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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Future Hamburg Award: German City is looking for startups to brighten urban future

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Authlete: The security glue of the online world, from Japan to the UK

Japanese-founded online authorisation startup Authlete has been operational in Europe since September 2016, which is when it established an office in London headed by the company’s co-founder Ali Adnan. Born and raised in a Pakistani family in Japan, Ali has co-founded a number of companies since 1999, most of which ended up being acquired by the likes of Samsung or the major Japanese  music content  provider