Austria: The up-and-coming early-stage investment capital of Europe

To many, Austria can seem like a country of the past, one whose very charm lies in the fact that its best days are behind it. The Austro-Hungarian Empire collapsed almost 100 years ago, and, with it,

Crate raises $4M seed round for its next-gen SQL database

Crate, the winner of our TechCrunch Disrupt Europe startup Battlefield in 2014, today announced that it has raised a $4 million seed round for its open-source SQL database technology. The round was l

And The Winner Of TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014 Is… Crate

The competition was incredibly fierce at the inaugural TechCrunch Disrupt London. At the very beginning, there were 15 amazing companies presenting in front of multiple groups of industry leaders serv

Crate Lets Developers Set Up Big Data Backends In Minutes

Big data is (still) hot, but setting up the backend servers to work with huge amounts of information isn't easy. It often involves involves setting up many different services and once you're done, you

Gumroad Lets You Sell Anything You Make

The guy who helped bring you <a HREF="">Crate</a>, a dead simple file-sharing service, are now testing something called <a HREF="">Gumroad</a>, a way to ask