Dataswift secures £1.6 million to give data ownership back to the people

Dataswift, a Cambridge-based company that enables individuals to own and use their own data, has announced £1.6 million in seed funding. The round was led by IQ Capital, with participation from Pacific & Orient Properties and Alphanumeric Corporation. The company’s aim is to solve widespread issues of ethics, transparency, and user control in personal data, […]

Workplace monitoring: What’s going on in Europe and elsewhere?

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German data anonymisation startup Statice raises “millions” in funding

Berlin-based startup Statice that offers software for automated data anonymisation has raised a “substantial seven-figure financing” round led by Capnamic Ventures, with participation from WestTech Ventures. Statice emerged from Berlin-based company builder WATTx in 2018 with a product that helps businesses “process and analyse sensitive personal data freely and in compliance with data protection regulations,” […]

Paris-founded cloud data management startup Odaseva raises $11.7 million

French-founded enterprise cloud management platform Odaseva has raised $11.7 million in a funding round led by Partech, with participation from new investor Salesforce Ventures and existing investor Serena. This capital injection brings the total amount attracted by Odaseva to $14 million. Odaseva’s Data Management Cloud helps enterprises to manage and secure their data in order […]

Tech.eu Podcast #31: Babbel's milestone, Mondo & Payleven, more new funds, interview with Shakil Khan and standardised term sheets

Tech.eu Podcast #104: Uber and Cabify depart Barcelona; the opportunity of GDPR; interview with TransferWise’s Taavet Hinrikus; and more

This week, Andrii Degeler, Natalie Novick, and Chris Chinchilla talk about the departure of Uber and Cabify from Barcelona, the rise of “data ownership” companies that help to guard your data, the doublethink of the Western corporates regarding automation, writing tips from Stephen King, diversity in the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the UK, and much more.