A spotlight on Sweden’s Mapillary: the street-level imagery platform mapping the world’s places

Our world is constantly changing. Growing populations have caused cities to upgrade their infrastructure, social media has encouraged wide-spread activism on issues from politics to the environment, and technological advancements have opened up new ways for individuals to put themselves on the map – literally. Enter Mapillary, the street-level imagery platform that uses crowdsourced data […]

Swedish fintech startup Capcito raises €7 million to help companies with cashflow management

Capcito, a Stockholm-based fintech upstart that provides its business clients with fast cash whenever they’re in the market for temporary working capital, has secured €7 million in funding from Schibsted Growth and pan-European VC Ventech. The new investors are joining Capcito owners SEB Venture Capital and Collector Ventures to support the company’s next stage of […]

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.