Here is today's curation of news from Sweden's startup and tech sector.
- Kavall (Stockholm, hyper-local rapid grocery delivery service): SEK155M (€15M, $16.4M) in a funding round led by Bonnier Ventures, with participation from Nicoya alongside previous investors VNV Global and Inbox Capital (English, Swedish).
- Min Doktor (Malmö, digital healthcare provider): SEK120M (€11.6M, $12.7M) from Apotek Hjärtat and Swedbank Robur Ny Teknik at a valuation of SEK2B, which hasn't changed since the previous round raised in November 2020 (Swedish, machine translation).
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News from Swedish startups, the tech sector and VCs
- Roam is the new name of Opibus, the Swedish-Kenyan developer of electric mobility technology for the African market (English).
- Creandum and European VC firm Speedinvest mapped out 50 European startups that they believe can help solve bottlenecks in Solar Tech (English).
- One Swede - VOI co-founder and CEO Fredrik Hjelm - is part of the initial 8 person cohort of Atomico's fourth angel program. The program includes a "rolling admission" process, which will bring on one or two new angels every month (English / Sifted paywall, alternative URL).
- Profile article about Nina Siemiatkowski, who "doesn't just want to be Mrs Klarna" (English / The Times paywall, alternative URL).
Other interesting things from Sweden
- Sweden's inflation reaches 6.1 percent, hits 30-year high (English).
- The new, 20 stories high Sara Cultural Centre and Wood Hotel in the northern Swedish city Skellefteå, is largely made of locally harvested wood - and part of an emerging trend (English / WSJ paywall, alternative URL).
That's it for today.
The Swedish startup & tech sector now goes on an Easter break, and so will this newsletter. You'll receive the next issue on Tuesday, April 19.
Have a good time!