The Reverse Pitch: Dawn

“We love tech.” Emphasized in yellow text, this is the first line that greets you upon arrival at Dawn‘s website, and it is an outlook that permeates the firm’s entire business philosophy. Dawn was founded by Norman Fiore and Haakon Overli in 2007. In the years since the firm has sought to identify and support […]

New VEctor

New Vector to scale open-source alternative to WhatsApp and Slack, where users own their data

New Vector has announced $8.5 million in funding to scale its open-source, secure communication network, a bid to revolutionise data privacy and ownership in the messaging app space. The investments come from European VCs who specialize in enterprise tech: Notion Capital, Dawn and firstminute capital. Necessary for understanding New Vector’s business is to first understand […]

Danish startup Templafy raises $15 million for its enterprise template management platform

Copenhagen-based dynamic template management platform for enterprises Templafy has raised an additional $15 million from existing investors, including Insight Venture Partners and Dawn Capital as well as existing Series A investors SEED Capital, Preben Damgaard, the company’s founders and management, and other private investors. The deal is structured as an extension of Templafy’s Series B […]

German consumer insight startup quantilope raises $8 million

Hamburg-based B2B SaaS consumer insight platform quantilope has raised an $8 million funding round led by Dawn Capital, with participation from existing investors Senovo and Surplus. The company plans to use the money for the further development of its platform and expansion beyond the German borders. quantilope’s product is a consumer behaviour insight SaaS platform aimed […]

Dutch secure communication startup ZIVVER raises $12 million

Amsterdam-based communication platform with advanced security features ZIVVER has landed $12 million in a funding round led by Dawn Capital with participation from DN Capital and the existing investor henQ Capital Partners. The company is going to use the money to fuel its international expansion, with new offices opening soon in Belgium and Germany. Similarly […]