Politikens Hus acquires Riidr

Riidr.com has been sold to the Danish media company JP / Politiken Hus. The size of the deal has not been disclosed. The deal is not a full exit, rather it is Pubfront, the tech company behind Riidr, that has sold it’s B2C business arm and the brand, Riidr. Pubfront aims now to concentrate fully […]

Startup Village officially opened – #svlaunch

On friday the official opening of the Startup Village Copenhagen took place. Startup Village has been in the talks since before the summer, and most startups have actually already moved in during the summer. But last week was the official opening. Above you can see the some footage of the opening ceremony, where Zenia Francker […]

Copenhagen Startup Village revealed!

There really is something brewing in Copenhagen! Founders House, an invite only co-working space, has for long been the most known startup palces in Copenhagen. This week it was announced they will move to a new location. But this location will not just be a much larger and grander Founders House – it will also […]

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 […]

Riidr launches subscription called Riidr one

Recently Riidr launched its subscription offer which they believe fits better with the customer’s reading habits. Riidr One is a combined subscription to both e-books and audio books. For only 69 kr per month, they offer their subscribers to read the beginning of more than 6,500 e-books and audiobooks, and each month to choose one […]

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 […]

Schibsted invest in Riidr

TrendsOnline reports that Schibsted Media Group, one of the largest media-companies in Scandinavia invest in Riidr and their e-book business. Riidr was one of the first companies to focus on e-books in Denmark, and they have developed their own app for both the iOS and Android platforms. No sum for the investment has been mentioned, […]