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The Nordic Web Weekly - Issue #249

(Apologies for the resend but a lot of people reported it was unreadable for them first time around.

The Nordic Web Weekly

December 1 · Issue #250 · View online
A weekly curation of the latest investments, exits and stories from the Nordic startup ecosystem compiled by The Nordic Web.

(Apologies for the resend but a lot of people reported it was unreadable for them first time around. HUGE thank you to Martijn, the CEO of Revue for personally providing customer support to me on a Friday night in order to fix this so I could get it sent out to you all properly!) šŸ™šŸ»
Supporting and strengtheningĀ theĀ NordicĀ ecosystem through investment and analysis,Ā TheĀ NordicĀ WebĀ invests first money intoĀ theĀ most ambitious founders and startups fromĀ theĀ region.ļ»æ

šŸ‡«šŸ‡® This week in Finland šŸ‡«šŸ‡®
Matchmade raises $4.8 million for influencer game marketing
Slush is braced for more investors, more money, more startups
Finnish Venture capital investments exceed ā‚¬135 million in the first half
10 exciting start-ups from Espoo to watch

šŸ‡³šŸ‡“ This week in Norway šŸ‡³šŸ‡“
The VIROS project at the Center for Legal Informatics (SERI) securedĀ NOK 25 million in support of the Research CouncilĀ 
Anita Krohn Traaseth has resigned as the CEO of Innovation Norway

šŸ‡øšŸ‡Ŗ This week in Sweden šŸ‡øšŸ‡Ŗ
Cleantech startup Orbital Systems receives a ā‚¬15 million loan from the European Investment Bank
Universal Avenue raises $6 million and acquires digital agency Varvet
Pinmeto in Malmƶ has taken over 20MSEK in new capital
Woshapp secures $1.1M in funding from Norrsken Foundation, Peter Sterky and Dan Castillo
Legal startup Swiftcourt has raised 10MSEK
EdTech startup Duon has raised 6MSEK
Medpeople has raised 5MSEK
New Glue has raised 3MSEK
Pickit has taken in investment from Spiltan
Sentian AI doubles their revenue and gets Eon as customer
Retail tech startups in Sweden

šŸ“š Relevant Reads šŸ“š
Atomico unveils Angel programme to ā€œactivateā€ the next generation of angel investors
Startups chosen for Slush 100 announced
Join in signing an open letter to Europeā€™s policymakers to reform the rules of employee ownership to make European more competitive
Stockholm drone entrepreneur faces deportation for cutting own salary
Move to Nordics has been launched

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