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Moovit’s contribution to our world

Moovit has more than 200 million users and is adding 1.1 million new users per day. The company has grown five times in just two years and covers multi-modal transit in more than 2,200 cities within more than 80 countries. How did Moovit overcome its growth barriers?

– Annika Sjöberg, NGP Capital

Lessons from both sides of the M&A negotiation table

Ben Jacobs, co-founder and former CEO of Whistle, now Head of Ventures at Mars Petcare, has been on both sides of the M&A negotiation table. Here he shares the story behind Whistle, his pet activity company (acquired by Mars Petcare), along with his best advice for both potential buyers and potential acquisition targets.

– Annika Sjöberg, NGP Capital

10 years and 14 languages later

Babbel recently turned ten years old. We sat down with co-founders Markus Witte and Thomas Holl in Berlin to talk about Babbel ten years from now, what being a learning company means and why building a diverse team is top of mind for the founders.

– Annika Sjöberg, NGP Capital

On a mission to eradicate chronic disease

Vida Health’s CEO Stephanie Tilenius is not afraid to dream big. After many successful years at Google, PayPal, eBay and KPCB, she’s now working to wipe out chronic disease by placing personal healthcare in the pocket of the consumer.

– Annika Sjöberg, NGP Capital

Growing into a leader

Ron Yekutiel, serial-entrepreneur, CEO of Kaltura and former helicopter pilot in the Israeli Air Force, shares his take on good leadership and how building a business based on your core values can take you very far.

– Annika Sjöberg, NGP Capital

GetYourGuide’s unstoppable climb

GetYourGuide raises $75M Series D. The funding round is one of the largest ever raised by a Berlin startup, and the largest ever raised in this segment of the tourism industry.

– Annika Sjöberg, NGP Capital

A morning at MAG Interactive

We met with Daniel Hasselberg, CEO of MAG Interactive in his office in an 18th-century building on a leafy street in central Stockholm, to discuss managing through fast growth in the hits-driven gaming market and how MAG keeps on innovating year over year.