Oslo-born startup SafetyWing snags $8 million to expand insurance options for remote teams

SafetyWing, an Norwegian-founded startup that offers health insurance solutions for the growing remote workforce, has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by early Spotify and Klarna investor Creandum with participation from previous investors Rocketship and byFounders. The founders’ vision is to “replicate the Norwegian social safety net globally,” particularly as remote work […]

Stealth Black

Helsinki’s Stealth Black raises €1.1 million for AI that ‘negotiates better than a human being’

Helsinki-based AI startup Stealth Black has raised €1.1 million to continue developing its technology “that negotiates better than a human being.” The funding came from Finnish VC Inventure and Denmark’s byFounders, as well as angel investors Mikko Hyppönen and Ali Omar. Founded this year, the company has trained its AI technology to see routine negotiations, […]


Garden gets its seed: Devops startup in Berlin launches with over €3 million in funding

Garden, the Berlin-based creators of an open source-based development automation platform, has sprouted with €3.1 million in seed and pre-seed funding. With the aim of reimagining cloud-native developer workflows, the German company will use the capital to build out its engineering, sales and marketing teams. Defining the problem, the startup’s CEO and co-founder Jon Edvald […]

Bob W

Helsinki hospitality startup Bob W raises €4 million for tech-enabled apartment hotels with custom sanitisation process

Bob W, a Helsinki-based hospitality startup, has raised €4 million in a seed round led by byFounders and joined by real estate investors NREP and Estonian firm Kaamos. Additional investors include Baltic VCs Superangel and United Angels, and other angels from Germany and the Nordics. The Finnish startup offers an accommodation hybrid between hotels and […]