“Life is Growth” – A new Tech.eu + Stripe report on how, where and when European tech companies start scaling up

Today, Tech.eu and Stripe have released the (free) “Life is Growth” report, a deep dive into the state of play for growth-stage technology companies in Europe. This is the second report Tech.eu and Stripe release after “Seed the Future” (November 2018), which looked specifically at early-stage investment in Europe. What’s clear from the report is […]

UK-founded research commercialisation startup IN-PART raises £950,000

Sheffield-founded commercial-academic matchmaking platform IN-PART has landed £950,000 in a funding round from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, which poured £750,000, and two unnamed private investors. IN-PART, which employs 28 people across two offices in Sheffield and London, plans to use the capital injection to expand its team. As part of the deal, Thomas Jørgensen, […]

HERE launches an AI research institute in Vienna, plans to invest €25 million over five years

Amsterdam-headquartered HERE Technologies, a mapping and location services company that used to be part of Nokia, has announced the launch of the Institute for Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence (IARAI) in Vienna. The new research institution will focus on machine learning “machine learning that will deepen the location intelligence needed to build an autonomous world,” […]