Tech.eu Podcast — Interview Special: Dima Shvets, Reface

In this episode, we’ve prepared an interview with Dima Shvets, co-founder and CEO of Reface. If you’re into memes and faceswap, you certainly know the name of the company — it’s been downloaded more than 90 million times and used by people like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Justin Bieber.

Investor matchmaking startup Unicorn Nest has published a database of 26,000 VCs

Unicorn Nest, Ukrainian-born platform that matches startups and investors using AI algorithms, has published a database that contains structured information on more than 26,000 VC funds across the globe in an effort to support fundraising efforts of entrepreneurs hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak. The list — distributed as a huge Excel file — also […]

Ukrainian “deepfake-for-good” startup Respeecher raises $1.5 million

Ukrainian-founded AI startup Respeecher has landed a $1.5 million in funding for its voice transformation and transfer technology aimed at the entertainment industry. The round was led by ff Venture Capital, with participation from Acrobator Ventures, ICU Ventures, Network VC, and several angel investors. Kyiv-based Respeecher provides an AI-based toolkit to change recorded voice or […]

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BlaBlaCar offers to acquire Busfor to expand bus service through Russia

BlaBlaCar, the world’s leading long-distance carpooling platform, announced that it has offered to acquire Busfor, Russia and Ukraine’s largest online bus ticketing platform. Just last year, BlaBlaCar expanded beyond car sharing to incorporate bus service, aiming to increase its hold on road mobility and satisfy more passengers. With 7,000 bus carriers, Busfor will cement BlaBlaCar’s […]