Sofia, Bulgaria-based early-stage VC firm LAUNCHub Ventures is on its way to raising a €70 million fund by the end of the first half of 2021; today the company is announcing a €44 million first close as its investment activities across the SEE and CEE regions pick up. LAUNCHub Ventures was set up in 2012 […]
Airstoc, an online marketplace for drone pilots, has raised $700,000 in seed funding from Point Nine Capital, Launchub, and Thibaud Elziere. The UK startup, founded in 2013 and based in Sheffield, connects drone pilots with businesses looking for aerial photography services. It recently passed 5,000 drone pilots in more than 100 countries registered on the […]
This week, we debate the controversial topic of Europe’s most entrepreneur-friendly cities, as we discuss the most interesting stories from Europe’s tech startup scene.
A combination of strong tech talent and EU funding seems to be working well for Bulgaria. Tech.eu co-founder Ivo Spigel takes a look at the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Bulgaria and the Balkans.