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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.

The future of Tech.eu

tech.eu — When we launched Tech.eu in late 2013, we believed there was a huge gap in the reporting on the ongoing development of the European technology industry that was just screaming to be filled. We're extremely happy that our view on this has turned out to be accurate.
Sep 04, 2015

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Sep 04, 2015

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Bindi Karia leaves Silicon Valley Bank UK

tech.eu — Bindi Karia, a longtime fixture in the European tech scene (although she was actually raised in Canada!), left her role at Silicon Valley Bank last week "to pursue new entrepreneurial opportunities". As a Vice President based in London, Karia helped shape Silicon Valley Bank's early-stage banking efforts in Europe, with a relatively recent focus on ...
Sep 02, 2015

RT @RagaliePetricaD: On @tech_eu: ‘Queen of Startups’ Bindi Karia leaves Silicon Valley Bank to help European founders in different ways tech.eu/brief/bindi-ka…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @OliBarrett: A significant withdrawal from @SVB_UK - The fab @bindik leaves to do her own thing (watch this space!); tech.eu/brief/bindi-ka…

Sep 02, 2015

‘Queen of Startups’ Bindi Karia (@bindik) leaves Silicon Valley Bank to help European founders, VCs in different ways tech.eu/brief/bindi-ka…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @moueller1961: ‘Queen of #Startups@bindik leaves Silicon Valley Bank to help European founders in different.. by @RobinWauters tech.eu/brief/bindi-ka…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @MBBdV: On @tech_eu: ‘Queen of Startups’ Bindi Karia leaves Silicon Valley Bank to help European founders in different ways tech.eu/brief/bindi-ka…

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European e-commerce company Lengow secures €10 million

tech.eu — French e-commerce software company Lengow has closed a €10 million Series B round of financing to take its international expansion beyond the 45 countries it's already active in. Founded in 2009, the company is particularly eyeing the UK, Germany, Asia and United States for growth, considering 'strategic acquisitions' in those regions.
Sep 02, 2015

European e-commerce company @Lengow secures €10 million in Series B funding, plans ‘strategic’ acquisitions tech.eu/brief/lengow-e…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @11point4: European e-commerce company @Lengow secures €10 million in Series B funding, plans ‘strategic’ acquisitions tech.eu/brief/lengow-e… @tech_eu

Sep 02, 2015

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: European e-commerce company Lengow secures €10 million in Series B funding, plans acquisitions tech.eu/brief/lengow-e…

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Austria's DaoPay acquires Boku's 'pay by call' business

tech.eu — DaoPay, a 14-year old Austrian company that offers carrier billing payment solutions, has acquired the 'pay by call' business of American rival Boku for an undisclosed amount. The Vienna-based company says the deal makes it the largest processor for pay by call payments worldwide. DaoPay founder and CEO Peter Krapfl, comments: "Boku's pay by call ...
Sep 02, 2015

Austrian phone payments company @DaoPay acquires US rival Boku’s ‘pay by call’ business for an undisclosed amount tech.eu/brief/daopay-b…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @andyabramson: Austrian phone payments service provider DaoPay acquires Boku’s ‘pay by call’ business ift.tt/1Q7OYBF

Sep 02, 2015

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: Austrian phone payments service provider DaoPay acquires Boku’s ‘pay by call’ business tech.eu/brief/daopay-b…

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Hausfeld & Co's Google GRIP helps 'victims of Google’s anti-competitive business practices'

uk.businessinsider.com — Today sees the launch of - cue the 'get a grip' jokes - GRIP, which is short for 'Google Redress & Integrity Platform'. No, it's not another Google service or a Google+ replacement, but rather a platform that caters to the American online search and advertising giant's European adversaries.
Sep 01, 2015

RT @BIUK_Tech: The launch of this online platform could cause more problems for Google in Europe read.bi/1Jzod6K by @tech_eu

Euro fintech unicorn Klarna launches in the US

tech.eu — Almost exactly a year ago, Swedish payment solutions provider Klarna announced that it would expand to the United States in 'early 2015', and subsequently demonstrated that its plans were ambitious by revealing that they would spend "at least $100 million" in the next three years to attack the US market.
Sep 01, 2015

Euro fintech unicorn @Klarna kicks off its attack on the US market with Overstock.com as its retail partner tech.eu/brief/klarna-e…

Sep 01, 2015

Swedish payment solutions firm @Klarna promised to spend $100M to attack the US market. Its assault kicks off today: tech.eu/brief/klarna-e…

Sep 01, 2015

RT @TheNordicWeb: Euro fintech unicorn Klarna kicks off its attack on the US market with Overstock as its retail partner tech.eu/brief/klarna-e… #sthlmtech

Sep 01, 2015

RT @developerhcnews: Euro fintech unicorn Klarna kicks off its attack on the US market bit.ly/1O5o8bO

Sep 01, 2015

RT @leenus: On @tech_eu: Klarna kicks off its attack on the US market with Overstock.com as its retail partner tech.eu/brief/klarna-e…

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Silicon Valley! Meet Europe's tech stars (21 Sept, Mountain View)

tech.eu — Silicon Valley, get ready for an influx of European government officials, star entrepreneurs and other tech luminaries on the 21st of September at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. Dubbed the European Innovation Day, the lets-get-to-know-each-other event is the highlight of a week-long trip 'Startup Europe' is undertaking to strengthen the ties between the Bay Area and the EU.
Sep 02, 2015

