Podcast #140: Volocopter’s air taxi ambition, Startupbootcamp and public exchange, sauna parties at tech events, interview with Seedcamp’s Carlos Espinal

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about Volocopter’s latest funding round and its plan to launch air taxi service, Startupbootcamp and the future of the public exchange, whether there’s a place for sauna parties at tech events, and much more. Today’s featured interview is with Carlos Espinal, managing partner at Seedcamp.


With IPO, Startupbootcamp becomes the world’s first publicly traded accelerator

Startupbootcamp Amsterdam will list its next fintech accelerator on the Rabo&Crowd funding platform, which is powered by Nxchange, a next generation stock exchange. The broader public can now invest in the first publicly-traded startup accelerator, SBC Fintech Amsterdam 1921. Would-be investors are eligible for tickets of €37.500, for which they receive 1000 depository receipts which […] 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 […]