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 […]
Invest Europe, the association that aims to represent European private equity and VC with over 1,400 member firms, has released a free report (PDF) on the private capital deployment activity it tracked in 2018. According to the organisation, private equity investment in Europe has hit a new record, increasing 7 percent year-over-year to reach €80.6 […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about SoftBank’s confirmed and alleged deals in Germany, European car sharing companies and luxurious experiences connected to some of them, best and worst practices of writing ICO white papers, whether it’s time to start boycotting the money coming from Saudi Arabia, and more.
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the freshly approved Copyright Directive, the new €1.49 billion fine for Google, the concept of cloud kitchen, and much more. We’ve also prepared an interview with Martin Villig, co-founder of Bolt, formerly known as Taxify.