Startup Life/Podcast/ Italy’s second unicorn, Sequoia’s fifth partner in Europe and a breakthrough for self-driving cars — Startup Europe, The Sifted Podcast This week on Startup Europe — The Sifted (mini) Podcast, we chat about breakthroughs in antibiotics and self driving cars By The Sifted Podcast Team 2 October 2022 \Startup Life Which SaaS products are getting cut? By Tim Smith 22 February 2023 Startup Life/Podcast/ Italy’s second unicorn, Sequoia’s fifth partner in Europe and a breakthrough for self-driving cars — Startup Europe, The Sifted Podcast This week on Startup Europe — The Sifted (mini) Podcast, we chat about breakthroughs in antibiotics and self driving cars By The Sifted Podcast Team 2 October 2022 Listen to Startup Europe — The Sifted Podcast on Apple, Spotify and all major platforms. We’re preparing for our Sifted Summit next week, so we have a mini episode of the podcast out this week, chatting through the biggest headlines in European tech: Italy got its second unicorn when payments company Satispay raised a chunky €320m Series D round — it’s now the country’s largest mobile payments provider; Paris-based startup Phagos has raised €2.4m to try to fight one of medicine’s biggest challenges: antibacterial resistance; US VC heavyweight Sequoia has hired its fifth partner in Europe; And Wayve, an autonomous vehicle startup, says it’s come up with a breakthrough that could solve one of the main roadblocks to getting self-driving cars, trucks and buses onto our roads. Related Articles European startups push into VR healthcare despite industry gloom By Kitty Knowles Click here to read more Forget unicorns, here’s why the cockroach matters By Sikander Hauser Click here to read more What fighting terrifying squids taught me about being a founder By Alexey Moiseenkov Click here to read more Lessons from a global team: How to survey (but not over-survey) staff By Amy Lewin Click here to read more Most Read 1 \Healthtech Is Daniel Ek’s new body scanner worth the hype? Sifted tried it out 2 \Venture Capital VC diversity needs to change — and white men need to take responsibility 3 \Venture Capital New €3.75bn European Investment Fund pot to back late-stage VCs 4 \Sustainability Counteract closes £15m fund for carbon removal solutions 5 \Mobility Was the $5bn that VCs plugged into escooters worth it?