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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Fyde scores €2 million in seed funding to help organisations provide users with secure access to its servers

Portuguese-American software startup Fyde has raised €2 million in a funding round co-led by prior backers Draper Nexus and Vertex Ventures. Bright Pixel, Portugal Ventures and Wells Fargo Ventures also chipped in. Based in Porto and Palo Alto, the startup wants to change the way users remotely yet securely gain access to their organisations’ servers. […]

Data governance tech scale-up Collibra acquires Czech SaaS startup SQLdep

Not long after raising $100 million at a $1 billion+ valuation, Belgium/US-based data governance technology company Collibra is today announcing the acquisition of SQLdep, a Prague-based SaaS provider of automated data lineage. The deal will help Collibra customers uncover faster and deeper insights from their data, the company says. SQLdep and Collibra announced a partnership […]

Israeli startup Lightico raises $14.5 million from Mangrove and others to rival DocuSign

Tel Aviv, Israel-based Lightico today announced a $14.5 million investment by Mangrove Capital Partners (the VC firm that previously backed the likes of Skype, WalkMe and Wix), Crescendo Venture Partners, lool ventures and Spinach Angels. With the new investment, the company hopes to scale its software business, which enables organisations to collect eforms, eSignatures, documents, […]

French AI tech company Sinequa raises $23 million from Jolt Capital and Troismer

Paris-based Sinequa, which offers AI-powered search and analytics solutions, has raised $23 million in a financing round led by PE firm Jolt Capital and joined by prior backer Troismer. Sinequa’s platform offers corporate customers – mostly in the finance and pharmaceutical industries – access to all their corporate data, whether structured or unstructured, connecting knowledge […]

Medtech startup Monocl raises €3 million from GP Bullhound

Right after announcing the final close of its €113 million fund, GP Bullhound has disclosed a €3 million investment in Monocl, a software startup that aims to connect all stakeholders in the life science industry. The company says it is already working with some of the largest companies in the sector, including Pfizer, Novartis, Takeda […]