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Startup builders from Estonia's unicorns Pipedrive, Bolt, Veriff, Wise have joined BADideas.fund

Founders and startup builders led BADideas.fund started operations just five months ago, but the Riga based syndicate already has invested in five startups in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine, investing a total €500k.

What started as a couple of dozen startup builders coming together to invest in the most promising Baltic and CEE startups has grown into a community of more than 100 members from 14 countries.

Integrity: Can you really trust your GPS position?

A French vineyard in the Loire valley is a beautiful sight, but the farm has trouble recruiting workers to weed their organically grown grapes. The young generation has moved to the cities leaving urban communities short on workforce. Solution: a fully autonomous tractor, developed by a French-based company Sitia, working tirelessly to weed the narrow rows between the grape vines.

Kitepower calls for the acceleration of innovative wind energy

Structural change is needed if Europe wants to achieve Wubbo Ockels' life mission, which is to get rid of fossil fuels, meet the Paris climate goals and to break away from unreliable energy partners. With their first mobile airborne wind system (AWES), the Dutch startup Kitepower is the future of energy: their solution is cheaper, more practical, easier to move and less subject to strongly fluctuating winds.

Future travel experience global 2022: veridos presents new verification devices

Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, announces the launch of it’s new VeriCHECK Selfkiosk and M600 document reader at this year’s Future Travel Experience (FTE) Global. The new solutions represent the next generation of products from Veridos’ verification portfolio with the aim to make travel more convenient and secure. 

Solare Headset provides endless hands-free talk recharging from at any type of light

One of the leading providers of communications headsets, Blue Tiger announced today that it is now shipping the Solare headset, the world’s first solar-powered professional communications headset. Perfect for hands-free driving and home or work use, the powerful Solare headset harvests light from any source, including indoor or outdoor, for continuous use and a virtually unlimited battery life.

VIDEO: Milrem Robotics launches an autonomous ISR UGV, the THeMIS Observe O-Mag Mon, 13.06.2022

The European leading robotics and autonomous systems developer Milrem Robotics will launch a newly developed autonomous Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) unmanned ground system THeMIS Observe that will be showcased during the fourth iMUGS project demonstration in Belgium.

Vitestro unveils autonomous blood drawing device, combining artificial intelligence, ultrasound imaging and robotics O-Mag Mon, 30.05.2022

Vitestro, a Dutch medical robotics company, today unveiled the world's most advanced autonomous blood drawing device at the annual meeting of the Netherlands Society for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (NVKC) in Rotterdam. Vitestro's device combines AI-based, ultrasound-guided 3D reconstruction with robotic needle insertion, ensuring accurate and secure blood collection. The venipuncture technology is adaptable to patients of 16 years of age onwards, comorbidities, and puncture difficulty.

Volta Trucks reveals Carrier Transicold as the supplier of refrigerated equipment at CV Show in Birmingham O-Mag Wed, 18.05.2022

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has confirmed the selection of Carrier Transicold as the sole supplier of refrigerated equipment for the full-electric 16-tonne Volta Zero. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable, and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.

Candela C-8 performs successful first flight - ushering in a new era of electric foiling powerboats O-Mag Wed, 16.02.2022

The world’s most anticipated electric boat has completed its maiden flight. The foiling Candela C-8 promises to disrupt the gas-guzzling powerboat industry, thanks to a unique combination of long all-electric range, high speed, and industry-first features.

After 16 months of intense development, the most ordered electric boat ever took off from the cold waters outside the Swedish tech company’s headquarters at Lidingö, Stockholm.

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