Digitized ID verification startup Onfido lands $100 million

Editor’s note: this is a syndicated article from Crunchbase News, written by reporter Sophia Kunthara Identity verification startup Onfido has raised $100 million in a new round of funding. Onfido uses artificial intelligence to analyze a person’s facial biometrics and compare it to government-issued IDs to verify his or her identity. This round, which was […]

Tech.eu Podcast — Accelerator Special: How 500 Startups, Rockstart, and Techstars adapt to the new reality

In this special episode, we talk to Aaron Blumenthal (USA), Antonio Pisante (Italy), and Rune Theill (The Netherlands) to learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on startup accelerators. Will the accelerator business model survive the pandemic? What advice do the programme managers give their portfolio startups? Find answers to these questions — and much more — in today’s show.

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 […]

Tech.eu Podcast #57: Songkick and Samlino's funding rounds, the CEE region is on the rise again, eFounders and WIRED 100

Tech.eu Podcast #161: How European VCs are reacting to crisis; prospects of e-scooter operators

This week, Andrii Degeler, Natalie Novick, and Robin Wauters discuss how VCs change their way in the challenging times, and whether it’s a good idea for founders to come forward and name the names of those trying to take advantage of entrepreneurs. Also expect to hear the latest on how e-scooter companies cope with the coronavirus outbreak and enjoy a beautiful music track from Finland.