Today in European Tech: $70 million in funding for HungryPanda, Italy fines Apple €10 million over iPhone water resistance claims, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – S&P Global has agreed a deal to buy UK-based IHS Markit for $44 billion, creating a powerhouse in the provision of market data information services. – London-based HungryPanda, which provides a specialist online ordering platform for Chinese customers living abroad in cities around the […]

Today in European Tech: France confirms digital tax plans, Russian video streaming platform ivi.ru next in line for a US IPO, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Just days after the triumphant NASDAQ IPO of Ozon, a leading Russian e-commerce company, another Russian digital major, video streaming platform ivi.ru, has started the registration procedure for a US IPO. – Amsterdam-based Rodeo, a project management software vendor that offers tools for the […]

Today in European Tech: Russia’s Ozon nails its IPO, EU moves to take control of its data, France proceeds with its ‘digital tax’, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Shares in Russian online retail giant Ozon surged by more than 40% in the first minutes of trading after the most eagerly anticipated Russian IPO in years. Ozon is the country’s second-largest e-commerce player, and the first-day jump gave Ozon a valuation of more […]

Today in European Tech: Kahoot buys game maker Drops, AppsFlyer raised at a $2 billion valuation, Nokia’s CTO is leaving, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Norwegian learning platform company Kahoot has acquired Estonia’s language learning mobile game maker Drops for as much as $50 million. Kahoot is paying $31 million in cash, plus another $19 million if Drops performs well from 2020 to 2022. – Salesforce Ventures, the investing […]

Today in European Tech: $125M for psychedelic treatments, UK firms against Privacy Sandbox, HelloFresh buys Factor, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – German-born Atai Life Sciences has landed $125 million in funding from investors including Peter Thiel. “Atai is developing a range of drugs for mental health treatment, including ketamine, MDMA and psilocybin — the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms,” Sifted reports. – Berlin-born HelloFresh announced […]