Huge milestone passed, as Nordic startups raise $1B+ in a year for the first time, and it’s only June…

I’m calling it now. Yesterday will go down in the history books, as not only did Spotify’s huge $526M round mean they became the highest valued Nordic startup ever ($8.53B), it also marked the first time that Nordic startups have raised more than $1B+ in a calendar year. Oh, and it’s still only June…(!)