Lund-based Cloudcom acquired by OMMH Scandinavia

The Lund-based startup, Cloudcom, was recently acquired by Swedish It-company OMMH Scandinavia. OMMH (One More Mediahouse) Scandinavia is a media company, specializing in smart web-based business solutions. Through the integration of Cloudcom’s SMS platform, OMMH Scandinavia will further develop their own Bestsms service providing better communication between businesses and their customers. Through their cloud-based app, Cloudcom offers an […]

Tattoodo receives $8,5 million (DKK 60 million) to conquer the American Market

The Danish tattoo platform Tattoodo has recently received a sizable investment of $8,5 million (DKK 60 million). The funding comes from Daniel Agger, Christian Stadil and Jimmy Maymann who have all previously invested in the company. Tattoodo was founded in 2013 by the serial entrepreneurs Mik Thobo-Carlsen and Johan Plenge. The platform covers all aspects […]

Founders House and MESH join forces

Last week, Founders House and MESH announced that they are going to merge and become one big startup facilitator. Both communities have each pioneered the startup industry for quite some time. Founders House in Copenhagen was established in 2011, while MESH was created in 2012 as the first Coworking space in Oslo. As the startup […]

SBT Aqua wins Green Tech Challenge 2016

The winner of Green Tech Challenge 2016 has been decided. The prize goes to SBT Aqua for their groundbreaking new technology, which makes it faster, better, and cheaper to measure water. This year’s final was held at the Confederation of Danish industry and SBT Aqua’s victory was announced by the well-esteemed business woman Stine Bosse. […]

Kenneth Svenningsen becomes the new product manager of ChurchDesk

The Copenhagen-based startup, ChurchDesk have recently hired Kenneth Svenningsen to be their new Product Manager. ChurchDesk’s ambition is to become the primary partner of the church. They stress the importance of a close collaboration so that the platform is formed to mirror the actual needs of the institution. As the connection point between the church and […]

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 […]

Hittahem is acquired by Bonnier

Media giant Bonnier has acquired the majority of Malmö-based Hittahem, a company that runs a website for buying, selling or comparing prices of homes, reports DiDigital. After the purchase Bonnier becomes majority shareholder, owning 90% of Hittahem. Djäkne Startup studio, who has previously been the second largest shareholder makes an exit. This is the third […]

30 startups emerging from Sony Mobile’s NextStep Program

NextStep Startup Program, Sony Mobile’s startup development initiative, can very well be the silver lining following the recent events within the mobile industry in Lund. On March 3rd, the first batch of startups got to meet top investors and entrepreneurs in a competition which culminated this promising program. “NextStep is a fantastic example of how we create a […]

EQT Ventures invests over € 5 M in e-health company

Newly established private equity firm EQT Ventures, with Hjalmar Winbladh as a partner and co-founder, has entered Swedish market. EQT Ventures’ first investment went to Malmo-based e-health company MinDoktor. The size of investment is 55 milion SEK (5.8 million euro), reports Di Digital. MinDoktor was founded by physician Magnus Nyhlén in 2013. The service provides […]

INDEX launches new VC to further life-improving design

The 29th of January the Danish nonprofit organization INDEX: Design to Improve Life will launch a new Venture Capital with a dedicated focus on life-improving design. The fund is created in cooperation with Dansk OTC and goes under the name Danish Ventures – Investing in Design to improve Life. Over the coming months, the fund […]