Andrii Degeler

Journalist and podcast host based in the Netherlands. Covering all things technology since 2007 for, Engadget, TNW, Ars Technica UK, the Kyiv Post, and more.

Contact this author Podcast: How to raise capital in times of crisis? Let’s hear from VCs

Welcome to a new series of special episodes of Podcast, made in collaboration with The Next Web. Over three shows, we’ll talk to VCs, governmental organisations, and startups about the changes in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in times of crisis and the ways for founders to navigate it. Today, we’ll hear from Alastair Mitchell (EQT), Itxaso del Palacio (Notion), Jacqueline van den Ende (Peak Capital), and Janneke Niessen (CapitalT).

Investor matchmaking startup Unicorn Nest has published a database of 26,000 VCs

Unicorn Nest, Ukrainian-born platform that matches startups and investors using AI algorithms, has published a database that contains structured information on more than 26,000 VC funds across the globe in an effort to support fundraising efforts of entrepreneurs hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak. The list — distributed as a huge Excel file — also […]

Jordan McRae, Mobilus Labs: “I spent about 10 years of my life with my invention notebook”

Editor’s note: This interview has been recorded and published as part of a content project in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Jordan McRae is an engineer and inventor, who founded Mobilus Labs after a diving accident, in which he was unable to communicate with his teammates underwater. Using the phenomenon of bone conduction, Mobilus products […] Podcast #166: Fred Destin (Stride) on VC’s role in crisis; Richard Muirhead (Fabric) on governmental support for startups

In this episode, Andrii Degeler talks to two European VCs about timely topics that came out over the past week. Fred Destin of Stride.VC will walk us through his reasoning on the role of a VC in times of crisis; in the second interview, Fabric’s Richard Muirhead discusses the necessity of governmental support for startups on an example of the UK.