Omniata scores $5.2 mln

Omniata said Wednesday that it has closed $5.2 million in Series A financing. Creandum led the round with participation from previous backer Sigma West. Based in San Francisco, Omniata is a unified digital platform.

Vint raises $1.8m seed round

Vint has secured a $1.8 million seed investment led by Creandum, together with DN Capital and prominent angel investors. Founded in Stockholm, Sweden, Vint is a peer-to-peer market place and community for personal training and small group private training.

Nordic investor creates world’s biggest Bitcoin database – Reuters

A Nordic venture capital firm says it has built the world’s largest database of businesses dealing in Bitcoins in an effort to shed light on a virtual currency which has seen its value rocket in the past year, writes Reuters. Creandum, which has invested in fast-growing Nordic tech firms, said the database contained more than 300 companies trading Bitcoins.

Tripbirds Relaunches as Social Hotel Booking Site

Tripbirds, a Stockholm-based startup that started life as a travel site, one that seized on data from Facebook, Instagram and other social networks, has been relaunched as a “social hotel-booking site” that combines “traditional” hotels with recommendations from users’ social networks. The company raised $740,000 in seed funding last year from Index Ventures, Passion Capital, […]

Tripbirds Stepping into Public Beta

Tripbirds is opening up its service to anyone looking to discover places and plan trips based on recommendations from friends in their social network. The Stockholm based start-up is backed by Index Ventures, Passion Capital and Creandum, as well as angel investors from Soundcloud, Wrapp and Path. PRESS RELEASE The Stockholm based start-up is backed […]

Wrapp Nets $5M from Greylock Partners

Stockholm-based social gifting service Wrapp has sealed $5 million from venture firm Greylock Partners. The financing is an addition to Wrapp’s Series A funding. Wrapp received $5.5 million in November from Atomico and the Nordic venture firm Creandum. Greylock’s Reid Hoffman will join Atomico’s Niklas Zennström, and Johan Brenner of Creandum on Wrapp’s board.

Wrapp Seals $5.5M Series A

Wrapp, a social gifting service based in Stockholm, has raised $5.5 million in Series A financing led by Atomico. The company previously raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding this year from Nordic venture firm Creandum. Creandum also contributed to the Series A round.

iZettle Seals $11.2M for Social Payments Tech

Stockholm-based iZettle, maker of a iPad and iPhone social payments app and mini chip-card reader, has raised 8.2 million euros ($11.2 million) in Series A funding led by Index Ventures . Creandum and individual investor Charles Dunstone, the chief executive of The Carphone Warehouse, also contributed. The funds will be used to expand into markets outside of Sweden, the company said.

Cint Lands $13M from Prime Technology Ventures and Others

Cint, the holding company of the global marketplace for market research, Cint Panel Exchange, has received a $13 million infusion from the pan-European venture firm Prime Technology Ventures, which was joined by existing investors that include Stockholm-based Creandum. PRESS RELEASE: Cint, the company behind the leading SaaS-based global marketplace for market research sample: Cint Panel […]

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