Category Archives: Sweden Startups

Stockholm-based Selfiejobs, the Tinder for jobs, launches and secures seed investment

A few days ago, Selfiejobs launched as a service that allows job seekers and employers to quickly find each other using smart phones. In conjunction with the Swedish launch, the Stockholm-based startup announced a seed investment round of € 108K led … Continue reading

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TheFashion.com raises $1.7M to expand to Northern Europe

TheFashion.com, a discovery platform that aggregates a multitude of fashion sites into one online destination, has closed a $1.7 million seed funding round led by North East Venture Capital and The Danish Growth Fund. Based in London and Copenhagen, the fashion startup … Continue reading

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Stockholm-based Videoplaza acquired by Ooyala

Stockholm-based Videoplaza, has been acquired by Ooyala, a subsidiary of Telstra, which powers video for hundreds of broadcasters and media companies. After having raised $17.4 million since being founded in 2008 and being in the increasingly-important market of video advertising, … Continue reading

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Campaigneurs: The new matchmaking service for charities and businesses launched today

Campaigneurs, a Gothenburg-based startup which officially launched today, aims to help charities and nonprofits worldwide develop partnerships with responsible business partners. The online platform offers a new kind of matchmaking service for charities and businesses - based on their online profile description. … Continue reading

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Rumor was true – Microsoft bought Minecraft for $2.5 billion

The rumor was indeed true – Microsoft bought Minecraft yesterday for $2.5 billion and its founder Markus Persson will not be joining Microsoft. As it was written and speculated nearly a week ago, Microsoft is buying Mojang, the video games … Continue reading

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Sweden’s Personal Finance App Tink Raises $4 Million round

Tink, the leading European personal finance app, today announced that the company closed $4 million in Series A funding led by Sunstone Capital, with participation from financial entrepreneur Sven Hagströmer and existing investors. The investment will be used by Tink … Continue reading

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The rumor is that Microsoft is buying Minecraft

The rumor is that one of the biggest global game developers, Mojang, the video games studio behind Minecraft, is getting acquired by Microsoft. According to The Wall Street Journal, the acquisition would potentially be worth a massive $2 billion and … Continue reading

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Bonnier Accelerator welcomes its stars – Codarica and Abios Gaming

After a long and careful application process this past spring, yesterday marked the start for Bonnier Accelerator 2014 and the entrepreneurs from startups Abios Gaming and Codarica.

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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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