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

Mobile payments startup Payleven raises $10 million

tech.eu — Germany-based mobile point-of-sales (mPOS) startup payleven is today announcing a fresh $10 million in funding, bringing total capital raised to $51 million. The mobile payments company, which is duking it out with iZettle and SumUp in Europe, has attracted a new investor to its Series D funding round with the addition of Seventure Partners.
Feb 11, 2016

Mobile payments startup @PaylevenUK secures $10 million in funding, bringing total raised to $51 million tech.eu/brief/payleven… #fintech

Feb 11, 2016

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: Mobile payments startup Payleven secures $10 m, bringing total raised to $51 m tech.eu/brief/payleven… pic.twitter.com/uqRBQZAvCH

Feb 11, 2016

RT @Stylopay: On @tech_eu: Mobile payments startup Payleven secures $10 million, bringing total raised to $51 million tech.eu/brief/payleven…

Feb 11, 2016

RT @MBBdV: On @tech_eu: Mobile payments startup Payleven secures $10 million, bringing total raised to $51 million tech.eu/brief/payleven…

News Corp acquires majority stake in Swedish DIAKRIT

tech.eu — News Corp Australia has acquired a majority stake in global real estate marketing and technology solutions provider DIAKRIT, which was founded in Sweden back in 2001. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Although the likes of Swedish Startup Space / Breakit were quick to point out that the company is Swedish, the reality ...
Feb 11, 2016

News Corp acquires majority stake in Swedish-founded digital real estate business DIAKRIT tech.eu/brief/news-cor…

Feb 11, 2016

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: News Corp acquires majority stake in Swedish-founded digital real estate business DIAKRIT tech.eu/brief/news-cor…

Feb 11, 2016

RT @mikejulietbravo: News Corp acquires majority stake in Swedish-founded digital real estate business DIAKRIT - clk.ie/KV7Xp64r4

Feb 11, 2016

RT @TheNordicWeb: News Corp acquires majority stake in Swedish-founded digital real estate business DIAKRIT tech.eu/brief/news-cor… #sthlmtech

Feb 11, 2016

RT @moueller1961: MORE on @NewsCorp acquires major stake in #DIAKRIT by @RobinWauters Reality is that DIAKRIT was effectively started tech.eu/brief/news-cor…

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speakers, sponsors and program

tech.eu — In case you've missed it: Tech.eu is a proud co-organiser of the next edition of Mobile Sunday, the annual premier networking event on the night before 4YFN and Mobile World Congress begin over in (hopefully) sunny Barcelona.
Feb 10, 2016

RT @leenus: On @tech_eu: Mobile Sunday 2016: presenting our speakers, sponsors and program tech.eu/inside/7972/mo…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @shift_2020: Check out the Mobile Sunday & @tech_eu @ #mwc16 final program. Be there or be square! buff.ly/1XiKRpQ #4yfn

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: Mobile Sunday 2016: presenting our speakers, sponsors and program tech.eu/inside/7972/mo…

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Why you should consider registering a .CLOUD domain name

tech.eu — 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, .CLOUD. If you would like to learn more about sponsored posts on Tech.eu, read this and contact us if you're interested in partnering with us.
Feb 10, 2016

Your home in the cloud – Why you should consider registering a .CLOUD domain name tech.eu/features/7482/… cc @getdotcloud

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: Your home in the cloud – Why you should consider registering a .CLOUD domain name tech.eu/features/7482/…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @MBBdV: On @tech_eu: Your home in the cloud – Why you should consider registering a .CLOUD domain name tech.eu/features/7482/…

Feb 11, 2016

RT @AllisonHeather: RT @robinwauters: Your home in the cloud – Why you should consider registering a .CLOUD domain name tech.eu/features/7482/… cc @getdotcloud

Opera Software acquired for $1.2 billion

tech.eu — Norwegian online advertising and browser software company Opera has received an acquisition offer from a consortium of Chinese Internet firms and investors, it announced this morning. Kunlun and Qihoo 360, backed by the investment funds Golden Brick and Yonglian, have offerd $1.2 billion for 100% the publicly listed company, with Opera's board recommending the deal.
Feb 10, 2016

Group of Chinese Internet firms to acquire Opera Software for $1.2 billion tech.eu/brief/group-ch…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: Group of Chinese Internet firms to acquire Opera Software for $1.2 billion tech.eu/brief/group-ch…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @TheNordicWeb: Group of Chinese Internet firms to acquire Opera Software for $1.2 billion tech.eu/brief/group-ch…

