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🎧 Sono Motors appears to have achieved its goal of raising €50 million through crowdfunding
🎧 Bolt has raised €50 million in venture debt from the EIB
🎧 Google has acquired Pointy for some $160 million
- Google acquires Pointy, a startup to help brick-and-mortar retailers list products online, for $163M
- Irish retail tech company Pointy purchased for $160m
- Pointy sale: How a Google reject built a $160m company and sold it to Google
- Dublin-based Pointy sold to Google for an alleged $160 million
🎧 What’s on at Davos this week?
- Angela Merkel: Europe should make its own chips and electric car batteries
- Angela Merkel warns EU: ‘Brexit is a wake-up call’
- Digital tax, trade wars, big tech: what’s actually going on between Europe and the US?
- Making profit from data is Europe’s next big challenge in tech
- How to strengthen Europe’s competitiveness in the digital age
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