Podcast #201: Quantum computing in Europe, funding comes in all flavours, Hopin snaps StreamYard, and more

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, tech policy, and more. The featured interview of this episode is with Jan Goetz, co-founder of IQM, and Ilkka Kivimaki of We discussed when quantum computers will actually become practical, how different countries approach the technology, and whether quantum computing make sense from the VC point of view.

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

💻 Hopin buys livestreaming startup StreamYard for $250M as it looks to expand its product line-up

🛵 Delivery Hero raises €1.2 billion in new share offering

💸 French fintech startup Pennylane snags €15 million in Series A funding

🍖 Too Good To Go raises $31 million to fight food waste

🏦 Mambu raises $135M at a $2B+ valuation for a SaaS platform that powers banking services

🇪🇺 European Innovation Council kicks off equity fund with €178 million going to 42 startups

🎙 Interview: Jan Goetz, co-founder of IQM, and Ilkka Kivimaki of

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