PinMeTo plans to raise € 3.2M in investment and grow further

With the plans to grow, in both customers and employees, and extend their services to over 16,000 stores globally, PinMeTo plans to raise 30M SEK (€ 3.2M) in an investment round towards the end of 2016. “A big part (of the investment) will also go to marketing and product development to broaden our offer,” says Daniel Melkersson, CEO and co-founder […]

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:agile Nordic open their doors for new applicants

The Malmö-based accelerator program :agile Nordic have recently opened for applications for their fall round. This will be the second batch of entrepreneurs to participate in the program. As part of E.ON, :agile is a program designed to aid startups in the energy sector. They, therefore, invest both capital and knowledge in startups that develop smart […]

Three winners from this region at the Nordic Startup Awards grand finale

Three startup from the Oresund region were among the winners as the Nordic region’s biggest award show for startups was held in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik, yesterday. The Grand Finale of Nordic Startup Awards was held Tuesday evening in the beautiful, Danish designed Harpa Concert Hall in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik. The winners The evening’s […]

Realm reaches 1 billion users

Realm has reached a major milestone: more than 1 billion end-users use the iOS & Android apps that it powers. Realm has become a key component of the global mobile infrastructure: if you order a latte on the Starbucks app, post a video on Vine — or use mobile apps from Amazon, Google, eBay, Alibaba, […]

Pleo awarded the Best Startup at Pioneers Festival 2016

Update: Not just best Fintech startup, Pleo won the entire contest, becoming the Poineer Challenge winning Startup 2016! Fintech startup Pleo that offers smart company payment cards for employees has been awarded the Best Fintech Startup and a Top 7 finalist startup, selected from more than 3 000 company applications from 92 countries, at the […]

Save the dates: Skane Innovation Week and Top 50 Startups in the Oresund region

Skåne Innovation Week kicks off next Monday, and it promises to be very eventful. It is going to be a week filled with activities, innovation and ideas, all aimed at creation of the most innovative region not only in Sweden but in the entire world. Activities during the Skåne Innovation week are spread across the […]

Solar energy company from Lund raises 17$ mln

Sol Voltaics, Lund-based company that works with nanomaterials to improve the efficiency of capture and generation of solar energy, raised 17$ mln (over 140 mln SEK) in grant funding. Series C was led by Riyadh Valley Company, the venture capital investment arm of King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, revealed in the official press […]

Mofibo acquired by Storytel for € 13.5 million

Mofibo, the online book streaming service, announced last week that they have been acquired by Storytel. The deal is worth 100 million DKK, € 13.5 million. Mofibo was founded in 2013 by Morten Strunge, who previously in 2011 sold his company Onfone to Danish mobile operator TDC, and also just was in the news for […]

Foo Café: Motivated employees, eavesdropping TVs and WebVR

This is part of the bi-monthly column by Foo Café. Motivated employees, reinvented organizations, WebVR, eavesdropping TVs and personal social hubs – sound interesting? Stop by our Malmö location for some free knowledge boosts: Next week at Foo Café Malmö Monday – Torben Grut, Frontit, shares insight on what creates a motivating and innovative work culture: Morötter […]

30 years attracting competence and developing innovation

This is the first part of a two-piece story about Ideon Science Park. Ideon Science Park stands today as one of the leading centers of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship across Scandinavia and Europe. Located in northeastern Lund, Ideon has witnessed and fostered the growth of leading companies for over 30 years. Throughout, it has also […]