In this guest post, researcher and author Boyd Cohen argues that Europe will overtake the US as the dominant global innovation hub, and explains why.
In our latest report, powered by Nokia Growth Partners, we take an in-depth look at the European and Israeli IoT industry in 2015 and early 2016, identifying the trends taking shape in the region, and the most relevant companies, investors and deals.
US companies have traditionally been the main acquirers of European tech startups. In Q1 2016, this was still the case, but a closer look at the data paints a different picture in the involvement of US-based companies in European tech exits.
Our European Tech Exits report for Q1 2016 is out: the most comprehensive analysis of the European, Turkish and Israeli exit markets you will find, and our own predictions for the future of European M&A and IPO activity.
We dove into our proprietary data to look at Spain’s biggest technology investments ever: Cabify’s €109 million funding round is the largest in the country to date.
In our latest report, we take a comprehensive look at the European, Israeli and Turkish tech funding activity in Q1 2016, identifying the bigger trends taking shape in the region, and the most relevant companies, investors and deals this quarter.
The first quarter of 2016 has come to a close: European and Israeli startups raised €4.8 billion across 790 deals in Q1, including Spotify’s recent $1 billion debt round.