Self-described hacker / entrepreneur Adam Wiggins had been around the block a few times before starting cloud platform-as-a-service companyHeroku, but that turned out to be the big one – the one that really paid off (though it took a few years, as is usually the case).
Even though he didn’t really have to, Wiggins stayed with Heroku/Salesforce until the summer of last year, when he finally decided to relax a little and think about what’s next.
Because the continent of Europe is terribly fragmented, in more ways than one, and for a host of other reasons, there are few publications that have attempted to cover the European tech industry as a whole, let alone in depth.
To wit, it’s a daunting challenge and the obvious needs of the various ecosystems across the continent are currently met only by local (English-language or not) blogs and news sites, and larger publications that tend to scratch only the surface, focusing mainly on the happenings in major hubs such as London, Berlin, Paris, Helsinki, Stockholm and Tel Aviv.
We feel strongly that the broader European tech scene deserves something more. We believe that there is a clear unmet need for a publication to go both deep and wide and deliver data-driven analysis, news with nuance and context, opinionated but thoughtful commentary, combined with solid research. read more