Bestseller-owner buys majority share in fashion platform Miinto

Anders Holch Povlsen, CEO and owner of the international clothes retailer chain Bestseller-Group and one of Denmark’s richest, has done a three-digit million investment in Miinto, reports Ehandel. Miinto is a Danish online platform which hosts hundreds of physical boutiques, providing people with the opportunity to shop locally in an easy way while at the […]

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 […]

New €76M fund from Dawn Capital to invest in Europe

Techcrunch reports that UK VC Dawn Capital has closed on its Dawn Capital II Venture Capital Fund, and is now “hunting for early stage deals” in the UK and rest of Europe. The fund will be focused on Series A investments in the Cloud, Software, Consumer Internet & Platform Infrastructure and Financial Services Technology sectors. […] finishes 2012 with positive bottom line

Trendsonline says it’s third time lucky for the online retail fashion platform,, coming out with a positive bottom line in 2012 – their third year of operation. It was a good year for, from a planned deficit in the millions in 2011, to positive result in 2012. In particular, growth in commissions from […]

Danish startup receives an e-commerce award in two categories

Danish startup, a collective of fashion stores, has received an e-commerce prize in categories “Best Marketing Campaign” and “Best Took for E-commerce” reports Trendsonline. The recognition in the both categories means a lot to the team members. “It will never be ‘old news’ to receive an e-commerce prize,” – says the CEO Konrad Kierklo. […]

E-Commerce 2013 Prize Nominees

FDIH (Foreningen for Dansk Internet Handel) the Association of Danish Internet Commerce will be awarding the annual E-Commerce Prize this year on 23 May. FDIH for companies that commercially use the Internet and other digital channels, has awarded the prize since 2000. The annual award celebration crown the best e-commerce companies in different categories. Best […]

Rapid growth in sales for online fashion store Miinto

In the spring of 2011 the online department store Miinto entered the Swedish online fashion market and quickly reported a turnover of 6M SEK in the first quarter of 2012 with over 200.000 unique visitors a month. During the financial year they continued to show impressive growth figures. In 2012, their revenues grew by an astonishing […]

Finalists Nordic startup awards!

The finalists of the Nordic Startup Awards are announced and we are glad to hear that 16 of the startups are based in the Øresund region (5 in Sweden and 11 in Denmark). The Nordic Startup Awards is a series of events throughout the Nordics with the aim of lifting the new generation startups to […]