This Thursday #CPHFTW once again opened the doors for the massively successful Townhall event. KPH Volume had been filled with the traditional sitzkartongs, and by the time the event kicked off at 18.30, the large venue was packed with over 800 excited entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts. The 6th edition of Townhall had put the question […]

Bownty raises funding and thinks through growth strategies

Copenhagen-based Bownty, a platform that collects the best deals in more than 1000 cities in Europe, has raised 25 million DKK (over 3 million euro) in series A funding. The new investment deal is the third one in the past four years, and it promises to accelerate company’s growth according to Bownty’s CEO Steffen Frølund, […]

The former investment manager of SEED Capital proceeds to Templafy

Jakob Ekkelund has extensive experience in startups. In recent years he has worked as Investment Manager at SEED Capital, but will now proceed to the Copenhagen- based startup Templafy according to Trendsonline. Ekkelund will take on the role as COO, performing tasks such as budgeting and responsible for the company’s growth. “I didn’t plan to change workplace. It’s […]

Bownty Acquires Spanish Competitor Yunait

Deal aggregator startup Bownty has acquired Spanish Yunait. The deal will see Yunait adopt the Bownty brand. Together they will have a combined 2 million users, making it Europe’s leading aggregator for deals based on “experiences”. Expanding to south Europe and south America Yunait is regarded to be the leader in Southern Europe. It operates […]

Updated: The year of 2013 – investments in startups in the region

We wrote an update earlier this year, about investments during the first two quarters of 2013. Now it has come to make a summary of the fall as well, and thus the entire 2013. Above is a spreadsheet with all the investments that we have gotten to our attention during 2013. Disclaimer: There are, most […]

Øresund Startups: Top50 and state of the region

Today I held a short lunch seminar on the subject of the most prominent startups in the region. The seminar was held because I was asked to do it, and when I thought about it I realized would be interesting to do. So I did, even if it was with a limited amount of preparations […]

Updated! Report: investments in web and tech startups in the region – spring 2013

Updated 24-07-2013! After the publication of this we got feedback of more investments that we hadn’t tracked! We have now updated the stats with those numbers. If more information comes to us, we will update them again! One of the things we want to focus on with Øresund Startups is tracking funding in startups in […]

€885k capital injection for BOWNTY

Bownty is set to expand with new funds of €885k from current investors venture fund SEED Capital and Accelerace Invest, reports Trendsonline. Since going live March 2011, the daily deal aggregation service has experienced great interest. Currently, around 225,000 users can find their favourite deals in a single email, with a selection of around 4000 […]