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Månad: december 2015

Minalyze establishes subsidiary for the Australian mining market

måndag, 21 december, 2015

Portfolio company Minalyze has developed an instrument that could revolutionize the mining industry. Minalyze has established a subsidiary for the Australian mining market and has developed an Australian version of the instrument Minalyzer CS. –       The mining industry in Australia is extensive and prominent on technology development. The fact that they see great advantages with […]

Mevia secures a 4 MSEK round

torsdag, 17 december, 2015

Chalmers Ventures has made an additional investment in Mevia, in a round of 4 MSEK in total. The target is increased marketing and sales, and further development of devices and the IT system. Mevia develops intelligent packages for the healthcare industry, connecting patients, healthcare and relatives to benefit from personalized healthcare. Mevia AB was founded […]

WPT awarded with the Bergendahl Scholarship and 50 000 SEK

onsdag, 16 december, 2015

Yesterday at Venture Pitch, Encubation project WPT – Wood Power Technologies was awarded the Bergendahl scholarship of 50 000 SEK.  The scholarship is annually awarded to an entrepreneurial project by the Bergendahl foundation. WPT developes Sweden’s first modular wind power tower in a cheap and renewable composite material. –       It feels great to get this […]

Chalmers Ventures recruit serial entrepreneur Johan Sköld

tisdag, 15 december, 2015

Chalmers Ventures continues its expansion by recruiting the serial entrepreneur Johan Sköld, who will be responsible for developing the revenue side in the value creation. Johan has an over 20 years long successful career within ICT and comes most recently from the Executive Management Team of Knowit.

Additional investment in Sportlala sparks re-launch

måndag, 14 december, 2015

Chalmers Ventures has made an additional investment in Sportlala (formerly known as Aktivators.com) in a round of 6 MSEK in total. Sportlala.se offers sport and outdoor products in time-limited campaigns. They started developing the service in 2013 with a re-lauch under the new name in November 2015. The company currently employ four people full time […]

Learning by failure.

onsdag, 9 december, 2015

To succeed and create the best conditions for entrepreneurship, we need to learn and leverage from previous experiences, both successes and failures. Sweden has great potential as a country of entrepreneurship, so it’s been a long time and ever since, today’s successful export companies were founded by passionate entrepreneurs. And Sweden is at the forefront and […]

Marcus Bäcklund recruited as new Head of Investment

tisdag, 8 december, 2015

Chalmers Ventures has recruited Marcus Bäcklund as Head of Investment. Bäcklund has through the investment company Deseven worked with numerous companies in the early phases. His mission will be to further accelerate Chalmers Ventures offers towards the Swedish tech scene. It is in line with expanding and developing investments, Chalmers Ventures chooses to fill this […]

Additional investment enables scaling for Futchi

fredag, 4 december, 2015

Aracne AB, the company behind Futchi, have completed a seed round. Of the 2,5 MSEK, Chalmers Ventures has invested 1 MSEK. The money is to be used for scaling sales and building the sport says CEO Daniel Dahlén when we meet at Stena Center. Futchi is a new addictive sport that combines football and squash. […]

4 Chalmers Ventures companies in the finals of Venture Cup Väst

onsdag, 2 december, 2015

Half of the companies and projects competing in the finals of Venture Cup Väst derives from Chalmers Ventures. And they are actually going head to head in two of the four categories. It’s Cetect versus Lazarus Therapeutics in ”Life Science and Technology” and TRINE versus Epishine in ”Environment and Energy”. Be there to support them […]

Bowlingtracking won Startup Camp

tisdag, 1 december, 2015

Robert Andersson, a multiple world champion in bowling, and Nigul Ilves, M.Sc. in Engineering Physics, won first prize in this autumn Startup Camp at Chalmers Ventures. Under the name Bowlingtracking, they have developed a measuring instrument that helps bowlers to develop in their training. The award consists of an entreprenurial trip to the United States, […]