Blooming Late: The rise of late-stage funding for European tech scale-ups (report)

Today, Tech.eu and Stripe are releasing a new research report focused on analysing the increase of late-stage funding rounds (financing rounds of €100 million or more) for fast-growing Europe-born tech companies. Titled “Blooming Late: The rise of late-stage funding for European tech scale-ups”, it’s the third and last in a series of reports diving into […]

“I’m a curious nerd” — An interview with Esben Østergaard, CEO of REInvest Robotics, founder and former CTO of Universal Robots

Editor’s note: This interview has been recorded and published as part of a content project in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Esben Østergaard is a prominent figure in the Danish robotics ecosystem. Back in 2005, he co-founded Universal Robots, which became a pioneer in building collaborative robots, or cobots, and was acquired by […]

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.

Bootstrapped no more: Agorapulse announces £14.7 million in funding

After eight years of bootstrapped and global growth, Paris-based Agorapulse has raised £14.7 million in funding to strengthen its market leadership in social media management for small and medium businesses. The round was led by Hi Inov Dentressangle, with support from Cipio Partners and Entrepreneur Venture; all three investors specialize in growth-stage SaaS investments. Agorapulse […]