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?
At the Web Summit in Dublin last week, Tech.eu caught up with Stripe co-founder (and Irish-born) John Collison for a video interview, to talk about its plans to democratise digital payments – and for Europe.
An impromptu interview with Jaime Jorge, co-founder of Portuguese startup Codacy, moments after the company won this year’s startup pitching competition at the Web Summit in Dublin.