Contrary to popular belief, Europe’s billion dollar tech companies, known in the tech industry as “unicorns”, are growing faster than their rivals in the U.S., which has ruled the tech roost for decades thanks to companies like Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon. The fact that European unicorns are outpacing U.S. rivals was highlighted in a report published Wednesday by investment banking firm GP Bullhound, which helps tech founders and entrepreneurs to navigate funding rounds and acquisitions. Now in its sixth year, GP Bullhound’s “Titans of Tech” report claims that the cumulative value of Europe’s unicorns—tech startups … (full story)