How a Digital Euro could revolutionize Europe’s payments ecosystem

The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to pursue ambitious plans to establish a Digital Euro, at a time in which global jurisdictions seek to make the most of the rapid digitalization of payments. On July 14, the ECB announced that as of October, it will move into the two-year ‘investigation phase’ of its Digital […]

A tax regime for the global economy: What does Tech want?

The European Commission announced this week that it has sidelined ambitious plans for an EU-wide digital tax, following an agreement between G20 Finance ministers that will pave the way for a minimum global cooperate tax rate of 15 percent, likely to impact some of the world’s largest tech firms.  “After many years of discussions and […]

Tech.eu podcast #10: Three new funds, Europe's relationship with failure, an update on BlaBlacar, and a look at Kima Ventures

Tech.eu Podcast #126: Facial recognition rules in Europe, France and Britain bite back on big tech, the future of EU-US data flows, interviews with Lubomila Jordanova and Tim Schumacher, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about the new, tighter rules regarding facial recognition in Europe, the standoff between France and the UK and the big tech companies, the future of data flows between Europe and the US, and much more. We’ve also prepared interviews with Lubomila Jordanova of PlanA and Tim Schumacher, co-fonder of Eyeo, Sedo, and SaaS.group.