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Of course, WeWork also had its show time this week as we got to know that it might run out of cash by mid-November. Oh, and totally unrelated, if you are thinking of changing offices, check out our options available at Itnig!
– Itnig’s team
Podcast #111: How to boost your startup growth with Glovo and Ulabox
In this week’s podcast, Glovo and Ulabox are two companies having a business model based on a big number of operations. On the one hand, Ulabox is an online supermarket that stocks and ships items everywhere in Spain while Glovo is an on-demand courier service.
In this episode Eduard Cabanas (CFO at Ulabox) and Eduard Ros (CFO at Glovo) answer topics like how to get your company ready to rapidly grow and which metrics to pay close attention to keep on the right path.
This week’s podcast is brought to you by Factorial, the HR software that does all the heavy work for you. Start now managing your company with advance reports, time & attendance signing and muc more!
New funding for startups
- [GER] Digital debt marketplace CrossLend raises €35M
- [FRA] Lemon Way banks €25m to grow payment platform across Europe
- MAL] Vinted buys fashion startup chicfy for €10M
- [SVK] Minit raises €7M Series A for process mining technology
- [BEL] Cashforce raises €5M to scale its cash forecasting platform
- [VAL] Bank-for-investors Fundsfy raises €2M
- [MAD] Fabulist travel opens a €350K round on The Crowd Angel
Random tech news
- Huawei in early talks with U.S. firms to license 5G platform.
- Uber lays off another ~350 employees.
- The hacking involved in building China’s Comac C919 airplane.
- China’s Tencent will embed video ads directly into movies.
- Tim Cook met with a Chinese state regulator days after taking down Hong Kong map app from the App Store.
- Completely driverless Waymo cars are on the way according to Waymo.
- Interacting with phone covers made out of artificial human skin.
- From a life prison sentence to a $100k+ engineering job.
- HR Master’s Glovo – October 22
- ¿Cómo desarrollo mi startup? – October 23
- Public Speaking Club – October 29
- OKRs to boost your company – October 30
- Intro to parallelism and concurrency – November 5
- Language exchange – November 8
- AI & Blockchain Summit (pitch competition) – November 19-21
- Graph DB meetup – December 17
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- At Camaloon, we are looking for a UX/UI Product Designer to join our rapidly growing team.