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European tech journalist; founder & editor of (@tech_eu), previously @TheNextWeb & @TechCrunch - in love with my family, tech, travel and Belgian beer.

Harry Briggs leaves Balderton Capital after 6 years — More news from European VC land today: after 6 years, Harry Briggs is leaving Balderton Capital to join an unnamed new venture capital firm that's already raised a fund and ready to go in September. Briggs announced the move on Medium (and Twitter and Facebook), reflecting on his time there.

Amen founder Felix Petersen joins Faber Ventures as partner — Felix Petersen, the German serial entrepreneur and angel investor best known for starting Plazes (sold to Nokia) and Amen (sold to Tape TV) is becoming a full-time VC. Petersen, who has backed the likes of SoundCloud, Readmill and Dataminr as a business angel, is joining Portugal-based Faber Ventures as a partner to expand the early-stage ...

Stressed out? SOMA Analytics has an app for tha — (Editor's note: This is a sponsored article, which means it's independently written by our editorial team but financially supported by another organisation, in this case, EIT ICT Labs. If you would like to learn more about sponsored posts on, read this and contact us if you're interested in partnering with us.)

Human wants people to adopt a more active lifestyle (video) — When I recently toured Amsterdam to meet with some of its hottest startups and investors, I was fortunate enough to be able to catch up with Paul Veugen in between his frequent travels. Veugen co-founded a company called Usabilla, which develops tools that enable website owners to connect with visitors and has been growing sales tremendously in the past few years.

At Brussels Airport (BRU) in Zaventem

Leftover pic from #nsawards last night. Good thing it's not too dark. #arctic15 Radar gets an update with enhanced tracking — As we promised when we launched Radar the other day, our partner Dealroom and us are going to constantly improve the product over time. Sometimes it will be little things like improving the load time and shuffling some things around, but other times more functionalities and features will be added to the tool.

After Dublin, Zalando to open tech hub in Helsinki this summer, plans to hire 50 people in the first year — After going public last year, online fashion retail giant Zalando has been looking to expand across Europe, opening offices to increase its chances of attracting local tech talent to support its growth and shift to a 'platform strategy' (PDF). After announcing last month that it was opening shop in Dublin, looking to hire 200 people ...

GrabCAD founder Hardi Meybaum reflects on his exit — (Editor's note: we caught this interesting interview in a print issue of Life in Estonia and are re-publishing it here with permission from its copyright holder, EAS / Enterprise Estonia, and its author Holger Roonemaa). Photos by Mardo Männimägi. ) There is also another huge difference between being an independent company as against being part of a large corporation.

Had a great time at the French embassy in Sofia last night #digitalk2015 @digitalkcon

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May 29, 2015

RT @MattCatillon: On @tech_eu: France should focus on the incoming entrepreneurs and stop obsessing about those leaving…

May 29, 2015

Wasn’t there an online spreadsheet circling around with a list of European VCs and which stage they invest in etc.?

May 29, 2015

RT @FrenchDigital: It's Friday, time for the @tech_eu 's great weekly summary of all tech news in Europe!… (and then, Gin O'clock) #TGIF

May 29, 2015

I cannot confirm or deny this and don't tell anyone I told you but:… RT @JamesLiamCook: The @tech_eu email is out!

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