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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Medtech startup Monocl raises €3 million from GP Bullhound

Right after announcing the final close of its €113 million fund, GP Bullhound has disclosed a €3 million investment in Monocl, a software startup that aims to connect all stakeholders in the life science industry. The company says it is already working with some of the largest companies in the sector, including Pfizer, Novartis, Takeda […]

Car makers and mobility giants line up to invest in Israeli investment firm Maniv’s new $100 million fund

A group of leading car manufacturers, suppliers, tech and transportation companies have joined a consortium of investors backing Tel Aviv, Israel-based Maniv for the closing of a mobility innovation-focused fund. Maniv announced today that it has closed its second venture fund with $100 million in commitments from the likes of Alliance Ventures (the strategic investment […]

Montenegro-based contract intelligence platform Uhura Solutions scores €400,000 in seed funding

Uhura Solutions, a tech startup based in London and Podgorica, Montenegro, has raised €400,000 in early-stage financing to develop its software, which helps financial institutions speed up review and decision-making processes by using an AI platform that streamlines the process of analysing and drafting contracts and agreements. In short, Uhura’s software can read and understand […]

Digitail raises seed funding to bring veterinary practices up to digital speed

It’s a small round of financing but a fascinating premise: Digitail has raised €220,000 in seed funding to boost the development of its software for veterinary practices and a ‘digital health card’ for pets. The funding round comes from accelerator Fast Track Malmo (one of the co-founders, Ruxandra Pui, is based in the Swedish city), […]

German privacy tech startup Usercentrics raises millions in Series A funding for its ‘consent management platform’

Munich, Germany-based SaaS startup Usercentrics aims to create an entirely new infrastructure for user consent across data architectures. To do that, and to scale globally, the company today announced the closing of a new Series A investment – a “multi-million fundraising round” – from ALSTIN Capital with participation from existing investors Cavalry Ventures and Reimann […]

Berlin proptech startup Wunderflats has secured €8 million in funding

Berlin, Germany-based Wunderflats, which helps people find furnished apartments for rent, has secured €8 million in funding to supports its growth. This funding round happened last week but flew largely under the radar. The investment round comes from Proptech1 Ventures and prior backers, including Creathor Venture, ‘VC Fonds Kreativwirtschaft der IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft’ and Axel Springer. […]