Category Archives: Sweden Startups

Crunchfish GoCam – a touchless camera app for great selfies

Crunchfish, a Swedish startup based in Malmö, just launched the camera app GoCam on iOS as part of their vision to bring touchless technology to the world. GoCam offers touchless photo triggering and video recording. High quality filters and editing … Continue reading

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The 5 fastest growing startups in 7 European countries

A few weeks ago The Next Web and global payments technology provider Adyen partnered to launch a new kind of competition in search of Europe’s fastest growing startups: the European Tech5. After receiving the submissions and screening over a hundred … Continue reading

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Ex-Spotify engineers raise $2.2 million for Lookback.io

Lookback, the leading platform for analyzing user experiences via video testimonials all captured directly on mobile devices, today announced a $2.2 million seed funding round to expand its business. The round is led by European investor Lakestar, with additional participation from Index Ventures and an … Continue reading

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FundedByMe continues to crowdfund itself

The Stockholm-based crowdfunding platform FundedByMe secured about € 678,000 during the last six days through its own website. Founded in 2011, FundedByMe is one of Europe’s fastest growing crowd investment platforms connecting investors and entrepreneurs on a Pan-European level. Today, … Continue reading

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Worth reading: Kontest, Glossybox, Mojang, Payleven

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other … Continue reading

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Tictail closes funding round of over $8m led by Thrive Capital

Tictail, the free-to-use ecommerce platform we just listed as one of the 5 Swedish startups to look out for in 2014, today announced an $8,03 million Series A funding round led by Thrive Capital and followed by Balderton Capital, Project … Continue reading

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Campanja raises $5 million to drive global expansion

Campanja, a platform which aims to improve the effectiveness of search engine marketing, has secured $5 million in Series A financing from Hoxton Ventures alongside DFJ Esprit. Angel investors Ram Shriram, a founding investor and board member of Google, and David Axmark, co-founder … Continue reading

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Truecaller secures $18.8M in a round led by Sequoia Capital

Truecaller, the world’s largest verified mobile phone community today announced a $18.8 million Series B funding round led by Sequoia Capital. The Stockholm-based company already counts more than 45 million users who currently utilize the service to block spam calls … Continue reading

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5 Swedish startups to look out for in 2014

Startups are springing up everywhere in Europe at an increasing rate. In the beginning of this year, we took a look at some major European countries and tried to come up with a list of 5 startups (each country) to … Continue reading

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Worth reading: Drive, FlatFrog, wooga, Wunderdata

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other … Continue reading

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