Category Archives: Finland-Startups

Finland-based digital health accelerator Vertical announced new batch of startups

Finland-based health, wellness and sports startup accelerator Vertical today announced the startups of its fall 2016 program. Ten startups from over 350 applications from six different countries were chosen for this program. For the first time the batch includes digital sports startups. … Continue reading

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Finnish eSports startup Critical Force secures €4 million seed funding from a South Korean video game conglomerate

The Finnish game studio Critical Force has partnered with South Korean video game development and publishing conglomerate NHN Entertainment and secured a seed investment of €4 million. This investment is one of the biggest seed rounds that a Finnish game development … Continue reading

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Helsinki-based Kontena secures seed funding and introduces its new container & microservices platform for software developers

Kontena, a startup which we mentioned as one of the “10 Finnish startups to look out for in 2016“, has recently raised funding with backing from Lifeline Ventures. The fresh capital will be used for entering the market and initial scaling … Continue reading

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Fintech startup Zervant closes €4 million round to further expand with its e-invoicing solution

Finnish fintech startup Zervant has just secured €4 million in additional funding. The majority of this Series A funding round was raised from two VCs – Northzone and Conor Venture Partners. The new investment brings the total amount of capital … Continue reading

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TactoTek secures a grant of €2.5M to start with the mass production of its injection molded electronics

TactoTek, a Fininsh manufacturer of 3D injection molded structural electronics (IMSE) solutions, today announced that it secured €2.5 million as a grant from the EU’s Horizon 2020 program. The grant will be used for the mass production of TactoTek’s injection … Continue reading

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Top 15: Europe’s biggest startup hubs in 2016

It’s time for our annual ranking of Europe’s biggest startup cities. Almost exactly 365 days have passed since we did our last research on this topic. Let’s see what has changed since then. In order to come up with the … Continue reading

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EQT Ventures leads Verto Analytics’ Series B funding – one of the largest this year in Finland

The Finnish-American startup Verto Analytics has joined EQT Ventures family. EQT Ventures team – focused on both data measurement and screens – was leading the $ 16.1 million Series B round, which is one of the largest rounds this year in Finland. Launched … Continue reading

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Here are the winners of Nordic Startup Awards

The Grand Finale at the leading award show for startups in the Nordics took place Tuesday evening in the beautiful Harpa Concert Hall in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik. The Startup of the Year of the Nordics in 2016 is Realm.io.  It … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: TAVIQ, twago and Masabi

Week after week, we’re introducing you to exciting career opportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of one of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, … Continue reading

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Helsinki-based Jolla has raises $12 million to further develop its mobile OS Sailfish

Jolla, the Finnish developer of the open mobile operating system Sailfish OS, today announced that it has secured new financing of $12 million to advance the Sailfish OS development and licensing business further. Jolla is currently also recruiting new software developers to strengthen its … Continue reading

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