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.
Editor’s note: This interview has been recorded and published as part of a content project in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Over the past couple of years, the Nordics have seen an influx of new early-stage VC firms that entered the market fueled by the success of local startups, from Supercell to Spotify. One of […]
Editor’s note: This interview has been recorded and published as part of a content project in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Rudi Skogman, CEO and co-founder of Blok and former chief of investor operations at Slush, has been part of the Finnish startup ecosystem for a long time and witnessed it becoming one of the […]
The yearly Slush conference planned for November 19—20, 2020 in Helsinki has been cancelled “due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the organisation announced in a press release. Instead, Slush is planning to “pursue our mission of helping founders in new ways this year,” said Miika Huttunen, the CEO of Slush who started on this position earlier […]
Finnish health tech startup Oura, well known for its wellness-tracking ring and app, has secured $28 million in Series B funding from Forerunner Ventures, Jack Dorsey’s Square and Gradient Ventures. Interestingly, American neuroscientist Matthew Walker, the best-selling author of ‘Why We Sleep’, will be joining the company as Chief Science Advisor. Founded in 2013, Oura […]
In this week’s episode of Tech.eu Podcast, you’ll get an overview of the most important tech news in Europe, as well as hear from Juhani Mykkänen, co-founder at Finland-based food delivery startup Wolt.
Three entrepreneurs in Finland have launched 52nd Ventures, the first Nordic venture builder, to cultivate the Finnish startup ecosystem and strengthen economic prospects for companies, employees, and the country as a whole. Taneli Tikka, Mikko Riikkinen, and Stefano Mosconi all have a sober but aspirational outlook on the state of tech in Finland. Simply put, […]