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Embracing Mudita: How Collective Success Shapes the byFounders Culture
May 20, 2024

Embracing Mudita: How Collective Success Shapes the byFounders Culture

In this article, Eric speaks of the importance of Mudita (finding joy in the success of others) as a life philosophy and core value of byFounders, encouraging people to ask: how can I help?

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The Future of Healthcare: Personalized, Human-Centered & AI-augmented
March 7, 2024

The Future of Healthcare: Personalized, Human-Centered & AI-augmented

Matias delves into Protein Engineering, discussing the critical importance of proteins, the advancements in design technologies, and the transformative influence they have on fields such as biology, materials science, and life sciences.

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Energy Markets are Electric!
February 29, 2024

Energy Markets are Electric!

Casper Bjarnason examines the shift to renewable energy, highlighting challenges, opportunities, and strategic innovations necessary for accelerating our journey towards solving the climate crisis.

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How to Nail Product-market Fit by Fine-tuning your Strategy with Customer Needs
February 15, 2024

How to Nail Product-market Fit by Fine-tuning your Strategy with Customer Needs

Collective member and former CPO of Calm, Mads Johnsen, and former product leader turned investor, Magnus Hambleton, share their experiences and advice on how to nail your product-market.

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Bob W Raises $43 Million
February 13, 2024

Bob W Raises $43 Million

Bob W, a marketplace for premium short-term apartment rentals, has raised €40 million ($43 million) in a Series B round of funding.

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Packaging 101 for Pre-seed & Seed Stage Companies
January 30, 2024

Packaging 101 for Pre-seed & Seed Stage Companies

Palle Broe shares a detailed step-by-step guide on how to create your first pricing strategy. This is Part 2 of a two-part series.

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Monta Braves EV Winter With Fresh Funding
January 23, 2024

Monta Braves EV Winter With Fresh Funding

Monta has raised another €80 million in venture capital to expand its charging management business across Europe and the US.

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Why we Invested in: MEINE ERDE
January 15, 2024

Why we Invested in: MEINE ERDE

Unveiling sustainable end-of-life solutions with MEINE ERDE, transforming death care to honor environmental values and personal dignity.

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Report: Shape of the New Nordics 2023
January 10, 2024

Report: Shape of the New Nordics 2023

A perspective on pre-seed to Series A technology startups and VCs across the Nordics and Baltics, based on findings from byFounders' original database.

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Qvin's Q-Pad receives FDA clearance
January 8, 2024

Qvin's Q-Pad receives FDA clearance

In early January of 2024, Qvin made history; the FDA clearance of its Q-Pad and A1c Test marked the first FDA approval for menstrual blood health testing.

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Pricing 101 for Pre-seed & Seed Stage Companies
December 19, 2023

Pricing 101 for Pre-seed & Seed Stage Companies

Palle Broe, a valued member of the byFounders Collective, shares a detailed step-by-step guide on how to create your first pricing strategy.

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byFounders Welcomes Line Ettrich
December 19, 2023

byFounders Welcomes Line Ettrich

Big welcome to Line Ettrich, joining us as the Data & Research Lead! Her unique blend of startup experience and data expertise is a perfect match for driving our fund's intelligence and enhancing our ESG commitments.

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VC 201 - the VC Success Equation
October 19, 2023

VC 201 - the VC Success Equation

Unlocking the VC Success Equation: Discover the pivotal roles of optimism, probabilistic thinking, and contrarianism in navigating the venture capital landscape and setting the stage for unparalleled success.

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Creative Force Secured $8.9 Million
October 16, 2023

Creative Force Secured $8.9 Million

Creative Force, providing an AI-powered content operations workflow for large e-commerce retailers and brands, secured $8.9 million in Series A funding, on a post-money valuation of $56 million.

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Protein Engineering: a New Paradigm Emerging at the Intersection of AI and Biotechnology
October 11, 2023

Protein Engineering: a New Paradigm Emerging at the Intersection of AI and Biotechnology

Matias delves into Protein Engineering, discussing the critical importance of proteins, the advancements in design technologies, and the transformative influence they have on fields such as biology, materials science, and life sciences.

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Introducing QA.tech: Transforming QA Testing with AI
September 25, 2023

Introducing QA.tech: Transforming QA Testing with AI

QA.tech is building the first Autonomous QA Tester – to create a future of reliable and bug free applications built by both humans and artificial intelligence.

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The Carbon Rush:  Investing in Carbon Dioxide Removal
September 22, 2023

The Carbon Rush: Investing in Carbon Dioxide Removal

Casper Bjarnason delves into the Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) landscape, discussing the significance of CDR in achieving climate targets, the determinants of its success, and the venture capital perspective on investing in this field.

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Corti Raises $60 Million
September 20, 2023

Corti Raises $60 Million

Corti has raised $60 million to expand its contribution to the field: an AI assistant designed to support healthcare clinicians with patient assessments in real time.

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6 Reflections from my 6 Months Interning in Venture Capital
September 7, 2023

6 Reflections from my 6 Months Interning in Venture Capital

Matias Salonen is the newest member of the byFounders investment team. He joined as an intern in January 2023 and recently transitioned into a full-time investor role. In the following, Matias reflects on the lessons learned and shares his path into venture capital and recommendations for prospective VCs.

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Redefining Kubernetes with Rig.dev's Open-Source Application Platform
September 3, 2023

Redefining Kubernetes with Rig.dev's Open-Source Application Platform

Rig.dev secures a record $2.2M in pre-seed funding to enhance Kubernetes app development, led by byFounders. This marks a new chapter in building and scaling applications effortlessly.

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Our Investment in Jellatech: the Future of Sustainable Proteins
August 24, 2023

Our Investment in Jellatech: the Future of Sustainable Proteins

Thrilled to support Jellatech's mission to ethically produce complex proteins. Their cellular agriculture technology marks a new era in sustainable biotech.

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