“I’m a curious nerd” — An interview with Esben Østergaard, CEO of REInvest Robotics, founder and former CTO of Universal Robots

Editor’s note: This interview has been recorded and published as part of a content project in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Esben Østergaard is a prominent figure in the Danish robotics ecosystem. Back in 2005, he co-founded Universal Robots, which became a pioneer in building collaborative robots, or cobots, and was acquired by […]

A spotlight on Sweden’s Mapillary: the street-level imagery platform mapping the world’s places

Our world is constantly changing. Growing populations have caused cities to upgrade their infrastructure, social media has encouraged wide-spread activism on issues from politics to the environment, and technological advancements have opened up new ways for individuals to put themselves on the map – literally. Enter Mapillary, the street-level imagery platform that uses crowdsourced data […]

The Reverse Pitch: Speedinvest x

When I set up the Reverse Pitch series, the intention was to give funds the opportunity to demonstrate what makes them different. Speedinvest x rose to the challenge, highlighting their unique investment thesis and approach to investing in tomorrow’s technologies.  Speedinvest x was founded in 2018 as a micro VC fund under the larger umbrella of […]

Tech.eu Interview: Thomas Serval, CareOS

Thomas Serval is a serial entrepreneur, inventor and founder of CareOS, a company founded in 2018 to develop the first “privacy by design” smart hub for the bathroom. The result, the Artemis Smart Mirror responds to your image and voice commands to offer personalized health, beauty and hygiene suggestions. Since it’s debut, the Artemis mirror […]

Tech.eu Interview: RadarMission

“R.A.D.A.R. is a Greek innovation created by Greek scientists in the middle of the biggest economic crisis in our history. For us, this is the biggest bet ever on the idea that small companies create big stories. We live by this moniker.” — Dr. Ioannis Aslanides, R.A.D.A.R. & RadarMission Dyslexia is a neurobiological disorder that […]

The Reverse Pitch: PUBLIC

The next firm stepping up to take part in Tech.eu’s reverse pitch is PUBLIC. PUBLIC was founded by Daniel Korski and Alex de Carvalho in 2016. The firm is focused on supporting companies at the intersection of technology and governance. PUBLIC has had a prolific 2019, backing investments in the UK, France and Germany at […]