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Saturday Swedish Startup News – December 20 Edition

Written by on December 20, 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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Safello Opens Up UK Bitcoin Market With Local Bank Partner

Safello announces its launch in the United Kingdom with support for Faster Payments, BAC and CHAPS. The company confirms it has established a local banking relationship to ensure the speedy delivery of bitcoins to UK citizens and companies.

Just a month after launch, Auxy is featured in the App Store Best of 2014

Auxy, the Stockholm based startup who have built an iPad app for electronic music creation have announced they’ve been selected for inclusion amongst the Apple App Store’s “annual best of” list.

Top Swedish Startup Jobs – December 17 Edition

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

Mobile banking service Qapital raises $1.3M in seed investment from Northzone

The Nordic venture capital firm Northzone leads a $1.3 million seed investment in the mobile banking service Qapital. Qapital, founded and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, will use the investment to launch their new service in the US market. Pär-Jörgen Pärson, general partner at Northzone joins Qapital’s board of directors.

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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 […]

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 […]

Safello Opens Up UK Bitcoin Market With Local Bank Partner

Safello announces its launch in the United Kingdom with support for Faster Payments, BAC and CHAPS. The company confirms it has established a local banking relationship to ensure the speedy delivery of bitcoins to UK citizens and companies.

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) […]

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