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.
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 […]
German business banking startup Penta has raised €18.5 million in the first closing of a fresh funding round backed by new and existing investors, about half a year after securing €8 million. The fintech company has added RTP Global, which has just closed a new $650 million fund, as well as two bank-backed investment firms […]