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Truecaller secures $60M in new funding from Atomico, KPCB and Sequoia Capital

Truecaller, a Stockholm-based company which helps people take the right call, today announced that an investor group led by Atomico, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and Sequoia Capital has invested $60 million in the business. This Series C round … 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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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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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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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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Advertising platform Sociomantic expands to Stockholm

Sociomantic Labs, a Berlin-based provider of a programmatic display advertising solution for eCommerce marketers, today announced the start of its operations in Stockholm. This is the latest in a series of recent office openings that include Milan, Singapore and Mumbai. … Continue reading

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Truecaller counts half a billion searches each month

Truecaller, a Stockholm-based startup which created one of the world’s first collaborative global phone directories, just announced that its users are searching for half a billion names and numbers each month. The young company, which was founded in 2009, makes … Continue reading

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Social payments startup iZettle just expanded to Spain

iZettle, the social payments startup from Sweden, today accelerated its European expansion, introducing the service in Spain (the seventh market which iZettle now entered). The iZettle service is already available in six markets across Europe – Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, … Continue reading

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