Podcast #103: Google’s fine in France; the Copyright Directive; a hot January for Icelandic startups; interview with SBC’s Raph Crouan; and much more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss Google’s latest fine in Europe, the good news about the Copyright Directive, the launch of Iceland Venture Studio and the local ecosystem in Iceland, as well as the history of blogging and the issue of “performative workaholism.” Natalie has also recorded an interview with Raph Crouan, founder and CEO of Startupbootcamp IoT programme in London.

Seven startups graduate from Startupbootcamp’s IoT programme in London

Editor’s note: This is a sponsored article, which means it’s independently written by our editorial team but financially supported by another organisation, in this case, Startupbootcamp IoT. If you would like to learn more about sponsored posts on, read this and contact us if you’re interested in partnering with us. It’s been three years since Startupbootcamp, one of […]

Photobook app ReSnap acquires Dutch startup Bundle

Dutch photobook startup ReSnap has acquired fellow Dutch photo startup Bundle for an undisclosed figure. The acquisition of Bundle, described as the “Google Photos of The Netherlands”, will help bring ReSnap’s services to mobile devices. The company is currently expanding into more markets and hopes to grow its user base in the UK, US, and […]

European startup accelerator Startupbootcamp expands to the US with a digital health program in Miami

Startupbootcamp, which bills itself as Europe’s largest startup accelerator, is spreading its wings globally. After launching a program in Singapore earlier this year, the company is today announcing the launch of its first accelerator programme in the United States. Open for applications now, the first US-based Startupbootcamp acceleration program will happen in Miami, Florida, and […]