New Entrepreneur-house in Malmö

What a way to start the new year: next January, twelve companies will move into Malmö’s new entrepreneur-house, coming together to share 500 square meters in the area of Värnhem. The lucky 12 include the likes of Shape, Mapillary, Userbin, Modcam, Brisk, Ipiit, Hemlis, Mionix and Owegoo. Established entrepreneurs Hampus Jakobsson and Karl-Anders Johansson are […]

Nordic Next – an intimate conference building investor relations

Last week was the second time the Nordic Next was held. Organised by Invest in Skåne, the conference, an invite only, was held on the top floor of the Turning Torso. A fitting setting indeed, with a view over the whole Øresund region. A startup conference for investors The conference, which is an evening and […]

Hampus Jakobsson on Dexplora, GetSalesDone, Brisk.io and lessons as a serial entrepreneur

Hampus Jakobsson might be one of the most active entrepreneurs and business angels, not just in this region but the Nordics in general. Having co-founded and run The Astonishing Tribe, often referred to as TAT, he made his biggest exit in 2010, when they where acquired by Blackberry. We catched up with him, about how […]

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 […]

Sweden’s hottest digital entrepreneurs of 2013

Sweden is one of the hottest startups countries right now, and Internetworld reveals Sweden’s hottest digital entrepreneurs of 2013. It’s a small showcase of what’s going on right now, and who to keep an eye on in future. Is one of these the next worldwide or niche success story? With 3 startups from the region […]

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 […]

GetSalesDone recieves $1.2M in seed investment

Dexplora, the company behind the GetSalesDone app, just announced that they have recieved an investment of $1.2M (€0.9M) as their seed round. The investment is from the very active Nordic VC firm Creandum, the British VC DN capital and 14 angel investors. The list of angels is impressive and includes know-how from alot of successfull […]

GetSalesDone revealed by former TAT team

It’s official, Hampus Jakobsson and Mikael Tellhed have started a new venture and it has a name: Dexplora Back in August 2012, it was reported that the duo were up to something. That something is Dexplora, and the first order of business for the new enterprise is GetSalesDone. GetSalesDone is an enterprise software app with […]