🕵️ Inside GCHQ, the UK’s super secretive code-breaking cyber organisation, from the FT (€).


🍏 How Ocado is beating Amazon and plans to take over the world, from Sifted.


✏️ Rocket Fund, a crowdfunding site designed to help schools in the UK fund “innovative technology”, is actually being used to buy pencils and goal posts, finds BuzzFeed.

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👴🏻 The secret of investing in the €3.7tn age tech market, from Sifted.


⚙️ 27 things I learned about hiring in tech from looking for a new engineering management role, from Lena Reinhard.


🎧 Why Silicon Valley fund Andreessen Horowitz is keeping its eye on the podcast ecosystem.


🤸 The state of fintech in the UK: 750 active startups, 352 at seed stage, 261 at venture stage, 101 at growth and 36 “established”. See the full report from data company Beauhurst.


🕹️ How Silicon Valley has gamed Europe’s privacy rules, from our friends at Politico. (And, on that note, why Europe is “the world’s regulatory trendsetter”.)


🚫 What you, founder, need to stop doing when your company goes into growth mode, from Tarun Kohli


🔔 Why Silicon Valley should look to Europe to solve its IPO problem, from Wired.


🛏️ IKEA’s new AR app is a glimpse into the visual future of e-commerce, from Siliconrepublic.


💪 These are Europe’s top tech innovators, according to Sifted.


🤷‍♂️ What the hell is a ‘cyber diplomat’, asks The Next Web?


💔 TransferWise cofounder says the new Estonian government is damaging the country’s reputation, from Estonian World.


🚕 Estonian taxi startup Bolt won’t win by copying Uber, from TNW


🖊️ Top tips on how to write to-do lists (and cross things off of them), from Tim Jackson


⚖️ How to scale your legal team, from Juro.


👩‍⚕️ A useful list of medtech startups across Europe, which focuses more on the technology they use rather than business model or traction.

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