StartersHub, an early-stage tech investment fund based in Istanbul and San Francisco, will back 60 eastern European startups over the next four years in an effort to bridge the gap between pre-seed and seed funding. Arda Aşkin, managing director at StartersHub, explained: “Despite the fact that a record €0.7 billion was invested in CEE startups […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the future of stablecoins in the EU, DeepMind news, the story and promise of Sono, a new report by the European Investment Fund, and more. The featured interview is a conversation with Christophe Perron, co-founder of Stimergy.
In this podcast episode, we’ve talked to Vivian Chan, CEO and co-founder of Sparrho, and Ian Smith, CEO and founder of Gospel Tech.
These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
The European Commission announced this week that it has awarded over €278 million to 75 startups and SMEs through its accelerator pilot. The European Innovation Council (EIC) was founded in June to help entrepreneurs, small businesses, innovators and scientists scale their organisations internationally. To this end, the EIC launched an accelerator pilot, and this is […]
London-based Skyports, the urban air mobility startup and drone delivery operator, has raised just over £5 million in Series A funding. Jointly led by Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures (DBDV) and Groupe ADP, the round also includes a fresh infusion from Levitate Capital following their seed investment nearly two years ago. There’s a lot of buzz […]
Raylo, the UK startup aiming to disrupt the mobile device industry, has raised £2.9 million in late seed funding, from Macquarie and Guy Johnson. In response to changing sentiments on consumption and concern over the estimated 45 million tonnes of annual e-waste, Raylo launched in May 2019 to bring the subscription economy to cell phones. […]