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Europe Startup News

On Dec 17, 2020
@robinwauters shared
Today in European Tech @tech_eu: @GoCardless raised $95 million, EU clears Google-Fitbit acquisition, @CazooUK has acquired @joinDrover, @Brainly scored $80 million, @applydia raised $86 million, Israeli @Kenshoo is to buy Signals Analytics, and more: >> https://t.co/kPCbBJX7GT https://t.co/UGcaP9fCHG
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Today in European Tech: Spryker raises $130 million, EU clears Google-Fitbit acquisition, Cazoo has acquired Drover, and more

Today in European Tech: Spryker raises $130 million, EU clears Google-Fitbit acquisition, Cazoo has acquired Drover, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Berlin-based Spryker has raised over $130 million in a Series C financing round, led by Silicon Valley-based TCV, to further ...

On Dec 21, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @SiliconCanals: Preparing for #flyingtaxis in #Europe! @hightechcampus launches 1st field lab for autonomous drones in #EU to prepare for the future; appoints @EUserendipity to execute the technical coordination. Read more: https://t.co/SScY44Jfsw #Tech #Future @UniOulu @teaduspark
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Preparing for flying taxis: High Tech Campus Eindhoven launches first field lab for autonomous drones in EU

Preparing for flying taxis: High Tech Campus Eindhoven launches first field lab for autonomous drones in EU

Eindhoven-based Serendipity uses digital transformation phases to help cities and ecosystems become sustainable, resilient and safer.

On Dec 21, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @AltFiNews: The fintechs that quit the UK in 2020, writes @DJLanyon https://t.co/XoFBwqEAwY
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The fintechs that quit the UK in 2020

The fintechs that quit the UK in 2020

This year’s headwinds have meant many large firms have paused or even reversed plans for global expansion to shore up their core markets but the looming spectre of Brexit may also have ...

On Dec 18, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @KateClarkTweets: Virtual events software co @hopinofficial went from $450k in ARR in March to $25M in ARR today. It expects to reach $100M next year. Astonishing growth story. https://t.co/2xNAI5qRir by @zoeSaintBernard
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How Johnny Boufarhat Built the Fastest Software Startup ‘Unicorn’ in History

How Johnny Boufarhat Built the Fastest Software Startup ‘Unicorn’ in History

In the annals of venture capital, Hopin, which enables businesses to host events online, is a unicorn among unicorns: It might be the fastest business software startup to reach a private ...

On Dec 21, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @dealflowes: Dealflow #247: Skitude IPO. 4iQ and Alto Analytics merge. Cledara raised $3.4m. https://t.co/95UphRl6Gh
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Dealflow.es #247: Skitude IPO.

Dealflow.es #247: Skitude IPO.

You can now check Google for Startups 2020 yearbook, including testimonials and interviews with almost 30 startups, that share how this year has been for them, which challenges …

On Dec 18, 2020
@paddycosgrave shared
In 2011 some nice people at the Telegraph asked me to write about Silicon Valley... I sent them a draft, which I even made Telegraph friendly, but it never got published... Finally the nice man at @politico Mr @PoliticoRyan used a little fragment of it https://t.co/02qPs6l4Pl https://t.co/xXDU6UrAhB
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Why Silicon Valley could become tomorrow's Detroit

Why Silicon Valley could become tomorrow's Detroit

The San Francisco Bay Area's tech business models and government relationships will face challenges from all sides in 2021.

On Dec 21, 2020
@robinwauters shared
RT @tech_eu: Today in European Tech: SoftBank has increased its stake in @GetKahoot, Israeli startup Trigo secured $60 million in funding, @IBM acquired Finnish cloud company @NordcloudHQ, @Rovio’s got a new CEO, Lithuania's Eneba raised $8 million, and much more: https://t.co/otMU0bw8gu https://t.co/gPnYDWywT7
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Today in European Tech: SoftBank ups its stake in Kahoot, Trigo raises $60 million, Rovio has a new CEO, IBM buys Nordcloud, and more

Today in European Tech: SoftBank ups its stake in Kahoot, Trigo raises $60 million, Rovio has a new CEO, IBM buys Nordcloud, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Tel Aviv-based Trigo, which develops store checkout technology that aims to rival Amazon Go, has raised a $60 million Series B ...

On Dec 16, 2020
@Wayra shared
🏆 @Wayra has received the “Corporate Startup Accelerator Award” in the fifth edition of the "Corporate Startup Stars" awards led by the @iccwbo and @MindTheBridge 💥@TefOnIssues has been recognised as one of the Top 25 Corporate Startups. https://t.co/oh7zZtlipg
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The “Corporate Startup Stars” award Telefonica’s support to entrepreneurship through Wayra

The “Corporate Startup Stars” award Telefonica’s support to entrepreneurship through Wayra

For the fifth consecutive year, the “Corporate Startup Stars” awards have been held to recognise companies that stand out for their support of entrepreneurship. Initially launched under the ...