Barcelona awards 19 micromobility licenses — but not for e-scooters

The city authorities of Barcelona have announced the winners of micromobility licenses, which came in a batch of 19: 12 for e-moped companies and seven for the operators of bicycles and e-bikes. Notably, e-scooter sharing platforms are still not welcome in the city. Here’s a list of the companies that have received the licenses, courtesy […]

Global Venture Funding Through The Pandemic; Late-Stage Stays Strong

Editor’s note: this is an article from Crunchbase News written by research lead Gené Teare and syndicated with permission. To understand the impact of the pandemic on global venture funding, we took a look at comparative trends for the first four months of each year from 2016 through to 2020. The impact to technology companies […]

Mark 1-2 July on your calendar for Relevation, a two-day virtual event serving as the digital meeting point for proptech startups and investors

The calendar for startup events has been completely cleared as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and as a result many organisers have turned to virtual events. These digital-only conferences and meetups help to keep the dialogs and networks open among startups, investors and clients. On July 1-2, PropTech Lab, a Belgian organisation supporting the […]

Opinion: Why public VC blacklists shouldn’t exist

The COVID-19 crisis has changed the lives of billions of people on Earth — including a small subset thereof, that is VCs and entrepreneurs. The change is not always positive or pleasant — but it’s certainly here to stay, and it’s very important to understand how to adjust for it. In a recent podcast episode, we […]