Podcast #57: Songkick and Samlino's funding rounds, the CEE region is on the rise again, eFounders and WIRED 100 Podcast #102: E-scooters again, Chinese investment in Europe, history of RSS, interview with FishBrain, and more

In today’s Podcast, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the latest gigantic funding round for an e-scooter startup, the increasing amount of Chinese capital in European tech, the history of RSS, and more. We’ve also prepared an interview with Johan Attby, co-founder and CEO of FishBrain, a startup that has raised almost $30 million for an app for fishing lovers.

Fishbrain reels in $13.5 million for its fishing social network

Sweden’s Fishbrain, a social network for sport fishers and anglers, has hooked $13.5 million in a funding round led by B Capital Group, the VC fund of Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin, with participation from Softbank Ventures Korea – Softbank’s Seoul-based VC unit – and Nordic backers Northzone and Industrifonden. The social network has five million […]

GP Bullhound announces first closing of latest fund at €65 million

Investment firm GP Bullhound has announced the first closing of its newest fund at €65 million that will invest in European tech companies from early stages to pre-IPO. GP Bullhound Fund IV is backed by institutions, entrepreneurs, and family offices, according to the firm. “We are delighted to welcome new investors and to retain the […]