European companies raised € 16.2 billion (US$ 17.3 billion) in venture capital, an increase of 12% versus the previous year and an all-time record
10 data-driven insights about European tech
Yoram Wijngaarde

Not to dispute these numbers — but how can you be sure that growth is authentic as opposed to due to improved information capture as your data sources improve? i.e. not due to “censorship” and it’s decrease due to improved data capture methods