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Human Agency

Human Agency
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Another not-too-shallow dive into what's happening

Lithuania Tech Weekly #124
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Headcount growth Nanoavioncs (left) and Vinted (right)

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  • What's happening? Siim (Lemonade stand) adds nuance to the Inventure's review of the funding environment in the region. Guessing we need to wait for Vinted IPO for fresh strong talent to hit the track.
What the article doesn't mention is that there have been fewer strong founders starting out (or they decide to bootstrap longer) so the ones that do stand out get proportionally more attention compared to 2020-2021.

rounds and capital

  • PVcase has acquired Anderson Optimization, the world’s most popular solar siting software platform. The firm said it is making the acquisition to streamline the process of designing utility-scale solar power plants in EU markets.
    Congrats PVCase, will meet you at 100m ARR!
PVcase announces Anderson Optimization acquisition


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further insights

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Main points where Europe needs to improve the most: The different and often complex regulatory environment, capital markets, the LP market, and especially, the engagement of pension funds. Tackling those three areas would result in massive upside potential for the European VC ecosystem.
But the feedback is also very clear. Europe is on the right track. The data shows that the European ecosystem is vastly improving in the eyes of its investors and that they believe it’s getting better with each passing day. We are confident that this trend will continue.

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