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Crunchfish takes in more funding to work on a new technology

Malmo-based Crunchfish took in three million kronor (320 000 euro) investment from Anders Blomkvist, former President of Skanska Byggvaror, making him company co-owner, reports 8till5. The money will be allocated towards the development of a new service – proximity-based connectivity software between users. The new application is called aBubbl, and it opens up for dynamic […]

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Owegoo attracts more capital

Malmo-based web-portal for travelers Owegoo raised half a million Swedish kronor (about 60 000 euro) for the development of a new function which will allow users to create their own traveling-related filters, reports 8till5. Present financing round is done by three local angel investors Hampus Jakobsson, Björn Andersson och Jan Klima. This is the second […]

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Get one of 10 spots on the invite only summer camp

For a long time there have been thoughts about creating an high-value event, an event that goes deeper then just the regular meet-ups or conferences. Having talked to a lot of people in the startup scene the last couple of years, it now has become time – and on the 14-16th of august there will […]

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Think Accelerator Demo Day – impressive lineup

Last week was the Think accelerator’s first Demo Day. This was the first batch since Think changed from being an incubator to becoming an 3 month Accelerator. The level of the startups was high. The teams, 4 swedish and 2 international, had all gone from early product or idea to having a product available, and […]

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Modcam announced € 1.4 M investment

ModCam, the digital image recognition startup, has announced a € 1.4 million investment round. The investment comes from Spintop Ventures and Anders Laurin, former VP at Axis Communications. ModCam has had a strong year so far. Their product got great reception when released at the MWC in Barcelona in March, they recently added Vestas CEO […]

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Bygghemma becomes even bigger – acquires chain store Chili

E-commerce startup Bygghemma, which focuses on home decoration and furniture, has been reported to be acquiring parts of the recently bankrupt chain store Chili. Bygghemma, which also owns the Trademax e-commerce store, has taken a strong position in the Scandinavian e-commerce scene. Started by former CDON CEO Mikael Olander, it has had an explosive growth. […]

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More Female Founders Makes the Tech community Stronger

Fact: there are fewer women employed in tech than men. Largely held opinion: this lack of women in the tech industry is a problem. A big problem, for two primary reasons: The lack of women entrepreneurs is not just a women’s issue — it’s everyone’s issue: With more female founders, the entire tech community will benefit from increased […]

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Form raises € 260 000 and changes name to Minut

Form, the hardware startup behind the smart home alarm Point and it’s succesfull kickstarter, has come a long way. They have now announced that they will change the name from Form to Minut, and that they raised a round of funding. Succesfull kickstarter Point got a lot of traction with it’s kickstarter campaing. The goal […]

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Bonnier acquires Planeto

Today it was announced that gaming startup Planeto was acquired by media giant Bonnier Publications. The startup has since 2012 had a deep collaboration with Bonnier, which led to the the mighty popular Science Illustrated Quiz Battle game. The game has been downloaded by 25% of Denmarks population, and 4 M in total in the […]

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Hövding’s IPO at Nasdaq First North

This week Hövding, the invisible bi-cycle helmet, made it’s IPO at the Nasdaq First North. The company raised € 6.5 M at the listing. After the first couple of days, the share has been stable at 18-19 SEK. Started in 2006, Hövding launched a new kind of helmet for cyclists: the airbag helmet. The company […]