Bodyguard against toxicity, no SPACs for Klarna, gig economy in Europe


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🤑 VCs are chasing Hopin upwards of $5-6B valuation
📈 Klarna may opt for direct listing as private funding looms
  • Klarna said to be raising $1bn at $31bn valuation

🐚 HelloSPAC: HelloFresh founder Dominik Richter (and friends) file for $300 million US SPAC
🚀 Lakestar gains in largest Europe tech-focused blank-check debut
🚙 Cazoo acquires Cluno
🎨 Graphic design platform Canva acquires two European tech startups: Kaleido AI (Austria) and Smartmockups (Czech Republic)
🔄 Transferwise rebrands to Wise
⚖️ Uber weighs its future in the UK after court ruling
🇪🇺 Protecting people working through platforms: Commission launches a first-stage consultation of the social partners
🛡 Interview: Matthieu Boutard, managing director of Bodyguard
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