Earlier this week, French startup Aircall announced that it had raised $29 million in Series B funding to boost its cloud-based call centre software business. Among the list of the investors in the sizeable round was eFounders, the French-Belgian startup studio that specialises in incubating and scaling SaaS companies tackling the ‘future of work’ (coincidentally, […]
Europe’s tech scene is rapidly maturing, as evidenced by a steady increase in equity funding in tech startups, an amount reaching €25 billion+ in 2017. The region is also now home to 57 ‘unicorns’, according to research by GP Bullhound. Europe’s great diversity – an amalgamation of over 40 countries with their own languages, cultures, […]
Ben Grol heads the growth team at Atomico. He has quite an interesting background – high school dropout, professional chef, Stanford computer science graduate, and so on. Ben was also a key team member for some of the most successful large scale products and services which practically all of us use today, including Gmail, Google […]
Norris Koppel, CEO of UK fintech startup Monese, discusses building a banking app that’s more inclusive to travellers, migrants, and people on the go.
Ivo Spigel recently had an opportunity to learn about the strategy and processes of Atomico, one of Europe’s premier venture funds. In the first of a two-part series, he speaks with co-founder Mattias Ljungman, and partners Dan Hynes and Tom Wehmeier:
We spent a couple of days in beautiful Athens, Greece, talked to numerous founders, investors and ecosystem builders – here are our impressions of the local startup scene:
Tech.eu today released an in-depth report on the Baltic startup ecosystem(s) at the Digital Freedom Festival in Riga. The report features an data-driven look at how the technology startup scenes in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have evolved in the past four years, zooming in on trends in funding and M&A transactions. The report also features […]