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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.

European tech firms named WEF’s 2015 Tech Pioneers

tech.eu — The World Economic Forum today announced what it deems to be the world's 49 most promising Technology Pioneers 2015, with US companies leading the charge in every category. Still, some European tech companies made it to the list, including UK-based TransferWise and Darktrace, Sweden-based iZettle and The Netherlands-based Plant-e.

Zeotap scores $6.4 million from heavy hitters to bolster its data monetisation platform for telcos

tech.eu — Zeotap, a Berlin startup that came out of 'company builder' HitFox Group, has secured $6.4 million in funding after raising an initial $1.3 million in November 2014. The fresh cash comes from Cologne-based Capnamic Ventures and its French investment partner Iris Capital (which is sponsored by Orange and Publicis).
Aug 04, 2015

RT @MBBdV: On @tech_eu: Zeotap scores $6.4 million from heavy hitters to bolster its data monetisation platform for telcos tech.eu/brief/zeotap-f…

Mobile game studio Seriously raises $18 million

tech.eu — Finnish mobile games maker Seriously is today announcing that it has closed $18 million in Series A funding, bringing its total capital raised to a healthy $28 million. The round was led by early Spotify backer Northzone, with Korea Investment Partners and prior backers Upfront Ventures, Sunstone Capital and Daher Capital participating.
Aug 04, 2015

Finnish mobile game studio @SeriouslyHQ raises $18 million in Series A funding tech.eu/brief/seriousl…

Aug 04, 2015

RT @MobileSceneFi: On @tech_eu: Mobile game studio Seriously raises $18 million in Series A funding tech.eu/brief/seriousl…

Aug 04, 2015

RT @MBBdV: On @tech_eu: Mobile game studio Seriously raises $18 million in Series A funding tech.eu/brief/seriousl…

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10 EU startups raised a collective $310m in funding this week

tech.eu — All this information is in our weekly newsletter (sent every Friday afternoon) as well, but just to showcase that Europe doesn't come to a complete standstill in July-August: these are 10 sizeable funding rounds announced in the past week alone: - European online auction house Catawiki (NL) raised $82 million in Series C funding - ...
Jul 31, 2015

What summer break? 10 European tech startups announced a collective $310 million in funding - just this week tech.eu/brief/european…

Jul 31, 2015

10 EU tech startups raised $310m (collectively) in funding this week, incl. @Catawiki_Art @deliveroo @secret_escapes tech.eu/brief/european…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @leenus: On @tech_eu: What summer break? 10 European companies announced a collective $310m in funding just this week tech.eu/brief/european…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @MBBdV: On @tech_eu: What summer break? 10 European companies announced a collective $310m in funding just this week tech.eu/brief/european…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @siliconvikings: What summer break? 10 European companies announced a collective $310m in funding this week. By @tech_eu bit.ly/1hb92XO #nordictech

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Bringing some of Europe's brightest tech stars to Silicon Valley

tech.eu — Silicon Valley, are you ready to get acquainted with some of Europe's most promising digital startups and 'scale-ups'? Because in less than two months, Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV).
Aug 03, 2015

RT @CardinaliF: On @tech_eu: Some of Europe’s brightest tech stars are coming to Silicon Valley in September tech.eu/inside/5437/st…

Jul 31, 2015

Many of Europe’s brightest tech stars are coming to Silicon Valley next Sept (we’ll be there, too) tech.eu/inside/5437/st… @sep_eu @StartUpEU

Jul 31, 2015

Silicon Valley, prepare to meet some of Europe’s best tech startups and corporations (oh, and me if you’re up for it) tech.eu/inside/5437/st…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @BAEurope: On @tech_eu: Some of Europe’s brightest tech stars are coming to Silicon Valley in September (we’ll be there, too) tech.eu/inside/5437/st…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @EU_Startups: European tech stars are coming to Silicon Valley in September! Via @tech_eu / great initiative @StartUpEU --> http://t.co/…

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Idea Challenge gets 461 submissions from 26 EU countries

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, EIT Digital. 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.)
Jul 31, 2015

.@EIT_Digital’s Idea Challenge contest for tech startups receives 461 submissions from 26 countries across Europe tech.eu/features/5493/…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @leenus: On @tech_eu: EIT Digital’s Idea Challenge receives 461 submissions from 26 countries across Europe tech.eu/features/5493/…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @andyabramson: EIT Digital’s Idea Challenge receives 461 submissions from 26 countries across Europe ift.tt/1SnrQE0

Jul 31, 2015

RT @contrariansmind: On @tech_eu: EIT Digital’s Idea Challenge receives 461 submissions from 26 countries across Europe tech.eu/features/5493/…

