Welcome to an interview special episode of our podcast: a format, in which we put together a few pre-recorded conversations with some of the most interesting people of the European startup ecosystem.
Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Online luxury fashion retailer Farfetch has secured an eye-watering $1.1 billion in funding from Alibaba Swiss watch and jewellery group Richemont. The money will be used to fuel the company’s expansion to China. – Israeli app monetisation company IronSource is reportedly gearing up towards […]
Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked about 70 tech funding deals worth over €350 million, along with 30 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 […]
This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech, including a new UK-based unicorn, ultracapacitor tongue-twisters, Turkish social media policies, and much more. Also check out an interview with Ott Vatter, who was at the time of the recording the managing director of the e-residency program in Estonia.
Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Koa Health, a digital mental healthcare provider based in the Netherlands, has announced its successful spin out from Alpha, Telefónica’s startup factory, along with a €14.1 million in new funding. The startup’s debut product is Koa Foundations, a mental well-being app helping designed for […]
Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Swedish e-commerce tools startup inRiver has raised $32 million to grow its US headquarters. Founded in 2007, the company has built a product information management system, or PIM, for e-commerce use. – Intel has acquired Israel-based Cnvrg.io, an online platform where data scientists can […]
Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Estonian energy startup Skeleton Technologies that works on ultracapacitor-based storage solutions has raised €41.3 million in funding. This brings the total amount raised by the company to €93 million. – Swiss smart lighting startup Novaccess has landed CHF4.8 million in debt and equity. The […]