Lauren Bellenie

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Innovestor Caps First Round at €30 Million for Fund for Industrial Tech in Nordic and Baltic

Innovestor, a VC fund from Helsinki, has closed its first funding round at 30 million EUR. The fund will be used to invest in companies from the Nordic and Baltic regions working on Industry 4.0 technology.

Plantix & Taranis: How Machine Learning Can Solve Food Scarcity

Every year, 30% of the global agricultural harvest is lost due to pests and plant diseases. Luckily, startups of the world are coming up with innovative solutions to this global crisis.

How Rvolt and GreenApes Gamify Your Carbon Footprint

An integral part of the transition to a greener, cleaner lifestyle is to itemize carbon emissions at the consumer level. Understanding where the biggest...

Equalture Awarded €1 Million Series A For Smart Hiring Technology

Equalture, a startup from Rotterdam has raised 1 million EUR for its self-declared data-driven and bias-free hiring technology.

Sulapac & Bloom: Can Plants Solve Our Plastic Problem?

A race to come up with a material that is as versatile and cost-effective as plastic, with the necessary addition of biodegradability, is underway. Here we explore the technology of Sulapac and Bloom Biorenewables, two companies innovating on traditional plastic.

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.