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Sunday #swedentech news: Truecaller, Narrative and Mag Interactive – Feb 16

Written by on February 16, 2014

Each Sunday, we bring you Swedish technology companies who’ve been written about, or mentioned by larger international press. This week, Truecaller announced their massive funding round led by Sequoia, Narrative had their clip reviewed by TheNextWeb and Dagens Industri wrote about Mag Interactive, the creators of iOS game Ruzzle that could be one of Sweden’s most profitable gaming companies. 

Truecaller secures $18.8 mln led by Sequoia Capital, announces integration with Yelp

“Founded in 2009, Truecaller is a collaborative global phone directory. The app is currently available on the web, as well as on iOS, Android, Blackberry, Symbian and Windows Phone platforms. The company has 22 million users in India and claims to be adding around 5 lakh users on a weekly basis. The firm recently entered into a partnership with Twitter, wherein users will be able to find people active on the micro-blogging site just by entering their phone numbers in the app. Using this app, people will also be able to follow Twitter users and tweet.”

Narrative Clip review: A tiny camera that captures a view of your life every 30 seconds

“The Narrative Clip is the most polished of the wearable lifelogging cameras we’ve looked at to date. Aside from the couple of minor quibbles with the app mentioned above, and the fact that the device’s tiny size makes me worry that I’ll lose it, the Clip is just as good as I hoped it would be.”

Sveriges okända spelkung

“Det färska bokslutet från det räkenskapsår som avslutades i augusti 2013 talar sitt tydliga språk: Verksamheten är extremt lönsam. Av de 96 miljoner kronor som bolaget omsatte under året var 65 Mkr ren vinst.”




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