Podcast #87: EU’s Copyright Directive, what’s next for SME Instrument, €70M for Evaneos, global “Right to be forgotten,” the future of TomTom, and more

The 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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On this episode, we discuss the following topics:

The European Parliament has passed the copyright directive, which contains the infamous Article 11, aka the link tax, and Article 13, aka the upload filter and the meme killer.

What’s next for the EU’s grant schemes for entrepreneurs and researchers: an interview with the director of EASME Julien Guerrier.

French travel platform Evaneos has picked up €70 million in a Series D funding round led by Partech. This is the largest deal we tracked last week.

How is TomTom doing? An interview with Corinne Vigreux, co-founder of TomTom and founder of

Google and the EU are fighting the possibility of expanding the “right to be forgotten” globally.

Events coming up in Europe:

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