Thrasio's Carlos Cashman, TIER and Kahoot! go shopping, $2.8 billion for robots
In today’s show, we talk about funding deals, VC news, a couple of acquisitions, and much more. The featured interview is with Carlos Cashman, co-founder and co-CEO of Thrasio.
And here are the notes and links for this week’s episode:
🤖 Softbank acquires 40% stake in Norwegian robotics firm AutoStore for $2.8 billion
🛒 Norway’s online grocer Kolonial bags €220 million, rebrands as Oda
💵 Index closes $200 million dedicated seed fund to intensify multi-stage thesis
❗️ Oslo-based employee engagement and learning platform Motimate acquired by Kahoot!
🛴 Berlin-based micro-mobility firm TIER acquires app maker Makery, establishes new tech hub in Budapest
🦄 Here be unicorns: These are 27 billion-dollar startups minted in Europe in Q1’2021