Andrii Degeler

Journalist and podcast host based in the Netherlands. Covering all things technology since 2007 for, Engadget, TNW, Ars Technica UK, the Kyiv Post, and more.

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Today in European Tech: SimilarWeb lands $120M, Vestager won’t break the big tech, Sweden on the brink of a tech revolution, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Israel-based web analytics platform SimilarWeb has secured $120 million in a funding round led by ION Crossover Partners and Viola Growth. The company’s technology gathers information from hundreds of sources and uses them in advanced machine learning algorithms to provide a complete picture of […]

Today in European Tech: PrimaryBid raises $50M, Uber sued over robo-firing, Facebook wants moderators in the office, and more news stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – PrimaryBid, a British fintech platform that connects retail investors with public companies raising capital, has just raised funding of its own, closing a $50 million Series B round. An official partner of the London Stock Exchange, the startup aims to democratise access to public […]

This Week in European Tech: Playtika prepares to go public, European VC funding stats, Lunar takes on Klarna, and other big deals/stories

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked about 75 tech funding deals worth over €700 million, along with 10 M&A transactions, rumours, and related news stories across Europe, including Russia, Israel, and Turkey. As always, we are putting all of them together for you in a handy list sent in our Friday afternoon roundup […]

Solarge: The sunny future of flexible solar panels

Editor’s note: This is a sponsored article, which means it’s independently written by our editorial team but financially supported by another organisation, in this case, Techleap. If you would like to learn more about sponsored posts on, read this and contact us if you’re interested in partnering with us. Although solar is undoubtedly one […]