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Upciti helps cities level up their data strategy

Upciti is a French startup that has been working on a hardware sensor for city centers that is easy to install and maintain. This hardware module acts as the cornerstone of Upciti’s data management

While tech companies play with OpenAI’s API, this startup believes small, in-house AI models will win

ZenML wants to be the glue that makes all the open-source AI tools stick together. This open-source framework lets you build pipelines that will be used by data scientists, machine-learning engineers

Wikifarmer uses its agricultural knowledge base to bring people to its marketplace

Meet Wikifarmer, an agriculture-focused startup based in Athens that has an interesting two-sided strategy. On the one hand, Wikifarmer is a source of knowledge with high-quality content translated in

Incident.io looks to beef up its Slack-based incident response platform with $28.7M in fresh cash

It’s Incident.io co-founder and CEO Stephen Whitworth’s assertion that there’s fragmentation in the market for software incident management solutions. Customer success tools don’t

The Winklevoss twins rock on

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about an arrest in the crypto world that had investors sweating. This week, we’re talking about rocking through the general malaise of a cryp

Circular.io is putting a referral spin on tech recruitment

Demand for talent continues to make tech recruitment a hotbed of startup activity. To wit: Madrid-based startup Circular.io, which is now expanding its “talent sharing platform” — in

Graneet thinks construction companies should switch from Excel to its tool

Meet Graneet, a French startup that just raised a $2.8 million seed round (€2.4 million) led by Point Nine and Foundamental. Graneet is a vertical software-as-a-service startup focused on the constr

Kaya VC launches its new $80M fund, focusing on Prague, Warsaw and the CEE region

Kaya VC’s new €72 million ($80 million) fund will focus on startups in Prague, Warsaw and the wider CEE region. Previously called Enern, the Central and Eastern European VC — which, historically

Whereby, which allows more collaboration over video calls, raises $12M from Point Nine and 20 Angels

Zoom, Microsoft and Google all rocketed to the top of the charts in the virtual meetings stakes during the pandemic but a plucky startup from Norway had others ideas. Video meeting startup Whereby has

Europe’s Point Nine outs new ~€100M fund to back early-stage SaaS and digital marketplaces

Point Nine, the pan-European early-stage VC focused on SaaS and digital marketplaces, has raised its fifth fund, totalling just short of €100 million (in fact, “P9 V” is a €99,999,999