Opinion: Why public VC blacklists shouldn’t exist

The COVID-19 crisis has changed the lives of billions of people on Earth — including a small subset thereof, that is VCs and entrepreneurs. The change is not always positive or pleasant — but it’s certainly here to stay, and it’s very important to understand how to adjust for it. In a recent podcast episode, we […]

French fintech startup Pennylane raises €4 million from Global Founders Capital, Partech and Kima Ventures

Paris-based fintech company Pennylane, which brings together accountants and tech to help startup founders and small business owners manage their admin, has scored €4 million in funding from Global Founders Capital, Partech and Kima Ventures, the investment vehicle of Xavier Niel. The company was started by the founders of PriceMatch – acquired by Booking.com in […]

Tech.eu Podcast #165: Hectic week for Amazon in Europe; PEPP-PT and contact-tracing apps; Exeger and future of self-charging gadgets

This week, Andrii Degeler and Natalie Novick discuss the good and bad things happening to Amazon in Europe, the reasons why we still don’t have an EU-wide contact tracing app, and much more. The featured interview of the episode is a conversation with Giovanni Fili, CEO and founder of Exeger, who talks about the future of self-charging gadget and the “light-conscious” next generation.