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Deliverect CEO Zhong Xu: ‘You can build a great company anywhere’

Deliverect experienced a meteoric rise to unicorn status thanks to the confluence of two major trends. Based in Brussels, the startup was founded in 2018 with the mission to help restaurants digitize and expand their footprint across all possible channels. Just as the pandemic...

Ventech’s Jean Bourcereau: ‘The volatility is as high as you can imagine.’

As a venture capital investor, Jean Bourcereau, has been through plenty of bad economic cycles. But he also knows that for a younger generation of European entrepreneurs, the current chill spreading across the investment landscape is the first slowdown they’ve experienced.

Startup Wise Guys Targets Europe’s Overlooked Ecosystems

Estonia's Startup Wise Guys has raised the first €25 million of a new round...

Video: Touring Ÿnsect Vertical Insect Farm With CEO Antoine Hubert

Ÿnsect is fast becoming one of the biggest names in the emerging market for...

Macron at VivaTech on his ambitions for Scale-Up Europe

When I first moved to France from the U.S. in 2014, I held a...
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Ventech’s Jean Bourcereau: ‘The volatility is as high as you can imagine.’

As a venture capital investor, Jean Bourcereau, has been through plenty of bad economic cycles. But he also knows that for a younger generation of European entrepreneurs, the current chill spreading across the investment landscape is the first slowdown they’ve experienced.

Startup Wise Guys Targets Europe’s Overlooked Ecosystems

Estonia's Startup Wise Guys has raised the first €25 million of a new round to fuel the expansion of its accelerators and investment activities across Europe and Africa. Cristobal Alonso, Global CEO at Startup Wise Guys, joined us on...

Ourspace raises $2.5m to improve workplace flexibility

Ourspace has raised a $2.5 million Seed round to develop a workplace platform that helps companies efficiently organize their teams around projects. The service will create a centralized view of employees' skills so managers can redeploy them internally to...

Northzone closes €1bn fund to back ‘most ambitious entrepreneurs’ at all stages

While venture capital investments in startups are slowing, venture firms are still building war chests for the future. The latest example: Northzone Partners announced that it has raised a €1 billion fund to back startups from the Seed stage...

Video: Touring Ÿnsect Vertical Insect Farm With CEO Antoine Hubert

Ÿnsect is fast becoming one of the biggest names in the emerging market for insect-based protein. While first targeting animal feed and fertilizer, the company is now moving into human food products following regulatory approval last year of its insect-based...

Q2 2022: Europe created more new unicorns than Asia for first time

The global unicorn boom is crashing hard in 2022, but so far it's not impacting all startup regions in the same way. According to a new report by CB Insights, Europe has so far weathered the economic turbulence better...

TechChill Milano’s Startup Pitch Battle announces finalists

The popular Latvian startup conference, TechChill, is spreading its wings beyond its Riga base with a new edition in Milano, Italy on September 28 and 29. As part of TechChill Milano, the event will feature a Startup Pitch Battle...

Macron at VivaTech on his ambitions for Scale-Up Europe

When I first moved to France from the U.S. in 2014, I held a typical misconception. Because the E.U. had all but eliminated physical borders and embraced a common currency, there is a tendency to assume that the region...
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Building The Restaurant Delivery Infrastructure with Deliverect’s Zhong Xu

Series.E's Chris O'Brien and Ethan Pierse had the chance to talk with Deliverect founder, Zhong Xu, about building the leading infrastructure provider for restaurant...

Early-Stage VC Investing in Europe with Ventech’s Jean Bourcereau

As a venture capital investor, Jean Bourcereau, managing partner at Ventech, has been around the block enough times not to panic when an economic...

Venture Investing in Europe in 2023 with IRIS

Julien-David Nitlech, Managing Partner at IRIS, sits down with Chris O'Brien to talk about venture investing in Europe in 2023. – A bit of background...

Startup Wise Guys Accelerating and Investing In Europe’s Overlooked Ecosystems

CEO Cristobal Alonso of the Estonia-based firm Startup Wise Guys joins us to chat about the announcement of the first €25m capital secured for...

Scaling a European FinTech Startup with Austria’s Bitpanda

Ethan caught up with Bitpanda’s Deputy CEO, Lukas Enzersdorfer-Konrad, on the state of retail cryptoassets investment in Europe, their recently acquired Crypto Custody and...