🇸🇪   In episode ten of Patric blir Ängel, we meet John Elvesjö, a real innovator in the tech world and one of the founders of Tobii – the world leader in eye tracking. Today, he is Managing Partner at, where he annually looks at at least 1000 startups from all over the Nordics to find those that stand out.

🌏 ⚠️  Only 57 producers of oil, gas, coal, and cement are directly linked to 80% of the world’s global CO2 emissions since the Paris Agreement in 2016, according to a study by the Carbon Majors Database.

🇸🇪 💰 17 billion SEK. That’s how much Swedes shopped through purchases on social media like Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook last year. This is shown by a survey from the fintech company Adyen.

🌏 🔻 During the first quarter of 2024, global financing for startups was the second lowest since the beginning of 2018. Global venture capital amounted to 66 billion dollars, a decrease of 20% compared to the previous year. This is shown by data from Crunchbase.

🇺🇸 ✨  According to sources at the Wall Street Journal, Elon Musk’s xAI intends to raise 3 billion dollars at a valuation of 18 billion dollars. Among the investors discussing entering the round are the venture capital firm Gigafund and Steve Jurvetson, who is on the board of SpaceX.

🌏 ☁️ During 2023, the global concentrations of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide escalated. Researchers from the American National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have confirmed that atmospheric levels of these three critical greenhouse gases reached new record levels during the year.

🇺🇦 ⛑ NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg proposes a new fund of 100 billion dollars to support Ukraine. The fund, equivalent to over 1,000 billion SEK, is intended to run over five years.