CoolStuff recruits two new board members to prepare for international expansion

CoolStuff, Swedish online gadget store announced two new members to the board of directors in connections with the ambition to reach European gadget market, reports Ehandel. Joining the board are Robin Gustafsson, co-founder and CEO of Avensia, and Laszlo Varga, CEO of Euroflorist. ”We are facing great and exciting projects in terms of international expansion […]

A new owner for RoligaPrylar

It has now been announced that Sortiment.se buys all the shares in AlphaGeek, which runs the e-commerce store RoligaPrylar in Sweden and AlphaGeek in the rest of the Nordics – an online store for presents, toys and fun gadgets. At the same time, the previous owner Net Departo will invest 13 percent in Sortiment.se, which […]

E-commerce meetup #2

In late 2013 a network focusing on e-commerce in southern Sweden was started, called “skånska ehandelsnätverket“. The aim of the group is to create stronger connections between entrepreneurs working within the e-commerce sector, and facilitate better sharing of knowledge. On the 19th of February the second meetup will take place, this time hosted at CoolStuffs […]

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 […]

Coolstuff gets external capital for the first time

For the first time, gadget shop Coolstuff has sought external capital, with Spiltan entering as a 30 percent shareholder, reports ehandel.se. Coolstuff is based in Malmö, and currently generates around 11.5 million Euro (100 million SEK), as Sweden’s ‘gadget mecca’, selling fun and innovative gadgets online, in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Germany. Partnering with […]