Tech.eu Interview: Wiktor Warchałowski, CEO and co-founder of Airly

Last month, the European Union’s Environment Agency released a landmark report with a shocking finding: 412,000 Europeans were killed prematurely due to poor air quality in 2016 (the most recent year data is available). Thousands more across the continent suffer from medical conditions attributed to poor air quality, including heart disease, lung disease and strokes. […]

The full story: Samir El-Alami and doctorly

One of the reasons why I first started researching early-stage entrepreneurs was because I relished the chance of seeing the future being made. Sometimes these changes come rapidly, with startups chasing competitors, and others, they’re the product of careful germination and patient product research. A perfect example of this is doctorly, a yet-to-launch health tech […]

Tech.eu Interview: Spotawheel

Spotawheel was founded in Athens by Charis Arvanitis, Christos Zis and Kiriakos Agadakos. The team came together to found Spotawheel in 2016 in an effort to offer a frictionless buying experience for used cars through a unique platform that helps buyers find the right car at the right price. Through their predictive analytics, Spotawheel identifies […]

The Reverse Pitch: Concentric

Concentric was founded by Kjartan Rist and Denis Shafranik in 2013. The firm invests across many different industries, looking for the best opportunities that use technology to drive efficiency and empower consumers. Concentric views investment as a partnership, and the team endeavors to challenge paradigms of venture capital firms that rely too heavily on management […]

“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 […]