🇸🇪   In the thirteenth episode of Patric blir Ängel, we meet Marcus Boström, a serial entrepreneur and investor in everything from helicopters to companies like Nicoya and N!CKS. In this episode, Marcus shares his best advice for evaluating entrepreneurs and discusses common oversights made by investors in unlisted companies.

🇺🇸 🌟 Tech leaders join a new AI advisory council to the White House. The top executives from Google, Microsoft, and OpenAI will all participate in a new council that will advise the U.S. government on issues related to the “safe and secure” development of artificial intelligence.

🌏 🌧  60 multinational companies account for more than half of the world’s plastic pollution. This is revealed in a new report by researchers at The 5 Gyres Institute.

🇸🇪 🛻 Klarna lands a partnership with Uber to handle payments in the Uber and Uber Eats apps. Initially, Klarna will be offered as a payment option in the USA, Germany, and Sweden.

🇺🇸 🙅‍♂️  It’s been in the works for a while, but now it’s official. Biden and the Senate ban TikTok in the USA to force a sale of the app

🇪🇺💫  A report from Invest Europe shows that job creation in venture capital-supported companies increased by 7.2 percent in 2022, which is higher than the average job growth in Europe of 2 percent. These companies created a total of 451,511 new jobs during the year, equivalent to the entire working population of Latvia.

🌏 👀 44% of startups rate their investors as “1 out of 5” in helpfulness. In a survey by Sifted, founders report that their relationships with their venture capitalists have significantly deteriorated over the past 12 months.