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The UK has been crowned the tech unicorn capital of Europe, home to over a third of the continent’s billion dollar startups

The UK has been crowned the tech unicorn capital of Europe, home to over a third of the continent’s billion dollar startups

The UK has established itself as Europe’s tech powerhouse, playing home to 37 per cent of Europe’s unicorn-status tech firms and topping the list of global destinations for tech talent.
With London Tech Week kicking off today, new figures show the UK claims 13 of Europe’s 34 unicorns - referring to companies with a $1bn valuation [...]

Les 14 sociétés qui intéressent Salesforce pour des fusions-acquisitions

Les 14 sociétés qui intéressent Salesforce pour des fusions-acquisitions

Selon un document interne, le leader mondial de la gestion de la relation client Salesforce s’intéresse à 14 sociétés cotées, comme cibles potentielles de fusions-acquisitions. La liste comprend Linkedin, emporté par Microsoft, mais pas Twitter qu’il semble avoir convoité avant de jeter aujourd’hui l’éponge.

Qui est dans les radars de Salesforce pour de potentielles fusions-acquisitions ?  La [...]

Farfetch grabs another $110 million for its fashion marketplace

Farfetch grabs another $110 million for its fashion marketplace

Farfetch is growing like crazy as the company just secured $110 million. The London-based startup has become a dominant e-commerce player in the fashion space. Farfetch runs a marketplace that connects high-end fashion retailers with customers. But the company doesn’t plan to stop there.
Today’s Series F round was led by Temasek, IDG Capital Partners and Eurazeo. [...]