Last month, the European Union’s Environment Agency released a landmark report with a shocking finding: 412,000 Europeans were killed prematurely due to poor air quality in 2016 (the most recent year data is available). Thousands more across the continent suffer from medical conditions attributed to poor air quality, including heart disease, lung disease and strokes. […]
Spotawheel was founded in Athens by Charis Arvanitis, Christos Zis and Kiriakos Agadakos. The team came together to found Spotawheel in 2016 in an effort to offer a frictionless buying experience for used cars through a unique platform that helps buyers find the right car at the right price. Through their predictive analytics, Spotawheel identifies […]
No invention has changed the world quite like the printing press. Initially developed in China and then later commercialized in Europe by Johannes Gutenberg in the 1400s, the printing press revolutionized society through mass production of the printed word. Today, a company in western Poland has been developing a manufacturing process that aims to make […]
Krakow-founded employee development platform HCM Deck has secured $3.2 million in a funding round led by mAccelerator, a VC fund of Poland’s mBank. The platform developed by HCM Deck allows organisation “to manage, automate, and analyse employee development in three key areas — learning, communication and feedback,” the startup said in a statement. It consists […]
Healthcare platform DocPlanner founded in Poland has raised a funding round of €80 million led by One Peak Partners and Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing, with participation from existing investors Piton Capital and ENERN Investments. This round brings the total amount raised by the company to some €130 million. DocPlanner’s product includes an appointment booking […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about SoftBank’s confirmed and alleged deals in Germany, European car sharing companies and luxurious experiences connected to some of them, best and worst practices of writing ICO white papers, whether it’s time to start boycotting the money coming from Saudi Arabia, and more.
Warsaw-based startup Packhelp that allows users to design and order their own custom-branded packaging has landed a $10 million funding round led by White Star Capital, with participation from existing investors Speedinvest x, PROfounders, Market One Capital, and Apostolos Apostolakis. The company plans to use the money to expand across Europe. Founded in 2015, Packhelp […]