Special report: Europe lags behind US in VC gender equality, albeit with signs of change

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 […]

Tech.eu Podcast #31: Babbel's milestone, Mondo & Payleven, more new funds, interview with Shakil Khan and standardised term sheets

Tech.eu Podcast #104: Uber and Cabify depart Barcelona; the opportunity of GDPR; interview with TransferWise’s Taavet Hinrikus; and more

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.

Burning houses, growing startups

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.