Robin Wauters

Co-founder and editor-in-chief of, 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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This Week in European Tech: fresh new funds for Index, Eurazeo and Dawn, Teads plans Nasdaq IPO, Visa buys Currencycloud, and more

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked more than 86 tech funding deals worth more than €1.4 billion, and about 18 exits, M&A transactions, and rumours 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 round-up newsletter (note: the full […]

Today in European Tech: Revolut crowned UK’s most valuable tech firm in new round, HomeToGo’s $1 billion SPAC merger, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – British fintech firm Revolut has raised $800 million in a new funding round led by SoftBank and Tiger Global. Revolut, which offers banking and trading services through an app, is now valued at $33 billion. – HomeToGo, a travel tech startup focused on vacation rental […]

Today in European Tech: Permira buys 10.2% of Adevinta for €1.9 billion, YuLife and Railsbank raise $70 million, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Private equity powerhouse Permira has announced a strategic investment in Norway-listed online classifieds juggernaut Adevinta, buying approximately 125 million shares in the company from eBay – equal to a 10.2% stake – for a total price of €1.9 billion. – Israeli cybersecurity company Cybereason has […]