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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Today in European Tech: Mega-rounds for Quantexa and Remote, Eka Ventures and OTB launch new funds, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Business intelligence company ZoomInfo has agreed to acquire Israeli startup Chorus.ai, which develops an AI-based system to analyze sales calls, for $575 million. – London-based financial crime fighter Quantexa has just raised $153 million in Series D funding provided by Warburg Pincus and an allotment […]

Today in European Tech: LeasePlan spins off CarNext with €400 million in fresh funding, Danish fintech Lunar nabs €210 million, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Amsterdam-based CarNext, an online B2C and B2B used car marketplace, has announced that it has been carved out from LeasePlan with €400 million in fresh funding. – Danish digital challenger bank Lunar has raised €210 million in a Series D funding round led by family-owned […]

This Week in European Tech: Wise’s direct listing and its ripple effects, the birth of a few new unicorns, Rimac rides with Bugatti, and more

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked more than 100 tech funding deals worth over €2.3 billion, and 25 exits, M&A transactions, and 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 round-up […]

Today in European Tech: Bunq bags €193 million round, Younited Credit nabs $170 million, Swiss Post buys Tresorit, and much more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Amsterdam’s bunq has closed a record-breaking European fintech Series A round at €193 million. This now gives the neobank a valuation of €1.6 billion. Not too bad for a company that until this announcement had remained bootstrapped by its founder Ali Niknam for close to […]

Today in European Tech: Wise valued at $11 billion in direct listing, a $235 million round for AnyVision, Hopin buys Attendify, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Fintech scale-up Wise was valued at 7.95 billion pounds ($11 billion) on its market debut through direct listing, making it the largest ever tech listing in London by market capitalisation. – Israeli AI-based face recognition startup AnyVision has completed a $235 million Series C funding […]

Today in European Tech: ManoMano nabs $355 million, Volocopter and TravelPerk make acquisitions, Pleo valued at $1.7 billion, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Online DIY platform ManoMano today announced it has raised a $355 million round of financing giving the French scale-up a valuation of $2.6 billion. – Danish startup Pleo, which sells corporate expense management software and linked “smart” payment cards, has boosted its valuation to $1.7 […]

Today in European Tech: SoftBank pumps $130 million into Polish e-tailer, London VC Forward Partners plans to list on AIM, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Quietly announced over the weekend, Polish footwear and accessories retailer eobuwie’s majority shareholder CCC signed the papers with SoftBank Vision Fund 2 that saw a $130 million investment. – London-based VC firm Forward Partners has announced its intention to trade on AIM (Alternative Investment Market), […]