mondayfriday #69: one medtech device being trialled by the NHS, another sees €10m investment 🔬
TGI(M)F. edition 69, week 20. i’m kay, and this is your weekly round-up of curated startup news from the nordics, delivered to your screen for easy reading every sunday 📚
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MedTech company, Norlase, announce they have raised a €10.5m investment round (paywall) led by West Hill Capital. This follows the recent FDA and CE clearance of their newest product, ECHO.
Aarhus-based Roccai, the “Tinder for eCommerce”, announces a €376k round of investment from Niels Dam and Pernille Lynggaard Frandsen, both a part of Hands-on Mikrofunden.
Agrain, a startup tackling the global issue of foodwaste, raises a €3.5m seed-round from both new and existing investors.
NORNORM, a subscription-based furnishing service for businesses announces that it has officially launched its services in the UK.
BeCause, the startup helping hospitality, travel, and tourism industries manage their sustainability data, announces a €415k round of funding from Carsten Mahler and Daniel Heskia.
SOWA, the startup producing wireless speakers, announces a new round of investment from a series of angels (whilst sharing a little bit about how they got there…also, paywall).
Viking Ventures announces €6.8m investment in B2B SaaS platform, Onix, after a 3-year investing hiatus.
Lifeline Ventures, backers of Wolt and Ōura, announce the closing of its fifth fund at €150m.
Aibidia, the startup automating Digital Transfer Pricing has raised a €13m series-A round co-led by DN Capital and FPV Ventures.
Venture Capital firm, Tesi, invests €35m into the NATO Innovation Fund as Finland application to the fund gets approved.
anotherblock, the startup allowing users to earn royalties off of their favourite music successfully raises a €4m seed round led by Stride VC and joined by world-renowned artist Axwell.
Swedish Medtech startup, Flow Neuroscience, will have their headset device trialled by the NHS in the UK with hopes it will reduce symptoms of depression, as told in Sky News.
CEO and Founder of the Sting incubator, Pär Hedberg, announces he’s handing over the CEO reigns to entrepreneur and investor, Krim Talia.
// reports + deep dives
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// startup stories
Jenny Holmström, the founder of Coupleness shares the reasons why they turned down the opportunity to exit in her LinkedIn newsletter, “Putting lipstick on the pig 🐷 ✋🏼”.
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💸 MXNEY are hiring a new Growth Manager for their team.
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