A bit of news on movement within the European tech investment community: 1) Invest Europe has appointed Eric de Montgolfier as its new CEO to lead the association that represents Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors. De Montgolfier joins from Brussels-listed investment manager Gimv, where he was Partner and Head of Gimv France, […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about the new European Commission, Europe’s stance on the Libra cryptocurrency, Amsterdam as an IPO destination, language studies, Amazon habits, and much more. The featured interview of the week is with Harold Saar, head of fleet development at Stigo, an e-vehicle company from Estonia.
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the recent developments in the standoff between the US and France related to the digital tax, Acast borrowing €25 million from the European Investment Bank, the ways in which VCs cover Europe, and much more. In the interview department, listen to a conversation with Daniel Korski, co-founder and CEO of Public.io.
On July 13th, London’s LUSH Studio hosted a tasty gathering of some of Britain’s most innovative food pioneers for the inaugural Pitch + Plant startup competition. Created by Vevolution, the competition was designed to shine a spotlight on new plant-based innovations in foodtech, a space that continues to experience considerable growth in Europe and beyond. Growing […]
If you’re interested in health tech/medtech, the first thing you should do is check out our recent coverage of this exciting vertical as we’ve partnered with Bayer G4A to focus our editorial efforts on it for an entire month. But reading and listening only takes you so far. Sometimes, you need to be physically present […]
Venture capital firm Accel has raised a $575 million fund, its sixth to be invested in early-stage companies across Europe and Israel, and its biggest to date. Accel, which set up shop in London back in 2000, has backed the likes of Spotify, BlaBlaCar, Monzo, UiPath, Deliveroo, Prezi, Supercell, Funding Circle and Rovio, so it’s […]
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 […]