Podcast #214: Thrasio’s Carlos Cashman, TIER and Kahoot! go shopping, $2.8 billion for robots, 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, VC news, a couple of acquisitions, and much more. The featured interview is with Carlos Cashman, co-founder and co-CEO of Thrasio.

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

🤖 Softbank acquires 40% stake in Norwegian robotics firm AutoStore for $2.8 billion

🛒 Norway’s online grocer Kolonial bags €220 million, rebrands as Oda

💵 Index closes $200 million dedicated seed fund to intensify multi-stage thesis

❗️ Oslo-based employee engagement and learning platform Motimate acquired by Kahoot!

🛴 Berlin-based micro-mobility firm TIER acquires app maker Makery, establishes new tech hub in Budapest

🦄 Here be unicorns: These are 27 billion-dollar startups minted in Europe in Q1’2021

🎤 Interview: Carlos Cashman, co-founder and co-CEO of Thrasio

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