The Nordic Web Podcast #20- Spotify raise $350M, Big Exits from the Nordics, Startup Denmark.

The Nordic Web Podcast is a fortnightly show where Neil Murray (Founder of The Nordic Web) and Karsten Deppert (Founder of Oresund StartupsContentor and Mindpark) discuss the latest and most interesting stories from The Nordic startup scene.

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On this episode we discuss:

  •  Spotify to raise $350M at an $8Bn Valuation.
  •  Companies originating from the Nordics accounted for 25% of Europe’s 20 largest tech exits in 2014.
  •  Startup Denmark needs to compete for talent, not just accept it.

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Shownotes

Spotify raises $350 million at $8 billion valuation: CNBC

Spotify on course to be the Nordics highest valued startup.

Companies originating from the Nordics accounted for 25% of Europe’s 20 largest tech exits in 2014

Startup Denmark needs to compete for talent, not just accept it

Neil S W Murray founded The Nordic Web in 2014 in order to provide the Nordics with the quality coverage it deserves. As well as being Founding Editor of The Nordic Web, Neil is also an active community builder in the region, participating in a number of initiatives, and has previously worked for Tech.eu.