The Friday Wrap-Up

    Spring is playing with our emotions as a light snow falls here in Helsinki. But it’s a long weekend, and hopefully all of you entrepreneurs are taking some time off for yourself. If you haven’t read much ArcticStartup this week, we had two well received stories on Finland’s new ICT panel, as well as the Entrepreneur Tax in Denmark. And as always, here are some more links, betas, events, and jobs to keep on your radar.


    Top image is of Facebook’s Luleå data center, which is currently under construction.

    Here’s a great talk at the HackFwd conference by Nikolaj Nyholm, a Partner at Copenhagen-based Sunstone Capital, about understanding early-stage investors in Europe. Nikolaj has been an serial entrepreneur himself, so he’s really able to break down what’s important to entrepreneurs. Hear more from Nyholm on our UnfairAdvantage podcast.

    Wrapp is launching in France shortly. They’ve gotta be launching in the States by the end of this month. Right? Probably.

    Fast Lane Ventures has agreed to sell its stake in Shopping Live to a German based Group – Home Shopping Europe. Shopping Live broadcasts shows selling products on the web and on TV. launches iPad app. Currently only available in Finland and it will be launched in the UK by autumn.


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    In Estonia, the GeekOut conference is being held to give developers easy access to top Java experts and hot topics in Java world. It will be held June 14 and 15th in Tallinn.

    For Swedish startups, theres an application deadline reminder by April 13th to STING Day 2012. The event will be held May 3rd, and in the audience already 70 investors from around the world will be attending.

    MIT Global Startup Workshop (GSW) have chosen Tallinn to host their next annual conference, to take place in March 2013.


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