Category Archives: Norway-Startups

Smart Urban Mobility: Interview with Paal Christian Myhre, COO of the Norwegian startup Meshcrafts

Norway is definitely one of the greenest European countries. There are a lot of different rankings available, but Norway is always among the Top 5. The New York Times wrote last year that in spite of the fact that Norway is … Continue reading

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Norwegian P2P car rental marketplace Nabobil secures $600K to expand internationally

Nabobil, a Norwegian P2P car rental marketplace which launched 4 months ago, just closed a seed investment round of $600K. The fresh capital comes from a group of angel investors including a former McKinsey Director (names were not disclosed). It will … Continue reading

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VC firm Ventech expands into Scandinavia with the help of Tero Mennander

Paris-created Venture Capital firm Ventech pursues its unique Sino-European strategy and expands its European platform towards the Nordics, a rapidly growing hotbed for investments into innovative new companies. Tero Mennander joins the team to open Ventech’s new office in Helsinki. This … Continue reading

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Norwegian Visma Group acquires Finnish startup DigitalBooker

Visma expands its software portfolio with the acquisition of DigitalBooker Finland Ltd., one of the most popular SaaS-based online booking companies in Finland. DigitalBooker was founded by Henrik Kälstrom og Fredrik Rönnlund in 2007. The service is an online booking … Continue reading

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Data acceleration startup Swarm64 raises €7.1 million

Swarm64 AS, the Oslo- and Berlin-based data acceleration startup, has raised a total of €7.1 million from lead investors Alliance Venture, Target Partners and Investinor. The funds will be used for market entry and team building in regards to the … Continue reading

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Swipe relaunches with fresh funding and pro plans to change the paradigm of presentations

Swipe, a Norwegian startup which is now based in London, helps you make quick, beautiful, responsive presentations and lets you broadcast them in real-time to anyone, on any device, anywhere in the world. Their service turns your presentations into conversations, by … Continue reading

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Northzone announces €250m final closing for its Fund VII

Today Northzone announced the closing of its latest Fund VII, reaching a hard cap of €250 million ($325 million) on the back of strong performances in previous funds. The fund was oversubscribed, and is one of the largest early-stage venture … Continue reading

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MESH, the marriage of Huns and Vikings

I met Kriszti when I arrived to Oslo in May 2014 for the Grand Finale of Nordic Startup Awards and visited MESH, where Startup Norway, the local organizers of the event are headquartered. It was a great pleasure to see a Hungarian girl … Continue reading

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Kuddle is raising another $8 million funding round

Kuddle, an innovative photo sharing social media app designed for kids of all ages, is reported to be currently in the process of raising another $8 million funding round, on top of the already raised $2 million. As you might … Continue reading

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