The Tech.eu podcast hosted by Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler is a show in which we discuss some of the most interesting stories from the European technology scene and interview leading entrepreneurs and investors from across the region.

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Here’s what we discussed this time.

The biggest deal of the week: Bitfury, a Latvian-founded company headquartered in Amsterdam that describes itself as the “largest full-service blockchain technology company in the world,” has just closed an $80 million funding round.

Lesara and Travelbird, which raised more than €100 million in total and employed more than 600 people, have filed for insolvency in a span of two weeks.

Facebook will allow French regulators to access inside the company in an effort to combat hate speech across the platform

Interview: Christian Owens, CEO and founder of Paddle (recorded at the SaaStock conference in Dublin)

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