We’re in a challenging macro environment. With falling valuations, layoffs and a skewed path to profitability ahead, how are startups playing their cards in the current climate? As founders shift focus from growth at all costs back to business basics, what are the new measures of success? Will VCs ever drop that dry powder? What are the bubbling macro trends shaping Europe’s tech landscape? And as optimism creeps back — what is next for Europe’s startups?
Taavet Hinrikus, Founder, Wise, and cofounder, Plural
Mike Turner, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Tessa Clarke, Cofounder and CEO, Olio
Eileen Burbidge, Partner, Passion Capital, and exec director, Fertifa
John Thornhill, Founder and editorial director, Sifted