Nordic Growth Hackers #7: Your business model is constantly evolving

What a lineup for the 7th Nordic Growth Hackers there was! Over 2 billion euro worth of valuation took the stage at the small but intimate event held earlier this week. The founders of Unity, Tradeshift, Siteimprove, Tactile, Penneo and Iconfinder shared how their business models had evolved. David Helgason, founder of Unity, told an […]

First #cphftw meetup!

Today the first meet up, the first town hall meeting, for the Copenhagen startups scene was held at Børsen in Denmark. 350 startup people on boxes It was definitely a somewhat different event. The location, the big hall in the historic Børsen, became a sharp contrast to the DIY chairs, that consisted of moving boxes, […]

Tradeshift gets massive €55 million investment!

Biggest news today and for a while – startup Tradeshift announced that they secured an investment of $75 million (€55 million)! The company has raised the money from Scentan Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Singapore. Tradeshift, which offers software for business-to-business sales and collaboration, announced that the aim is to move ahead with […]

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 […]

Global Logistics Industry ‘Tradeshift-ed’

DHL joins Tradeshift, CEO Christian Lanng reports today, making logistics a ‘Tradeshift Industry’, as the three industry giants have adopted the same approach, to what is becoming the default solution for business interaction. DHL GBS has hopped onboard the Tradeshift platform for e-business, along with the early users, Danish transportation and logistics company DSV; and […]

Tradeshift open-sourcing AB testing tool

Tradeshift announced that they were open-sourcing their ABinator, a tool developed for A/B testing. Tradeshift has been an active and open follower of the lean startup management philosophy, and this is another way of giving to the community. With lean startups emphasis on learning and testing, the A/B testing software will be put to good […]

Tradeshift adds support for UK accounting services

Tradeshift, who recently just announced an multi-million deal with Intuit, the US accounting giant, has now also announced support for popular UK accounting softwares Sage and Kashflow. This is another step for the startup to get traction and even better international presence. Tradeshift has itself said they are incorporating facebook-like features such as comments in […]

Tradeshift partners with Intuit in multi-million dollar deal

Tradeshift, a startup that offers a plattform for business interactions, has announced a deal in the “multi-million dollar” size with the american accounting giant Intuit. This will enable Tradeshifts social invoice and payment systems to be aviable to millions of Intuits costumers. CEO Christian Lanng hopes that this will enable the company to reach the […]

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 […]