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New leadership at Unity – former EA CEO Riccitiello takes the lead

Big news this week – it was announced that Unity, the game engine startup, gets a new CEO – none other then John Riccitiello, formerly at EA. With the move David Helgason, current CEO and founder, will be stepping down to an EVP role “We keep our eyes out for the best talent and help […]

Extraordinary startup events – at the parliament and on the water

October seems to be a month of Startup Weekends with a twist! As we have already covered before, Startup Weekend Øresund will be held this weekend – on the boats going over Øresund from Denmark to Sweden. And as if that was not a exotic enough setting, the week after, the 30 oct – 2 […]

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GoMore Reaches 200,000 Members

More big news for GoMore, Denmark’s largest platform for private car hire and car pooling. After revolutionizing car ownership last month, the company have just reached the 200,000 member mark. The company receives on average 15,000 members per month and numbers continue to soar. So much so that GoMore’s co-founder and current CEO Matias Dalsgaard […]

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What’s On Week 43

A quiet week in Copenhagen, but Helsingborg and Elsinore make up for it with the first ever truly Oresund based event: Oresund Startup Weekend, 54 hours of innovation and education on the high seas. Don’t miss out! Copenhagen Thursday October 23rd ITU Innovators – Startup Stories 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm, @ Design Lab, IT […]

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Momondo Group receives € 100 million investment by Great Hill Partners

Momondo Group has announced that Great Hill Partners invests € 100 million ($ 130 million) in the company, to help it continue expand and grow. The money is partly a takeover, as the valuation is said to be € 166 million, which means the U.S. private equity group will be the major shareholder in the […]

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Usertribe acquires former Parent-firm SnitkerGroup

The teacher has become the master: Usertribe, which began in 2011 as a spin-off to consulting company SnitkerGroup, have just 3 years later, acquired  their parent-firm. Usertribe, which specializes in user-based analysis and optimization of digital solutions, now has a sum of 500 Danish clients under its belt, including Arla, TDC and Rejseplanen. The team […]

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What’s on Week 42

Plenty to look forward to this week: namely Copenhagen’s crowdsourcing week. This year marks the inception of a brand new program  highlighting the best, brightest and youngest achievers in the crowd economy. Other than that, lots of interesting talks over at Foo Cafe, Minc and Mindpark. Enjoy! Copenhagen Monday October 13th ‘A History of Compilers’ […]

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Foo Café: events in October

This is part of FooCafés bi-weekly column. At Foo Café all events are about Competence Development, and as a standard a free way to sharpen your skills. October is packed with interesting talks, workshops and meet-ups for everybody. We are happy to announce a new User Group – Malmö Droid for Android developers. They will […]

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Geek Girl Meetup: Passion for Technology

This one’s for the girls. For the fifth year running, Geek Girl Meetup Unconference invites all you tech-loving ladies, of every age, for an active day of workshops and discussions on technology, business development and communications. The event will be held Sunday November 23rd, starting at 10:00am and ending around 16.00, in collaboration with Malmö’s […]

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Oresund Startup Weekend: Start a startup on a boat!

If you are based on one of the sides of the Oresund Bridge but would love to connect with entrepreneurial minds from across the Sound, upcoming Oresund Startup Weekend is the event you should go to. 54 hour event will be packed with action, innovation and education on a boat between Denmark and Sweden! As […]