This Week in European Tech: Mega funding rounds for OneWeb, Checkout and Sennder, Playtika holds Nasdaq IPO, and much more

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked nearly 100 tech funding deals worth about €2.75…

How I Gamified My Own Brain to Lose Weight & Improve Fitness

Socially distant hiking in Sedona (we drove there) I recently wrote about my weight-loss journey over the…

Italian IoT startup Vitesy secures €1.2 million for at-home air purifiers

Vitesy, an Italian-founded startup producing IoT devices that purify the air, has raised €1.2 million to…

How this founder woke up to VCs begging to write checks for his barely launched startup, in the middle of a pandemic

Summary List Placement Nearly six months into the global pandemic, Minerva CEO Joaquin Roca found himself…

Kara Nortman Was Just Promoted to Co-Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures. Here’s What it All Means

Today we’re announcing that my partner Kara Nortman is becoming Co-Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures and…

Silent Eight leverages AI to detect and solve financial fraud

Silent Eight, a startup leveraging AI to help detect and solve financial fraud, has raised $8.8…

Clearbanc, Touchbistro among 7 Canadian startups in CB Insights FinTech 250

Seven Canadian startups have been listed on the 2020 version of CB Insights’ FinTech 250 list,…

How Valence Aims to Provide Better Access and Funding for Black Founders & Executives

“I gotta say it was a good day.” I’m so fricking pumped today. Really, truly. Yeah, Valence…

The Lean Startup

Lean startup is a methodology for developing business introduced by Eric Ries and presented in the…

East Ventures backs big data startup built by former Traveloka execs

Indonesia-based Bonza has also introduced a metric that measures how fast Covid-19 is spreading in an…