Category Archives: Sweden Startups

Rising North: New €1.5 million fund to boost Nordic startup ecosystems

The Nordic Council just launched a new €1.5 million fund to support the internationalisation of the Nordic startup ecosystem. The launch has been announced today in New York shortly before the Nordic startup delegation was ringing the Nasdaq bell. The … Continue reading

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Online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap introduces education version and secures € 5.4 million funding

The innovative online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap has raised € 5.4 million in funding to accelerate product development and to bring its popular cloud-based platform to new markets. Soundtrap is the easy-to-use cloud-based music making platform enabling collaboration … Continue reading

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Nordic VC firm Verdane Capital invests in three German companies and is hungry for more

The Nordic investor Verdane Capital is moving swiftly into the German tech market with their latest fund, Verdane IX. With over €320 million in committed capital, Verdane IX is looking to expand its investments in a maturing German market with … Continue reading

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Stockholm-based HR startup Teamtailor expands within Europe

Teamtailor, a Stockholm-based ATS and HR-tech startup, just reported that they had an amazing year with record sales and will now be expanding in Europe. Teamtailor started its business in 2013, after seeing a need for companies to market themselves … Continue reading

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Sweden’s iZettle acquires the UK-based point of sale startup intelligentpos

iZettle, one of the fastest growing fintech startups in Europe, today announces it has acquired intelligentpos, one of the UK’s leading cloud based point of sale solutions for shops, bars and restaurants. The finacial terms of this deal were not … Continue reading

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Startup Jobs of the Week: Stagelink, Pioneers, Sqore, Mindool

You are desperately looking forward to the weekend? Quit your boring job now and join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in the startup space. For a complete … Continue reading

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Video-based healthcare startup KRY secures €6.1 million in a seed round led by Index Ventures and Creandum

KRY, the Swedish digital health startup that connects patients with healthcare professionals for consultations via video, just closed a €6.1 million seed funding round led by London and San Francisco-based Index Ventures and Stockholm-based Creandum. Project A, an early-stage investor … Continue reading

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10 European pet startups to watch in 2016 and beyond

With many hundreds of million pet owners globally, it is clear that the “pet economy” can be seen as a very big and potentially lucrative market for young companies. Just think about how much time and money you or your … Continue reading

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Stockholm-based WiFi-sharing community Instabridge secures $1 million from Draper Associates

Draper Associates, the Silicon Valley fund led by Tim Draper, has invested $1 million in the Swedish WiFi-sharing community Instabridge. Existing investor Balderton Capital also participated in the round. Instabridge is creating an app to connect the four billion people around the … Continue reading

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Top 15: Europe’s biggest startup hubs in 2016

It’s time for our annual ranking of Europe’s biggest startup cities. Almost exactly 365 days have passed since we did our last research on this topic. Let’s see what has changed since then. In order to come up with the … Continue reading

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