NOVEMBER 14, 2019
Added since the last newsletter:
219  funding rounds 37 exits


100+ tech startups eliminating food waste

According to the United Nations, one-third of global food production is wasted. We’ve created a list of over 100 startups tackling this issue. From solutions shortening the value chain, better tracking, to restaurant solutions, supermarkets and farmers to sell surplus or imperfect food and more. Check them out here: 

100+ food waste startups

European VC funds have raised 11 billion in 2019

EQT (€660M), Balderton ($400M), Angular ($41M) and Finch ($75M) recently announced new funds. Following earlier announcements by Lakestar, Rocket and others, European VC funds have raised €11 billion in 2019 so far. 2019 looks on track to beat new records. That's excluding life-science funds and corporate venturing. Check the underlying data via the Dealroom platform:

New funds raised by European VCs

Over 700 speech-enabled startups

Speech recognition is the future. The software itself is likely to be dominated by tech giants like Google and Amazon. But startups are building speech-enabled services around that. We created a list of 700+ speech-enabled and speech tech startups. Some focus on specific industries like legal, banking, media and health. For example, San Francisco-based Sensely helps patients with chronic diseases communicate with virtual clinicians, combining augmented reality and speech. Check out the full list below.

700+ speech-enabled startups

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