Podcast #85: Leveling up Europe’s fintech sector, a look at the changes in the pan-European energy industry, and more

The podcast is a show in which I (Robin Wauters) 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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On this episode, we discuss the following topics:

– PayPal’s acquisition of iZettle
– Revolut raising $250 million
– Adyen heads for an IPO
– Klarna buys
– In Germany, Dreamlines and Frontier raise big funding rounds
– The acquisitions of FanDuel and Zoopla
– The recent Tech Nation report on the UK’s tech sector
– Apple’s rocky relationship with the EU and Ireland
– A look at recent movements for seed investors eFounders and Seedcamp

We also feature a number of interviews with key players in the European electricity industry, including Kristian Ruby (the Secretary General of Eurelectric, the organisation that represents the common interests of the energy sector, and Tiago Moura Antunes, who heads client-focused innovations for EDP, the Portuguese utility player.

We also talk to Xavier Mamo from EDF Energy, who sponsored this podcast, as they recently wrapped up their Pulse Awards (and we chat with one of its winners, UK-based Powervault).

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