for smartphones that provides „super last minute‟ booking of hotels with large discounts for that night. Launched in late July 2011, the application currently operates in five countries (Spain, France, UK, Italy and Germany).” Founded: 2011 Headquarters: Madrid, SpainKeywords from various sources. Image by Tagxedo. Website: www.reallylatebooking.com www.VentureRadar.com
Sonex Metrology Sonex Metrology “Sonex will bring to market a breakthrough defect inspection technology for early detection of defects in semiconductor and solar cell devices. The Sonex product will provide a rapid, low cost and non-destructive means of detecting mechanical defects which could save manufacturers many millions of Euro. The technology behind Sonex emanates from research conducted by Prof. Paddy McNally and Dr. Stephen Daniels at DCU (Dublin City University) “ Founded: 2010 Headquarters: Dublin, IrelandKeywords from various sources. Image by Tagxedo. Website: n/a www.VentureRadar.com
Galecto Biotech “Galecto Biotech develops galectin modulators for the treatment of severe diseases, including fibrosis and cancer. Founded in 2011 by leading galectin scientists and biotech executives from Sweden, UK, and Denmark, the company builds on more than 10 years of research into galectins and galectin modulators, which combined with a strong patent estate gives Galecto Biotech a unique platform.” Founded: 2011 Headquarters: Copenhagen, DenmarkKeywords from company website. Image by Tagxedo. Website: www.galecto.com www.VentureRadar.com
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