The Nordic Web Podcast #23: Spotify raise $526M as VC in the Nordics hits record high, and updates from Neil and Karsten

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 raising $526M and what it means.
  • A record breaking year for Venture Capital in the Nordics.
  • An update on The Nordic Web, and Karsten introduces his new startup.

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Spotify raise $526M at an $8.53B valuation.

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

Introducing the first five partners of The Nordic Web.


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