Although short on days February certainly wasn’t short of action and it was another busy (and exciting) month for the Nordic startup scene, with six more acquistions and $65M+ raised.
Endomondo was acquired for $85M by Under Armour.
Synchronoss Technologies to Acquire F-Secure Personal Cloud Assets for $60M.
Silicon Labs Acquires Espoo’s Bluegiga, A Leader in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Connectivity Solutions.
Canon to buy video surveillance leader Axis for $2.8 billion.
Vacasol.dk have acquired competitor Sunnyrentals.com (In Danish)
The Danish IT company EET is sold to Norwegian FSN. (In Danish)
Airtame raise a $1.4M seed round.
Egmont invest in ed-tech startup WriteReader. (In Danish)
Xeneta raises a further $5.3M to bring greater transparency to sea freight prices.
poLight raises $19M for their fast-action tunable lens.
Agriculture startup Simris Alg raises $1.3M for expanding their algae farms.
Vionlabs raises $3M from Northzone for their movie recommendation engine.
Bitcoin mining startup KnCMiner raises $15M more, led by Accel.
Geniebelt, the construction platform raises another €700,000.
Travel platform Yaneeda.com raises $600,000.
DataSmoothie receive investment from Seedcamp.
E-Sports directory Abios Gaming raises investment from Bonnier Growth Media.
Opinion are part of 11 startups that Seedcamp have invested in.
Nustay.com raise $500,000 at an impressive valuation, with no product as of yet. (In Danish)
Shark Punch’s Playfield raises €1.2M.
LeadDesk , a SaaS call center startup, raises €5.5M in Series A funding.
Finnish travel app CreateTrips closes €1.4 Million in seed.
Northzone invests $3.5M in recruitment startup Sqore.
Sparta, the gamified sales platform, gets funding from Spotify Execs and other Swedish Angels.
Three new VC funds open in Iceland in one week with $80M to invest.
KnCMiner are currently facing 15 law suits from customers.
Why Norway needs Startup Extreme. (In Norwegian)
Denmark’s BIG to design Google’s new California HQ.
Apple to invest $2B building green Data Centers in Ireland And Denmark
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