Arrival departs for Nasdaq, Santander buys Wirecard’s assets, and we talk to Riku Asikainen about e-scooters

This week, we talk about what’s going on in European tech, including some of the biggest funding rounds of the week, M&A deals, micromobility news, and much more. Also check out an interview with Riku Asikainen, managing partner at Evli Growth Partners, one of the investors in the e-scooter company TIER.

And here are the notes and links for this week’s episode:

🚌 UK electric vehicle company Arrival set for $5.4bn Nasdaq listing
💳 Santander buys Wirecard’s core European business for €100 million
  • Former Wirecard boss Braun stonewalls German lawmakers’ inquiry
🏗 Spacemaker, AI software for urban development, is acquired by Autodesk for $240 million
🛴 TfL and London Councils look for e-scooter operators to take part in year-long rental trial

🎙 Interview with Riku Asikainen, managing partner at Evli Growth Partners

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