Welcome to a new series of special episodes of Tech.eu Podcast, made in collaboration with The Next Web. Over three shows, we’ll talk to VCs, governmental organisations, and startups about the changes in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in times of crisis and the ways for founders to navigate it. Today, we’ll hear from Katerina Borunska (European Commission), Kat Borlongan (La French Tech), Olga Barreto Goncalves (LIAA), and Nils Beers (Techleap).
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.