Category Archives: Finland-Startups

Customer recommendation engine Nosto secures $ 5.5M

Nosto, the Helsinki-based startup pioneering in e-commerce personalization, has secured $5.5 million in a Series A round of financing led by Wellington Partners with participation from existing investors Open Ocean Capital, SanomaVentures and Tekes. This new round of funding allows … Continue reading

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Parenting site Wauwaa secures €500k from Vision+ Fund

Wauwaa, an innovative parenting website that connects parents and parents-to-be with relevant information and special offers, announced by the end of last week that Vision+ fund invests an initial €500,000 in the London- and Helsinki-based startup. In the 6 months since … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Kreditech, Frosmo, CharityStars

Be part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And here … Continue reading

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Finnish startup Applifier acquired by Unity

Unity Technologies, creator of the Unity multiplatform engine and development tools, today announced it will acquire the Helsinki-based company Applifier – a large mobile game service provider. Applifier was founded in 2008 as a cross-promotion network for social games and … Continue reading

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Helsinki-based Next Games raises $6 Million

Next Games, a Finnish games startup founded in 2013, has successfully closed its first external investment round raising $6 million in financing. The funding round was co-led by IDG Ventures and the company’s original investor, Jari Ovaskainen, who was also … Continue reading

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Worth reading: Weekdone, Kabbee, Atomico, UseTrace, Xing, Azimo

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other … Continue reading

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Jongla: Helsinki-based social messaging app raises €1.4m

Jongla, the free and entertaining instant messaging app aimed at the youth market, today announces that the company has closed a further round of funding. This €1.4 million round of investment from Oy Ingman Finance Ab and a prominent group … Continue reading

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Turku-based Walkbase raises €3 million

Walkbase, the marketing optimisation platform for brick & mortar retailers, today announced it secured a Series A funding worth €3 million from SBT Venture Capital and Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo (former CEO of Nokia). Walkbase will invest the funds in strengthening its … Continue reading

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Content monetization platform Kiosked secures $6.9m

Kiosked, a Finnish startup in the field of content metization, today announced that it has raised a further $6.9m funding from private investors. This new round of funding was led by Kevin Wall of Craton Equity Partners, who will also … Continue reading

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Finnish startup Scoopshot secures $1.2 million in funding

Scoopshot, a Helsinki-based service for crowdsourcing on-demand photography, is taking on the multi billion-dollar photo industry. The photography-on-demand service has recently received $1.2 million funding from Yuri Arcurs, the world’s top selling stock photographer, who sells one photo every eight seconds. Scoopshot … Continue reading

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