News August 2, 2022: Swedish business angel invests €500K in German startup, Natural Cycles, Acast and more

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Funding news

News from Swedish startups, the tech sector and VCs

  • Natural Cycles, Stockholm-based birth control app, does now work with the Oura sleep tracking smart ring, after receiving green light for the integration from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The partnership lets Natural Cycles users pull in temperature information from their Oura Ring rather than manually take a temperature for the app each morning (English, Swedish).

Swedish tech earnings reports

Other interesting things from the startup/VC world & beyond

  • 3 startup pitch deck mistakes that are red flags for venture investors: exit slide, focus on time that funding intends to buy, deceptive founder/team bios (English).
  • July saw plugin electric vehicles take 50.1% market share among new registrations in Sweden, up from 37.6% year on year (English).
  • Chinese EV maker BYD plans to start selling its cars in Sweden (English).


That's it for today.

Martin Weigert

Martin Weigert

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