Category Archives: Finland-Startups

Finnish online yoga service Yoogaia goes global with $3M investment

Yoogaia, the world’s first interactive yoga studio, announces the closure of a $3 million seed investment round from Nokia Growth Partners, Inventure, Sanoma Ventures and Point Nine Capital. This new funding allows Yoogaia to continue with its international expansion, hire … Continue reading

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Equity crowdfunding platform Invesdor expands in Europe with €1M

The Finland-based licenced equity and debt platform Invesdor is the first European crowdfunding platform to have been granted a MiFID licence for investment advice, reception and transmission of orders, and placing of financial instruments. Today, the Invesdor team announced they have raised … Continue reading

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The hottest European travel startups in 2015

The number of online travel bookings is growing steadily from year to year pretty much since the invention of the internet. The disruption of the traditional travel industry and the shift from local travel agencies to online bookings is still … Continue reading

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Equity crowdfunding deals of June: e-commerce disruptor, incubation partner for SMEs, robotic fulfillment solution

Equity crowdfunding is an innovative way to raise capital or invest in young companies, often along with experienced angel investors. This alternative funding opportunity is increasingly becoming sexy also in Europe. Below I feature some campaigns that I liked in June. (Note: … Continue reading

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Tellyo Pro launches with the claim to be the easiest way to publish TV content online

According to the Helsinki-based startup Tellyo, online publishing has increased the speed of how quickly reporters have to respond to big TV happenings and they missed a tool to get those videos into the cloud as quickly as they can write. This is … Continue reading

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Zalando’s tech team expands to Dublin and plans to create up to 200 jobs

Zalando SE, Europe’s leading fashion store online, today opened its new Zalando Fashion Insights Centre in Dublin. Member of Parliament Taoiseach Enda Kenny was joined by Robert Gentz, Founder and Member of the Managing Board of Zalando, at the official … Continue reading

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Invesdor receives an EU licence to boost cross-border crowdfunding in SME sector

Invesdor, a fast growing Nordic crowdfunding platform, has been granted a MiFID licence by financial authorities, to expand debt and equity crowdfunding services across all 31 EU and EEA countries. The Helsinki-based crowdfunding platform is the first one to receive this level of … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: Jumble and StuDocu

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

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5 Finnish startups to look out for in 2015

Finland – land of a thousand lakes and home of Angry Birds creator Rovio. Well, Finnland was not only home to Rovio or Supercell, but also to many other big success stories in the recent history of online and mobile … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: travel audience, Companisto, Printmotor and Barcelona-based Medtep

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

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