Area of interest: Life science

  • Airpelago raises 20 MSEK

    Airpelago raises 20 MSEK

    (Gothenburg, inspection of electrical grids with the help of electric drones): Has raised 20 MSEK in a funding round from existing investors, including founding member Marcus Boström and VEQ with members Viktor Gällström and Maria Bergsten. Last year, Airpelago inspected about 10 percent of Sweden’s total electrical grid, or approximately 15,000 kilometers of power lines. This year, they expect to more than…

  • Stilride raises 11 MSEK

    Stilride raises 11 MSEK

    (Stockholm, manufactures electric scooters with the unique process of industrial origami): Has raised 11 MSEK in a funding round from undisclosed investors. Early investors in Stilride include member Tobias Emanuelsson. Stilride was valued at 440 MSEK in the round.

  • Heart Aerospace raises 1 billion SEK

    Heart Aerospace raises 1 billion SEK

    (Gothenburg, is developing an affordable and sustainable mode of aerial transport for regional travel): Has raised 1 billion SEK in a funding round from Sagittt Ventures, Air Canada, Bill Gates Breakthrough Energy, Y Combinator, United Airlines and EQT Ventures with member Carl Svantesson. “This investment takes us further in our ambition to reduce carbon emissions and democratize air travel,” comments Anders Forslund.

  • Carla raises 62.5 MSEK

    Carla raises 62.5 MSEK

    (Stockholm, a marketplace for electric cars and plug-in hybrids): Has raised 62.5 MSEK in a funding round from Bonnier Ventures, Black Ice, and Inbox Capital with founding member Martin Wattin and member Markus Kitunen. ”The purpose of this round is to ensure we reach profitability, with the ambition of achieving that during the second half of this year,” comments Patrik Illerstig.

  • Airforestry secures 31 MSEK

    Airforestry secures 31 MSEK

    (Uppsala, develops high-capacity drones for forestry): Has secured 31 MSEK in a grant from Energimyndigheten. Early investors in AirForestry includes members Jane Walerud, Alfred Ruth, and Fredrik Jung Abbou. Annually, 300,000 hectares of forest, equal to about 600,000 football fields, are thinned using heavy machinery that damages the forest floor. AirForestry addresses this issue with their eco-friendlier drones, capable of lifting 200…

  • Octarine raises 4.35 MEUR

    Octarine raises 4.35 MEUR

    (Copenhagen, specializes in sustainable, nature-based dyes for the textile industry with minimal environmental impact): Has raised 4.35 MEUR in a funding round led by Unconventional Ventures with members Nora Bavey and Thea Messel. “The textile industry must switch to a more aggressive decarbonization trajectory in order to reduce its contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and, ultimately, climate change. Octarine’s ground-breaking…

  • Pixelgen Technologies raises 7.3 MUSD

    Pixelgen Technologies raises 7.3 MUSD

    (Stockholm, develops tools for the mapping of cell surface proteins and their spatial inter-relationships): Has raised 7.3 MUSD in a funding round from Navigare Ventures and Industrifonden with member Peter Wolpert. “As we enter this next phase of growth, we are grateful and honored to have the support and expertise of Industrifonden and Navigare Ventures and look forward to their contributions,” comments Simon…

  • Cellevate raises 39 MSEK

    Cellevate raises 39 MSEK

    (Lund, develops the next generation of cell culture systems designed to revolutionize biomanufacturing): Has raised 39 MSEK in a funding round from Onsight Ventures, the EIC with founding member Nicklas Bergmanon the investment board and Industrifonden with member Peter Wolpert. “We look forward to a long-term partnership with Cellevate as they advance their mission of driving innovation in biomanufacturing,” comments Mala Valroy, Investment Manager Industrifonden.

  • Adsorbi raises 4.2 MSEK

    Adsorbi raises 4.2 MSEK

    (Gothenburg, a novel biomaterial efficient at capturing air pollutants): Has raised 4.2 MSEK in a funding round from Metsä Spring, Jovitech Invest and Chalmers Ventures with member Sara Wallin. Adsorbi aims to help industries in the sustainable transition using a super-material based on cellulose. The material is an adsorbent that is 5-8 times more efficient…

  • Charge Amps is acquired by Naas Technology

    Charge Amps is acquired by Naas Technology

    (Stockholm, smart charging solutions for electric vehicles): Has been acquired by the Nasdaq-listed Chinese energy service company Naas Technology for a fee amounting to 724 MSEK. Charge Amps, co-founded by founding member Boel Rydenå-Swartling, will continue its mission of making smart charging easy all over Europe under the Charge Amps brand.