Dubai - The European start-up scene can not complain about their financial resources. This is the conclusion of the half-yearly published "Start-up Barometer Europe" of the consulting firm EY. According to the October 2018 survey, the number of financings increased in the first half of 2018 compared to same period last year across Europe by 19 percent to almost 2,000 deals. The total value of these financings grew even more: In the first six months of the year, deals totaling 10.2 billion euros were made in 2018 – 27 percent more than in the same period of the previous year. In view of the number and value of the financing rounds, we can speak of a veritable investment boom in the European start-up scene.

Dubai – A start-up is a business start-up with an innovative business idea and great growth potential. Due to high risks, financing is usually not organized through traditional banks, but through special development banks or forms of financing such as venture capital and crowdfunding. Most start-ups are active in the technology and Internet sector and are changing their entire business with their innovative strength and rapid growth. Industries with a high percentage of start-ups include Industry 4.0, the mobility sector, Internet commerce, electronics, financial technology, application software, biotechnology, new manufacturing processes and aerospace engineering.

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