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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Starling Bank co-founder completes £5.25 million round for fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange Ziglu

Mark Hipperson, a co-founder and former CTO of British neobank Starling Bank, is today announcing £5.25 million in seed funding for his latest venture, cryptocurrency exchange platform Ziglu. Somewhat oddly, the names of the investors were not disclosed – only that it involves “a number of specialist UK FinTech investors, and entrepreneurs.” Ziglu provides a […]

FireStart raises €4 million to ready its BPM software suite for the ‘age of hyper-automation’

Linz, Austria-based low-code automation software maker FireStart has secured €4 million in Series A funding from VC firms Paua Ventures (Berlin) and Capital300 (Vienna). It has also brought on board a trio of notable angel investors: Charlie Songhurst, the former head of strategy for Microsoft, Dr. Paul Achleitner, the former Chairman of the Supervisory Board […]