Tech.eu Podcast #116: SoftBank goes shopping in Germany; the state of car sharing in Europe; how ICO white papers are written; is it time to boycott Saudi money; and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about SoftBank’s confirmed and alleged deals in Germany, European car sharing companies and luxurious experiences connected to some of them, best and worst practices of writing ICO white papers, whether it’s time to start boycotting the money coming from Saudi Arabia, and more.

German travel startup GetYourGuide lands €500 million from SoftBank

In a second major funding deal within one week, the Japanese behemoth SoftBank has just poured $500 million in Berlin-based travel startup GetYourGuide. The deal values the startup at €1.6 billion, according to a report by Deutsche Startups. GetYourGuide has told TechCrunch, however, that the report is “inaccurate” without offering a further explanation. SoftBank hasn’t […]

Sunstone raises up to €160 million for its two new funds

VC firm Sunstone has raised almost €160 million for two new funds. This includes €112 million for its Sunstone Technology Fund IV and €47 million for Sunstone Progression Alpha, a new fund for investing in growth stages. Sunstone Technology Fund IV will invest in up to 30 companies and has already made ten investments including […]