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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.

Dutch VC firm Endeit Capital launches €107 million fund

tech.eu — It's not just in London and Berlin that new VC firms are popping up, or raising huge new funds. Today, The Netherlands-based investment firm Van den Ende & Deitmers announced that it will henceforth be known as Endeit Capital and kicking off a second investment fund with an initial size of €107 million.
Aug 28, 2015

Dutch VC firm Van den Ende & Deitmers morphs into @EndeitCapital, launches new €107 million fund tech.eu/brief/dutch-vc…

Aug 28, 2015

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: Dutch VC firm Van den Ende & Deitmers morphs into Endeit Capital, launches €107 million fund http://t.co/S3Z…

Aug 28, 2015

RT @leenus: On @tech_eu: Dutch VC firm Van den Ende & Deitmers morphs into Endeit Capital, launches €107 million fund http://t.co/bFQDCBOY…

Aug 28, 2015

RT @MBBdV: On @tech_eu: Dutch VC firm Van den Ende & Deitmers morphs into Endeit Capital, launches €107 million fund tech.eu/brief/dutch-vc…

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Berlin-based adtech startup Remerge raises $3 million

tech.eu — Remerge, a Berlin-based adtech startup founded by vets behind mobile advertising companies madvertise and LiquidM, has raised $3 million in Series A funding from Point Nine Capital less than a year after its debut on the market. The Series A round was also contributed to by VC Fonds Technologie Berlin managed by IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft and ...
Aug 27, 2015

Berlin-based adtech startup Remerge raises $3 million Series A round led by Point Nine Capital tech.eu/brief/remerge-…

Aug 27, 2015

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: Berlin-based adtech startup Remerge raises $3 million Series A round led by Point Nine Capital tech.eu/brief/remerge-…

Aug 27, 2015

RT @Thomas_Ohr: Berlin-based #adtech startup @remergeio raises $3 million Series A round led by @PointNineCap. Via @tech_eu -> http://t.c…

Google doubles down on Dublin, teams with Dogpatch Labs

tech.eu — It's safe to say Dublin has always been a very important location for online search and advertising giant Google. To wit, its EMEA HQ is located in the heart of the historic docklands district (AKA Silicon Docks) of the Irish capital, and the company even boasts that it has "helped put Dublin on the map ...
Aug 27, 2015

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: Google doubles down on Dublin with Dogpatch Labs partnership, now employs 5,000+ staff in the city tech.eu/brief/google-d…

Aug 27, 2015

.@Google doubles down on Dublin, teams up with @DogpatchLabs (also, it now employs over 5,000 people in Dublin): tech.eu/brief/google-d…

Aug 27, 2015

Google doubles down on Dublin with Dogpatch Labs partnership, now employs 5,000+ staff in the city tech.eu/brief/google-d…

Aug 27, 2015

RT @ChMurphy: On @tech_eu: Google doubles down on Dublin with Dogpatch Labs partnership, now employs 5,000+ staff in the city tech.eu/brief/google-d…

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Fintech company SumUp raises another €10 million

tech.eu — German-British mPOS startup SumUp has raised €10 million in funding to support its quest to become a global payment card acceptance brand (see our recent interview with CEO Daniel Klein). The round, which brings its total capital raised to €50 million, comes from previous investors BBVA Ventures, Groupon, American Express and other prior backers.
Aug 27, 2015

European fintech company SumUp raises €10m from American Express, Groupon and BBVA tech.eu/brief/fintech-… Also see: tech.eu/features/5448/…

Aug 27, 2015

SumUp’s new financing round brings the total capital raised by the European #fintech company to €50 million tech.eu/brief/fintech-…

Aug 27, 2015

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: Fintech company SumUp raises another €10 million from American Express, Groupon and BBVA tech.eu/brief/fintech-…

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Irish-founded software startup Intercom raises $35 million

tech.eu — Intercom, which has developed a platform that businesses can use to communicate with customers directly online, has raised $35 million in Series C funding. The company is based in San Francisco, but was founded by four Irish entrepreneurs and has its entire R&D and product management team based in Dublin.
Aug 26, 2015

Irish-founded software startup @Intercom raises $35 million to scale globally tech.eu/brief/intercom…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @tech_eu: Irish-founded software startup @Intercom raises $35 million to scale globally tech.eu/brief/intercom…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu:Irish-founded business-to-consumer communication software startup Intercom raises $35m to scale globally tech.eu/brief/intercom…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @RagaliePetricaD: > @tech_eu: Irish-founded #B2C communication software startup Intercom raises $35m to scale globally http://t.co/2UP…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @COMPUTERWOCHE: On @tech_eu: Irish-founded business-to-consumer communication software startup Intercom raises $35m to scale globally tech.eu/brief/intercom…

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London fashion startup, Thread, just received £5 million in funding

uk.businessinsider.com — London-based fashion tech startup Thread has secured $8 million (£5 million) in a Series A round of funding led by Balderton Capital, the co-founders of Google-owned DeepMind and a number of other angel investors from the fashion and tech worlds.

