Today in European Tech: Farfetch fetches $1.1 billion, EU looks at encryption, Pablo Escobar’s brother sues Klarna, and more good stories

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Online luxury fashion retailer Farfetch has secured an eye-watering $1.1 billion in funding from Alibaba Swiss watch and jewellery group Richemont. The money will be used to fuel the company’s expansion to China. – Israeli app monetisation company IronSource is reportedly gearing up towards […]

This Week in European Tech: €350+ million for European startups, Intel buys, Ozon files for IPO, and other big deals/stories

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked about 70 tech funding deals worth over €350 million, along with 30 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 […]

Today in European Tech: €14 million for mental well-being, Ozon files to go public, HSBC takes on fintech startups, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Koa Health, a digital mental healthcare provider based in the Netherlands, has announced its successful spin out from Alpha, Telefónica’s startup factory, along with a €14.1 million in new funding. The startup’s debut product is Koa Foundations, a mental well-being app helping designed for […]

PHYSEE: Smart energy consumption for sustainable buildings

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Today in European Tech: Turkey fines social media companies, $7 million for cultured meat, new approach to gig economy, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Swedish e-commerce tools startup inRiver has raised $32 million to grow its US headquarters. Founded in 2007, the company has built a product information management system, or PIM, for e-commerce use. – Intel has acquired Israel-based, an online platform where data scientists can […]