Helsinki-based Aiven raises $40 million to build its cloud services from Boston and San Francisco

Aiven, a Helsinki-based cloud technology startup, has raised a $40 million Series B round led by the Silicon Valley-based Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), with participation from Earlybird and other investors. Founded in 2016, the Finnish company has built an automated cloud operations platform, turning open-source distributed data systems into cloud services. With the software, developers […]


Glue raises €3.5 million for its immersive VR collaboration platform, bringing colleagues together in virtual spaces

Glue Collaboration, the Helsinki-based VR-driven collaboration platform, has raised a €3.5 million seed round led by Other investors include Reaktor Innovations, Bragiel Brothers, and Foobar Technologies. Business Finland, the Finnish funding agency for technology and innovation, and OP Bank also participated. Glue is a cloud-based platform that facilitates virtual meetings between people around the […]

Announcing: x TechBBQ’s Startups to Watch (free report)

The team has a great opportunity to attend and take part in countless tech events around Europe (and the world!) every year.  Events are an incredible chance to elevate some of the themes and issues that are shaping European technology and entrepreneurship. Events also give us the chance to connect with startups and early-stage […]