Robin Wauters

Co-founder and editor-in-chief of Tech.eu, with previous stints at The Next Web and TechCrunch under his belt. Deeply in love with his family, technology, traveling and Belgian beer.

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Mail.Ru’s MY.GAMES acquires Belarusian game studio SWAG MASHA; terms undisclosed

MY.GAMES, a subsidiary of Mail.Ru and one of Eastern Europe’s leading online entertainment brands, has announced its acquisition of Minsk, Belarus-based studio SWAG MASHA, which is behind popular mobile title Love Sick: Interactive Stories. With more than three million registered players around the world, the game was SWAG MASHA’s first ever released (last January). MY.GAMES […]

European fintech scale-up SumUp secures €330 million loan to finance growth

London-based SumUp, a payments technology startup, has secured a €330 million loan, backed by Bain Capital Credit, Goldman Sachs Private Capital and others to support its expansion plans (via Bloomberg). The scale-up says it will use the financing to further develop its range of products (also potentially through acquisitions) and to grow its currently 1.5 […]

Cambridge-born graphene technology startup Paragraf raises £12.8 million in Series A funding

Paragraf, a Cambridge University spin-out that bills itself as a “graphene-based electronics technology company” has raised £12.8 million in a Series A round led by Parkwalk and joined by IQ Capital Partners, Amadeus Capital Partners, Cambridge Enterprise and unnamed angel investors. These are mostly the same investors that backed Paragraf with a £2.9 million seed […]