Ben Grol heads the growth team at Atomico. He has quite an interesting background – high school dropout, professional chef, Stanford computer science graduate, and so on. Ben was also a key team member for some of the most successful large scale products and services which practically all of us use today, including Gmail, Google […]
Ivo Spigel recently had an opportunity to learn about the strategy and processes of Atomico, one of Europe’s premier venture funds. In the first of a two-part series, he speaks with co-founder Mattias Ljungman, and partners Dan Hynes and Tom Wehmeier:
In the second part of our deep dive into the Estonian tech and startup scene, Ivo Špigel talks to the startups, co-working spaces and accelerators that are making things happen in the Baltic digital wonderland.
Tech.eu’s Ivo Spigel took a trip to Estonia, to get a first-hand look at how this small Baltic country has transformed itself into a global digital leader.
Vienna-based VC Speedinvest has made its first investment in Croatia: Amodo works with insurance companies to bring “usage-based insurance” to the market.
Seedstars World is a global startup competition focusing on emerging markets. Ivo Spigel traveled to a city in a somewhat less emerging country – Lausanne in Switzerland – to attend the global finals of the competition, the Seedstars Summit.
In mid-November, NOAH came over to London – a high level technology conference with German origins, oriented more towards scale-ups than startups.