Tagged: sweden

Brief: Swedish Fintech Investor NFT Ventures Launches Fund Targeting Finnish Startups

johan lundberg

Swedish fintech investor NFT Ventures is launching a second fund targeting startups in Finland through a partnership with local broadcaster MTV. MTV, owned by the Swedish media conglomerate Bonnier Group, has reportedly invested 150 million krona ($17.5 million) into the fund and will also ensure “nation-wide media… Read More

FundedByMe Calls 2015 Huge Success as it Looks Towards Asian Expansion in 2016

FundedByMe Malaysia Alix Global

FundedByMe to Focus Solely on Investment Crowdfunding as it Ends Rewards. FundedByMe has shared a platform update, recapping 2015 and looking towards the New Year.  Based in Stockholm, FundedByMe was approved by Malaysian authorities to set up one of six investment crowdfunding platforms.  The company… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Skriware Simplified 3D Printing, Bolo Rolling Knife & Mokacam Super Small 4K Camera

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After two years of designing and building, the Skriware 3D printer is ready to go.  And so what? There are tons of 3D printers on the market today. Head on over to Amazon and search and hundreds of printers show up. 3D printing is nearly… Read More

Swedish Jewelry Brand David&Martin Seeks €270,000 on FundedByMe As it Prepares For Expansion

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David&Martin, an award-winning jewelry brand from Sweden, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on FundedByMe to raise €270,000 for more expansion. Its pre-money valuation is €1.8 million. The company, which was founded in 2003, is recognized for its collaborations with famous designers, including Karl Lagerfeld, Whyred, Acne,… Read More

FundedByMe Experiences Early Success in Finland

Marita Huurinainen

Following the appointment of a country manager for Finland, Niclas Ahlström, international crowdfunding platform FundedByMe states it is experiencing solid growth in the market having attracted multiple projects. Most recently FundedByMe launched a funding round for Marita Huurinainen, a fashion brand aiming at global growth that… Read More

FundedByMe to Incorporate eAktiebok to Aid in Shareholder Management

Mikael Renck, CEO and founder of eAktiebok.

Sweden-based FundedByMe has announced a new partnership with eAktiebok, a company that automates a significant portion of the administrative process of managing new shareholders. “Our main aim is to simplify business for entrepreneurs. The administration involved in running a company can be cumbersome and ownership issues… Read More

Tilt Prepares For Global Launch By Announcing Rollouts in The Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and Norway

Tilt

This week, crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced it is making the final preparations to launch globally starting in November by hitting five additional international markets by early 2016. Tilt, which was founded in 2012 by James Beshara and Khaled Hussein, recently placed a foothold in the European market… Read More

TrustBuddy Files for Bankruptcy as Situation is Deemed “Increasingly Complex”

Unhappy TrustBuddy

TrustBuddy jolted the peer to peer lending world as “suspected misconduct” compelled the platform to shut down operations last week.  Now the firm has publicly stated it can no longer operate in any form, forcing the company to file for bankruptcy as the situation is… Read More

TrustBuddy Loses Trust. Peer to Peer Platform Closes Following “Suspected Misconduct”, Swedish Police Contacted

Unhappy TrustBuddy

In an unsettling about face TrustBuddy, a peer to peer lending platform based in Stockholm, has shut down.  The home page has transitioned from lending platform into a public statement (republished below) in both Swedish and English explaining a series of alleged misconduct; “An investigation… Read More

All Aboard! Train Station Brewery is Equity Crowdfunding on FundedByMe

Shipface IPA

Award-winning Swedish beer maker, Train Station Brewery, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign today on FundedByMe. According to the campaign page, the brewery is offering 10% ownership in one of the most popular breweries in Scandinavia. Founded about four years ago by Colin Nordstrom and Simon… Read More

FundedByMe Forms Partnership with Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton FundedByMe

Crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has announced a new partnership with global auditing and consulting firm Grant Thornton in Sweden. According to FundedByMe, the intent of the new arrangement will be for Grant Thornton to provide valuation services to entrepreneurs and to help small companies connect and… Read More

Brief: FundedByMe Teams Up With Connect Sweden Region East to Create More Swedish Entrepreneurial Successes

FundedByMe

On Thursday, Connect Sweden Region East and FundedByMe announced that they have created a partnership that will help to further enhance the opportunities to companies in Swedish that are currently in the establishment phase. FundedByMe and Connect are considered well-known players in the Swedish ecosystem for growth…. Read More

FundedByMe Appoints Niclas Ahlström as Country Manager For Finland

Niclas Ahlström

International crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has announced the appointment of a new country manager for Finland.  Niclas Ahlström will be taking over from Kristiina Pääkkönen, who initially brought FundedByMe to Finland and served as the company’s Country Manger for 2,5 years.  She will  is now an… Read More

FundedByMe Publishes Review of What Makes a Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

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FundedByMe, based in Sweden, has published a review of successful Nordic equity crowdfunding campaigns.  FundedByMe provides a portfolio of services for companies raising capital including debt, equity and rewards based crowdfunding. The platform has successfully funded around 500 companies from 25 different countries so they… Read More

FundedByMe Emphasizes the Importance of Social in Raising Capital

Wealth and Wisdom

Investment crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has been reviewing what are the characteristics of a successful campaign.  Their data should come as no surprise. Beyond having a solid concept for a business, social media and the right team is crucial for achieving a targeted funding goal. FundedByMe… Read More

Kickstarter Opens For Five More European Countries

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Continuing its global expansion, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced that it has opened shop for five European countries: Austria, Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. Kickstarter revealed on Tuesday: “We’re thrilled to announce that Kickstarter is now available to creators in five more European countries: Austria, Belgium,… Read More

FundedByMe is Approved to Operate Equity Crowdfunding in Malaysia

FundedByMe founders Daniel Daboczy and Arno Smit

FundedByMe has received regulatory approval from the Securities Commission Malaysia to operate an equity crowdfunding platform in the Southeast Asian country.  FundedByMe, a diversified crowdfunding platform, has already set up an operation in Singapore. The company has partnered with Alix Global Sdn Bhd and is one… Read More

FundedByMe Recognized by Finance Monthly as Crowdfunding Firm of the Year

FundedByMe founders Daniel Daboczy and Arno Smit

Global crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has received the Global Award of Crowdfunding Firm of the Year 2015 by Finance Monthly.  The company also shared it has been selected as one of the hottest startups in Sweden by Veckans Affärer, the largest business magazine in Sweden.  The recognition… Read More

Swedish Fashion Brand Raises € 100,000 in First 7 Hours on FundedByMe

Carin Wester

According to FundedByMe, Carin Wester, a Swedish fashion label, has jumped out of the gate in its capital raising round on the crowdfunding platform.  The details are only available to registered users of FundedByMe but representatives state that Carin Wester raised € 100,000 in the first… Read More