The Sifted Podcast

S2 E13 \Mass layoffs are here — who's been hit?

May 26, 2022 Sifted Season 2 Episode 13
The Sifted Podcast
S2 E13 \Mass layoffs are here — who's been hit?
Show Notes

Some of Europe's best known tech companies have cut thousands of staff this week, as the economic slowdown arrives on the continent.

On the pod we discuss who's been hit hardest so far, how startups can best survive the storm, and what's in store for buy now, pay later startups, with credit becoming more expensive as interest rates rise.

The stories we discuss:

Tech company layoffs in Europe 2022: listed https://bit.ly/3sYnsSq

The European startups still hiring despite the tech downturn https://bit.ly/3MVpWJA

Grocery delivery startup Zapp in talks to lay off 10% of its staff https://bit.ly/3yXAG5W

Burn rate & layoffs: Is grocery delivery startup Gorillas struggling? https://bit.ly/3lK6Nyf

Klarna lays off 10% of its team amid valuation crunch https://bit.ly/3wRxwOn

Can Klarna and its rivals survive an economic downturn? https://bit.ly/38PiXmo

How to prepare for a downturn https://bit.ly/3PGBClf

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