Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has been quietly staking out a sizeable footprint in Europe and beyond. Ivo Spigel reports on Rakuten’s plans for taking on Amazon and eBay on the Old Continent.
Oradian aims to disrupt micro-financing, with a broader vision of serving the “bottom billion”. Tech.eu contributor Ivo Spigel is the first to report on the project as it comes out of stealth mode.
Ivo Spigel argues that entrepreneurs and physical regional borders don’t mix well, and explains how the ambitious ‘European Union’ project has actually helped them in that regard.
In its first interview, Ivo Spigel grills Andy McLoughlin, co-founder and EVP of Strategy of Huddle, a cloud-based file sharing and content collaboration platform. Can it become a $1 billion company?
In his inaugural Tech.eu post, contributing editor Ivo Spigel takes a look at the state of tech startups in Central and Eastern Europe. He finds awesome conference venues, crowdfunding success and the EU stepping in to fill a gap in funding and investment opportunities for ambitious local startups.