March 3, 2019
A bold long-term strategy from the European Space Agency to back space-related startups is about to come to fruition.
March 1, 2019
Rising stars Giraffe360 and Nordigen on the dos and don'ts of startup fundraising.
February 28, 2019
Ning Li transformed online furniture retailing with Made.com. Now he wants to do the same for another enormous industry: cosmetics.
Funding is an essential part of any startup journey, but where do you start? We look into seven funding options to help you get started.
Startups are flocking to paste adverts across bus stops and underground platforms — and run TV campaigns too. But does ‘traditional’ advertising work?
February 27, 2019
Pitching is a terrible and outdated way to assess companies and founders, argues Microsoft for Startup’s Ian McDonald.
February 26, 2019
Fidesmo wants to enable your watch — or any other object really — to make contactless payments.
Sifted extracts the top 10 tips from Sahar Hashemi's new book on corporate entrepreneurship.
Israeli-British startup PlayerMaker has launched its performance-enhancing football tech this season — and has big plans for conquering Europe.
February 25, 2019
Bristol's deep history of semiconductor development is producing a new crop of companies like Graphcore.
OpenAI's new "dangerous" text-writing tool epitomises the "invent first, worry later" approach.
February 24, 2019
We asked seven PR professionals around Europe for their top tips on what makes a great story.
We sift through Dealroom’s 2018 European trend report so you don't have to.
February 21, 2019
Entrepreneurs and investors in Europe can learn a lot from their counterparts in India and Southeast Asia, argues Anjali Ramachandran.
Jack Conte, the chief executive of artist crowdfunding site Patreon, talks to Sifted about art and business.
February 20, 2019
Entrepreneur First this week raised a whopping $115m new fund. But is the company builder scaling too fast?
These startups make data sharing more transparent — but they won't give us complete control.
An increasing number of European startups are looking to make big social change. But should they be based in Europe?
February 19, 2019
From Ebay to Klarna, however good your product is, there is always a need for a story backing it up.
Health care: it’s personal, it’s complex, and it’s soon to be the world’s biggest industry. But where are there opportunities for startups in this space?
February 18, 2019
French digital insurance company Alan is challenging big groups such as Axa and Generali — and just raised €40m to do it.
Riga in Latvia is not only beautiful and affordable, it's the biggest startup hub in the Baltics.
February 15, 2019
Founder Lina Chan is running pilots to link Adia to better mental health — and healthier pregnancies.
Gesture and touch-based haptic technology is changing the way we interact with machines.