They’re Topp and they’re growing, fast

Business is booming for Malmö design company Topp, reports Sydsvenskan. Less than a year after inception, they’ve outgrown their current home in Stora Nygatan, and will to Möllan in October. They’re also looking to expand the team of designers and developers. “We need more room because we are growing and need more space for our […]

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 […]

Renewed optimism for Skåne’s telecomms industry

IDG.se reports an overhaul and optimism for the future of the telecommunications and mobile industry in Sweden’s south. Autumn 2012 was a tough time in Skåne’s mobile industry, but after a few hectic weeks this Spring, several positive changes promise to secure a good outlook for the region, as the mobile cluster takes a new […]

Crunchfish receives €2.4M investment

Crunchfish, the touchless mobile interface company, announced today that they have secured a new round of investment, totaling €2.4M. The investment comes in part from the current investors, who put an additional €1.6M into the startup. The rest comes from two new owners, Stephan Carlquist who invests €600K and Anders Williamson, who invests €100K. “We […]

Crunchfish makes a deal on new touchless technology worth at least a million

A Chinese mobile manufacturer will use Crunchfish’s technology allowing users to control their phone with gestures rather than with their touch. Which mobile manufacturer is involved is secret, but according to CEO Joakim Nydemark, it is one of China’s major domestic players. The deal is initially worth a million dollars followed by ongoing royalties. “[The deal […]

15 Øresund startups on the Red Herring Europe Top 100!

The 2013 Red Herring Europe 100 finalists have been released. On the list are a large selection of different startups, and no less then 15 from our region. As usual the startups are in different categories: internet, mobile and software being the most frequent ones. The following startups from the Copenhagen region made it: Big Bite […]

Saplo and Crunchfish showcased by Swedish Minister of Enterprise

The Swedish Minister of Enterprise Annie Lööf inaugurated today an “Innovation Sweden” exhibition and conference, held at the Nordic embassies in Berlin. The aim is to showcase Swedish technology and open markets for the companies presented. From our region the startups Saplo, with their text analysis, and Crunchfish, with their touchless technology where represented. Something […]

Joakim Nydemark new CEO at Crunchfish AB

The Malmö based company Crunchfish announced today the appointment of Joakim Nydemark as their new CEO. This is a big announcement for the small technology company that was founded in 2010 and is a part of the new direction taken since the SEK 17 Million investment made in August by Sheik Mohammed Al-Amoudi and serial entreprenuer […]

Crunchfish and Parkster nominated for Guldmobilen

Both Crunchfish and Parkster have been nominated for Guldmobilen. Crunchfish for best innovative product, with their gesture and eye-tracking based UI for phones, and Parkster in the most useful category, for their smart idea and good approach to making parking easier. Being nominated together with companies such as iZettle and previous winners such as Toca […]

Crunchfish recieves € 2M investment

Serial entrepreneur Joachim Samuelsson (who already has achieved 4 successful exits) and investor Mohammed Al-Amoudi have just announced an investment in Crunchfish – a mobile app development company. Crunchfish have already released a large number of mobile applications, but their current project, A3D, is what got the investors attention. A3D is a motion control interface […]