After over a decade working with founders in programmes such as Cyber London and The Accelerator Network, Katie Mills and Tazz Gault were looking for a new way to help early-stage companies. As longtime veterans of London’s startup scene, the two women noticed a clear gap in the market around blockchain technology. In late 2018, […]
This week, Natalie Novick, Robin Wauters, and Andrii Degeler discuss the trend of multi-modal transportation apps, the new Japanese-backed fund that will invest in European startups, the UK’s new investigation into Facebook, and much more. We’ve also prepared a pre-recorded interview with Riccardo Donadon, founder of the innovation platform H-FARM in Italy.
International early-stage startup investment firm Click Ventures has recently presented and published an extensive overview of what the global blockchain ecosystem looked like in 2018, put together with help from Tech.eu, Estonia’s Funderbeam and Oddup. The report we contributed to offers a ton of data points and insights, and best of all: it’s free of […]
Minsk-based Currency.com, a company affiliated with the trading platform Capital.com, has raised $8 million in funding from Larnabel Ventures and VP Capital. The startup has also announced the launch of what it claims to be “the world’s first fully-functional trading platform for tokenised securities.” The newly-launched platform allows investors “trade, invest in, and benefit from […]
Authenteq, an identity verification startup with offices in Reykjavik and Berlin, has raised a $5 million round led by Draper Associates and capital300. The company plans raise more money, calling the current capital injection “the first close of two in their Series A round” and mentioning that it’s currently “in discussions with a few investors […]
Reykjavik-headquartered fintech startup Monerium has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by Crowberry Capital, with the participation from ConsenSys and Hof Holdings. The company has also applied to become a licensed financial services company in the European Economic Area (EEA). After the registration process is over, Monerium plans to offer fiat money […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the recent Slush conference in Helsinki, the issues with e-scooters in Madrid, the EC’s new initiative regarding AI, inclusion and diversity in the tech industry, and more.