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The special guest on the pod this week was Wouter Draijer, founder and CEO of SolarMente, a Spanish solar energy startup and Y Combinator graduate, which just this week raised €50m in debt and equity to scale its solar panel subscription service for homes.
- How SolarMente's subscriptions work;
- Why it chose Spain as its first market;
- What it's like raising debt.
We were also joined by Sifted journalist Kai Nicol-Schwarz to talk about his visit to a coworking retreat hosted by the biggest startup community you're unlikely to have heard of — but perhaps should get to know.
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