A couple of years ago I was a tad depressed. Let me tell you why. Covering the European tech startup scene was a mess. Every local Tech God was trying to re-create their version of "The" European tech conference without any idea of the synergies going on in Europe. What was interesting was that many had not factored in that the VCs, investors and press - hunting for deals and stories across Europe - were criss-crossing the continent attending startup meet-ups and conferences, only to find the events crashing into each-other.
The Europas - Europe's tech startup awards - hit Berlin on Tuesday evening with over 1,000 guests gathering to celebrate the best of the continent's tech entrepreneurship. ZeptoLab, the Moscow-based makers of the smash hit Cut The R... Read Post
The European startup scene appears to be relatively unfazed by the downturn so far. But then, they are, even now, still getting used to the mere idea of pitching their idea. O'Reilly's Web 2 Expo Europe event in Berlin last week fea... Read Post