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.
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.
And in our news lineup we covered: