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The Nordic Web Weekly - Issue #239

Supporting and strengthening the Nordic ecosystem through investment and analysis, The Nordic Web inv

The Nordic Web Weekly

September 21 · Issue #239 · View online
A weekly curation of the latest investments, exits and stories from the Nordic startup ecosystem compiled by The Nordic Web.

Supporting and strengthening the Nordic ecosystem through investment and analysis, The Nordic Web invests first money into the most ambitious founders and startups from the region.

💻 This week on The Nordic Web 💻
We have partnered up with Slush, Bootstrapping and others within theregion to produce a survey to understand challenges underrepresented founders in the Nordics face when raising funding.
If you consider yourself to be an underrepresented founder, then please share your experiences here

🇩🇰 This week in Denmark 🇩🇰
Carheal secured $8.5M from Nordic Alpha Partners
Headlight raises €1 million for its personal development programme for professionals
Rokoko and Unity have partnered up

🇫🇮 This week in Finland 🇫🇮
e-commerce personalisation startup Nosto lands $7.4 million
Saari Partners invests in Safetum
MariaDB raises strategic investment from ServiceNow Ventures and acquires Clustrix for an undisclosed amount
Hellon (soft) funded for Finnish-speaking AI
New company Games Factory Talents matches talent with Finnish game companies
Angry Birds is coming to Magic Leap One as an impressive AR puzzle game

🇮🇸 This week in Iceland 🇮🇸
Unpacking the CCP sale

🇳🇴 This week in Norway 🇳🇴
Solar Village has secured 6.7MNOK in funding
Early-stage fund Snö True North is raising 100MNOK, with 2.2MNOK secured
The investor’s guide to Oslo Innovation Week 2018

🇸🇪 This week in Sweden 🇸🇪
Divido has raised over 130MSEK from Mastercard and Amex
Hedvig has raised $3.4M from investors including Cherry Ventures and Khaled Helioui
OneFlow has raised 20MNOK
Lego has invested in Peppy Pals
Savelend acquires Billecta for $4.5M
Klarna acquires Close Brothers Retail Finance to strengthen its position in the UK
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