Editor’s note: this is a syndicated article from Crunchbase News, written by reporter Sophia Kunthara Identity verification startup Onfido has raised $100 million in a new round of funding. Onfido uses artificial intelligence to analyze a person’s facial biometrics and compare it to government-issued IDs to verify his or her identity. This round, which was […]
In this special episode, we talk to Aaron Blumenthal (USA), Antonio Pisante (Italy), and Rune Theill (The Netherlands) to learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on startup accelerators. Will the accelerator business model survive the pandemic? What advice do the programme managers give their portfolio startups? Find answers to these questions — and much more — in today’s show.
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). With €100 million raised for its first fund, byFounders bills itself as a VC firm created by founders and for founders. We sat down with Tommy Andersen at the TechBBQ conference last […]
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). With more than 10 years of history and over €1 billion raised across its funds, Seedcamp is one of the most well-known seed-stage VC firms in Europe. At the TechBBQ conference in […]
Stockholm-founded “delivery experience platform” for online merchants Ingrid has raised 12.25 million SEK (some €1.16 million) from the local early-stage VC Blq invest. The startup claims to handle 10 percent of the e-commerce market in Sweden and is planning to use the capital injection to expand to new markets. Founded in 2015, Ingrid wants to […]
This week, we’ve got two interviews to share with you. The first one is with Kirill Bigay from Preply, a language learning startup from Ukraine that’s got pretty big news to share. The other is with Hjalmar Nordegren from Karma, a Swedish startup that fights food waste globally.
This week, Andrii Degeler, Natalie Novick, and Robin Wauters discuss how VCs change their way in the challenging times, and whether it’s a good idea for founders to come forward and name the names of those trying to take advantage of entrepreneurs. Also expect to hear the latest on how e-scooter companies cope with the coronavirus outbreak and enjoy a beautiful music track from Finland.