VCs from Accel and SoftBank talk Europe’s startup scene, what they expect in 2020, and the future of SoftBank

VCs from Accel and SoftBank talk Europe’s startup scene, what they expect in 2020, and the future of SoftBank – TechCrunch

If you haven’t noticed, Europe’s startup scene is in full bloom, with more than $30 billion deployed in startups across the continent over the last 12 months and more than 20 countries now home to a so-called unicorn company.

Investors around the globe are jumping into the pool, too. Consider that the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) is currently investing a €300 million fund in Europe. Abu Dhabi’s state investor, Mubadala, last year announced it was launching a $400 million fund to back European startups. And that’s saying…

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