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: Visa buys Tink for €1.8 billion, EA buys Playdemic in £1 billion deal, Wise IPO on track for July, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Payments giant Visa has announced a definitive agreement to purchase Stockholm’s open banking platform Tink for €1.8 billion, including cash and retention incentives. – Following Wise’s announcement earlier this month that it planned to go public by way of a direct listing on the LSE, […]

Today in European Tech: Aircall and Hailo raise rounds at unicorn valuations, EU plans to launch bloc-wide cyber task force, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – French cloud-based phone system and call centre platform Aircall has raised $120 million and now sits at a valuation of over $1 billion. – Israeli proprietary chip developer for deep learning on edge devices Hailo is completing a $100 million financing round at a company […]

Today in European Tech: Mollie nabs €665 million, GoStudent raises €205 million, EU launches probe into Google’s adtech services, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Mollie, an Amsterdam-based startup that provides a way for businesses to integrate payments into sites, documents and other services by way of an API, has raised €665 million in an all-equity round that values the company at €5.4 billion. – SoftBank, Tencent and other leading […]

Today in European Tech: Google to close down its London ‘Campus’, Forto raises $240 million at unicorn valuation, and much more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Berlin-based digital freight forwarding and supply chain solutions provider Forto has raised a hefty $240 million. With this round, Forto now weighs in at a $1.2 billion valuation. – Israeli music education startup JoyTunes has completed a $50 million funding round at a $1 billion […]