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Denmark #17: GenAI startup Corti raised $60 million, NordicNinja VC closed a €200 million fund & the latest data on Nordic funding.

By 21 September 2023February 12th, 2024No Comments3 min read

Top News

  1. TechBBQ gathered more than 7500+ remarkable individuals in Copenhagen. Congratulations and a big thank you to the TechBBQ team for creating an incredible event. (link)
  2. Claes from NordicNinja VC, Isabel from Spintop Ventures, Mats from Schibsted Ventures and Jasenko from BackingMinds shared their thoughts on the state of funding. (link) Find the latest data on the Nordics. (link)
  3. Congratulations to the winners of the Danish Scaleup Leadership Awards. All seven winners are listed here. (link)
  4. A great overview of the Danish Startup Ecosystem, thanks to HeyFunding. Find the full diagram here. (link)
  5. Danske Bank and Dealroom released a talent report (link) on the state of employment in the Nordics with data contributed by The Hub. Find Thomas Sveum’s main takeaways. (link)
  6. Martin Krag, partner at byFounders, Michael Hansen, CEO at DanBAN and David Today Ventzel Partner at Accelerace talk about the verticals they believe will flourish. (link)
  7. How is the Danish startup ecosystem doing today? Victor Riparbelli from Synthesia, Cecilie Brøkner, from the Innovation Fund & Anette Nørgaard, from Wisma Dinero share their thoughts. (link)
  8. EIFO’s new report shows that Danish entrepreneurs raised 4.6 billion DKK venture capital in H1 2023. Heartcore, EIFO, Industriens Pension & Humani share their comments in Børsen. (link)
  9. HackerNoon lists trending startups in Copenhagen. Check them out. (link)
  10. Odense Robotics wants to invest in robotics companies (link)

Latest on Funding

🇯🇵 NordicNinja VC unveiled a €200 million fund backed by Honda, Japan Bank of International Cooperation, BaltCap and Swedbank Investment Funds. (link)

🩺 Corti, AI generative tool for nurses and doctors, raised $60 million Series B led by Atomico & Prosus Ventures, joined by existing investors VC Eurazeo, EIFO & VC Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker. (link)

💸 Dreamcraft Ventures closed €55 million for its Fund II, reaching its target. (link)

💧 HPNow, hydrogen peroxide generation technology solutions, raised €14 million led by EIFO and Novo Holdings, along with MatiTech, Evonik Venture Capital and AP Ventures. (link)

💸 Verdane closed its latest fund Capital XI of €1.1 billion, with support from existing and new investors. (link)

🔤 Swap Language, a language training provider, raised €2 million from Dutch Mediahuis Ventures and Finnish Sparkmind.VC (link)

💻 Zuuvi, a digital ads platform, raised 12.5 million DKK from Ark Kapital and existing investors (link)

📖 Pandektes, a legaltech platform, raised an undisclosed amount from investors such as Nicolaj Højer Nielsen, Kenneth Auchenberg (Stripe), Lasse Espeholt (Google Deepmind) & more. (link)

Latest on Talent

🤝 Anders Kronborg appointed new CEO of Resother. Read more on the companies growth and next plans. (link)

⭐️ After 17 years of being CEO of Trustpilot Peter Mühlmann hands over the reins to Adrian Blair. Read the interview with Peter by Bootstrapping. (link)

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