Because the continent of Europe is terribly fragmented, in more ways than one, and for a host of other reasons, there are few publications that have attempted to cover the European tech industry as a whole, let alone in depth.

To wit, it’s a daunting challenge and the obvious needs of the various ecosystems across the continent are currently met only by local (English-language or not) blogs and news sites, and larger publications that tend to scratch only the surface, focusing mainly on the happenings in major hubs such as London, Berlin, Paris, Helsinki, Stockholm and Tel Aviv.

Robin Wauters says:

We feel strongly that the broader european tech scene deserves something more.

We feel strongly that the broader European tech scene deserves something more. We believe that there is a clear unmet need for a publication to go both deep and wide and deliver data-driven analysis, news with nuance and context, opinionated but thoughtful commentary, combined with solid research.

We also believe there are certain regions in Europe, primarily (but not only) emerging markets in central and Eastern Europe, that are currently being underreported on. Too many great stories are being left untold, and we think the broader, global tech community would benefit if that weren’t the case.

Simply put, we’re not satisfied with the coverage of the European tech industry as it stands today, and to scratch our own itch we aim to produce the type of content we would like to read ourselves.

We are a team of writers and entrepreneurs with a knack for quality reporting. We’re devoted to highlighting the innovation that is happening all across Europe, and reporting on the trials and tribulations of its technology industry from a big-picture perspective.

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The founding team

Robin Wauters

Technology journalist with previous stints at The Next Web, TechCrunch, and Blognation under his belt. Never gets tired of traveling around Europe to meet its finest entrepreneurs and investors.

Neil Murray

Neil S W Murray is a data-driven tech journalist focused on startups and venture capital in Europe. Neil is a writer at, as well as being the founder of The Nordic Web, the number one resource for insight and data on Nordic startups.

Roxanne Varza

Runs startup initiatives for Microsoft in Europe after working 
with a number of startups. Formerly editor of TechCrunch France and contributor to The Telegraph, The Kernel, Betakit and Business Insider.

Jon Bradford

Previously co-founder and CEO of pan-European startup 
accelerator Springboard. Played an instrumental role 
in setting up incubators across Europe, from London 
to Estonia, Bulgaria and Moscow.

Alex Barrera

For the past 5 years, Alex has been running startups and helping others develop their businesses, while being one of the most active members and connectors in the European startup ecosystem. He is Chief WOWness Officer at, Co-Founder of Tetuan Valley, Global Shaper at World Economic Forum & Sandbox ambassador in Madrid.

Ivo Spigel

Runs Croatia's premier startup program, ZIP. 
Former editor at The Kernel; regularly writes columns 
for Forbes Croatia and is working on a book with 
interview of European startup founders.

Adrian McShane

Formerly head of product at The Kernel Magazine. 
Had a long career building technology solutions for "old media".

Leen L. Segers

Business and Technology consultant leading CRM accounts 
at Accenture, the Marketing team at Netlog (BE), and excelled in European Business Development for Kaltura (London, UK) and Saffron Digital (London, UK).

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