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The latest innovative tech coming out of Europe

  • GoCater spins out from La Belle Assiette to build a corporate catering marketplace

    GoCater spins out from La Belle Assiette to build a corporate catering marketplace

    GoCater is a marketplace with hundreds of catering companies accessible from a single platform. It makes it much easier to organize events in your company. As for caterers, it’s a great way to find clients and optimize your workflows. The startup first started as a spinoff from La Belle Assiette. I’ve covered La Belle Assiette multiple times over the years. and the company is… Read More

  • Artland is a social art market that connects galleries and buyers

    Artland is a social art market that connects galleries and buyers

    Danish startup Artland is building a social marketplace for the art world and its key players: Galleries and professional collectors, while also hoping an app-based approach helps onboard a new generation of art buyers. Read More

  • Food delivery upstart Deliveroo adds $98M to its Series F, now totals $480M

    Food delivery upstart Deliveroo adds $98M to its Series F, now totals $480M

    The food-delivery-on-demand space continues to heat up in Europe. Today, Deliveroo, the London-based startup that at the end of September announced a Series F of $385 million at a valuation of over $2 billion, today announced it is adding another $98 million into the round, led by T. Rowe Price Associates and Fidelity Management & Research Company. The brings the total amount in the round… Read More

  • Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

    Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

    Another UK startup is using Pi electronics as the foundation for an edtech business idea, and Kickstarter to try to crowdfund their product: A learn-to-code retro games console. Read More

  • Zyl is a photo management app with a few AI-powered tricks

    Zyl is a photo management app with a few AI-powered tricks

    Meet Zyl, a smart photo app to view, manage and share all your photos. Formerly called Comet, the French startup is now using deep learning to go beyond the endless grid of photos and replace the default Photos app on your phone. While Zyl started as an app to create collaborative photo albums, the app has expanded beyond this simple social feature to take care of everything you’d do… Read More

  • Study: Russian Twitter bots sent 45k Brexit tweets close to vote

    Study: Russian Twitter bots sent 45k Brexit tweets close to vote

    Research conducted by a group of data scientists looking at how information was diffused on Twitter around the June 2016 EU referendum vote suggests more than 150,000 Russian accounts were involved in tweeting about #Brexit. Read More

  • Drivy launches its car rental marketplace in the UK

    Drivy launches its car rental marketplace in the UK

    French startup Drivy is expanding to another European country. This time, the company is launching in the U.K. For now, the service is mostly live in London and it’s slowly going to expand across the U.K. throughout 2018. The company has been somewhat careful when it comes to international rollout, with only six European countries in seven years. Drivy already has 1.5 million users… Read More

  • Criteo founder raises $19 million for ride-sharing app Less

    Criteo founder raises $19 million for ride-sharing app Less

    Criteo has long been named as one of the most successful French startups, quickly reaching unicorn level and even going public in the U.S. Former Criteo CEO Jean-Baptiste Rudelle is now launching a new startup called Less with Romain Niccoli, Florent Bouteiller and Francis Cohen. The startup just raised $19 million (€16 million) from Index Ventures and Daphni. Less is a ride-sharing service… Read More

  • Call to ban sale of IoT toys with proven security flaws

    Call to ban sale of IoT toys with proven security flaws

    Ahead of 2017’s present buying season, UK consumer rights group Which? has warned parents about the risks of giving connected toys to their children, and called for devices with known security and/or privacy risks to be banned from sale on kids safety grounds. Read More

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