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: About You shoots for €4.4 billion valuation in IPO, Google bows to search engine rival pressure in Europe, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – About You, the German fashion e-commerce company that aims to digitalise mall visits by creating a personalised shopping experience on smartphones for young teens, is looking to raise €941 million euros in a Frankfurt IPO. Tuesday’s implied price range of between 21 euros and 26 […]

Danish HR tech firm Eloomi secures $55 million to bolster its ‘people development’ software

Copenhagen-based HR/edtech software company Eloomi has scored $55 million in funding from Boston-based private equity firm Great Hill Partners to push for further growth in the US market. Founded in 2015, Eloomi offers a cloud-based corporate learning and performance management platform that enables HR directors to onboard new staff, and distribute training content to internal […]

Today in European Tech: The SPAC is back with Babylon’s $4.2 billion merger and eToro’s draft filing, the EU’s digital ID wallet, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Just when you thought the SPAC had been played out, London-based healthtech company Babylon confirms the rumours and announces its plan to go public via a $4.2 billion merger with Alkuri Global Acquisition Corp. – Israeli/British brokerage firm eToro is one step closer to its […]

Today in European Tech: Etsy buys Depop for $1.6 billion, Celonis raises $1 billion at decacorn valuation, FlixBus nabs $650 million

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Munich-based ‘execution management’ software maker Celonis has announced a monster $1 billion Series D round, giving it a post-money valuation north of $11 billion. The round, which was led by new backers Durable Capital Partners and T. Rowe Price Associates, follows a $290 million Series […]

Take-Two buys Serbian games studio Nordeus for $378 million in cash, stock

Take-Two Interactive has announced that it has acquired privately-held Serbian mobile games developer Nordeus for up to $378 million. The upfront price of $225 million is comprised of cash and $90 million in newly issued shares of Take-Two common stock. The Nordeus founding team will receive the stock consideration and continue to run the company, […]