June 9, 2023

Sifted Podcast: Checkout.com's valuation slash and a Swedish startup that wants to take on AWS

This week, on the podcast we discuss one startup's bid to create a green rival to AWS. It'll just cost €3bn

Steph Bailey

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On Startup Europe — The Sifted Podcast this week, our special guest was Mattias Åström, founder of evroc, a Swedish startup that just raised a €13m pre-seed round to build a green rival to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Over the next two years, it plans to raise €3bn to develop and operate two hyperscale data centres in Europe. We chat about the obstacles in its way and why he's so confident he can succeed.

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We also discuss whether e-fuel, a carbon-neutral jet fuel alternative, is a real possibility in the near future — and the startups trying to make it happen.


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Steph Bailey

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