16 Mar 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

TwentyThree raised a $2.5 million credit facility to support its rapid growth

Artland has raised $1 million

Statum has raised 1MDKK

Video startup Klipworks has raised angel investment

Heini Zachariassen stops as Vivino CEO


Finland

Disior Bonelogic has raised 600,000EUR

Sumpli has raised from Maki.vc and Wave Ventures

Slush Chairman IIkka Kivimaki launches a new 70MEUR fund: Maki.vc


Iceland

Valka raises capital, NSA Ventures and Frumtak exit the company

Meniga awarded Best of Show at Finovate 2018


Norway

Kahoot! has raised a further 130MNOK

Geddit took in 6MNOK last month

BizBot has raised 4.4MNOK


Sweden

Flexion Mobile has taken in 80MSEK

Nextory raises another 51MSEK

Detectify raises 5MEUR for its crowdsourced website vulnerability scanner

Visiba Care raises $3.9M and opens offices in Norway and the UK

Beleco raised 2MSEK and launched Beleco Marketplace

CRM Lime has taken in investment ahead of an upcoming IPO

Spotify will go public on April 3rd

Fintech company Trustly acquired by Nordic Capital

Qualcomm adds Tobii’s eye-tracking tech to its mobile VR kit


Interesting Reads

Here are the new startups that will accelerate with THINK this Spring

Arctic15 launched a funding program for the most promising startups from the Nordics and Baltics

Amazon could be readying for a Nordic launch in ‘Q2’, according to e-commerce insiders

The Nordics get a joint Startup Guide

Inside the dusty brains of the first Spotify investor – looking at how we were right and wrongabout Spotify in 2007

Helsinki’s Conor Venture Partners targets between-the-rounds B2B hardware, software firms

Spotify – The impossible success story

Design thinking: Four Nordic startups to know

Key takeaways from “Your next portfolio company is Nordic”

The Swedish MusicTech landscape

Facebook plans further expansion in Sweden: report

Norrsken invested into UK startup Wefarm

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