Tech.eu Podcast #172: Just Eat Grub Takeaway Hub

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.

Pauliina Martikainen, Maki.vc: The role of marketing and branding is often overlooked by early-stage deep-tech startups

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 […]

On real estate innovation, Slush and its volunteers, and Finnish startup ecosystem: Interview with Rudi Skogman of Blok

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 […]

Finland’s Oura raises $28 million from Square, Google’s Gradient Ventures and others for its smart wellness ring

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 […]