Ziglu wants to bring the challenger bank mindset to crypto

Mark Hipperson had a very busy Monday morning after his fintech startup Ziglu just launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. It set a £1 million target but the campaign surpassed that goal within three hours. As of now it’s at £1.8 million. “What we’re trying to do is add customers and profile and crowdfunding […]

A look at how Dublin’s SilverCloud is equipping people with the digital tools to manage their mental health

Under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, digital health startup SilverCloud has seen a spike in interest in its technology for digital mental health programmes. The Dublin startup, whose backers include Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, develops a digital delivery platform for mental health therapies. Its technology is deployed with health services like the NHS, private […]

Jordan McRae, Mobilus Labs: “I spent about 10 years of my life with my invention notebook”

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). Jordan McRae is an engineer and inventor, who founded Mobilus Labs after a diving accident, in which he was unable to communicate with his teammates underwater. Using the phenomenon of bone conduction, Mobilus products […]

Pauliina Martikainen, Maki.vc: The role of marketing and branding is often overlooked by early-stage deep-tech startups

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). Over the past couple of years, the Nordics have seen an influx of new early-stage VC firms that entered the market fueled by the success of local startups, from Supercell to Spotify. One of […]