Podcast #90: Amazon’s wages and taxes, funding for Huel, Balderton’s Liquidity fund, interviews with Monzo and GitLab, and more Podcast #57: Songkick and Samlino's funding rounds, the CEE region is on the rise again, eFounders and WIRED 100

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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Here’s what we discussed this time.

🎤 The biggest deal of the week: Owlstone Medical from Cambridge raises $35 million for its breathalyser-based diagnostics solution.

🎤 Amazon has announced that it will raise minimum wages for all its workers in the US and in the UK

🎤 Interview: Jonas Huckestein, co-founder and CTO of Monzo

🎤 Huel, the UK food startup that has secured a £20 million funding round from Highland Capital

🎤 Interview: Dmitriy Zaporozhets, the co-founder and CTO of Europe’s latest unicorn GitLab

🎤 Balderton Capital, a venture fund headquartered in London, has raised its new fund of $145 million called Liquidity I

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Our reading recommendations

🎤 After earning €10 million in revenues, Tim Schumacher and Christian Kroll will to turn their company, Ecosia over to their employees and become a “self-owned company”

🎤 It turns out that there are still a lot of journalists — mostly those writing for local newspapers — who use Microsoft Word and not Google Docs to send their stories to the editors.

We hope you enjoy the podcast! Please feel free to email us with any questions, suggestions, and opinions at [email protected]


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