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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Today in European Tech: SumUp secures €750 million in financing, Trustpilot set to raise up to $600 million in IPO, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Israeli-British investment platform eToro is set to merge with a SPAC after years of speculation about the fintech firm going public. The company is merging with Betsy Z. Cohen-led SPAC FinTech Acquisition Corp. V, and the listing will give eToro a valuation of around $10.4 […]

Today in European Tech: big SPAC and IPO plans for ironSource, Babbel and eToro, Northvolt’s $14 billion order, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Israeli app monetization company IronSource is on track to becoming a listed company on Wall Street. SPAC Thoma Bravo Advantage will reportedly attempt to raise $1 billion and potentially give IronSource a valuation of $10 billion. – UK-based food delivery service Deliveroo is seeking to […]

Skeleton Technologies raises another €51 million to scale up its ultracapacitor business

Estonia-born energy storage startup Skeleton Technologies has raised another €51 million to boost the production of its ‘ultracapacitors’ (basically, batteries on steroids). The funding isn’t coming from institutional investors, we should note; Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, and the Free State of Saxony, are providing the money so Skeleton can develop new […]