New Belgian-focused fintech initiative will develop close ties with London and bridge the gap between the UK and Europe
UK government hopes venture and technology growth will ameliorate financial services exit
Positive trends in growth deals driven by interest in the software and IT sectors
Deliveroo's $275m round shows the market remains frothy, but other recent news highlight the challenges facing startups and their VCs
VCs including Earlybird's Brandis discuss the growing trend of private equity houses taking part in growth capital deals within the country
Venture capital firms can benefit from cooperation with CVCs but must be wary of those that value strategy over returns
Speaking at the Afic Annual Conference 2016 in Paris at the end of May, Emmanuel Macron had kind words for the industry
Downside protection in later VC-backed funding rounds is increasingly presented as justification for growing valuations
As Nordic cities continue to foster successful startups, should governments be doing more to improve affordability?
An in-depth look at Capital Mills' investment in mobile ticketing company Tiqets
Berlin's venture scene has come a long way in recent years and is now developing into a mature ecosystem
Paris's venture scene is thriving, with increasingly larger investments being deployed
Commentators are excited about the Spanish tech scene, but is it all it's hyped up to be?
Seed Capital's $87.5m trade sale of Endomondo is VC's biggest ever exit
This second instalment looks at the disadvantages of public funding
Public funding bodies have played a large part in plugging the gap left by the institutional exodus from venture capital
European venture capitalists call for rewards to be more evenly spread
Venture capital is on an upward trajectory, with phenomenal exits and a handful of fund closes building momentum. Kimberly Romaine interviews John Holloway, director at European Investment Fund, Europe's largest venture backer, about the industry's decade...
Celebrities in PE
Venture's Olympic performance
Accelerating European venture
Sweden has ranked highest in the European Innovation Union Scoreboard, but one industry professional has expressed his surprise at this success due to an “obvious lack in strategy for innovation” and “a terrible taxing system for entrepreneurs”....
Unemployment is rife in Southern Europe. Particularly afflicted are the younger members of society, unable to enter the impenetrable job market. But could venture capital play a part in lightening the heavy burden of youth unemployment in the Mediterranean?...