In this episode of the Podcast. Tobias talks to Daniel Gebler, the CTO of the “Dutch supermarket unicorn” Picnic about his story from the 4k Demo Scene to operating and growing Picnic to a billion Euros marketcap and 5000+ employees. Topics we touch in this episode:

  • How Picnic works
  • Why they chose to build an app-only platform
  • Picnics secret sauce in data science, supply chain and fulfillment
  • How their business and tech literally exploded with Corona
  • His thoughts on Microservices And many more! Thanks a lot to Daniel, we had a great time!



Fastly is the biggest challenger in the CDN market and  one of the key drivers of the "edge cloud trend". Well-known customers of Fastly are Shopify, The New York Times, Reddit, Github and many many more.  It is also the favorite solution of the alphalist.cto founder Tobi.  

If you want to try it all with first class support, just go to https://fastly.com/alphalist

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The AboutYou Cloud offers a full-stack e-commerce solution as a service that runs on exactly the same infrastructure as AboutYou does. It is mobile-first, can act as a headless system, is event-driven, can be fully localized, and is extremely easy to integrate with existing systems.

AboutYou has set up a task force for retailers and brands that want to be quick in the COVID-situation. This task force will help you with the launch of your shop as well as with fulfillment, marketing, support, and internationalization. Simply write to [email protected] to be supported by this task force. Tell them we sent you!

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