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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.

Spotify lands in Japan, adds Netflix exec to board, gets close to buying SoundCloud, launches 'Daily Mix' - Tech.eu

The 10 biggest European tech stories this week

venturebeat.com — This week, Tech.eu tracked 16 technology M&A transactions, one IPO and 75 funding deals (totalling €379 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel.Here's an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week:1) Dutch food delivery company Takeaway.com is planning to go public in Amsterdam by the end of this month, and this week announced its IPO price range.

Tech.eu interviews Dominik Richter, founder and CEO of HelloFresh

tech.eu — At the recent (and awesome) Tech Open Air festival in Berlin, I had a very interesting on-stage fireside chat with Dominik Richter, one of the founders and chief executive of HelloFresh. Later, I had a chance of recording a video interview with the entrepreneur in a friggin' spaceship, which was of course impossible to decline ...

Israeli crowdfunding leader OurCrowd raises $72 million in funding

tech.eu — OurCrowd, the Jerusalem-based equity crowdfunding company, today announced the closing of $72 million in Series C funding from a mix of financial institutions, family offices, and private investors from across five continents. Launched in 2013, OurCrowd has to date invested more than $300 million in 100 portfolio companies and funds on its platform.

Dutch Takeaway.com prices IPO, seeks €1 billion+ valuation

tech.eu — Dutch food delivery company Takeaway.com is planning to go public in Amsterdam by the end of this month, and today announced its IPO price range. The indicative price range for the company's initial public offering is set at €20.5 to €26.5 per share, valuing Takeaway.com at an enterprise value of €760 million to €974 million ...

Permira acquires German HR software firm P&I from HgCapital

tech.eu — HgCapital has sold Personal & Informatik ('P&I'), a Germany-based provider of payroll and strategic HR software, to a company backed by funds of private equity firm Permira (which also owns Germany's TeamViewer). Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but Bloomberg reports that the deal is worth more than $900 million.

Atradius acquires majority stake in business information specialist Graydon

tech.eu — Business information and data intelligence company Graydon has been acquired by Atradius, which upped its stake in the company from 44% to 55%. Atradius, a Dutch company, specialises in trade credit insurance and debt collections. This helps explain the reasoning behind the acquisition; Graydon helps its clients determine whether to do business with other companies ...

Tech.eu Podcast #58: Amazon Echo, Northzone, Funding Circle and more

tech.eu — The Tech.eu podcast is a weekly show where Robin Wauters and Roxanne Varza discuss the most interesting stories from the European technology scene. You can find the latest episode below. By the way, you can also subscribe and listen to the podcast on SoundCloud or iTunes.

Airbnb has acquired Barcelona 'peer-to-peer' travel startup Trip4real - Tech.eu

tech.eu — Three years ago when I was living and working in Barcelona, I met an extremely energetic entrepreneur named Gloria Molins, who had just started a company called Trip4real. A Barcelona native, Molins had lived abroad for eight years, working for big companies like Hilton, HP and a big network dedicated to Google Apps, before deciding ...

These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

venturebeat.com — This week, Tech.eu tracked 12 technology M&A transactions, three IPOs and 76 funding deals (totalling €348 million, or about $388 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Here's an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week:
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Sep 29, 2016

Spotify lands in Japan, adds Netflix exec to board, gets close to buying SoundCloud, launches ‘Daily Mix’  http://tech.eu/brief/spotify-japan-soundcloud-etc/  #etcetera

Sep 28, 2016

RT @lufthansaNews: Lufthansa Supervisory Board approves full acquisition of Brussels Airlines @FlyingBrussels  http://ti.lh.com/7osq 


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