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Think Accelerate partners with important venture capital firms

A year into its new role as an accelerator, Think in Helsingborg establishes partnerships with 5 important venture capital firms, writes Rapidus. Among the new partners are EQT Ventures, Creandum, Northzone, Holtzbrinck Ventures and Spintop Ventures. The plan is to grow and internationalize this network in the future, similarly to the mentor network at Think. […]

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Packbud takes in investment

Update: the article previously made the claim PackBud has recently raised 3 million SEK. This is however wrong, PackBud has raised in total 3 million SEK. We apologise for the misunderstanding! Packbud, a Malmo-based startup, is a new digital service designed as bidding platform for transportation services. The idea is simple, users who need help […]

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Last three meetups by Copenhagen Lean Startup Circle will happen in spring

Copenhagen Lean Startup Circle, one of the largest tech meetups in Scandinavia, says good bye. Established with the purpose to create an open space for discussing lean startup principles, the cirlce has become an important building block of Danish startup ecosystem, contributing to its development. Over the past 3 years the initiative has grown from […]

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PinMeTo looking forward to the new Year

The Malmö based startup PinMeTo recently posted a preview of their aspirations for 2016. In the preview, the startups try to sum up both the present state of the company, while getting us excited for what waits in the future. PinMeTo is an online service that helps chain businesses gain control over their brands presence […]

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More tickets released for Startup Live

Monday the 8th of February Startup Live will be held, a startup event in Malmö. It is a somewhat different event, being organised by a small group of dedicated people, with the aim to share knowledge between startups, and bring the community closer together. Especially southern Sweden is targeted, but there will be a lot […]

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Serenity is on Kickstarter

Serenity‘s Kickstarter campaign for its intelligent alarm device launched last week. The goal of the campaign is to raise 40 000$ (about 330 000 SEK) and so far Serenity got about 25% of the set funding goal, just a week since the launch on Kickstarter.  Serenity is an alarm, “an intelligent guardian”, which prevents others from […]

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Falcon Social partners with Instagram, reports doubled growth in 2015

2015 was an eventful year for Falcon Social. Not only did the startup receive a venture investment of € 15 million from Prime Ventures, Northcap and Target Partners to enable more brands to deliver a data-driven digital experience for their customers. It also secured a number of impressive partnerships with the major social networks, including […]

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Opera singer raises over € 2 M to revolutionize classical music industry

The startup Truelinked, led by Sune Hjerrild, has raised € 2.1 millions (DKK 16 millions) in venture capital. The investment comes from the Danish Growth Fund, VF Venture, and a range of business angels. The company has developed an online platform for recruiting, casting and networking within the classical music industry. Truelinked plans to use […]

A packed CPHFTW Town Hall

The 7th CPHFTW Town Hall was held last week. This time the format had gotten a tweak – one longer session instead of multiple smaller. The evening contained two keynotes, by Peter Holten Mühlmann from Trustpilot and Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen from Balderton Capital. Besides that a session of startup pitches, and quick presentations of community initiatives […]

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Peakon launches its analytics service and raises €4 million

Peakon, a new analytics tool for employee engagement and retention, previously available in closed beta, has fully launched this week. Along with the launch announcement, the company also shared news about Series A funding in the amount of €4 million (30 million DKK). The money comes from Idinvest Partners and Sunstone Capital. It will be […]