Vilve Vene of Modularbank, Apple in double trouble, OneWeb gets closer to its goal

In today’s show, we talk about funding deals, VC news, acquisitions, and much more. The featured interview is with Vilve Vene, the CEO and co-founder of Modularbank — which is not, in fact, a bank.

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

🐦 Amsterdam’s MessageBird extends Series C round, raises $1 billion, snaps up US-based SparkPost for $600 million

🛰 London’s internet-from-space OneWeb secures $550 million, brings total new raise to $1.9 billion

💊 Stockholm’s digital healthcare provider Kry raises €262 million in Series D round

💰 Add another new fund to the list, Warsaw-based Freya Capital launches, promises “Smart Money Package”

🇪🇺 Apple set to get EU antitrust complaint over Spotify (update: here it comes)

🇩🇪 German groups file Apple antitrust complaint as it makes privacy changes

🎙 Interview: Vilve Vene, CEO and co-founder of Modularbank

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