S2 E14 \Customer scandal surrounds elite event company Pollen

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This week on the show we’re talking to Freya Pratty about her joint investigation with Éanna Kelly into Pollen, an elite events company with heavy investor backing. We’ll hear about its angry customers who claim they’re owed thousands, and what Pollen has to say about it. We’re also finding out what European startup employees really think of their “ill equipped” bosses, and hearing about some of the continent’s top companies raking in investment this week.
The stories we discuss:
Florence: https://sifted.eu/articles/florence-care-startup-raise/
Hoxhunt: https://sifted.eu/articles/cybersecurity-hoxhunt-raises-series-b/
Foodack: https://sifted.eu/articles/foodhack-raises-1m-angellist/
Britishvolt: https://sifted.eu/articles/britishvolt-scale-up-gigafactory-batteries/
Pollen: https://sifted.eu/articles/pollen-refunds-events/
Startup managers: https://sifted.eu/articles/startup-managers-good-bad/

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