Hugo

Hugo

About Hugo

Hugo is the Marketing manager at TechQuartier. Originally from Montreal, he relocated to Germany in January 2018 and is now working to build up the Frankfurt startup ecosystem, tell the stories of its amazing community and make it shine on the global stage.

Interview with Mona Szyperski and Anna Domascan from Women TechMakers

2018-07-10T16:31:10+00:00 July 10th, 2018|

Diversity and gender representation in the field of tech is a hot topic, and it has been for some time. Headlines about tech being an all-white male club have been well documented over the years, the ratio of men against women still currently hovering around 80/20. With the ever-growing influence of tech in all

Spotlight on Community Builders – Featuring Rhein-Main Startups’ Paul Herwarth von Bittenfeld and Pedro Ferreira

2018-07-03T09:43:56+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|

While the name does not naturally find itself in the conversation when it comes to startup ecosystems, Frankfurt is progressivelly establishing itself as a up-and-coming global hotspot for aspiring founders and entrepreneurs, especially in the Fintech sector. Due to its large talent pool, its positioning as the financial center of continental Europe, its tight knit

Profile – HIGHEST

2018-06-25T10:09:59+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|

HIGHEST | Home of Innovation, GrowtH, EntrepreneurShip and Technology Management HIGHEST is the Startup and Innovation Center at Technische Universität Darmstadt. Our vision is to lead Startups in the field of high-tech and digitisation to success. For this purpose, we offer numerous support services: this ranges from the assistance for young founders in the development

Frankfurt startups conquer the Top 10 of the Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) 2018

2018-06-12T12:23:33+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

The much-anticipated yearly report from Startup Genome was released today and positions Frankfurt as a leader according to multiple categories. Among the indicators where Frankfurt ranked favourably, the early-stage funding per startup (21st), the sense of community (7th) and global connections happening locally (top 5 globally). Frankfurt, Hesse, April 17, 2018 – Released at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in

Global trends and other key findings from the 2018 Global Startup Ecosystem Report

2018-06-12T12:23:12+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

The Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) 2018: Key Findings Startup Genome works to increase the success rate of startups and improve the performance of startup ecosystems across more than 30 countries. We advise leaders of innovation ministries, agencies and organizations supporting startups.   The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018 is the world’s most comprehensive startup

Meet Dominik Zborek, the man behind the data

2018-06-12T12:22:50+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

The latest edition of the Global Startup Ecosystem Report provides us with a lot of interesting findings, all of which is based on extensive datasets. Those figures come from a variety of source, the most important of which being the entrepreneurs themselves. If you think Startup Genome conducted the surveys themselves by sending cold emails

It Takes a Region to Raise a Startup – Interview with Fabian Karau

2018-06-12T12:22:39+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

One thing that comes across when talking with Fabian Karau, it is his passion. He makes it clear from the beginning of our conversation : this project is born purely out of love for the startup community. Here is the idea : a poster where all key players, namely startups, corporates, universities, accelerators, along with

Welcome to TechObserver!

2018-04-17T13:13:45+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

IT'S ALIIIIIVE! Today, we are extremely proud to be launching TechObserver, a platform dedicated to the Frankfurt Rhine Main ecosystem (and its wonderful community!). Now one might say, what value can yet another ''platform'' bring. We hear you! There are already multiple ressources and channels for the local community to find out about upcoming events

New! Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018

2018-06-12T12:23:19+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

Startup Genome and the Global Entrepreneurship Network Launch the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018 Insights from thousands of founders about what drives startup success and helps ecosystems grow and thrive Istanbul, April 17, 2018 — What technology sub-sectors hold the most promise for economic growth? How much local networking should startup founders do in their

Founder Insights with Smartkarma co-founder, Jon Foster

2018-07-02T10:31:08+00:00 March 21st, 2018|

Jon Foster tells us more about Smartkarma, a FinTech company he co-founded which operates a digital marketplace and provides investment insights to servicing the global asset management firms. He also shares his insights regarding venture capital (Smartkarma counts Sequoia as one of its main backers), the importance of pre-launch validations and the uncertainty that

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