Belgium’s Esoptra raises €2.4 million to help companies turn data into value

Belgian tech startup Esoptra, which develops and markets a DataOps platform for reusable business applications, has secured €2.4 million in total funding. The startup was founded in 2017 by Paul Carpentier and Jan Van Riel – serial entrepreneurs who previously established Gnosis, Wave Research, FilePool (acquired by Dell EMC) and Caringo – and had already […]

Israeli startup Rookout raises $8 million in round led by Cisco to ease developers’ debugging pains

Tel Aviv-based Rookout, the code-level data extraction and pipelining platform, has announced today that it has raised $8 million in funding to accelerate its commercial growth and to cover additional observability use cases and languages. The Series A round was led by Cisco Investments, alongside existing investors TLV Partners and Emerge, with industry leaders Nat […]

Tech.eu Podcast #129: Babylon Health and Saudi funding, Rockstar taxes kerfuffle, e-scooters and climate risks, Cloudflare and 8chan, and more

This week, Andrii Degeler and Natalie Novick discuss the mega-round of Babylon Health where the controversial fund PIF was among the investors, the tax relief claimed by Rockstar North that hasn’t paid corporation taxes in years, new research on e-scooters and climate risks, Cloudflare dropping 8chan, and much more. In addition to that, listen to an interview with Conny Weber, senior research analyst at the European Crowdfunding Network.

Latvia’s Aerones raises €2.7 million for its firefighting, building-cleaning and wind turbine-managing drones

Latvian drone startup Aerones has just raised 2.7 million euros from the InnoEnergy investment platform to continue developing its technology and prepare its manufacturing platform with the implementation of a global franchise business model in mind. Backed by Y Combinator, Aerones makes high-power drones that can assist in the maintenance of wind turbines, the cleaning […]

Funding flows to Zurich: Teralytics raises $17.5 million, AI tech startup Deepcode scores $4 million

Two noteworthy funding announcements coming out of Zurich, Switzerland today – and both from spin-offs from the ETH: 1) Mobility intelligence startup Teralytics has secured $17.5 million in a funding round led by Robert Bosch Venture Capital together with Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures, innogy Ventures, LBBW Venture Capital, Liil Ventures, Atomico and Lakestar. The company […]