Sunday International Column: Startups around the world #42

Startups around the world is Sunday column series created with the ambition to unite the entrepreneurial community around the world by introducing to the audience different startups on weekly basis. The purpose of this column is to improve our knowledge of what is being created by entrepreneurs around the world, to expand our network, to get informed and hopefully inspired.


CreateTrips is social trip planner that offers the users the ability to plan their trips in a better way. The Finish startup was created in Helsinki in 2013. Since then, it has been inspiring travelers from all over the world to enjoy their trips by using the maps, guides, reviews and all other useful features, which the app offers.


If you are tired of Tinder, may be you should try Happn. The app helps you to find the people that you’ve crossed your paths with. Happn was launched in 2013 and the CEO of the startup is one of the co-founders of Dailymotion, Didier Rappaport.


Catawiki is an auction website that was launched back in 2008, but started to actually host auctions in 2011. This Dutch startup has just raised impressive Series C investment of $82 million.


Expect more startup presentations next Sunday. If you wish to see specific company that you are fascinated by on our list or simply you want to introduce your own startup to the world, do not hesitate to post your suggestion in the comment section.

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