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Unity reports 4.2 billion installs, on 1.7 billion devices

Unity is surging ahead. The startups has released the second edition of the “Games by the Numbers” report, which employs data to reveal game install trends across different platforms, devices and regions. Having become one of the strongest technologies within mobile, Unity’s usage says a lot. The company reports that in the first quarter, there […]

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Queue-it Wins Prestigious Supplier of the Year Award

For the first annual Ticketing Technology Awards, held at Ireland’s number one visitor attraction: the Guinness Storehouse, Queue-it was nominated by judges in the category “Industry Supplier”. The category that recognizes suppliers for consistent service, innovation and support for the ticketing sector. However, it was the votes from the 450 delegates that determined Queue-it as […]

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Billion euro deal rumoured around Qlik

Even if no longer a startup, Qlik is one of the tech giants in the region. So talks about it maybe being acquired are of large interest. Bloomberg news reports that three private equity firms, Thoma Bravo, Bain Capital and Permira, have shown interest in Qlik. Qlik currently has a market cap of almost € […]

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Flatfrog takes in a new investment

Lund-based Flatfrog, that develops alternative multi-touch monitors and tablets, has taken in an investment of 42 mln SEK. The money comes from the owners Sunstone Capital, Finvus and the founder Christer Fåhraeus, according to Rapidus and Di Digital. Flatfrog has previously taken another 42 mln SEK last fall, and according to Christer Fåhraeus the plan […]

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Overview News expands into Denmark with Overview News Alerts

Overview News, a Sweden-based company expands into Denmark with a new product, Overview News Alerts. It is a powerful and easy to use media monitoring service that lets users follow what the media writes about any given subject and get a mail, SMS or Slack update as soon as a relevant article is published. The […]

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Mystery phone company comes to Lund

Swiss cellphone manufacturer Sirin Labs –  a company that raised 72 million dollars during the fall of 2013 – is starting an R&D department in Lund. The company, that currently employs 85 people in Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, and Great Britain, is releasing the first phone, “Solarin”, in May. The development has been led by Fredrik Öijer, […]

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Barcamper on tour in Southern Sweden

Barcamper is touring Skåne in the coming days to seek out innovative and creative business ideas. Presenters of the top 10 ideas on tour will get a chance to take part in an accelerator program and develop their ideas towards an international market. Barcamper is a project of dPixel, an Italian company focusing on acceleration, advising venture capital […]

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Capital and guidance shall help Mearto become the Momondo of auction houses

Mearto.com is a platform that tries to collect all data from established auction houses under one digital roof. The founders Mads Hallas Bjerg and Johan Laidlaw started the company back in 2015 and have recently received their first capital injection. They now want to use the investment to make auction houses more accessible and user- friendly. “We […]

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Simpliday takes in an investment to launch in the US

Simpliday is a Malmo-based company that has developed a service that combines a calendar and reminders in one app. Since the time of launch about two years ago, Simpliday has built a good ecosystem around the service and even launched the service in Canada about a year ago, where the service started to grow a […]

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Foo Café: Celebrating 1K event

This is the crazy tech event space Foo Café’s column about what happens at their place. We’re celebrating our 1024th event on May 10! We will that day have two speakers from South Africa talking about “Diversity is the magic ingredient of building successful teams“. Come along, it’ll be a blast. But there are plenty […]