Podcast #212: What do you know about Nokia, $500M+ for quick delivery, Seedrs 💔 Crowdcube, 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.

In today’s show, we talk about funding deals, IPOs and SPACs, one blocked merger (you can guess), and much more. The featured interview is with Ville-Veikko Mattila, director and head of research at Nokia Technologies.

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🛒 Turkish delivery startup Getir is raising $300 million at a mooted $2.6 billion valuation from Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global

🦍 Gorillas, the on-demand grocery delivery startup, raises $290M and ‘surpasses’ $1B valuation

💵 Crypto firm rides bitcoin mania to a $5.2 billion valuation

🍖 Meatable raises $47 million Series A to continue scaling trajectory and expand its product portfolio with beef

🔲 London-based location tech what3words lands (close to) £12 million from Ingka Investments

💻 London-based Hopin puts the new money to work, acquires Streamable and Jamm

💰 Utrecht-based “people-centric” ERP firm Unit4 snapped up for $2+ billion

📈 Trustpilot steady in debut as London IPO raises $655 million

🎯 Deliveroo aims for $12 billion market cap in biggest London debut in a decade

🚲 Deliveroo hit by investor, rider revolt ahead of London IPO

🔌 Arrival becomes UK’s biggest tech IPO with $13bn Nasdaq float

💔 Seedrs terminates merger with Crowdcube, announces new funding round

🎙 Interview: Ville-Veikko Mattila, director and head of research at Nokia Technologies

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