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The Nordic Web Weekly

April 19 · Issue #268 · 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 in Denmark 🇩🇰
Leapwork raises $10M for its easy process automation platform, plans US expansion
IoT startup Webstech acquired by US-based TeleSense
OnRobot bought the assets of Blue Workforce and hired its people
Rockstart has closed its AgriTech fund at 15Meuros
Denmark Demo Day is looking for Danish tech startups raising pre-seed and seed to attend the event. Applications are now open. Deadline April 25st. 

🇫🇮 This week in Finland 🇫🇮
Infinited Fiber Company (IFC) has raised 3.7 million euros in funding
VC fund Inventure appoints 2 new Partners
Evolver announced Evolver Fund I, a €50M investment fund for small and medium Finnish and Swedish companies

🇮🇸 This week in Iceland 🇮🇸
Medical Device company Freyja HealthCare raises $1m Series A

🇳🇴 This week in Norway 🇳🇴
JSgenesis, building a content platform on the blockchain, has raised 50MNOK from existing investors (via Kjetil’s newsletter)
Sharebox has raised 8.4MNOK in an equity crowdfunding round
Dyrekassen has taken in more investment
Fintech company Abelee raised investment from Aker
Signicat was acquired by Nordic Capital

🇸🇪 This week in Sweden 🇸🇪
NuvoAir announced a $3M capital investment round from Industrifonden
Engaging Care raises a 2.5Meuro seed to scale patient communication and improve outcomes
Edtech startup Haldor has raised 3MSEK
Bintel secures $870,000 in funding from Almi Invest and angel investors
Scandinavian Man completes a $430k investment round from Wellstreet
Social media listening and management startup Notified has been acquired
Scooter startup Voi have made some key hires
Fairpoint Capital is a new $100M Swedish venture capital fund backed by SEB
Open debate startup Ifrågasätt gets their first business customer

📚 Relevant reads 📚
Spotify prompts Nordic pension funds to add private equity to playlists
Malmo: Sweden’s small but sturdy tech ecosystem
The state of Finland’s €2 billion-plus games industry
Daniel Ek appears to have started an AI consultancy with the former CEO and co-founder of Watty


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