Dutch startup Roamler raises €20 million to expand on-demand workforce platform

Roamler, an Amsterdam-based on-demand workforce platform, has raised €20 million from Endeit Capital, SmartFin and Achmea Innovation Fund. Founded nearly ten years ago, the Dutch startup built a network of mobile users who earn money through field marketing in retail stores. For clients such as Unilever, P&G and Red Bull, the tasks range from setting […] Podcast #52: Austria's startup plan, funding for Personio and YouDo, Mangrove's Mark Tluszcz and EU vs. Google (again) Podcast #131: Google’s antitrust trouble is far from over, the takeaway wars, WeWTF, the future of gig economy, interview with Zebras Unite’s Daisy Ford-Downes

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the letter sent by European job boards to complain about Google, the takeaway wars and consolidation processes, the hilarious “WeWTF,” the future of gig economy that can be more interesting than you think, and much more. Natalie has also recorded an interview with Daisy Ford-Downes of Zebras Unite for you.

Zego raises £1.2 million to bring pay-as-you-go insurance to gig economy drivers

Pay-as-you-go insurance provider Zego has raised £1.2 million in seeding funding led by LocalGlobe. London-based Zego launched last year to provide insurance for riders in the gig economy space that are delivering for companies like Deliveroo and UberEATS on small engine scooters. It will soon be launching its first product for car drivers, underwritten by […]