For this episode, we’ve talked to Jean-Eric Paquet, director-general for research and innovation at the European Commission, and Fredrik Hjelm, co-founder and CEO at Voi Technology.
The European Commission announced this week that it has awarded over €278 million to 75 startups and SMEs through its accelerator pilot. The European Innovation Council (EIC) was founded in June to help entrepreneurs, small businesses, innovators and scientists scale their organisations internationally. To this end, the EIC launched an accelerator pilot, and this is […]
(Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Nicolas Brien, the CEO of lobbying organisation France Digitale.) Past debates have shown that tech-friendly regulations do not necessarily mean “startup-friendly regulations”. Many senior policymakers in Brussels still believe that meeting with the PR teams of US tech giants in the afternoon, soon after chatting with a […]
This week, Andrii Degeler and Natalie Novick discuss the fresh funding round of Unbabel and the gig economy in general, new tech-related documents leaked from the European Commission, cap table issues in the Nordics and beyond, the mystery of Cachette Capital, and more. The featured interview of the day is a conversation with Carly Kind, director of the Ada Lovelace Institute.
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the latest investigation of the European Commission into Amazon, alternative meats and the future of foodtech, whether the brain drain is something we should be worried about, the redesign of Twitter, and much more. Also, check out the interview with Seth Bannon from Fifty Years VC recorded at Tech Open Air.
Following the publication of the ‘Enhanced European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot’ work programme for 2019-20 – which you can find more information about here – and our podcast interviews with Commissioner Carlos Moedas and former head of Startup Europe, Isidro Laso, we thought it would also be a good idea to interview Caroline Bergaud. Caroline […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the freshly approved Copyright Directive, the new €1.49 billion fine for Google, the concept of cloud kitchen, and much more. We’ve also prepared an interview with Martin Villig, co-founder of Bolt, formerly known as Taxify.