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: Lack of diversity in UK VC, Ocado shops for robots, all-new Raspberry Pi, European PE industry is pandemic-proof, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today (and over the weekend) in European tech: Deals – Italian payments technology firm Nexi is leading negotiations to buy Nordic rival Nets in an all-stock deal worth about $10 billion after trumping competition from U.S. firm Global Payments, four sources told Reuters. – UK insurtech startup Marshmallow has secured […]

This Week in European Tech: Germany prepares stock option reform, SimilarWeb raises $120 million, gears up for $4 billion IPO

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked about 80 tech funding deals worth over €900 million, along with 20 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 […]

Today in European Tech: More money for Sidekick and Streetbees, Delivery Hero shows good numbers, France’s plan to “overtake London,” and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Israeli cybersecurity startup Toka has raised a $25 million Series B funding round. Globes describes the company’s activities as developing “cutting-edge and lawful intelligence-gathering platforms and products and advise governments on building an integrated cyber defense.” – London-based startup Anything World has raised £500,000 […]

Kaspersky announces the 12 finalists for its latest Open Innovation Program

Editor’s note: This is a sponsored article, which means it is independently written by our editorial team but financially supported by another organisation, in this case, Kaspersky. If you would like to learn more about sponsored posts on, read this and contact us if you are interested in partnering with us. Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky has announced […]

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 […]