Angry Birds maker Rovio is about to cut 260 jobs

uk.businessinsider.com — Rovio, the Finnish company behind the Angry Birds franchise, announced today that it is letting go of another 260 people (it cut 130 jobs late last year). Despite the apparent success of its Angry Birds 2 game (almost 50 million downloads in just one month since its release, Rovio says), the Nordic gaming giant says it wants to "restructure and concentrate its activities around three primary business areas: games, media and consumer products".

Angry Birds maker Rovio prepares to cut 260 jobs

tech.eu — Rovio, the Finnish company behind the Angry Birds franchise, announced today that it is letting go of another 260 people (it cut 130 jobs late last year). Despite the apparent success of its Angry Birds 2 game (almost 50 million downloads in just one month since its release, Rovio says), the Nordic gaming giant says ...
Aug 26, 2015

Finland's @Rovio is downsizing again; prepares to cut 260 jobs (but the @AngryBirds movie is still on!) tech.eu/brief/angry-bi…

Aug 26, 2015

“We did too many things” admits @Rovio CEO as the @AngryBirds maker intends to cut 260 jobs to 'sharpen its focus' tech.eu/brief/angry-bi…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @robinwauters: “We did too many things” admits @Rovio CEO as the @AngryBirds maker intends to cut 260 jobs to 'sharpen its focus' tech.eu/brief/angry-bi…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @raf_keustermans: On @tech_eu: Angry Birds maker Rovio downsizes again, prepares to cut 260 jobs tech.eu/brief/angry-bi…

Aug 26, 2015

Today in Nordic gaming: Resolution raises $6m led by Google Ventures (tech.eu/brief/google-v…) as Rovio downsizes (tech.eu/brief/angry-bi…)

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Deutsche Telekom plans to invest €100 million in Israeli startups

tech.eu — Late last year, German telco juggernaut Deutsche Telekom earmarked half a billion euros for a new hybrid innovation fund dubbed Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP) in an effort to "considerably expand the scope and volume of its investments in venture capital and technological innovation". The new fund, one of the largest investment funds in Europe ...
Aug 26, 2015

RT @berlinstartups: Deutsche Telekom plans to invest €100 million in Israeli startups buff.ly/1MLkFAy

Aug 25, 2015

Deutsche @Telekom_Group plans to invest €100 million in Israeli startups in the coming years: report tech.eu/brief/deutsche…

Aug 25, 2015

RT @StartupInstBER: @robinwauters: Deutsche @Telekom_Group plans to invest €100 million in Israeli startups in the coming years: report tech.eu/brief/deutsche…

Aug 25, 2015

RT @tboecker: On @tech_eu: Deutsche Telekom plans to invest €100 million in Israeli startups in the coming years: report tech.eu/brief/deutsche…

Aug 25, 2015

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: Deutsche Telekom plans to invest €100 million in Israeli startups in the coming years: report tech.eu/brief/deutsche…

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Airbnb to start collecting tourist taxes from guests in Paris

tech.eu — Online accommodation booking website Airbnb today announced on its blog that it will start collecting and remitting tourist taxes (€0.83 per person per night) from guests on behalf of hosts in Paris (PDF) from the 1st of October onwards. Home sharing on Airbnb has always been subject to tourist tax in France, but the current ...
Aug 25, 2015

.@Airbnb will begin collecting tourist taxes from guests in Paris, starting 1 October (and later, the rest of France) tech.eu/brief/airbnb-p…

Aug 25, 2015

Airbnb will soon start collecting tourist taxes (€0.83 per person per night) from guests on behalf of hosts in Paris tech.eu/brief/airbnb-p…

Aug 25, 2015

RT @tech_eu: .@Airbnb will begin collecting tourist taxes from guests in Paris, starting 1 October (and later, the rest of France) tech.eu/brief/airbnb-p…

Aug 25, 2015

Home sharing on @Airbnb was always subject to tourist tax in France, but now the company can do it on behalf of hosts tech.eu/brief/airbnb-p…

Aug 25, 2015

RT @J_Madej: Et voilà: Airbnb will begin collecting tourist taxes from guests in Paris, starting October twib.in/l/Kdyy9rdLjjz | twibble.io

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RT @developerhcnews: A hidden European champion: Prestashop has been enabling e-commerce since 2007 bit.ly/1EmGEMF

Aug 28, 2015

RT @andrewmbeh: Analysis: Is there a funding gap between the UK and Germany? - klou.tt/x3w5krixk34z

Aug 28, 2015

RT @mariuskarma: On @tech_eu: A hidden European champion: PrestaShop has been enabling e-commerce since 2007 tech.eu/features/5745/…


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