As EU member states are set to sign off on a series of broad commitments to transform the bloc’s digital agenda, the World Economic Forum (WEF) today released a great report entitled ‘Bridging the Gap in European Scale-up Funding: The Green Imperative in an Unprecedented Time’ (PDF link). In the interest of full disclosure, I […]
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 […]
London-based VC firm Frog Capital has announced the first close of its second scale-up fund, which is expected to accumulate over €150 million. The fund is dedicated to European software companies that earn around €5 million in annual revenue. More specifically, the firm selects software companies that deliver in two main areas: smart data (analysis […]
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 […]
We take a close look at the (admittedly preliminary) results of a new, comprehensive study that analyses the who, what and where of Europe’s most promising technology startups and scale-ups.