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Saturday Swedish Startup News – December 13 Edition

Written by on December 13, 2014

Busy week? No time to check Swedish Startup Space? No worries – we’ve wrapped up the week’s most popular articles and latest jobs from #swedentech here for you!

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Mentimeter, a polling tool for meetings announces $500,000 angel investment

Mentimeter enables people to have more efficient, interactive and fun meetings. It’s aimed at being an “easy-to-use, simple online tool for group interaction, allowing you to turn opinions into tangible data, in real-time”. Today the team have announced their $500,000 funding round from a group of prominent investors, including Per Appelgren, former CEO of the largest public Swedish consulting firm Connecta.

The Modern Entrepreneur’s Dictionary

Appjection (noun) – That feeling when you’re in the middle of telling a friend about your awesome new app idea and they pull up their app store and show you something identical before you’re even done describing your now useless app idea. Apportunity (noun) – a great idea that is just waiting for you (you specifically) […]

Top Swedish Startup Jobs – December 10 Edition

Toca Boca, Tink AB are just a few of the Swedish startups currently hiring. Check out the jobs here!

Truecaller Passes 100 Million Users And Doubles Daily New Users

Truecaller announces that it has surpassed 100 million users globally, and has doubled its daily new users in less than 3 months. The service helps users identifying unknown numbers, block unwanted calls, and search contact information among people and businesses. In addition to the surge in the user base, Truecaller also receives more than 1.5 billion search requests per month.

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Plick Launches Funded By Me Campaign and Gets Funded Moments Later

Heard of Plick? You probably have, since aside from gaining traction for their second hand vintage marketplace app for some time (which was covered on Swedish Startup Space a year ago), they have been spotted pitching at both tech events STHLM Tech in Stockholm and Uppstart in Uppsala in the last year. Plick have been looking to […]

Top Swedish Startup Jobs – November 18 Edition

Tink, Billogram, Publit, AppSpottr, Sinch and Lifesum are just a few of the Swedish startups currently hiring. Check out the jobs here!

SelfieJobs takes 1M SEK in funding

Selfiejobs just launched a service that allows job seekers and employers to quickly find each other using smart phones. Social media and dating apps have set the expectations of users to quickly find, connect and get feedback. SelfieJobs takes this one step further by using short video presentations. The team just announced an investment of […]

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