RT @lucatamb22: On @tech_eu: Silicon Valley!Meet Klarna, Zalando, SoundCloud and other Euro tech stars at the European Innovation Day tech.eu/inside/5844/si…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @Inno4Europe: On @tech_eu: Silicon Valley meets the EU startup ecosystem at European Innovation Day (21 Sept, Mountain View tech.eu/inside/5844/si…

Sep 01, 2015

Silicon Valley! Meet @Klarna @Zalando @SoundCloud and other Euro tech stars at the European Innovation Day (21 Sept) tech.eu/inside/5844/si…

Sep 01, 2015

RT @aonetti: European #startups & government officials ready for European Innovation Day @tech_eu tech.eu/inside/5844/si… #SEC2SV #EID @star…

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Meet Google's fierce new enemy in Europe: GRIP

tech.eu — Today sees the launch of - cue the 'get a grip' jokes - GRIP, which is short for 'Google Redress & Integrity Platform'. No, it's not another Google service or a Google+ replacement, but rather a platform that caters to the American online search and advertising giant's European adversaries.
Sep 01, 2015

Another fierce foe for @Google in Europe: Meet GRIP tech.eu/brief/anti-goo… cc @GRIP_eu

Sep 01, 2015

As if @Google didn’t have enough problems in Europe already, a new platform caters to rivals tech.eu/brief/anti-goo… (Civil cases are coming)

Sep 01, 2015

Google’s latest fierce foe in Europe: @GRIP_eu, which caters to 'victims of its anti-competitive business practices’ tech.eu/brief/anti-goo…

Sep 01, 2015

RT @Mayank1029: An industry lobby masquerading as an information and representation platform is Google's latest problem: tech.eu/brief/anti-goo…

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Berlin 'selfie video' app maker Dubsmash raises $5.5 million

tech.eu — Berlin-based startup Dubsmash has scored $5.5 million in funding from Index Ventures, well-known American tech investor Chris Sacca, King co-founder and CEO Riccardo Zacconi and Copenhagen-based VC firm Sunstone Capital, reports FT's Murad Ahmed. Dubsmash offers a free mobile app for iOS and Android that lets people take and share short videos of themselves lip-syncing ...
Aug 31, 2015

The Berlin startup behind viral ‘selfie video’ app @dubsmashapp raises $5.5M from Index, @Sacca, Sunstone and others tech.eu/brief/dubsmash…

Aug 31, 2015

Dubsmash: 75M app downloads + 10M audio clips uploaded since Nov 2014, and now $5.5m in new funding tech.eu/brief/dubsmash… via @muradahmed

Aug 31, 2015

RT @robinwauters: Dubsmash: 75M app downloads + 10M audio clips uploaded since Nov 2014, and now $5.5m in new funding tech.eu/brief/dubsmash… via @muradahmed

Aug 31, 2015

RT @tech_eu: The Berlin startup behind viral ‘selfie video’ app @dubsmashapp raises $5.5M from Index, @Sacca, Sunstone and others tech.eu/brief/dubsmash…

Aug 31, 2015

RT @moueller1961: #GERMANY #STARTUP: #Berlin startup behind viral ‘selfie video’ app #Dubsmash raises $5.5 million by @RobinWauters tech.eu/brief/dubsmash…

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Axel Springer and ProSiebenSat.1 invest in Lakestar fund

tech.eu — Lakestar, the VC firm started by super investor Klaus Hommels, recently announced its new €350 million fund, Lakestar II. Today, two German media giants, Axel Springer and ProSiebenSat.1 Media, revealed themselves to be 'anchor investors' in the new fund with a "combined medium double-digit million EUR amount" (German funding vagueness at its finest).
Aug 31, 2015

Both Axel Springer and ProSiebenSat.1 Media outed as anchor investors in Lakestar’s new €350 million fund tech.eu/brief/axel-spr…

Aug 31, 2015

RT @tboecker: On @tech_eu: Axel Springer and ProSiebenSat.1 outed as anchor investors in Lakestar’s new €350 million fund tech.eu/brief/axel-spr…

Aug 31, 2015

RT @moueller1961: Media giants AxelSpringer ProSiebenSat.1 outed as anchor investors in new €350 million fund by @RobinWauters #Germany tech.eu/brief/axel-spr…

Aug 31, 2015

RT @carlosrmaribona: On @tech_eu: Axel Springer and ProSiebenSat.1 outed as anchor investors in Lakestar’s new €350 million fund tech.eu/brief/axel-spr…

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Sep 04, 2015

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Sep 04, 2015

RT @tech_eu: Wallapop clone and Barcelona-based Letgo raises $100 million from Naspers tech.eu/brief/wallapop… by @jaimenovoa

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RT @StartupInstBER: On @tech_eu: Fitness app 8fit gets in shape with $2.5 million in new funding tech.eu/brief/fitness-…

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RT @samirjsaberi: Team @tech_eu is doing a fantastic job of covering EU #tech scene Help them to make it even better! tech.eu/inside/5845/ba… #nltech #BeTech

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RT @contrariansmind: On @tech_eu: European e-commerce company Lengow secures €10 million in Series B funding, plans acquisitions tech.eu/brief/lengow-e…


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