This Week in European Tech: Playtika prepares to go public, European VC funding stats, Lunar takes on Klarna, and other big deals/stories

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked about 75 tech funding deals worth over €700 million, along with 10 M&A transactions, rumours, and related news stories across Europe, including Russia, Israel, and Turkey. As always, we are putting all of them together for you in a handy list sent in our Friday afternoon roundup […]

Solarge: The sunny future of flexible solar panels

Editor’s note: This is a sponsored article, which means it’s independently written by our editorial team but financially supported by another organisation, in this case, Techleap. If you would like to learn more about sponsored posts on, read this and contact us if you’re interested in partnering with us. Although solar is undoubtedly one […]

Today in European Tech: VC funding picks up in Q3, LearnUpon nabs $56 million, Pitch launches and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Dublin-based LearnUpon, which offers e-learning solutions to corporates to use for development and training, has raised $56 million from a single investor, Summit Partners. – The rapid rise in the share price of Germany’s TeamViewer has apparently inspired its major shareholder to make cash. […]

How Facebook is threatening EU privacy laws

Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Leif Nissen Lundbæk, co-founder and CEO of Berlin-based tech startup XAIN. Facebook is currently engaged in an all-out battle with the EU over U.S. regulatory laws that are designed to contradict EU privacy laws, and none of this benefits the end user at all. It all stems […]