Founded in 2016 in Vienna, Female Founders is an organisation tasked with addressing an acute problem in the European startup ecosystem. The amount of funding – and cheque sizes – for female-led startups has long trailed behind those for male-led startups. This gap has been narrowing in recent years but still only at a very […]
Editor’s note: this is a guest post, syndicated with permission from Crunchbase News and written by Dr. Johannes Lenhard, the Centre Coordinator of the Max Planck Cambridge Centre for Ethics, the Economy and Social Change. With fieldwork in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Berlin, his current book project focuses on the ethics of venture capital. His recent edited […]
This week, Andrii Degeler, Natalie Novick, and Chris Chinchilla talk about the departure of Uber and Cabify from Barcelona, the rise of “data ownership” companies that help to guard your data, the doublethink of the Western corporates regarding automation, writing tips from Stephen King, diversity in the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the UK, and much more.
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the recent Slush conference in Helsinki, the issues with e-scooters in Madrid, the EC’s new initiative regarding AI, inclusion and diversity in the tech industry, and more.
Ivo Spigel argues that entrepreneurs and physical regional borders don’t mix well, and explains how the ambitious ‘European Union’ project has actually helped them in that regard.