Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Europe's Tech Stories Podcast

SeriesE's Europe's Tech Stories is your source for the most important stories from across Europe's innovation ecosystems. Join Chris O'Brien and Ethan Pierse as they chat with Europe's entrepreneurs, investors, and ecosystem leaders.

Building The Restaurant Delivery Infrastructure with Deliverect’s Zhong Xu

Series.E's Chris O'Brien and Ethan Pierse had the chance to talk with Deliverect founder, Zhong Xu, about building the leading infrastructure provider for restaurant delivery...how they started, the pandemic effect, where they are going from here... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bd1HCpw0siA

Early-Stage VC Investing in Europe with Ventech’s Jean Bourcereau

As a venture capital investor, Jean Bourcereau, managing partner at Ventech, has been around the block enough times not to panic when an economic cycle turns down. But he also knows that for a younger generation of European entrepreneurs, the current chill spreading across the investment landscape is the...

Venture Investing in Europe in 2023 with IRIS

Julien-David Nitlech, Managing Partner at IRIS, sits down with Chris O'Brien to talk about venture investing in Europe in 2023. – A bit of background on IRIS 1:01 – Sourcing startups as a European VC 4:39 – The growth of business angels and family offices in European early-stage investments. Competitors or Collaborators?...

Startup Wise Guys Accelerating and Investing In Europe’s Overlooked Ecosystems

CEO Cristobal Alonso of the Estonia-based firm Startup Wise Guys joins us to chat about the announcement of the first €25m capital secured for their €45m raise and their 400th startup investment. – The money will be used to expand its network of accelerators and invest in a minimum of...

Scaling a European FinTech Startup with Austria’s Bitpanda

Ethan caught up with Bitpanda’s Deputy CEO, Lukas Enzersdorfer-Konrad, on the state of retail cryptoassets investment in Europe, their recently acquired Crypto Custody and Proprietary Trading license in Germany, the potential of the EU’s upcoming MiCA regulatory framework, building a European FinTech startup from Vienna, and other good things. ...

Scaling Global Innovation from Europe with EQT Ventures

On this episode of Series.E's Europe's Tech Stories, join Chris and Ethan as they discuss EQT Ventures history, mission, and the recent announcement of their 2.4 billion euros growth fund and 1.1 billion euros early-stage fund with Partner Ted Persson.

Small Business Payments and Financial Management with Qonto

Join Chris and Ethan for this episode of Series.E's French Tech News as they discuss Qonto's amazing growth and what's in store with CEO and Co-Founder, Alexandre Prot. --- Europe's Tech Stories, hosted by Chris O'Brien and Ethan Pierse, highlights important stories in the world of Europe's startups, its entrepreneurs, investors,...

European Data Sovereignty with Multi-Cloud Service Provider Scaleway

Join Ethan for a passionate discussion about the future of cloud computing infrastructure and European tech sovereignty with Yann Lechelle, CEO Scaleway. Scaleway Introduction 0:44 The coming public cloud computing paradigm shift 2:19 European Tech/Cloud/Data Sovereignty (Strategic Independence) 4:41 The commoditization of cloud: multicloud 9:21 Founding...

C4 Ventures’ Pascal Cagni on People and Product-Driven Startup Investment

Join us for an episode of the French Tech News and a passionate discussion with Pascal Cagni, Founding Partner at C4 Ventures and Chairman at Business France, previously GM & VP, Apple EMEIA, and GM Europe, Packard Bell. Intro and background 0:44 Pascal's journey at Apple 5:07 C4...