Europe’s biggest innovation ecosystem weXelerate invites outstanding startup teams to join.
The 1st accelerator batch will take off September 18th 2017.
The innovation centre in Central and Eastern Europe is founded in Vienna and called: ‘weXelerate’. They are inviting outstanding startup teams to apply for the breakthrough acceleration program in close collaboration between world-leading corporates, venture partners, startups, incubators and investors.
The United States is the greatest risk, CarbonTracker states, with a cost of $ 412 billion in stranded assets “unnecessary fossil projects in 2025. Second in risk is Canada (220 billion). Than China (179 million), Russia (147 billion ) and Australia (US $ 103 billion).
The next decade fossil energy companies will lose possibly $ 2.2 trillion in investments, according CarbonTracker in a recent report.
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Berkeley Earth has just released analysis of land-surface temperature records going back 250 years, about 100 years further than previous studies. The analysis shows that the rise in average world land temperature globe is approximately 1.5 degrees C in the past 250 years, and about 0.9 degrees in the past 50 years.
With 195 participating countries and 3000 journalists we can expect a lot of news from Paris during the next days.
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Fear is a bad counselor, when it’s about terrorists and refugees. But it’s a welcome guest at the big climate summit that begins today in Paris. Global warming needs to be stopped, we are running running out of time.
Seed investors know that the chance of success is limited and that the survival rate of startups is limited.
Seed investors dare to invest because of their American approach. They take care of good and fast information. Between the American approach and the European is a philosophical divide.
When someone with an American approach invests in an early-stage startup, he accepts that the risk of failure is high.
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