OpenOcean VC: Funding the future of European data companies

Big data, has been called by some to be the “new oil“. While others challenge that association, it is abundantly clear that innovations that harness the power of big data have an incredible opportunity to build some of the most exciting technologies of tomorrow. OpenOcean VC is a European investor working to propel companies in […]

Finnish forestry tech startup CollectiveCrunch lands €600,000

CollectiveCrunch, a Helsinki-based forestry tech startup, has raised €600,000 from Thominvest, bringing the total amount secured by the company to €1 million. The product of CollectiveCrunch is the Linda Forest AI platform that “utilises climate, geo, and customer process data to arrive at better predictions of forest inventory,” the company said in a statement. With […]

Helsinki-based food delivery startup Wolt raises $130 million

Finnish food delivery service Wolt has just gobbled up a $130 million funding round led by ICONIQ Capital, with participation from existing investors 83North, EQT Ventures, Highland Europe, and Lifeline Ventures. Founded in 2014 in the Finnish capital, Wolt is a service that facilitates the delivery of food from local restaurants to customers in the […]

Helsinki’s KAMU Health empowers asthmatics to put treatment in their own hands

On June 11th, the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and Health 2.0 Europe Conference kicks off in Helsinki, Finland. One of the world’s most preeminent digital health and medtech events, the event showcases some of the world’s leading innovations at the forefront of healthcare. One of this year’s exhibitors and featured companies is hometown […]

Helsinki-based lead generation startup Leadfeeder secures €3.1 million

Finnish B2B lead generation startup Leadfeeder has landed €3.1 million in a Series A funding round led by Dutch growth capital firm Endeit Capital, with Finland’s Superhero Capital and Vendep Capital also participating. Leadfeeder analyses the information from Google Analytics to figure out people from which companies visited the customer’s website. This data is subsequently […]

Finnish micro-influencer platform Boksi raises $1 million

Helsinki-headquartered micro-influencer startup Boksi has landed $1 million in a funding round led by Trind Ventures, with participation from Nordic VC Wave Ventures, Business Finland, and angel investors. Boksi, which launched in the summer of 2018, claims to be one of the fastest growing influencer marketing platforms in Europe, where it’s present in Finland, Sweden, […]