Finnish IoT sensor startup Soil Scout has secured a late-seed funding round led by Husqvarna Group. Soil Scout plans to use the funding to scale production so it can help more farmers, sports venues, and managers of green spaces around the world better manage their water resources. The startup has developed a singular system for […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the plans of Maria 01 to become the biggest startup campus in Europe, the latest developments in the mobility industry, a review of Fairphone 3, and the story of the custom phone ringtone. Also there for you is an interview with Ditte Rude Moncur, chief data & digital officer at the Danish Growth Fund.
Maria 01, the Helsinki, Finland-based startup campus, has kicked off massive expansion plans and announced a new chief executive officer to make good on its plans to become the largest startup campus in Europe (that’s right, in an effort to rob that title away from Paris-based Station F). Its plans, which will no doubt be […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]