Our Q2 funding analysis discovered a gap between European funds being raised and capital being invested in Europe’s companies. Tom Wehmeier of Atomico shares his insights on this with us.
Stockholm gaming studio Toca Boca looks set to be sold, but is the reported price tag low compared to the exits of other Nordic gaming companies? Neil S W Murray takes a closer look at the numbers.
The general perception is that Germany significantly lags behind the UK when it comes to raising capital, however the numbers from H1 2015 point to the actual funding gap being rather small.
With reports that Sweden’s Klarna is now valued at $2.25 billion, where do they sit in terms of Europe’s most valuable privately-held, VC-backed ‘unicorns’ – and who is else is flying the flag for Europe?
We analyse all of the merger, acquisition and IPO activity from Q2 2015, and present our key findings, including the fact that this year is on course to effectively double the total value of 2014’s tech exits.
Guest contributor Serkan Ünsal, a Turkish entrepreneur and author, has taken a dive into the available data on Turkey’s startup ecosystem, and compiled some facts and figures for the first half of this year.
European tech companies raised €3.47 billion in Q2 2015, in 275 funding rounds. We took a look at where this money went, and analysed what this means for the European technology scene.