News May 13, 2022: foreseeti,, Renewcell, Fenix, Klarna, Awardit, Safello, Greater Than, Twiik and more

Here is today's curation of news from Sweden's startup and tech sector, exclusively for subscribers of Swedish Tech News.

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Mergers & acquisitions

Funding news

  • Renewcell (Stockholm, recycling technology for textile): SEK324M (€31M, $32M) through a directed share issue (English, Swedish / DI Digital paywall).
  • Fenix (Stockholm, digital provider of funeral services): SEK69M (€6.6M, $6.8M) in a funding round led by Zaal Management, with participation from existing investors such as Brightly Ventures (English, Swedish).

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News from Swedish startups, the tech sector and VCs

  • Klarna is launching a virtual-shopping feature that allows retailers to provide consumers with the ability to connect with sales associates through chat and video calls (English). The company is also introducing a flexible working policy that lets employees pick between staying at home or going to the office (English).
  • Since 2017, the 3 Swedish digital healthcare providers, Kry and Min Doktor have opened or taken over a total of 43 physical healthcare centres in Sweden (Swedish, machine translation).
  • Spotify tests letting artists promote NFTs on their profiles (English).
  • Mimi Billing met Swedish veteran VC PJ Pärson, since 2004 at Northzone, for brunch to talk about the early days, his early Spotify investment, bad actors and other things (English / Sifted soft paywall, alternative URL).

Swedish tech earnings reports

Other interesting things from Sweden


That's it for today.

Martin Weigert

Martin Weigert

Martin is the founder of Swedish Tech News. Every day he spends many hours gathering and curating the latest from Sweden's startup & tech sector. Contact: