Ken McDonnell

Born in Dublin, Ireland, Ken holds a Masters in Film History & Philosophy and has been involved with the world of media since moving to Berlin in 2014. He was an editor for a video game website for many years and is now the editorial manager at StartupTV. His areas of expertise include AR, VR and machine learning.
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TIER Mobility Soars, Extending Series B Funding to Over €92 Million

The leading European provider of micro-mobility solutions is celebrating an extending of its Series B funding. TIER Mobility, launched in October of 2018 in...

OncoDNA Closes €19 Million Series B, Furthering its Support for Cancer Patients

OncoDNA, located in Gosselies, Belgium, has landed €19 million Series B funding. The healthtech startup, founded in 2012, is a leader in personalised molecular...

Flip, the Employee Messenger App, Raises €3.6 Million in Stunning Seed Round

Employee messenger app Flip has enjoyed one of the largest seed rounds in Europe. The Stuttgart-based startup raised €3.6 million, led by Cavalry Ventures,...

BigProfiles Raises €1.5 Million to Help Profile Customers With AI Technology

Italian startup BigProfiles has raised €1.5 million in a round of funding to help grow its business model. The startup focuses on giving companies...

German Startups Amassed €6.2 Billion in Investments in 2019

2019 was a significant year for investment opportunities in Germany. According to a new EY report, over 650 German startups accrued more than six...

Startup Ideas

Agritech Startup Plantix Joins Farmers in the War Against Pests and Plant Diseases

According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations, '20 to 40 percent of global crop production is lost to pests. Each year, plant diseases cost the global economy around $220 billion, and invasive insects around US $70 billion.' To save cost and preserve crops, PEAT has come up with a brilliant solution called Plantix.

Voiceitt Makes Speech Recognition Technology Accessible for All

Voiceitt, a startup company based in Israel and the United States, has come up with the software for introducing the world’s first speech recognition technology designed to understand non-standard speech.

A Year in Investments: UK Leads as Europe Celebrates a Striking Increase in Capital Investments

Using the data compiled by Atomico, we’re going to analyze the increase of investment returns from European tech companies, the regions and industries that contributed to this growth over the past five years, and the future of Europe’s tech industry.