Category Archives: Norway-Startups

Oslo-based Socius raises $415k for its social storytelling platform transforming publishing

The Norway-based social publishing startup Socius just closed its seed fundraising round worth $415k. The fresh capital comes from renowned US investor 500 Startups and the Norwegian angel investor Raa Invest AS. The startup has been previously backed by the German … 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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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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