Bolt raises big (again) as it looks to expand its mobility empire January 11

Estonian fintech Tuum raises €15m to bring banking up to speed January 26

Biggest seed fund in the Baltic launches as region booms February 8

Money for old phones — but can the refurb boom last? February 17

Dutch tech masters February 27

Bulgaria gets its first unicorn as Payhawk raises an additional $100m March 1

Fintech unwrapped 3.0 March 16

Germany announces world-first “Battery Passport” project April 25

Eurora Solutions raises $40m to cut through ecommerce customs tape April 27

Can an Estonian startup solve the construction worker shortage? May 17

Top early-stage investors in CEE June 6

Photonic quantum startup ORCA Computing raises $15m Series A June 9

Estonian VC Superangel announces new €50m fund June 13

Estonian NFT infrastructure startup NFTPort raises $26m Series A round June 15

German travel booking unicorn Omio raises $80m Series E June 21

Oxford Quantum Circuits raises £38m Series A round July 5

Talent relocation startup Jobbatical raises €11.6m Series A round September 12


LAUNCHub Ventures’ new €44m fund focused on southeast Europe January 12

The fintech offering free API that could help millions access credit January 25

Booksy raises $70m after a tumultuous year January 27

2020 was a record year for VC investment in Poland February 9

Who will be Estonia’s next unicorn? March 1

Does Europe need an LGBTQ+ challenger bank? March 8

18 startups to watch in southeastern Europe, according to VCs March 22

FintechOS raises €51m in mission to digitalise incumbent banks and insurers April 20

Is negotiation-as-a-service the next startup frontier? April 27

Meet Europe’s fastest growing fintech (it’s not who you think) May 4

Lithuanian secondhand clothing marketplace Vinted raises at a valuation of €3.5bn May 12

Greece isn’t known as a breeding ground for promising startups, but that’s change June 14

XYZ Reality raises £20m to build AR for construction industry June 15

Tech disrupts the €2tn construction market June 23

A peek into Eastern Europe’s biggest female angel investor club July 8

Untitled Ventures raises €100m for deeptech startups July 14

21 startups to watch in central Europe, according to VCs July 20

Brunch with Sifted: Daniel Dines, cofounder of UiPath July 21

Vienna’s refurbed raises $54m for refurbished electronics August 5

The European startups making cars faster and more sustainable than a Tesla September 14

Is equity crowdfunding about to take off in eastern Europe? October 4

Central and eastern European startups are raking in the money October 14

Rossum raises $100m in one of eastern Europe’s largest Series A rounds October 20

Europe’s wealthtech startups are joining the investing rush October 21

As their users get older, wealthtech apps remember that family matters November 5

Payhawk spreads its wings as it looks to dominate enterprise spend management November 23

Latvian startup Lokalise raises $50m to streamline localisation and translation December 14

Crypto payments infrastructure startup Ramp raises $53m on the back of impressive growth December 15

A beginner’s guide to investing in European spacetech December 16

17 European spacetech startups to watch, according to investors December 16

Eastern Europe tech in review: the key moments of 2021 December 30

11 predictions for eastern Europe tech in 2022 December 30


How Czech startup Prusa Research hit 17,122% revenue growth January 8

This Hungarian startup is using off-the-shelf cameras and chips to kit out its self-driving cars January 23

The rising stars of Lithuania’s startup scene February 3

Inside GitLab, the startup with the largest all-remote team in the world February 5

“Bigger than DNA” — how AI is transforming the pharma industry February 17

From Benidorm to Belarus — how to build companies on two sides of a continent February 26

Refurbed raises $17m to sell you second-hand laptops and smartphones March 17

Peer-to-peer industry faces rocky road ahead April 2

Mental health startups boom as pandemic anxieties worsen April 13

Startups focusing on innovative disinfection solutions are seeing a huge surge in interest May 14

Abandoning your home market is never easy, but sometimes it’s necessary May 22

Building a utopian Martian village in the Californian desert June 17

AImotive raises $20m to become Europe’s ‘largest VC-backed automated driving company’ June 22

Are home-testing healthcare startups ready to push beyond the worried well, and could COVID-19 help them do it? July 6

In data: The impact of Covid-19 on Europe’s startups July 8

Fixing an ageing approach to care July 13

Eight top female startup investors to know in Eastern Europe August 5

TechHub may be down and out in London, but not in Eastern Europe August 7

CEE investors pick potential winners in a post-Covid world August 27

The rise of an ethical alternative to payday lenders? August 31

No way back anymore, says Belarusian tech sector fighting the regime September 24

These European startups are going after Elon Musk’s SpaceX October 5

Polish gaming company Huuuge Games is gearing up for an IPO as mobile gaming booms globally October 23

Celebrities — and now also big corporates — are fans of Finnish startup Oura’s health-tracking rings October 28

VC deals in Europe has one of their strongest quarters on record in Q3 2020 October 29

Home decor in the age of coronavirus November 3

FintechOS is one of several startups helping legacy lenders compete in an age of challenger banks November 9

Antidote to social media overload? December 3

Amazon is a minor e-commerce player across much of Europe – here’s why December 9


The Romanian unicorn automating your job August 20

This Romanian startup can ID you based on how you strike a keyboard October 24

The Czech startup bringing hotels out of the 1980s November 7

Prezi cofounder Peter Arvai wants us to communicate better November 19

Czech your invoice: Prague-based startup Rossum raised $4.5m to take care of your paperwork November 27