Ivo Spigel recently had an opportunity to learn about the strategy and processes of Atomico, one of Europe’s premier venture funds. In the first of a two-part series, he speaks with co-founder Mattias Ljungman, and partners Dan Hynes and Tom Wehmeier:
Yesterday, Tech.eu attended an event in Brussels organised by open innovation advisory firm Mind the Bridge and UK-based innovation foundation Nesta, meant to highlight and award the corporates that are doing the most to support startups across Europe. During the event, which was attended by Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for research, science and innovation, the […]
Are the regulators coming for crypto? For once, maybe not in Europe. Initial coin offerings (ICOs), the newest craze this year in the world of cryptocurrencies, are a new form of crowdfunding that allow tech ventures to easily raise cash by issuing and selling their own cryptocurrency tokens. Usually, those tokens can then be traded […]
For the second quarter in a row, European tech funding has broken previous records: total funding tracked by Tech.eu for tech startups in Europe, Israel, and Turkey rose to €7.7 billion in Q3 2017, across 865 deals. This is €1 billion more than was raised in Q2 2017, and a 117% increase from the same […]
Highland Europe’s Scaling Businesses questionnaire invites European tech companies to share the challenges of scaling a business.
We daresay the above image doesn’t need much comment. It’s a selection of some of the biggest and well-known technology companies on the planet, all of which have bought at least one European tech firm last year. We’re just saying. For more data and analysis, check out our European Tech Exits Report 2016 (buy it […]
The Priceline Group has signed a deal to acquire UK and Denmark-based travel search site Momondo Group for $550 million in cash. Momondo offers a metasearch engine for hotels, flights, and cars in Europe. Priceline bought the company from its previous owner Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm that invested $130 million in the Momondo Group in 2014 taking a majority stake.