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Stockholm-based Sqore secures $3.5m from Northzone and expands globally with its recruitment competitions

Sqore, a pioneer in online challenge-based skill testing, today announced an investment of $3.5 million by Northzone. This investment has been made from Northzone’s Fund VII, which closed at $325 million in December 2014. With a distribution network of over … Continue reading

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5 Swedish startups to look out for in 2015

In the beginning of this year, we took a look at several member states of the European Union and tried to come up with a list for each of them with 5 startups to watch in 2015. In the case of … Continue reading

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Stockholm-based bitcoin mining company KnCMiner raises $15M led by Accel Partners

KnCMiner expects to lead the next generation chip technology, enabling KnCMiner to dramatically increase its bitcoin mining capacity The Series B funding round was led by Accel Partners and follows a $14m Series A funding led by Creandum five months … Continue reading

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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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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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