The five largest French Tech VC rounds of 2020

Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Chris O’Brien, an American journalist in Toulouse, France where he writes about technology, startups, travel, and culture. It was first published over at The French Tech Journal, his newsletter. Despite the insanity, 2020 turned out to be a blockbuster year for startup fundraising in France. Those numbers […]

Global Venture Funding Through The Pandemic; Late-Stage Stays Strong

Editor’s note: this is an article from Crunchbase News written by research lead Gené Teare and syndicated with permission. To understand the impact of the pandemic on global venture funding, we took a look at comparative trends for the first four months of each year from 2016 through to 2020. The impact to technology companies […]

The Q1 2020 Global VC Report: Funding slowly impacted by coronavirus

(Editor’s note: this is an article from Crunchbase News syndicated with permission, and written by research lead Gené Teare and reporter Joanna Glasner) Chronologically, the first quarter of 2020 began just over three months ago. But psychologically, it feels like a lifetime ago. The New Year rolled in with bullish expectations for startup investment across […]

Data Natives Conference 2019 (Berlin, Germany)

Data Natives Conference (DN19) is the meeting place for a data-driven generation. The event and its participants see data as part of a new cultural identity as well as new way of communicating, learning and interacting.

Blooming Late: The rise of late-stage funding for European tech scale-ups (report)

Today, Tech.eu and Stripe are releasing a new research report focused on analysing the increase of late-stage funding rounds (financing rounds of €100 million or more) for fast-growing Europe-born tech companies. Titled “Blooming Late: The rise of late-stage funding for European tech scale-ups”, it’s the third and last in a series of reports diving into […]

OpenOcean VC: Funding the future of European data companies

Big data, has been called by some to be the “new oil“. While others challenge that association, it is abundantly clear that innovations that harness the power of big data have an incredible opportunity to build some of the most exciting technologies of tomorrow. OpenOcean VC is a European investor working to propel companies in […]

“Life is Growth” – A new Tech.eu + Stripe report on how, where and when European tech companies start scaling up

Today, Tech.eu and Stripe have released the (free) “Life is Growth” report, a deep dive into the state of play for growth-stage technology companies in Europe. This is the second report Tech.eu and Stripe release after “Seed the Future” (November 2018), which looked specifically at early-stage investment in Europe. What’s clear from the report is […]