Aug 01, 2015

RT @MBBdV: On @tech_eu: EIT Digital’s Idea Challenge receives 461 submissions from 26 countries across Europe tech.eu/features/5493/…

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Rocket Internet-backed GoButler scores $8 million

tech.eu — Rocket Internet-incubated GoButler, the German-born but currently NYC-headquartered startup behind an epynomous virtual assistant, has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by General Catalyst Partners with participation from Lakestar, Rocket Internet's Global Founders Capital, Slow Ventures, BoxGroup, Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary's Sound Ventures and Cherry Ventures.
Jul 30, 2015

Rocket Internet-backed @GoButler closes $8 million round for its free ‘SMS concierge service’ tech.eu/brief/rocket-i…

Jul 30, 2015

Investors in the $8m round for @GoButler: Ashton Kutcher & Guy Oseary, Rocket Internet, Lakestar, Slow Ventures+ more tech.eu/brief/rocket-i…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @leenus: On @tech_eu: Rocket Internet-backed GoButler closes $8 million round for its free ‘SMS concierge service’ tech.eu/brief/rocket-i…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @maximebousaid: Rocket Internet-backed GoButler closes $8 million round for its free ‘SMS concierge service’ ift.tt/1VP1ha1 - Robin Wauters

Jul 30, 2015

RT @COMPUTERWOCHE: On @tech_eu: Rocket Internet-backed GoButler closes $8 million round for its free ‘SMS concierge service’ tech.eu/brief/rocket-i…

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£10m for Seedrs, £6 m for Crowdcube

tech.eu — Two UK-based equity crowdfunding platform providers have announced funding this week. First, Seedrs announced that it had scored £10 million in funding from a VC fund backed by Lord Rothschild and fund manager Neil Woodford to expand overseas. The fundraising round values Seedrs at £30 million.
Jul 30, 2015

Funding for crowdfunding platforms in the UK: @Seedrs raises £10 million, @Crowdcube raises £6 million tech.eu/brief/crowdfun…

Jul 30, 2015

Funding rounds for crowdfunding platforms: £10 million for @Seedrs and £6 million for @Crowdcube: tech.eu/brief/crowdfun…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @ivospigel: Go @jeffseedrs & crew! “@tech_eu Funding rounds for crowdfunding platforms: £10M for @Seedrs and £6M for @Crowdcube: http://…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @fieldhead: On @tech_eu: Funding for crowdfunding: Seedrs raises £10 million, Crowdcube raises £6 million tech.eu/brief/crowdfun…

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Yandex revenue grows by 14% in Q2 2015, but net profit drops

tech.eu — Russian search and Internet services giant Yandex this morning announced its financial results for the second quarter of the year, reporting a 14% rise in revenue but a massive 82% drop in net profit compared to the same period last year. Yandex has sales of just south of 14 billion roubles ($250.7 million), which was ...
Jul 30, 2015

Yandex grows revenue by 14% to $251 million in Q2 2015, but net income drops 82% year-over-year tech.eu/brief/yandex-e…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @andyabramson: Yandex grows revenue by 14% to $251 million in Q2 2015, but net income drops 82% year-over-year ift.tt/1KC8tQs

Jul 31, 2015

RT @R_Jurkovskaja: On @tech_eu: #Yandex grows revenue by 14% to $251 million in Q2 2015, but net income drops 82% year-over-year tech.eu/brief/yandex-e…

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Aug 05, 2015

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Aug 05, 2015

RT @MartinLorentzon: On @tech_eu: These were the 20 biggest funding rounds in European tech in the first half of 2015 tech.eu/features/5387/…

Aug 05, 2015

RT @JLRPeopleSol: On @tech_eu: Analysis: European tech companies raised €3.47 billion in venture capital in Q2 2015 tech.eu/features/5500/…

Aug 05, 2015

RT @Gu881n5: European tech companies raised €3.47 billion in venture capital in Q2 2015 buff.ly/1ePzuVk via @tech_eu pic.twitter.com/w5NcBSwV7f

Aug 05, 2015

RT @jovanki: European tech companies raised €3.47 billion in venture capital in Q2 2015 bit.ly/1Do4EPq via @tech_eu @robinwauters

Aug 05, 2015

World Economic Forum’s 2015 Tech Pioneers: @Transferwise, Darktrace, @iZettle and @Plant_e made the cut tech.eu/brief/world-ec… #techpioneers

Aug 05, 2015

RT @kalavros: On @tech_eu: Facts and figures: the Turkish startup ecosystem in H1 2015 tech.eu/features/5580/…

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