Insurtech in Europe: H1 2021 in review

(Editor’s note: this a guest post from Florian Graillot, co-founder and partner at, a European early-stage insurtech-focused fund launched in October 2017.) What a first half of the year in the European insurtech scene: over €1.7B was invested across 52 deals. That’s basically more than 2019 and 2020 (read more) combined! Obviously, mega rounds […]

Why the next generation of supercomputers will (need to) be built with open hardware and software: an introduction

Editor’s note: last summer, I was kindly invited to contribute to a book called ‘Faster than the future’, commissioned by the Digital Future Society, a programme supported by the Government of Spain in collaboration with Mobile World Capital Barcelona that seeks to ‘build an inclusive, equitable and sustainable future in the digital era’. I wrote […]