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Today in European Tech: Daniel Ek’s €1 billion commitment for European ‘moonshots’, and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

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Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek announced in an online #nodebyslush keynote address that he’s devoting €1 billion of his personal resources to fund ground-breaking startups to generate more European super-companies ...

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Today in European Tech: Daniel Ek’s €1 billion commitment for European ‘moonshots’, and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Today in European Tech: Daniel Ek’s €1 billion commitment for European ‘moonshots’, and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek announced in an online #nodebyslush keynote address that he’s devoting €1 billion of his ...

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These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

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What does the Commission’s New Industrial Strategy mean for startups?

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