For the second time in two years, I attended the Slush conference in Helsinki, easily one of the biggest and most important events in the Nordics and beyond. Here are some photographic memories.
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.
Belgian telecoms provider Destiny is marching forward with its goal of becoming the leading European cloud communications solutions for SMEs, announcing its acquisitions of Swedish firms Telepo and Soluno. Telepo has been on the scene since 2003, and provides enterprise-grade unified communications solutions to businesses and service providers, one of whom is/was Destiny. The two […]
Oslo’s SNÖ Ventures has launched its second fund, targeting $100 million to invest in early-stage Nordic companies. The first closing of the SNÖ Fund II has already been held, with LPs including Peter Thiel, Karl Christian Agerup (co-founder of Northzone), Eilert Hanoa (CEO of Kahoot!), KLP (Norway’s largest pension company), Investinor, and other unnamed parties […]
Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Stockholm’s BNPL juggernaut Klarna has confirmed a new equity funding round of $639 million led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2. With this raise Klarna now clocks in at a post-money valuation of $45.6 billion, a figure that is only eclipsed by Stripe in the fintech […]
Stockholm’s dark kitchen startup Curb has raised €20 million in a funding round led by Point72 Ventures. Existing investor EQT also participated in the round. The new capital is expected to fuel further investments and development of the brand’s technologies and grow overall operations. To date, the startup has raised €23.2 million. Just over one […]
Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Just when you thought the SPAC had been played out, London-based healthtech company Babylon confirms the rumours and announces its plan to go public via a $4.2 billion merger with Alkuri Global Acquisition Corp. – Israeli/British brokerage firm eToro is one step closer to its […]