Andrii Degeler

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

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Berlin-founded mobile analytics startup Adjust raises $227 million

German startup Adjust that specialises in mobile advertising measurement and analytics has landed a $227 million mega-round led by Eurazeo Growth, Highland Europe, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, and Sofina. The capital injection comes some four years after the company’s previous funding round, which was a modest $17 million. Adjust is a SaaS business that […]

Swiss-founded healthtech startup RetinAI raises €2 million

Bern-based health data analysis startup RetinAI has landed CHF 2.3 million in a funding round led by btov Partners, with participation of Swiss-based investor network investiere and a consortium of private investors. The startup plans to use the money to hire more people and accelerate certification of its solutions. Founded in 2016, RatinAI has developed […]

London-based Crane Venture Partners closes $90 million seed fund for enterprise startups across Europe

The UK’s Crane Venture Partners, an early-stage VC that focuses on data-driven enterprise startups, has closed its first $90 million institutional fund, Crane I. Crane’s founders, Scott Sage and Krishna Visvanathan, have previously invested as a team in companies like Icera, H2O.ai, Netronome, Onfido, and Trustpilot. The firm’s partner Andy Leaver brings 20 years experience […]

Amsterdam-based sales chatbot startup Maxwell raises €400,000

Dutch chatbot startup Maxwell has secured €400,000 in funding from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) and River Venture Partners. Maxwell has developed a messenger marketing platform for Shopify-based online stores that includes several steps, from cart reminder and checkout to review and activation of the customer. It works on Facebook Messenger, and the startup plans […]

Multimodal transportation app Jelbi goes live in Berlin

Jelbi, a multimodal transportation app powered by Lithuanian startup Trafi, goes live in Berlin today, almost four months after the initial announcement. The pilot version of the app, which is there to become a one-stop shop for all things transportation in Berlin, includes integrations with BVG (public transport), DB (German railways), Nextbike (bike sharing), Emmy […]