What’s on Week 5

A lot going on for the gamers in Copenhagen this coming week: with Spilbar and a DFI Q & A. Also, make sure you keep an eye on the startups involved in Accelerace Investor Day: you might spot a future global leader! Copenhagen Tuesday January 27th GOTO Night: Uncle Bob 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, […]

An explosive start for ‘Be My Eyes’ – the app that enables blind to see

After only a few days, the app Be My Eyes emerged as the Danish Appstore’s number one downloaded free of charge app. Over 70.000 sighted and 5.500 blind people worldwide have signed up for this new app. In just one day after launching, the new app had over 10.000 users. But how come an app […]


Malmo-based Wecloud Buys Danish IT Security Company

IT-security server Wecloud, which sells cloud-based spam and web filtering in a subscription model, has bought Danish competitor Simitu, in an attempt to boost productivity and expand as a business, as reported by Sydsvenskan 8till5. “The goal is to double our turnover and number of employees within two years… This year we have a turnover […]


Accelerace Investor Day Returns

The twice annually held event for the Danish investor community, Accelerace Investor Day, returns next week, providing startups with the chance to pitch ideas and meet the pockets from which their finances will be provided. When: Thursday January 29th, from 15.00 to 19.30 Where: Docken in Copenhagen What: Investor Day will gather 12 of the […]


Sensative from Lund is looking for international partners and working on crowdfunding campaign

Sensative is a company that produces window and door sensors that are just 2,7 mm thin and have life expectancy of about 10 years. The purpose of these sensors is to keep track whether doors and windows in the building are open or closed. The company is based in Lund, Sweden, and it has already […]


What’s On Week 4

Some exciting events this upcoming week: like the weekend long Cocoaheads Hackathon, and the endearingly named ‘FuckUp Nights’ in Malmö. Enjoy! Copenhagen Tuesday January 20th GOTO Night: Docker Orchestration: Step-by-Step 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, @ Trifork A/S, Borgergade 24 (1. sal) Mark Coleman will present a simple Docker orchestration and build up towards more […]

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PackBud takes in € 300 000 in investment to scale

8till5 reports that Packbud has received an investment of 3 Msek (€ 316 000). The investment comes from Aggregate Media and five business angels. It will be used primarily for marketing purposes. Packbuds idea is simple – using free space in trucks and match that with companies or people that need something moved. “We want […]

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Neo Technology raises € 17 M series C

Second investment news for today – Neo Technology announces that they have raised $ 20 M (€ 17 M) led by Creandum! Previous investors Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Sunstone Capital and Conor Venture Partners were also in the round, and Dawn Capital joins as a new investor. Neo Technology is nowadays based in part in […]

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Mapillary announces € 1.3 M investment by Sequoia

Mapillary, the crowdsourced street view startup, has announced that they have received an investment of € 1.3 M ($ 1.5 M) lead by Sequoia. “We just closed a $1.5M seed round led by Sequoia. Also participating in the seed round are some great funds, Playfair, Wellington, and LDV Capital, and a number of prominent angel […]

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Realityportalen acquired by Egmont

Media site has been acquired by Egmont. It will incorporated into Egmonts upcoming media strategy for it’s Her&Nu site. “ is a well established site in its target audience, which fits very well to what we want with It is a good fit for our digital projects, that are core for our strategy,” […]