In today’s show, we talk about funding deals, IPO news, a couple of court cases, gig economy issues, and much more. The featured interview is with Sonya Iovieno, head of venture and growth at Silicon Valley Bank.
In June of 2020, Web Summit hosted 32,000 online attendees via Collision. Six months later they more than tripled this number with their flagship event welcoming 104,328 attendees from 168 countries, making it the largest online business conference of the year. All powered by their own proprietary software. And as of today, you too can […]
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 […]
Ireland’s CurrencyFair, a peer-to-peer currency exchange, has raised €8 million in new funding and appointed Paul Byrne as its new CEO. The announcement was made today at the Web Summit in Lisbon. The funding round was led by previous investors Octopus Ventures and Frontline Ventures. New CEO Paul Byrne was previously the founder of software […]
After Neil’s opinion piece about some of Web Summit’s practices, the event organiser responded on its blog. In a way that triggered this response from us.
In an opinion piece, Tech.eu contributor Neil Murray explains why he won’t be going to Web Summit in Dublin, Lisbon or wherever the event may be held in the future.
We recently caught up with Moe Levin, who is in charge of building out the European business of BitPay, a payment service provider that specialises in Bitcoin. Why is Europe so important to them?