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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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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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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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Helsinki-based game studio PlayRaven secures € 3.3 million

Finnish game studio PlayRaven today announced it has closed a € 3.3 million extended seed investment round. The Norwegian venture capital fund Northzone joins the startup’s existing backers, which include Creandum, investor Jari Ovaskainen and

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Interview with Konstantin Zagaynov (Videoly.co)

Over the weekend, we had the chance to do an interview with Konstantin Zagaynov, Co-founder of Videoly.co. The Helsinki- and Berlin-based startup Videoly is an e-commerce tool that helps to increase sales by plugging-in video reviews to online stores. Its … Continue reading

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Banking alternative Holvi expands into 19 European countries

Holvi, the Helsinki-based startup that aims to redefine banking, announced today that it is now inviting new customers to the service from 19 European countries. These include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, … Continue reading

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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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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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