Global Venture Funding Through The Pandemic; Late-Stage Stays Strong

Editor’s note: this is an article from Crunchbase News written by research lead Gené Teare and syndicated with permission. To understand the impact of the pandemic on global venture funding, we took a look at comparative trends for the first four months of each year from 2016 through to 2020. The impact to technology companies […]

Pauliina Martikainen, Maki.vc: The role of marketing and branding is often overlooked by early-stage deep-tech startups

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). Over the past couple of years, the Nordics have seen an influx of new early-stage VC firms that entered the market fueled by the success of local startups, from Supercell to Spotify. One of […]

Carlos Espinal, managing partner at Seedcamp: “The role that accelerators and incubators played [is] no longer as important”

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). With more than 10 years of history and over €1 billion raised across its funds, Seedcamp is one of the most well-known seed-stage VC firms in Europe. At the TechBBQ conference in […]

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 […]