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  • 500 Startups Is Raising $15M For 500 Nordics

    500 Startups Is Raising $15M For 500 Nordics

    Just ahead of the Slush tech confab in Helsinki this week, 500 Startups has revealed plans for its latest regional fund: the startup investment group is raising $15 million for 500 Nordics, which it will use for its accelerator program, seed investing and distribution and marketing programs. The target is to fund 100 or more startups across Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. A Form… Read More

  • Spotify Backer Northzone Raising New $272M Fund For Startups With “Nordic DNA”, $204M Secured So Far

    Spotify Backer Northzone Raising New $272M Fund For Startups With “Nordic DNA”, $204M Secured So Far

    Northzone, the Scandinavian VC that was an early backer of music streaming service Spotify and other notable startups out of the region, today announced that it is raising a new, €200 million ($272 million) fund, which it will use to invest in more startups with “Nordic DNA”. It says that €150 million ($204 million) has been secured so far. Read More