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Realm reaches 1 billion users

Realm has reached a major milestone: more than 1 billion end-users use the iOS & Android apps that it powers. Realm has become a key component of the global mobile infrastructure: if you order a latte on the Starbucks app, post a video on Vine — or use mobile apps from Amazon, Google, eBay, Alibaba, […]

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Pleo awarded the Best Startup at Pioneers Festival 2016

Update: Not just best Fintech startup, Pleo won the entire contest, becoming the Poineer Challenge winning Startup 2016! Fintech startup Pleo that offers smart company payment cards for employees has been awarded the Best Fintech Startup and a Top 7 finalist startup, selected from more than 3 000 company applications from 92 countries, at the […]

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Save the dates: Skane Innovation Week and Top 50 Startups in the Oresund region

Skåne Innovation Week kicks off next Monday, and it promises to be very eventful. It is going to be a week filled with activities, innovation and ideas, all aimed at creation of the most innovative region not only in Sweden but in the entire world. Activities during the Skåne Innovation week are spread across the […]

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Solar energy company from Lund raises 17$ mln

Sol Voltaics, Lund-based company that works with nanomaterials to improve the efficiency of capture and generation of solar energy, raised 17$ mln (over 140 mln SEK) in grant funding. Series C was led by Riyadh Valley Company, the venture capital investment arm of King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, revealed in the official press […]

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Mofibo acquired by Storytel for € 13.5 million

Mofibo, the online book streaming service, announced last week that they have been acquired by Storytel. The deal is worth 100 million DKK, € 13.5 million. Mofibo was founded in 2013 by Morten Strunge, who previously in 2011 sold his company Onfone to Danish mobile operator TDC, and also just was in the news for […]

Foo Café: Motivated employees, eavesdropping TVs and WebVR

This is part of the bi-monthly column by Foo Café. Motivated employees, reinvented organizations, WebVR, eavesdropping TVs and personal social hubs – sound interesting? Stop by our Malmö location for some free knowledge boosts: Next week at Foo Café Malmö Monday – Torben Grut, Frontit, shares insight on what creates a motivating and innovative work culture: Morötter […]

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30 years attracting competence and developing innovation

This is the first part of a two-piece story about Ideon Science Park. Ideon Science Park stands today as one of the leading centers of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship across Scandinavia and Europe. Located in northeastern Lund, Ideon has witnessed and fostered the growth of leading companies for over 30 years. Throughout, it has also […]

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Fieldly’s success leads to global expansion

Fieldly, a Sweden based company is expanding globally and to achieve their goal the company is planning on taking in financing in the amount of 50 million SEK (€ 5.3 million). “We see that interest in our product is growing in Scandinavia and Europe and it is growing organically. We are not in need of […]

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Falcon Social becomes Falcon.io

Recently Falcon Social unveiled a new brand identity and a name change that signals focus on complete handling of company interaction across all digital channels, not just social media. The startup, now grown to more than 230 employees, has announced they changed name to Falcon.io. “Imagine having visibility over an individual’s entire digital storyline – […]

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Ebay acquires artificial intelligence software developer from Malmo

Expertmaker is a Malmo-based company that works with artificial intelligence since 2006. Among company’s customers are Vodafone and Ebay itself, that has been Expertmaker’s partner company since 2010. The detais of the deal are not disclosed. But as a result of it, Ebay will take over Expertmaker’s employees and the founder and CEO Lars Hård […]