Friday

26th Aug 2016

Ticker

Google launches fund for European technology firms

US internet firm Google has created a €73mn venture capital fund to invest in new European technology firms. "Europe's start-up scene has enormous potential ... We've seen compelling new companies emerge from places like London, Paris, Berlin, the Nordic region and beyond", Google executive Bill Maris said in his blog.

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  5. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content
  6. Sweden to name new EU ambassador
  7. Deutsche Boerse and LSE request EU merger approval
  8. Scotland appoints Brexit minister

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