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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- Lassie (Stockholm, digital insurance services for pet owners): SEK115M (€11M, $11.6M) in a Series A funding round led by Felix Capital, with participation from previous investors Inventure and Passion Capital, as well as previous angel investors Karl-Johan Persson, Fredrik and Caroline Hjelm, and Josefin Landgård (English, Swedish).
- Quartr (Gothenburg, investor relations app): undisclosed amount in a seed extension round from Flat Capital - which invests SEK1M (€100K, $100K) - alongside other unnamed new and existing investors (Swedish, machine translation).
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News from Swedish startups, the tech sector and VCs
- Stockholm-based consumer finance app Anyfin launches in Norway (Swedish, machine translation).
- Norwegian e-scooter operator Ryde, which since mid April operated on the streets of Stockholm without permission, has now been forced to end its services in the Swedish capital - but will remain in neighboring Nacka (Swedish, machine translation).
- Gwen Sandberg has joined Inventure as Sweden-based Investment Director (English).
Other interesting things from the startup/VC world & beyond
- Timing can make great companies look dumb and dumb companies look great (English).
That's it for today.