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Swedish startup Handiscover secures €1.6 million to help physically disabled travelers find the right lodging

Swedish travel tech startup Handiscover, which provides an accommodation booking platform for people with special needs, has secured €1.6 million in grant funding from the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator. The company qualified for ‘blended funding’, which means that along with the grant, there will be a negotiation around a Series A with the European […]

A spotlight on Sweden’s Mapillary: the street-level imagery platform mapping the world’s places

Our world is constantly changing. Growing populations have caused cities to upgrade their infrastructure, social media has encouraged wide-spread activism on issues from politics to the environment, and technological advancements have opened up new ways for individuals to put themselves on the map – literally. Enter Mapillary, the street-level imagery platform that uses crowdsourced data […]

Swedish digital health startup Joint Academy raises $7 million

Malmo-based healthcare startup Joint Academy that provides “digital care” for osteoarthritis patients in Sweden has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round led by Alfvén & Didriksson. The startup plans to use the money to scale up its offering to countries outside Sweden. Joint Academy’s digital health platform connects osteoarthritis patients with physiotherapists […]