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Luis Sousa

Luis Sousa

Luis Sousa
Head of UX/UI Product and Co-Founder of MyiArts. Luis has a Bachelor Degree in Computer Networks and has worked as a Graphic Designer. Prior to joining MyiArts, he worked as a freelance Senior UI Consultant and as Lead UX/UI Designer for Sherpany. He also served as Web & Graphic Designer and Content Production Manager in TIMWE before being promoted to Team Leader & […]

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Pedro Esteves

Pedro Esteves

Pedro Esteves
CTO and Co-founder of MyiArts. Pedro has a postgraduate degree in General Management and a degree in Computer and Telematics Engineering. He was CTO in ventures like Legal Flow, Coacher, and ARiiP. Besides that, he was also working as a Full-Stack Developer and has 11 years of experience in a wide range of industries. His favorite slogan is: “Take risks. Make your own […]

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Startuphacks: 5 Secrets To Building A Product That Sells Itself

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If you are into tech startups, you probably love Google, Apple, and PayPal. Yet, have you ever wondered why you feel so passionately about these companies? The answer is simple: novel ventures turn into awe-inspiring brands thanks to useful, fascinating, and cutting-edge products – that change the way we work and lead our lives.
Right about now, you may catch yourself thinking “Yes, I know […]

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#AskTheAccelerator: 4 Steps to Cashing In on The Accelerator 2016!

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In case you have missed the big news: The Accelerator by Metavallon is back – more rigorous and growth-thirsty than ever! To celebrate the news of our grand return to the acceleration world, we have decided to tweet about it during our highly-anticipated #AskTheAccelerator Chat.
And by “tweet” we do not mean that we simply started to send out short, snappy, and happy announcements about […]

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Mariusz Jarzebowski

MariuszMariusz Jarzebowski is a founder who has worked in the high-tech industry in the US and the EU. He has worked in Silicon Valley at NeXT and Apple run by Steve Jobs, and in Poland at Microsoft.
He currently assists entrepreneurs to build companies and also helps companies start new ventures. He has founded a venture assistance firm in Warsaw and serves on the Supervisory […]

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Yiannis Kanellopoulos


Yiannis Kanellopoulos is Practice Leader Greece for Software Improvement Group, a Dutch management consultancy firm specialized in software matters. He holds a PhD from the University of Manchester, School of Computer Science. Yiannis helps international organisations managing their risks and costs related to either the procurement or the development and maintenance of their software systems. Yiannis is also a mentor at ALBA’s Venturegarden program and at Orange Grove, the […]

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Benno Groosman


With over 10 years of international experience as entrepreneur, mostly in the health tech and hardware field Benno Groosman is the Co-founder and Business Director of Surge-on Medical. Their focus is on funding and hardware development.
Prior to this, he was the leading founder and CEO of Salusion and built a startup that raised €1.4M in total from a mix of funding sources, creating 3 products with international patents and having […]

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The Game is On: The Accelerator Returns and is Calling to all Growth-Thirsty Startups!

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Guess who’s back? Metavallon is happy to Press Start on the new cycle of The Accelerator, its rigorous, high-speed program that aims to empower European startups thirsty for growth and, of course, investment.
The Accelerator 2016 will be offering an intense four-month business acceleration process to select early-stage startups that are geared up for success and are ready to take-off. Our aim: to […]

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One Cloud to Bind them All — Meet Mist.io, the Lord of the Clouds

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Clouds are everything, right? They make it rain, are the backdrop of some of our most inspiring Instagram shots, and most importantly keep our data safe. Finding the right cloud to store your dreams, data, and memories maybe be harder that you think. Enter Mist.io, a revolutionary startup that aims to democratize the cloud by making it more accessible to all. Hard to believe […]

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