VOI, the Swedish e-scooter operator, has announced $85 million in Series B funding. The round, led by Vostok New Ventures, was joined by many other investment firms: Balderton Capital, Creandum, Project A, BME Ventures, Raine Ventures, Kreos Capital, Inbox Capital, Rider Global, Black Ice Capital, and others. The Stockholm-based micro-mobility startup has raised $135 million […]
This interview special episode includes a conversation with Maxim Romain, CEO and co-founder of the e-scooter startup Dott, recorded in Amsterdam earlier this year. Among the topics we discussed in this interview are Dott’s rumoured launch in the Netherlands, the profitability of e-scooter startups, the problem — or lack thereof — that Dott is solving, the actual levels of theft and vandalism in the industry, and much more.
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discussed the funding news of the presentation collaboration startup Pitch, what’s going on with funding rounds in Germany, what a digital prophet does, and much more. Also, check out an interview with Sacha Michaud, co-founder of Glovo.
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss fresh funding for Klarna, the “substantial” extension of FlixMobility’s latest round, a startup that makes money by fishing e-scooters out of Seine, the Molengeek project, and much more. The interview of the week is a conversation with Klarna’s Sebastian Siemiatkowski recorded at last year’s TOA conference in Berlin.
This week, Andrii Degeler and Natalie Novick discuss the mega-round of Babylon Health where the controversial fund PIF was among the investors, the tax relief claimed by Rockstar North that hasn’t paid corporation taxes in years, new research on e-scooters and climate risks, Cloudflare dropping 8chan, and much more. In addition to that, listen to an interview with Conny Weber, senior research analyst at the European Crowdfunding Network.
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about fresh funding for e-scooter companies and the competition landscape in Europe, (the lack of) news from Atomico’s Angel Programme, the future of podcasts and paywalls, and much more. In addition to that, there’s an interview with Sara Usinger who’s been busy building up startup ecosystems in Iran and Albania over the past few years.
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discussed the trouble in the e-scooter land, what happened to subscription boxes, event hacks, the phenomenon of The Pirate Bay, and more. We’ve also prepared a brief interview with Caroline Ramade, founder and CEO of 50inTech in France.