People are getting back from their summer holidays and man-o-man do we have a lot of news for you to check out this Friday, as well as a number of events and jobs worth your attention. As you can see in our top image, iZettle has launched an Android beta in partnership with Samsung. Like its U.S. “competitor,” Square, it plugs into the headphone jack, however it still takes European chip credit cards.
Things are picking up in Iceland: Innovit and Klak (Icelandic entrepreneurship centers) along with Arion bank have been hosting the first startup accelerator in Iceland this summer called Startup Reykjavík. They’ve had 10 teams participating over 10 weeks, and their Demo Day will take place on Friday the 17th. We’ll have a recap after the event!
AdDuplex has launched the first cross promotion network for Windows 8.
An Opera mobile web report found Eskimi was the second most visited mobile site in Nigeria and Namibia.
Bownty tells us they have now reached 100 000 members.
Lost in Translations has acquired a Chinese online learning service.
Invesdor have made changes to their service, allowing anyone to view pitches, amongst other things.
Music K/ckup has opened up their invite page for a private beta.
Jolla Mobile paid $50 000 for their domain.
Truecaller reaches 4 million users.
Pipedrive has released their new API.
East-West Digital News has released of the first in-depth international research study on Russian e-commerce — a 316-page document shedding full light on one of the fastest growing but least known markets on the planet. This page has a links to a few excerpts.
October 17 and 18 I know you will be attending our conference, Arctic15, so register today at the event’s website!. Also contact Sales (at) ArcticStartup.com to enquire about DEMO stands!
17th of August: Startup Reykjavik: Investor Day
17th of August: StartSmart! SummerCamp4Startups! Roosta Holiday Village Estonia
22nd of August: Media Evolution The Conference Slagthuset Sweden
24th of August: Startup Coaching session & Mobile Monday Finland
29th of August: Pitch training and screening Copenhagen
And many more events on our Event Page
AvantSky: Software professional on the Bridge wanted for Flowely journey. Helsinki/Espoo
Akvo Foundation: Java developer Northern Europe / Washington D.C.
Steam Republic: Front end developer Helsinki
Testcloud: Programmers / Scripters Espoo
Dream Broker: New Market Creator (Danish/Swedish) Helsinki
NetOutlet: Head Developer and System Admin Helsinki