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Google, Please Hire This Guy

techcrunch.com — Matthew Epstein wants to work at Google, bad. In his quest for a gig on the company's product marketing team, he's set up this cool website, and more interestingly, made the video below. (Via Hacker News, where he's evidently being criticized by people who appear to be extremely passionate about criticizing other people relentlessly).
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Google, Please Hire This Guy via @techcrunch techcrunch.com/2011/08/03/goo… << I would so hire this guy

French AI startup Tellmeplus scores $4.7 million in funding

tech.eu — Paris, France-based artificial intelligence startup Tellmeplus has raised $4.7 million in fresh funding and recruited a new CEO, the company is announcing in one fell swoop today. Its new leader (and chairman) is Benoit Gourdon, previously a co-founder of Neolane, which was acquired by Adobe in 2013 for $600 million.
Feb 09, 2016

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: French AI startup Tellmeplus scores $4.7 million in new funding + a new CEO tech.eu/brief/ai-start…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @Floriano_Conte: On @tech_eu: French #AI startup Tellmeplus scores $4.7 million in new funding + a new CEO tech.eu/brief/ai-start…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @EBurdier: I wish @TellMePlus a good start ! They really could become a @LaFrenchTech champion ! Our job is done. All the best tech.eu/brief/ai-start…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @MBBdV: On @tech_eu: French AI startup Tellmeplus scores $4.7 million in new funding + a new CEO tech.eu/brief/ai-start…

EU tech companies raised close to €12B in funding in 2015

tech.eu — For the past two years, the Tech.eu team has been meticulously keeping track of all funding and M&A deals involving European technology companies. Today, we're releasing our first report on tech financing in Europe and Israel, offering an in-depth look at the state of capital investments in European tech companies in full calendar year 2015.
Feb 09, 2016

RT @scuderimario: On @tech_eu: European Tech Funding Report for 2015: last year saw 1,500+ deals, totalling close to €12 billion tech.eu/inside/7942/eu…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @atlanticbridgev: > 50% of all funding rounds raised by European tech companies in 2015 happened in the UK and Germany. https://t.co/Sbf…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @neilswmurray: The most comprehensive report on European funding in 2015 ~> tech.eu/inside/7942/eu…

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Lulu (and founder Alexandra Chong) join Badoo

tech.eu — Lulu, formerly known as Luluvise and devised in London a couple of years ago, is now in the hands of Badoo, the UK-based social network / dating platform with more than 300 million users.
Feb 09, 2016

RT @tech_eu: Lulu’s @AlexandracChong joins Badoo as president as social network assumes command over its women-only dating app tech.eu/brief/lulu-bad…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu:Lulu founder A.Chong joins Badoo as president as social network assumes command over its ‘women-only’... tech.eu/brief/lulu-bad…

Cloud storage startup StreamNation pivots and shutters Shutter

tech.eu — Deezer co-founder Jonathan Benassaya today announced that his new company is to discontinue StreamNation, a cloud storage solution that allowed users to turn their devices into media centers with online access to photos, videos, movies, TV shows and music.
Feb 09, 2016

Cloud storage startup @stream_nation pivots and shutters Shutter, will give it another try with ‘Project Noah’ tech.eu/brief/streamna…

Feb 09, 2016

It’s the end of the line for startup StreamNation, founded by Deezer co-founder @john_benassaya. Or is it? tech.eu/brief/streamna… #pivot

Feb 09, 2016

RT @SecNewsBot: Hacker News - Cloud storage startup StreamNation shuts down, shutters Shutter ift.tt/23U7FAV

Feb 09, 2016

RT @andyabramson: Cloud storage startup StreamNation pivots and shutters Shutter, will give it another try with ‘Project Noah’ ift.tt/23U7FAV

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Feb 11, 2016

RT @Fundsurfer: On @tech_eu: European Tech Funding Report for 2015: last year saw 1,500+ deals, totalling close to €12 billion ow.ly/Ya4Nw #VC

Feb 11, 2016

RT @futuresagency: Check out the Mobile Sunday & @tech_eu @ #mwc16 final program. Be there or be square! #4yfn bit.ly/20LzY5k

Feb 11, 2016

RT @MBBdV: On @tech_eu: Group of Chinese Internet firms to acquire Opera Software for $1.2 billion tech.eu/brief/group-ch…


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