We’re back again with the Friday news roundup. If you want to add something to our list that we push out every Friday, do so by e-mailing us at editor (at) arcticstartup.com. Lots of things happening this week again, so dig through them and enjoy your weekend!
Finnair plans to test Valkee’s bright light headsets against jetlag.
ShootItLive has been picked up in Germany by the paper, Tagesspiegel. In semi-pro news, a Finnish scoop-shooter (?) has bought a car on his ScoopShot earnings. Janne says: “Well, it’s not a Porsche, but it gets me around to snap more ScoopShot photos.”
Twingly CEO Martin Källström stepped down yesterday. Peter Bláha will replace him.
Yelp launches in Sweden.
StartupSauna’s Helsinki warmup will take place on March 22nd.
There’s a good deal of opportunities for companies wishing to join an accelerator in the Baltics. A new accelerator is starting up in Estonia, called Startup Estonia. Tender documents can be found here, and more information can be found on their Facebook and Twitter page.
You can apply now to Seedcamp Tallinn. Winners get to enjoy a year-long program featuring a trip to the US and a Founders’ Package worth €50k. Applications are open until Thursday, 29th March 2012.