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#6 Denmark: Learning Platform LMS365 raises 137 million DKK Series A, Synthesia named in top 50 AI companies by Forbes and Atomico opens an office in the Nordics.

By 12 April 2023No Comments3 min read

Top News

1. Preseed Ventures on the economic situation and the demands on companies. (link)

2. Regulations around AI should be introduced in Europe according to Klaus Nyengaard, Partner at Nordic Makers. Article shared by Esben Gadsbøll. (link)

3. IT talent from abroad created 14 billion DKK in value last year. Natasha Friis Saxberg calls for a better process to attract foreign talent. (link)

4. Atomico will open an office in Sweden and will likely boost its investments in the Nordics. (link)

5. Synthesia, an AI video creation platform, has been named top 50 AI companies of 2023 by Forbes. (link)

6. Startup Aarhus just finished their Diversity Week where more than 45 female founders gathered. (link)

7. “Will AI cause the extinction of all life on earth?” The Last Supper hosted by byFounders invites technical thought leaders to discuss the risk of AI. (link)

8. Profile feature piece on Nima Tisdall, founder of Blue Lobster, on leaving her company and her next adventure at Nordic Makers. (link)

9. Biotech Samplix is open for new investors and opening a new office in Silicon Valley. (link)

10. Bill Gates’ notes on the new era of Artificial Intelligence (link)

Latest on Funding

🔬 Adcendo, developing cancer treatments, extended their Series A with 230 million DKK, led by Pontifax Venture Capital and existing investors Novo Holdings and Ysios Capital. (link)

💸 Verdane invested 348 million NOK in Verified, a Swedish AML and KYC company. (link) Verified also acquired Assently. (link)

🩺, AI solutions for healthcare workers, has raised €4.8 million, led by Plural and angel investors including Finn Murphy. (link)

📹 Wedio, offering video and photography gear for rent, raised an undisclosed investment round from Founderment and VF Venture. (link)

🦆 Ugly Duckling Ventures is closing its fund of just over 150 million DKK. (link)

🖥️ LMS365, online learning platform, raised 137 million DKK Series A led by Blue Cloud Ventures and joined by Kamet Capital and existing shareholders. (link)

♻️ Trebo, which recycles plastic waste for industrial companies, received 30 million DKK from the Danish Growth Fund. (link)

🦺 Kanda, VR training company, raised 11 million DKK led by Ugly Duckling Ventures and joined by Robert Jacob Holm and Johnny Thomsen. (link)

👓 The Nordic Secondary Fund, NF2, invests for the second time in Varjo, the Finnish VR headset company. (link)

🚀 Carswip, software for the automotive industry has been acquired by Imaweb, a European leader in software solutions for the automotive industry. (link)

🍷 WineJump, a trade solution in the wine industry, has gone bankrupt. (link)

Latest on Talent

📈 CVX Ventures is looking for talent to supercharge its team. Find their 16 open positions. (link)

🤖 Meili Robots, fleet manager for mobile robots, has 3 open positions. (link)

📱The new SaaS learning platform DiBL is hiring a CTO to join its team. (link)

🔹 Peter Dybdahl Hede joins Nordic Eye Venture & Growth Capital as Partner. (link)

⭐️ Kathy Borys Siddiqui on how to be your most authentic self at work with Femme Lead Podcast. (link)

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