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: VC funding picks up in Q3, LearnUpon nabs $56 million, Pitch launches and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Dublin-based LearnUpon, which offers e-learning solutions to corporates to use for development and training, has raised $56 million from a single investor, Summit Partners. – The rapid rise in the share price of Germany’s TeamViewer has apparently inspired its major shareholder to make cash. […]

This Week in European Tech: Allegro’s stellar IPO, Kahoot raises $215M, EU pledges €10 billion for homegrown cloud computing, and other big deals/stories

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked more than 70 tech funding deals worth about €1 billion, along with a handful of M&A transactions, 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 […]

It’s a fit: Zalando buys Swiss body scanning tech startup Fision

German e-commerce giant Zalando has acquired a small Swiss company to help its 34 million+ customers choose and buy clothes that will fit on their body. The company has picked up Zurich-based Fision, a computer vision software outfit that has developed technologies (see Meepl.com) that generate 3D virtual bodies and clothing models, for an undisclosed […]

Today in European Tech: more threats to break up, tax big US tech companies in the EU, and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Israeli insurance industry software solutions provider Sapiens announced today the start of a proposed underwritten public offering of $100 million of its common shares. – Luxembourg-based Brighteye Ventures, which claims to be Europe’s first and largest edtech VC, has announced the $54 million first […]

Today in European Tech: Wolt nabs funding (small round, big deal), new growth fund plans at Balderton; and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – German business transformation software maker Celonis has acquired Czech online automation startup Integromat. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Celonis co-founder and CEO Alexander Rinke said the deal was over $100 million. – Israeli AI-based machine monitoring solution provider Augury today […]