Airhelp raises impressive € 10.8 million round

AirHelp, the startup focusing on making claims from delayed flights easy for everyone, has raised over € 10 million ($12 million) in Series A funding. The funding comes from a group of investors and big names, including Khosla Ventures, Evan Williams (co-founder of Twitter, and CEO at Medium), Naval Ravikant (co-founder of Angellist), Jimmy Maymann […]

Coinify raises € 3.5 million from SEB Venture Capital

Fintech-startup Coinify has recoived an investment from SEB Venture Capital. “Coinify is a blockchain payment company with the mission to bridge the gap between emerging blockchain and traditional finance industries. The fact that our current investors are joined by a classic, yet very visionary bank dating back to 1856, sends a strong message to both […]

November First offers warrants as payment to employees

Mikael Langseth Nilsson, CEO & Founder of November First, is using a new system to compensate his employees for their work. Instead of offering high salaries, the employees of November Firs are offered stock options in the company. While this is a method widely utilized in the USA, implementing it in a Danish IT company […]

French carmaker acquires majority stake in Autobutler

PSA Group, Europes’ second biggest carmaker behind the brands Peugeot, Citroën and DS — has acquired a majority stake in auto-repair marketplace Autobutler. Autobutler, founded 6 years ago by Christian Legêne and Peter Zigler, lets car owners get car repair quotes online from garages in Denmark, Sweden, U.K. and Germany, thus bringing greater transparency to […]

Copenhagen­ based startup uses sharing economy to bring biking to the world

The Donkey Republic bicycle­sharing service expands globally with an € 1,5 million investment from The Danish Growth Fund and the Luxembourg­based venture capital fund Howzat. Donkey Republic is setting up to disrupt urban transport around the world, with a business model not relying on public subsidies. Instead by using an AirBnb­ like model, bike owners […]

A game-changing week for the region

This week has seen some truly big announcements for this regions gaming scene. The biggest, was Unity’s announcement that is raised € 165 milions – and it thus became a “unicorn”, valuing the company at over 1 billion USD. This is a big milestone for the entire region, having a startup from here that has […]

Be a part of Camp Ven

Last summer Mindpark invited 50 entrepreneurs to be a part of an unconference on the beautiful and exotic island Ven. They wanted to give the startup community in Øresund an extraordinary event and a summer camp with entrepreneurial minds from the community and beyond. Ven is not that far away (there is still Wi-Fi) but […]

Flygstolen from Helsingborg is acquired by Dutch traveling company

Based in Helsingborg, Flygstolen is an online platform for traveling services that has been around since 2004. The company is also known under name Tripmonster in Denmark and Norway. The latest 5 years Flygstolen has gone through a rapid growth, increasing its revenue from 182 mln SEK (1 9mln euro) in 2011 to 1 572 […]

Social Icebreaker app Plane hits 1 million Messages

After launching in San Francisco in March, the social app Plane hits a messaging milestone and garners press from across the globe, including the LA Times, as well as tech features such as Product Hunt and a global feature by Apple. Plane offers a simple yet refreshingly clean approach to social communication, and the ephemeral […]

Simpliday expands into new markets

Simpliday, a Sweden based startup is expanding into new markets with its fancy updates and new languages. The update has been termed ‘Marie Curie’ and with localization of Danish, Swedish and Norwegian languages it is entering these new markets. Simpliday, founded by Johan Gunnars and Sebastian Mutsson, is an app that provides a calendar and reminders in one […]