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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UK startup Poplar scores $2.1 million to capitalise on AR momentum

UK startup Poplar, which provides a platform meant to significantly lower the bar for the production of 3D and AR campaigns, has secured $2.1 million in seed funding to boost growth. The round was led by Fuel Ventures, and joined by Haatch Ventures, Ascension Ventures and Super Ventures. The fledgling company was founded, and incubated […]

German fintech startup TIS raises $20 million to bolster its B2B cloud platform for payment transactions

Walldorf, Germany-based fintech startup TIS (short for Treasury Intelligence Solutions), which provides a cloud platform for managing corporate payments and cash flows, has secured $20 million in additional financing led by Aquiline Technology Growth, with participation from existing investor 83North. The company says it plans to use the capital to accelerate product development and to […]

UK medtech company Exscientia raises $60 million to apply AI to drug discovery

British AI drug discovery company Exscientia has raised $60 million in a Series C financing round led by a new investor, Denmark’s Novo Holdings, with existing investors such as Evotec, Bristol Myers Squibb, and GT Healthcare Capital chipping in. Oxford-based Exscientia applies artificial intelligence to small molecule drug discovery. Earlier this year, the company announced […]

French fintech startup Pennylane raises €4 million from Global Founders Capital, Partech and Kima Ventures

Paris-based fintech company Pennylane, which brings together accountants and tech to help startup founders and small business owners manage their admin, has scored €4 million in funding from Global Founders Capital, Partech and Kima Ventures, the investment vehicle of Xavier Niel. The company was started by the founders of PriceMatch – acquired by Booking.com in […]

Finnish food delivery scale-up Wolt raises €100 million from (mostly) existing investors to ‘prep for an uncertain future’

Less than a year after securing $130 million, Finnish food delivery startup Wolt has raised a new €100 million round of funding from prior backers ICONIQ Capital, Highland Europe, 83North and EQT Ventures. The only new investor added to the roster is Goldman Sachs’ Growth Equity unit. The news comes after publicly listed rival Takeaway.com […]