We are in the last weeks of December, so it is time to recap and make forecasts. Leading European and world media have published their ratings, reviews, and lists, and we have collected the most gripping there were over the past week.
The editors of tech.eu conducted an open-source study and ranked the 25 most profound deals among European startups in 2022. Interesting observations:
For the list of finalists and other details, see the article on tech.eu.
The outgoing year gave Europe 47 new unicorns, which, although less than the 69 in 2021, is still a good number, given all the upheavals. Sifted analyzed data on the activities, financial performance, and founders of all these companies.
Read the full report from Sifted analysts here.
Business Insider reached out to Accel, Sequoia, Lightspeed representatives, and other venture capital companies to share their vision of how the market will change in 2023.
Here are some of their findings:
See the complete list of predictions at Business Insider.
Forbes and partners have released the sixth annual ranking of startups that bring the most profit to venture investors in Europe and the Middle East. In 2022, the top ten were: Stripe with an estimate of $95B, Roblox ($49.1B), checkout.com ($40B), Spotify ($26.5B), and others.
Only one company on the list went public this year, Indonesian SuperApp Gojek (valuated at $27.9B).
See the complete list of this year's record holders at Forbes.
According to Crunchbase data, as of December 13, as many as 1,291 startups have been acquired by other startups this year. Last year the figure was almost identical. However, in 2023, according to Rebecca Szkutak from TechCrunch, the numbers will be much higher.
Please read the article at the link to see its arguments.
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