German media giant ProSiebenSat.1 is making a big push into mobile / online games publishing and licensing with the acquisition of Berlin-based publisher Aeria Games Europe.
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has been quietly staking out a sizeable footprint in Europe and beyond. Ivo Spigel reports on Rakuten’s plans for taking on Amazon and eBay on the Old Continent.
Silicon Valley startup Uber will make its official debut in Belgium tomorrow, launching a peer-to-peer urban ride-sharing service called UberPOP in Brussels, the de facto capital of Europe.
Amsterdam-based Booking.com, the world’s largest hotel booking site with 425,000 hotels, says the total transaction value of mobile accommodation bookings grew to over $8 billion in 2013.
In a matter of months, German-British startup Lock8 claimed victory at TechCrunch’s European startup competition, kicked ass on Kickstarter and landed funding from big VCs. What gives?