Category Archives: Finland-Startups

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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Worth reading: Zimory, SBC 2013, Founder2Be, Shazam

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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Worth reading: Cognitive Security, IndoorAtlas, Bistri, Wimdu, Pubeco

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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Web of Trust closes €1m investment round led by Inventure

The community-powered safe surfing tool Web of Trust announced today that it has closed a further investment round of € 1 million led by Inventure. Other participating investors include private investor Risto Siilasmaa and the Finnish Industry Investment, which has … Continue reading

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