British “AI-powered” VC firm InReach Ventures has announced the first closing of its new fund of €53 million, from which it’s going to invest in early-stage European technology startups. According to the company, over half of its team are software engineers, who’ve been busy over the past three years developing a proprietary system that “generates […]
AXA Venture Partners (AVP), a venture arm of the insurance behemoth AXA Group (formerly known as AXA Strategic Ventures), has raised its second fund of $150 million to invest in early-stage startups. It has also announced that the first iteration of the fund, for which it raised $110 million in 2015, has been deployed. The […]
As corporates all over the world are en masse starting to look at startups to further their own innovation ambitions by investing and/or acquiring in external talent and initiatives, we’re also beginning to see interesting collaborations between traditional VCs and big companies. Case in point: French VC firm Iris Capital is today announcing that it […]
Magenta Venture Partners, a VC firm with Israeli and Japanese partners, has announced a new fund targeting $100 million. The fund saw an initial closing back in 2018 and is expected to be finalised by the end of this year. Magenta plans to invest in early-stage startups from Israel or related to the country in […]
The team of Tech.eu Podcast is proud to present our first interview special — a new episode format, in which we offer you a few pre-recorded conversations with some of the most interesting people of the European startup ecosystem.
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 […]
One of Europe’s largest and most well-known tech startup conferences, Web Summit, has launched a $50 million VC fund baptised Amaranthine, the Financial Times reported. The paperwork for the fund was completed back in May this year. This year’s Web Summit conference begins today in Lisbon, Portugal, where it’s expected to gather more than 60,000 […]