Europe

Call for social media adtech to be probed by UK competition watchdog – TechCrunch

A British Conservative flesh presser, who has referred to as time and again for Mark Zuckerberg to come to parliament to resolution questions on how Facebook fences pretend information — simplest to be time and again rebuffed — has made a public name for the UK’s competition regulator to glance into social media giants’ adtech […]

UK health minister sets out tech-first vision for future care provision – TechCrunch

The UK’s nonetheless quite new in submit minister for health, Matt Hancock, temporarily made know-how one in all his said priorities. And as of late he’s put extra meat at the bones of his considering, atmosphere out a vision for remodeling, root and department, how the rustic’s National Health Service operates to deal with the […]

European late-stage FinTech startups get a boost with new Corviglia fund – TechCrunch

In a boost to late-stage investment for FinTech startups having a look to scale-up with no need to depart Europe, what claims to be the biggest expansion fairness fund for Fintech in Europe launches as of late. The Corviglia Capital Fund will probably be deployed from Luxembourg and has secured $250M as a first final […]

Roborace to replace F1 racing drivers with robots at Disrupt – TechCrunch

Formula E is so 2017. This yr, it is all about Roborace, an upcoming F1-style pageant. And the massive new factor is that it is all about self-driving vehicles. I am excited to announce that Roborace CEO Lucas DiGrassi will come to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin to speak about this loopy concept. DiGrassi would possibly sound […]

Video-based recruitment startup JobUFO scores €2M seed – TechCrunch

JobUFO, the Berlin-based startup that has constructed a video focussed app to lend a hand facilitate higher process packages, has raised €2 million in seed investment. Leading the spherical is IBB and Hevella Capital, with the funding for use for expansion. Claiming to re-invent the best way firms maintain the applying procedure, JobUFO has advanced […]

Syncron, a SaaS to help manufacturers move to a service type, raises $67M – TechCrunch

Syncron, a Stockholm-headquartered corporate that provides a SaaS to help apparatus and different product manufacturers move to a service type, has raised $67 million, its first ever investment spherical regardless of being over 15 years previous. Leading the spherical is enlargement fairness company Summit Partners, whilst a supply shut to Syncron pegs the post-money valuation […]

TravelPerk grabs $44M to take its pain-free SaaS for business travel global – TechCrunch

Only six months in the past Barcelona-based TravelPerk bagged a $21M Series B, off the again of robust momentum for a device as a carrier platform designed to take a Slack-like chew out of the executive tedium of arranging and expensing work journeys. Today the founders’ smiles are firmly again in position: TravelPerk has introduced a […]

London-based Stride.VC raises £50M seed fund – TechCrunch

Stride.VC, the brand new VC fund from Fred Destin, previously a spouse at Accel, and Harry Stebbings, manufacturer of the “The Twenty Minute VC” podcast and ex-Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Atomico, is being formally unveiled lately, confirming lots of the main points of my previous record. The fund has closed at simply over its £50 million goal […]

New Relic acquires Belgium’s CoScale to expand its monitoring of Kubernetes containers and microservices – TechCrunch

New Relic, a supplier of analytics and monitoring round an organization’s inside and exterior dealing with apps and products and services to assist optimise their efficiency, is making an acquisition nowadays because it continues to expand a more moderen space of its trade, containers and microservices. The corporate has introduced that it has bought CoScale, […]

Audit Facebook and overhaul competition legislation, say MEPs responding to breach scandals – TechCrunch

After maintaining a sequence of hearings within the wake of the Facebook -Cambridge Analytica information misuse scandal this summer time, and attending a gathering with Mark Zuckerberg himself in May, the European Union parliament’s civil liberties committee has referred to as for an replace to competition regulations to replicate what it dubs “the digital reality”, […]