Tunaspot closing down

Tunaspot, the location based music discovery app, has announced that they will be closing down. In a post earlier this week, it was announced that they will be closing the service. They will also wipe-out all data to protect users privacy. “Tunaspot was the best thing I have done. I think I speak for the […]

MINC incubator batch of spring 2014

This week the MINC incubator held it’s ‘exit ceremony’ for the startups in the spring 2014 batch. MINC has a history of varied startups, from both the web, app as well as cleantech and product startups. The startups that successfully finished in this batch where: Tunaspot – Tunaspot is a music application that enables the […]

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 […]

Music Hack Weekend highlights and pitches

This weekend the Malmö Music Hack Weekend was hosted by Maisa Dabus at Minc together with Alex Esser from the startup Tunaspot. The hackathon, with it’s music focus, was an interesting twist and created some great ideas. The team got big names from the music + tech scene together, and both Spotify, SoundCloud, Neo4j and […]

Malmö Music Hack Weekend 1-3 November @ Minc

Join Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud, The Echo Nest, Neo4j and Tunaspot on the weekend of November 1st-3rd for a music hackathon at Minc Malmö. For musicians, developers, artists, designers, composers, hardware tinkerers, and anyone else interested (in participating or observing), in projects exploring music. There’s also a grand prize on offer – 5000 sek! More info […]

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 […]

Tunaspot receives 200.000 Euro from German investors

Tunaspot received 200.000 Euro from German investors to expand their service to in the mobile market. Tunaspot is a service that allows Spotify users to find music which other people listen to in the same geographical area and at the same time makes location based playlists. Today they have 100.000 users; the newly received investment […]

Tunaspot won the Danish Music Innovation Award 2013

Musikparlamentet arranged their music innovation competition for the fourth consecutive year. This year the theme for the competition was ”From composer to consumer in new ways”. The final took place at the Spot Festival in Aarhus earlier this week – and Malmö based Tunaspot won! ”To tell you the truth, I was happy just that […]

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 […]

Tunaspot already spotify app of the week

Tunaspot just launched, but already are they app of the week on Spotify! They still are just aviable on the Scandinavian market, but the ambitions are to go global. The team behind Tunaspot is looking strong – with experience from different start-ups as well as experience from the music industry. Alex Esser, co-founder and “Captain”, […]