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According to the TNO, 75% of workers in the Netherlands have already returned to the office. The “Big Quit” caused by the pandemic doesn’t seem to be slowing down though, especially for women. Pre-pandemic, representation of women in the corporate world was slowly increasing but now, the pandemic has disproportionately left women without jobs, a loss of 156,000. Now, one in four women consider leaving the workforce altogether or downshifting their careers if forced to return to offices.
Dutch based premium e-bike company VanMoof unveiled the dual motor 31 MPH electric bike with over 10,000 reservations, called a hyperbike, and it wasn’t even legal yet. Electric bike sales have exploded.
The US Department of Justice seized stolen bitcoin worth more than 3.7billion euros or 120,000 Bitcoin. The funds were stolen by a hacker who breached a cryptocurrency exchange in 2016, valued at above 71million. Heather Morgan and her husband have been arrested.
PCN is hosting “The Key to FinTech Talent Attraction and Retention” webinar with Clarice de Chavez from Solarisbank, Amelie Berille from Swan, and Chris Bell from Moss to discuss the biggest problems in hiring in fintech. PCN CEO Rogier and Marketing Manager Zsofia will lead the discussion into how recruiters can truly find and nurture talent.
Stripe and Flights API Provider Duffel will launch its in house payments platform for the travel industry. New travel businesses can start selling flights with Duffel Payments and mark-ups and offer special traveling products like insurance and accommodation. Merchants and buyers will benefit from hassle-free refunds.
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