OpenHack is back: new projects, new partners, same goal!

After last year success OpenHack is back this year ready to adress to new challanges. During the first weekend of December, Lund will be hosting OpenHack, a non-profit event by students. The idea behind the event is to encourage ideas that can help in addressing the challenges the humanity faces these days, both on a local […]

Relinklabs receives funding from SEED capital

Relinklabs, a Copenhagen-based startup receives funding from SEED Capital to automate the recruitment industry. The three founders of Relinklabs have developed a technology, which can recognize patterns enabling them to discover and predict how we move about on the labor market. This technology’s benefits were observed by the new investor. “Relinklabs solves an exceptionally time-consuming problem […]

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 […]

Sol Voltaics appoints new Director of Product Marketing

Sol Voltaics, a Lund-based Solar Nanowire startup, officially appointed Arno Stassen as its new Director of Product Marketing. This appointment is deemed to make the company closer to commercializing of its efficiency-boosting PV nanowire technology.  The company is happy about this decision, describing it as “another major win”. “His experience, reputation and technology expertise will add […] is bringing the tech startup community to Rosengård

Startup entrepreneur Zakaria Hersi is organizing tech events in the so-called segregated parts of Sweden through the platform With a successful event in Tensta, Stockholm just a couple of weeks ago, is now on its way to Rosengård in Malmö. The goal with the events is to introduce tech entrepreneurship and creative thinking […]

Mate Bike beats Danish crowdfunding records

Copenhagen-based Mate Bike sets a new crowdfunding record among Danish startups. After 45 days on Indiegogo the team reached over 4200 percent of their initial funding goal, surpassing previous record by Airtame, and therefore becoming the most successful campaign of the year, writes TrendsOnline. In total Mate Bike raised ovre 3,5 million $ (over 23 […]

Swedish electric car startup Uniti has a successful crowdfunding run

Uniti is bound to reinvent the automobile through its high-tech, sustainable and socially responsible city car. They are now in the process of bringing in 500,000€ through the online crowdfunding platform FundedByMe. Uniti started as an open innovation research project at Lund University and has grown to a workforce exceeding 20 people. The idea is […]

The founders of Graduateland will help companies save millions on recruitment

These days the founders of Graduateland, Jens Reimer Olesen and Morten Petersen, have launched a new project a platform that will significantly reduce the costs of recruitment. Together they have already been noticed in several successful projects: they have founded four companies with about 60 employees and over 20,000 customers and a turnover of […]

Foo Cafe: after Connected Health week

This is part of the Foo Cafés own column here. This week is all about Connected Health. But there’s a life after that too. Our event calendar is packed with goodies… October, at Foo Café Malmö Monday, October 17 Nea Öresund meets to discuss Ramverk eller ramvärk? Thursday, October 20 Teal for Teal: Självorganisering, and… The Digital […]

A collective of Nordic angels will back ambitious entrepreneurs

A group of prominent entrepreneurs from the region come together in a new initiative – Nordic Makers. Together they will offer expertise and funding for early stage tech startups. However, Nordic Makers is not simply a fund. The founders, who themselves went through turbulent startup experiences in their own time, want Nordic Makers to be […]