Tech.eu Podcast #130: FlixMobility and Klarna raise a lot of money, used-car marketplaces are hot, e-scooter fishing, interview with Klarna’s Sebastian Siemiatkowski, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss fresh funding for Klarna, the “substantial” extension of FlixMobility’s latest round, a startup that makes money by fishing e-scooters out of Seine, the Molengeek project, and much more. The interview of the week is a conversation with Klarna’s Sebastian Siemiatkowski recorded at last year’s TOA conference in Berlin.

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The Reverse Pitch: Outlier Ventures

Choosing the right type of investment is one of the most integral decisions one will make as an early-stage founder. If that decision involves taking on external funding, identifying the right firm to come along on your startup journey is critical. Here, we’re asking European investors to share a little bit about themselves, to make choosing […]

Tech.eu Podcast #31: Babbel's milestone, Mondo & Payleven, more new funds, interview with Shakil Khan and standardised term sheets

Tech.eu Podcast #128: Just Eat and Takeaway.com merge, Bulgaria has been hacked, interview with FiBAN’s Reetta Ilo, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the merger agreement of Takeaway.com and Just Eat, the huge hacking scandal in Bulgaria, the valuations and prospects of European unicorns, and much more. Check out also an interview with FiBAN’s international affairs manager Reetta Ilo recorded at the StartupExtreme conference in Voss.

Inka Mero, Voima Ventures: “Our challenge is to help the Nordic tech talent find its way to science-driven initiatives”

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). Inka Mero is a Finnish investor and entrepreneur with plenty of experience on both sides of the table and strong corporate background.  “For the last 10 years, I’ve been a full-time angel […]

Tech.eu Podcast #127: EU vs. Amazon, future of alternative meats in Europe, is brain drain real, interview with Fifty Years’ Seth Bannon, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the latest investigation of the European Commission into Amazon, alternative meats and the future of foodtech, whether the brain drain is something we should be worried about, the redesign of Twitter, and much more. Also, check out the interview with Seth Bannon from Fifty Years VC recorded at Tech Open Air.

Tech.eu Podcast #52: Austria's startup plan, funding for Personio and YouDo, Mangrove's Mark Tluszcz and EU vs. Google (again)

Tech.eu Podcast #125: Even more money for e-scooters, what’s up with Atomico Angel Programme, future of podcasting, interview with Sara Usinger, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about fresh funding for e-scooter companies and the competition landscape in Europe, (the lack of) news from Atomico’s Angel Programme, the future of podcasts and paywalls, and much more. In addition to that, there’s an interview with Sara Usinger who’s been busy building up startup ecosystems in Iran and Albania over the past few years.