This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about Uber’s licence — or rather lack thereof — in London, the EU trying to save startups from the “Valley of death,” the world of home delivery, Shoshana Zuboff’s Axel Springer Award, and more. In addition to all that, listen to a conversation with Thomas Canguilhem, partner and head of international growth at EcoTree.
On Wednesday night, we kicked off Slush 2019 at Epicenter Helsinki with a great pair of partners, La French Tech and Arctic Startup. Huge thanks to our speakers, everyone who came out to the event, and the Epicenter staff for a lovely evening! Before two days of Slush excitement (and madness), we brought together people […]
BASF has acquired Sculpteo, a France-based online 3D printing service provider, for an undisclosed sum (via Le Figaro). BASF New Business, the chemical giant’s innovation-focused group, is said to have purchased the company to market and establish new industrial 3D printing materials more quickly for its dedicated 3D printing subsidiary, which it recently announced would […]
This is the first batch of interviews the team of Tech.eu recorded in at the TechChill conference in Riga, Latvia, last month. It doesn’t mean, however, that we only talked to people from the Baltics about the local ecosystem — far from that, actually. In this episode, we’ve talked to Kat Borlongan from La French Tech, Anna Andersone of Riga Tech Girls, and Milda Mitkutė from Vinted.
French technology companies raised more than €960 million last year, spread across more than 115 deals, and M&A activity in the country generated more than €900 million in 2015. This and more in our latest report!
For years, French government-backed investment group Bpifrance has been investing in several successful French startups that are making a global impact.
John Chambers, the CEO executive chairman and former CEO of American multinational Cisco, was so impressed with the French startup scene that he committed first $100 million, later $200 million to making investments on the ground. Cisco is investing directly in startups like 6Wind and Intersec, but has also taken up the role of ‘fund […]