Tech.eu Podcast: How France, the Netherlands, Latvia, and the EU support startups

Welcome to a new series of special episodes of Tech.eu Podcast, made in collaboration with The Next Web. Over three shows, we’ll talk to VCs, governmental organisations, and startups about the changes in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in times of crisis and the ways for founders to navigate it. Today, we’ll hear from Katerina Borunska (European Commission), Kat Borlongan (La French Tech), Olga Barreto Goncalves (LIAA), and Nils Beers (Techleap).

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EU Commission and EIF launch ESCALAR, commit up to $1.2 billion to help scale high-potential European startups

The European Commission and European Investment Fund (EIF) are launching ESCALAR, or European Scale-Up Action for Risk Capital, a new investment approach that will support venture capital and growth financing for companies, enabling them to scale up in Europe and “help reinforce Europe’s economic and technological sovereignty.” ESCALAR will provide up to €300 million, aiming […]

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European Innovation Council invests over €278 million in 75 companies through accelerator pilot

The European Commission announced this week that it has awarded over €278 million to 75 startups and SMEs through its accelerator pilot. The European Innovation Council (EIC) was founded in June to help entrepreneurs, small businesses, innovators and scientists scale their organisations internationally. To this end, the EIC launched an accelerator pilot, and this is […]

Tech.eu Podcast #137: Unbabel and gig economy, documents leak from the Commission, cap table issues, Carly Kind of the Ada Lovelace Institute, and more

This week, Andrii Degeler and Natalie Novick discuss the fresh funding round of Unbabel and the gig economy in general, new tech-related documents leaked from the European Commission, cap table issues in the Nordics and beyond, the mystery of Cachette Capital, and more. The featured interview of the day is a conversation with Carly Kind, director of the Ada Lovelace Institute.