Earlybird Venture Capital’s Brandis: “People Really Do Make the Difference”

Munich-headquartered Earlybird Venture Capital has become one of Europe’s leading digital investors in recent years, with 16 locations and investments, on average €2.5 million ($2.68m) in dozens of companies worldwide. A steady…

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Israel’s Space Program Innovates to Beat Geopolitical Struggles

Israel has long had to combat politics with innovation. The nation, which in recent years has become known as ‘Silicon Wadi’, has spun out some of the world’s best high-tech firms in…

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Red Herring Announces Top 100 Europe 2017 Finalists

Red Herring has announced the finalists for its Top 100 Europe event, to be held this month in Amsterdam. The conference, which will run between April 24 and 26 at the Dutch capital’s…

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Dr Moshe Kantor: Tech Giants “Shamefully Slow” to React to Antisemitism

Dr Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor is President of the European Jewish Congress, a Brussels-based representative body of Jewish figures across the continent. He has been a vocal opposer of Google over controversial content…

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Kreditech Learns to Innovate Like a Startup, and Work Like a Bank

Kreditech’s high-flung office offers a spectacular, 360-degree view of its hometown of Hamburg. That is, when it is sunny. When Red Herring visited the fintech firm’s HQ earlier this year, the German…

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Appodeal Europe Chief Baidachnaya: 2017 “Transformative” for Mobile

Anna Baidachnaya is the Barcelona-based, head of Europe for Appodeal, a San Francisco-headquartered app monetization platform that has won $3.26 million in funding since its 2015 foundation in Russia. Baidachnaya speaks to Red…

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WhatsApp Encryption at Center of London Terror Storm

Messaging service WhatsApp has been accused by the British government of giving terrorists “a safe place to hide”, after refusing to hand over messages communicated by the perpetrator of last week’s deadly…

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CeBIT 2017: Security Chiefs Warn of Executive Security Disconnect

A group of European security luminaries has told an audience at today’s CeBIT conference that companies must move quickly to avoid cybersecurity disasters–and that executives and CFOs are often unaware of the…

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European Jewish Leader Rebukes Google in Hate Speech Row

One of Europe’s leading Jewish figures has condemned tech giant Google, amid a growing controversy over its refusal to remove anti-Semitic videos from subsidiary site YouTube. Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the…

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Ecwid CEO Ruslan Fazlyev: Keep Standards High–No Exceptions

Ruslan Fazlyev is CEO of Ecwid, an e-commerce platform that allows businesses to sell online. It has more than a million users in 175 countries. Headquartered in California and Russia, the company…

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