This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech from the past week, including the deals and rumours involving The Hut Group, Auto 1, and Delivery Hero, as well as the new device from Fairphone and the brand value of Napster. Also check out an interview with Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO of Coursera and Sherry Coutu, serial entrepreneur and the head of Digital Boost.
Berlin-based Delivery Hero has acquired the entirety of InstaShop, an online grocery marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa. In a press release, the German company says the acquisition is another step in its “quest to pioneer q-commerce”, or quick commerce. Valued at $360 million, Instashop’s initial purchase price was about $270 million. The […]
This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech, including Apple’s victory in its fight against a $14.8 billion back-tax bill in Ireland, the invalidation of the EU-US Privacy Shield and more. Later in the show, you’ll hear an interview with Oscar Werner, the CEO of Stockholm, Sweden-based Sinch.
This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech, including Opera venturing into fintech, Travelperk buying Albatross, scandals at Ubisoft and much more. Later in the show, you’ll hear an interview with Faisal Galaria, who joined British AR tech company Blippar as its new CEO last year.
Delivery Hero, a global company that runs local delivery services, announced it has been acquiring minority stakes in sustainable tech startups over the last two years. Specifically, these startups are developing alternative solutions to the very environmental problems that Delivery Hero’s business model perpetuates. The investments are part of the German company’s overall effort “to […]
This week, let’s take a look at the role that European startups may play in the food delivery industry in the US. Later in the show, you’ll hear an interview with Antti-Jussi Suominen, CEO at the Finnish fintech startup Holvi.
German food delivery company Delivery Hero has announced a €3 million financial support program to enable its subsidiaries, across 43 countries, to protect riders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Berlin-based company says the funds will “cover up to 15 days of compensation for lost income for freelance riders who have been positively diagnosed with COVID-19 […]