Podcast #197: Amazon businesses unpacked, Kahoot buys Drops, French taxman strikes, rising demand for EU lobbyists

The Podcast 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.

This week, we talk about what’s going on in European tech, including some of the biggest funding rounds of the week, M&A deals, and much more. We’ve also spoken to Jānis Bošs of Fast Brands to learn more about Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) businesses and how companies like SellerX and Heroes work.

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And here are the notes and links for this week’s episode:

❗️ Kahoot! has acquired language learning mobile game maker Drops for up to $50 million

🍽 HelloFresh plans to buy US meal delivery company Factor for up to $277 million

🍄 Peter Thiel backs psychedelic drug developer Atai in $125 million raise

💵 France demands digital tax payments from US tech groups

🇪🇺 Big tech companies are looking for European lobbyists

🛒 Interview with Jānis Bošs, founder of Fast Brands

We hope you enjoy(ed) the podcast! Please feel free to email us with any questions, suggestions, and opinions to or tweet at us @tech_eu.

Featured image credit: Daniel Eledut on Unsplash

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