The Netherlands

With backing from NATO Innovation Fund, OTB Ventures will invest $185M into European deep tech

OTB Ventures' new $185 million fund for deep tech in Europe will mostly be deployed at the Series A stage; but up to 10% could be allocated to seed funding, and more than 50% to follow-on investments.

Mews, the hotel SaaS startup, books $110M at a $1.2B valuation

Tourism continues to bounce back in the wake of COVID-19, with 2023 raking in $2.23 trillion globally, surpassing pre-pandemic levels for the first time since 2020. That’s having a big knock-on

UK AI startup Greyparrot bags strategic tie-up with recycling giant Bollegraaf

In another sign of the scramble to accelerate the uptake and transformative potential of artificial intelligence, Dutch recycling giant Bollegraaf Group is making a strategic investment in U.K. AI st

EU faces privacy complaint over CSAM microtargeting ads it ran on X

A microtargeted advertising controversy which has implicated European Union lawmakers in privacy-hostile practices banned by laws they had a hand in passing is the subject of a new complaint by privac

Uber Eats and Getir ink tie-up in Europe for speedy grocery deliveries

Uber Eats and quick commerce player Getir have inked a grocery delivery partnership, starting in the U.K. The tie-up, which expands the range of groceries on tap for Uber Eats’ users, is slated

X Corp faces Dutch privacy class action over MoPub data trading

Make way for another Dutch class action privacy damages lawsuit — this one targeting the company formerly known as Twitter (now X Corp); and MoPub, the mobile ad platform it used to own (before

Google’s adtech targeted by Dutch class-action style privacy damages suit

Google is facing class-action style litigation in the Netherlands which accuses the adtech giant of breaching European privacy laws. It’s demanding Google stops tracking and profiling consumers