29 Jan The Nordic Web Weekly

Welcome to another edition of The Nordic Web Weekly, where we bring you the latest from The Nordic Web as well as curating all the need-to-know news from The Nordic Startup scene.
Curated and written by @neilswmurray

This Week in The Nordics

 Denmark

Brickshare hasraised 10MDKK  from Seed Capital

Finland

TeacherGaming, a startup from MinecraftEdu team, raises $1.6M to put games into the classroomSurgify has raised a 1MEUR seed round

CHAOS Architects closes a 290,000 euro round

Vertical announces appointment of new CEO, Sébastien Gianelli


Norway

Arundo Analytics hasraised $25 million

AI startup Intelecy has raised 10MNOK

The founders of Kahoot! are back with We Are Human


Sweden

Scania isinvesting $12.5 million into a partnership with Northvolt

MatSmart adds another 25MSEK to their recent round and a strategic investor in Ikea

Flow Neuroscience raises $1.1 million for its headset to treat depression

Danads has taken in a further 8MSEK

Avionero raises an additional 5MSEK

Ivbar has raised 3MSEK more

Nordic Etail invests in Textilgallerian

Image & Form International and Zoink have merged to form Thunderful

TenderEasy was acquired by Alpega Group

Lendify secured another 400MSEK through bonds on its own platform

(Public) Starbreeze raises $30m in share sale after failure of Raid: World War II


Interesting Reads

Startup Sesame just launched their Season 4 call for entries, including a new DeepTech program.Apply now to join the world’s largest alliance of Tech events

Nordic Scalers Batch 2 is now open for applications

The radical re-writing of European tech ecosystems

The State of Atomico: up close and personal with one of Europe’s premier venture funds and its ‘growth acceleration team’

Nordic Edtech founders launch co-operation forum N8

The former ‘mighty eagle’ of the company behind ‘Angry Birds’ wants to build a $15 billion tunnel from Finland to Estonia

Residence permit for startups to facilitate the immigration of entrepreneurs and experts to Finland

10 Nordic startups to watch in 2018

#CPHFTW year in review: 3 reasons 2017 was ground breaking

Capital A Partners announces a $60M fund focused on early stage companies from the Nordics

European Tech Funding Report for 2017: massive growth across the board, total EU tech funding up 52% YoY to €25 billion; 3,400 deals

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