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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Peter Thiel-backed fintech startup Deposit Solutions sells 5% stake to Deutsche Bank, reportedly at ‘unicorn terms’

Deutsche Bank has acquired a roughly 4.9 percent stake in Hamburg-based fintech startup Deposit Solutions, which counts Peter Thiel, Greycroft, Kinnevik and e.ventures among its earlier backers. Neither company disclosed the exact terms and volume of the investment, but Handelsblatt reported earlier this morning that the deal gives Deposit Solutions a valuation of around €1 […]

What is on European venture capital investors’ minds?

The European Investment Fund, aka EIF, has just released a super interesting working paper based on the results of its second VC Survey, which asked venture capital general managers about their state of business and market activity, as well as their general perception of the European VC market as a whole. The EIF has helpfully […]

Lisbon proptech startup CASAFARI raises €5 million in round led by Lakestar

CASAFARI, a fledgling Lisbon, Portugal-based proptech company, has raised €5 million in a seed financing round led by Lakestar and joined by real estate investment fund Round Hill Capital to pursue expansion across Europe. Proptech is not unfamiliar territory for Lakestar, which has made over 12 real estate tech investments to date, including Airbnb, Opendoor, […]