What even happened to Nordic and Baltic startups in 2014? We decided to dig through the ArcticStartup Archives to see what news pieces seemed like they should be remembered going forward. Take a minute to take in these headlines broken down month by month:

January
Linda Liukas’ book has a huge first day on Kickstarter

February
Fyndiq Scales Up to €13.8 Million Turnover in Three Years

Finns jumped in the Oulu River to pitch their startups

Supercell: €672M Revenues, New Game Next Month, 140 Employees

Spotify IPO rumors start

March
Spotify acquires Echonest

April
Just Eat IPO on the London Stock Exchange

Transferwise quickly hitting £1 Billion in payments

Zendesk files for IPO

Facebook acquires Moves

May
Rovio goes Flappy Bird with the launch of Retry

iZettle raised €40 million

We had our conference – the Arctic15!

June
Airdog hit Kickstarter to follow your extreme sports with a drone

The 11 types of people you meet at Finnish Startup events

July
Google acquired DrawElements for “eight figures”

Betterdoctor gets $10 million series A

August
Nonstop Games acquired by King for up to €67 million

Inventure’s fund hits €68 million to invest in early stage around Finland

Ask.fm bought by Ask.com

CPHFTW goes live, bringing the Danish scene together

September
The creator of Snake is back.

IndoorAtlas raises $10 million from Baidu

A bitcoin castle rises in Estonia

Minecraft acquired for $2 billion

Narrative raises $8 million

October
Videoplaza acquried by Ooyala

Truecaller raises $60 million

November
Futuremark acquired by UL

Kahoot grew at 900,000 unique new players a week.

Seriously raises $10 million through the course of the year

Slush hits over 13,000 attendees!

Apple opens new development office in Lund

December
Jolla raises $10 million series B