This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech, including a new UK-based unicorn, ultracapacitor tongue-twisters, Turkish social media policies, and much more. Also check out an interview with Ott Vatter, who was at the time of the recording the managing director of the e-residency program in Estonia.
This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech, including the funding rounds for Kodit.io and GetYourGuide, Spotify’s Q3 results, Uber and robo-firing, as well as a few policy stories. Also check out an interview with Job van der Voort, CEO and co-founder of Remote.com.
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 […]