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Founding editor of (follow us @tech_eu) . Formerly European Editor @TheNextWeb and senior reporter @TechCrunch. Citation always needed.

Forgot to post this yesterday! @yuelinx @anca_albu — Forgot to post this yesterday! @yuelinx @anca_albu

Germany's B2X raises $15m, makes acquisition in India — Munich, Germany-headquartered B2X Care Solutions, which specialises in customer care solutions for smartphones, has secured $15 million in Series B funding in a round led by Earlybird VC. The company has also acquired The Service Solutions (TSS), an Indian services company that provides managed care services to smartphone manufacturers across the world.

Aiko turns 4! - At Meise — Aiko turns 4! - At Meise

Social learning startup Brainly raises $9.4 million — Brainly, the Polish edtech startup that we recently paid a visit, has closed a $9 million round from lead General Catalyst Partners, Point Nine Capital and Runa Capital. The fresh cash will allow Brainly to accelerate its expansion to the US, where it launched operations earlier this year.

Russian VC Life.SREDA launches $100m fintech fund — Moscow-based VC firm Life.SREDA, who claim to be 'good guys who are going to make it', has raised $20 million from existing shareholders for what should eventually become a $100 million fund. The fund, Life.SREDA's second, will serve to invest cash in 'mature' mobile and online fintech startups from around the world, but particularly in ...

Still can't get over this conference venue. I mean they usually fight bulls here. #southsummit14 — Still can't get over this conference venue. I mean they usually fight bulls here. #southsummit14 - At Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas in Madrid

In the bullring at #southsummit14: @jeff @brisbourne and @ldfleming — In the bullring at #southsummit14: @jeff @brisbourne and @ldfleming - At Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas in Madrid

a video interview — Earlier this year, we paid a visit to the Stockholm headquarters of Truecaller, a hot Swedish startup that had just raised close to $19 million from Sequoia Capital. Yesterday, the word got out that Truecaller, which essentially enables smartphone users to identify incoming calls and manage their contacts, has picked up $60 million in financing more to pursue further growth in the US, India and Europe.

MyTaxi now lets users pay for taxi rides by fingerprint — Intelligent Apps, the German company behind taxi-booking app MyTaxi, has recently updated its iOS app to let owners of Apple's latest smartphones pay for rides by fingerprint.

A chat with Kirsty Nathoo — Early-stage investment firm Y Combinator, probably the most famous and most successful seed-stage startup accelerator on the planet, currently doesn't have any partners on the ground in Europe (or anywhere outside the United States for that matter).
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Oct 23, 2014

RT @valentinechris: On @tech_eu: Money to waste: Why Enevo just raised $8 million for smarter garbage collection plans

Oct 23, 2014

RT @paolaponticelli: Italy has a huge & relatively untapped potential in the #digital sector: @tech_eu @amandalorenz…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @COMPUTERWOCHE: On @tech_eu: From Sofia to Gurgaon via Boston – Telerik’s ambition is no less than to become “the next Oracle or SAP”

Oct 23, 2014

RT @vijaysol: On @tech_eu: A peek inside Shazam, and why its endgame is important to all European startups

Oct 22, 2014

RT @Martina__F: On @tech_eu: Regulatory rubble: the confusing (and harmful) message Europe is sending its entrepreneurs

Oct 22, 2014

RT @marcelprunera: RT“@robinwauters: Bulgaria’s Telerik just got acquired by Progress Software for $262.5 million…

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