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,” […]

From Yandex to Mail.Ru: a closer look at what 2018 brought for tech giants, investments and more in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Editor’s note: This article from East-West Digital News penned by Adrien Henni was syndicated with permission. Tech investment volumes Russia and its Eastern European neighbors were modest last year, if compared with the Chinese, US or Western European markets. However, the year was marked by giant corporate deals involving international players while a series of […]

UK-based Fluidic Analytics raises $31 million for its protein characterising tools

Cambridge-founded startup Fluidic Analytics that develops lab tools for protein analysis has raised $31 million in a funding round led by Draper Esprit, with participation from Delin Ventures, BGF, IQ Capital, and Amadeus Capital Partners. The products developed by Fluidic Analytics are based on a proprietary platform from the University of Cambridge that can give […]

Seed The Future: A free report on early-stage tech startups in Europe

We’re thrilled to announce our latest report, developed in close partnership with Stripe and Techstars and launched today on the main stage at the Web Summit in Lisbon. It’s a doozy. It’s the first time anyone has ever undertaken research on early-stage technology startup activity on such a scale, this extensively. We dug deep, is […]