A packed CPHFTW Town Hall

The 7th CPHFTW Town Hall was held last week. This time the format had gotten a tweak – one longer session instead of multiple smaller. The evening contained two keynotes, by Peter Holten Mühlmann from Trustpilot and Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen from Balderton Capital. Besides that a session of startup pitches, and quick presentations of community initiatives […]

Trustpilot raises € 67 million series D round

Big news this week is Trustpilot raising a massive € 67 million (over 500 DKK million) round. A lot of press about that, you can read more over at Wallstreet Journal, Nordic Startup Bits, Venturebeat, Trendsonline and 8till5. All these give interesting insights, and the Nordic Startup Bits article is highly recommended for the interview […]

SEED Capital Makes Record-Breaking Profits

SEED Capital, the most active venture capital fund in Denmark which has over 70 startups in its portfolio, has reported record-breaking profits in the last year. This success is mainly credited to developments within the portfolio. The recently published report also shows a total of four exits undergone in the past year, including Contera Pharma, Libratone, Sense and […]

A true dream year for Trustpilot

Today, Trustpilot is one of the leading online platforms for user reviews. Customers review their shopping experience with a company and thereby allowing other customers to get more knowledge before deciding for a purchase. For the companies, the reviews, both good and bad ones, opens possibilities to build credibility, popularity and reputation for the companies. […]

Trustpilot raises 18 million euro in series C funding

Trustpilot, Danish consumer review platform, has just closed an 18 million euro funding deal, reports TrendsOnline. The series C investment round was led DFJ Esprit in London and DFJ in Menlo Park, Calif. with participation from all existing investors: Seed Capital, Index Ventures and Northzone, making this investment the largest in Denmark so far. “Trustpilot’s […]

Northzone VII announced: biggest investment fund to date for Nordic Startups

Northzone technology investment partnership have announced the first close of their latest fund at €150 million, it’s their biggest fund so far, and the target size of Northzone VII is €250 million. It’s being talked about over at the Swedish Startup Space (check out their news too!), because this fund presents a good opportunity for […]

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 […]

Tech BBQ – a great day for the startup scene

Yesterday TechBBQ 2013 was held. Despite the name, the focus was not so much on BBQ, but rather on tech – a whole day in the historical halls of Børsen, with some of Denmarks most successfull entrepreneurs. The lineup was extensive – with a great mixture of both new startups and successfull startups. The day […]

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 […]

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 […]