Podcast #209: Money for Klarna and Hopin, expect more SPACs in London, we talk to Christopher Plantener of Kontist

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.

In today’s show, we discuss a few funding deals, do a quick mention of SPACs, and finish off with a an interview with Christopher Plantener, CEO and founder of Kontist, a fintech startup that combines banking for freelancers with tax advisory.

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

💸 Stockholm-based Klarna receives fresh injection of a cool $1 billion, CEO challenges tech to focus on global sustainability

🚁 Electric air taxi startup Volocopter raises €200 million in Series D funding

🍄 Thiel-backed psychedelics firm hits $2 billion valuation

🛒 Prague-based online grocery group Rohlik scores €190 million in Partech-led round to boost growth

🛵 Flink, the Berlin-based grocery delivery startup that operates its own ‘dark stores’, raises $52 million

💻 London-based virtual events platform Hopin raises $400 million in series C funding

📈 Post-Brexit London aims to lure tech IPOs and SPACs in challenge to New York

🎙 Interview: Christopher Plantener, Kontist

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