Andrii Degeler

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

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Today in European Tech: $125M for psychedelic treatments, UK firms against Privacy Sandbox, HelloFresh buys Factor, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – German-born Atai Life Sciences has landed $125 million in funding from investors including Peter Thiel. “Atai is developing a range of drugs for mental health treatment, including ketamine, MDMA and psilocybin — the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms,” Sifted reports. – Berlin-born HelloFresh announced […]

Today in European Tech: Fresh money for Kandou, Paddle, and others, Autodesk buys Spacemaker, NXP partners with AWS, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – This just in: Swiss semiconductor company Kandou has announced a $92.3 million Series C funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. This brings the total amount of money secured by the startup to date at $132.8 million. Kandou is working on chip-to-chip link solutions, […]

Barcelona-based delivery startup Paack lands $53 million

E-commerce delivery startup Paack has secured a $53 million Series C funding round led by Bregal Milestone, with participation from the current investors Unbound, RPS Ventures, Rider Global, and Fuse Ventures. This transaction brings the total amount raised by the startup to over $80 million. Founded in 2015, Paack provides a delivery platform for the […]

Today in European Tech: Codemasters sold for £726M, money for Horizon Europe, Seedcamp’s new fund, €80M for SME Finance, and more stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Gamedev company Take-Two has agreed to buy Codemasters, a British gaming company, for £726 million in cash and stock. “Codemasters is best known for the Colin McRae and official Formula 1 racing games, and has seen its shares soar more than 60% this year,” […]