News September 27, 2022: Urb-it, Vembla, Juni, Female Founders Malmö, Klarna 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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Funding news

  • Urb-it (Stockholm, sustainable logistics platform): SEK23.3M (€2.2M, $2.1M) through a directed share issue (English, Swedish).
  • Creandum co-led a €5.8M ($5.6M) seed round raised by Dutch digital timber marketplace Timberhub (English).

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Other interesting things from the startup/VC world & beyond

  • Estonia-based Trind VC rolls out €55M fund to invest in consumer and SME-focused startups in Europe (English).
  • Over the past 5 years, the US has created net new unicorns at a rate of 52% year-over-year – half the rate of Europe (English).
  • Cameras on 14 stations of Stockholm's subway are equipped with AI technology that is tasked to spot potential suicide attempts in order to quickly stop trains. So far, 4 attempted suicides were prevented (Swedish, machine translation).
  • The Swedish movie "Logistics" tracks, in reverse chronological order, the journey of a pedometer from a shop in Sweden to a factory in China. It was made in 2012 and is 857 (not a typo!) hours long (English).


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: