2020 was a watershed year for the expanding ecosystem of intelligent automation software

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Tom Henriksson, a general partner at OpenOcean, a VC firm investing in European data-intensive software startups. He’s previously written about ‘The Rise of Intelligent Enterprise Automation’. The process automation space (RPA, Robotic Process Automation) continued to grow strongly in 2020, despite — or perhaps thanks to — […]

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Finnish company Supermetrics gets €40 million to bring data warehousing to marketing teams

Helsinki-based martech company Supermetrics has raised €40 million in a round led by Highland Europe with participation from IVP and OpenOcean. The investment will fund a “major phase of expansion” including bringing data warehousing to the marketing sector. Founder and CEO Mikael Thuneberg said: “Many of our customers are struggling with growing amounts of data […]

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The Rise of Intelligent Enterprise Automation

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Tom Henriksson, a general partner at OpenOcean, a VC firm investing in European data-intensive software startups. In 1999, as Steven Spielberg was preparing to make the movie “Minority Report”, he assembled a team of 15 technology experts to help him depict the world as it would look […]

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Finnish startup AppGyver gets €2 million for visual drag-and-drop tool that creates enterprise-level apps

AppGyver, a Finnish software for app development and programming tools, has raised €2 million in a round co-led by Karma Ventures and OpenOcean, joined by several angel investors. The new funding will help develop the startup’s new platform, Composer Pro, and scale the business internationally. Composer Pro is a no-code visual platform, where users can […]

Marketing analytics startup Supermetrics raises €3.5 million

Supermetrics, a Finnish marketing analytics company, has raised €3.5 million in a Series A round led by OpenOcean. Supermetrics’ products save marketers “millions of hours of boring manual work,” said CEO Mikael Thuneberg. “This new funding gives us additional resources to accelerate technology and product innovation, and to expand quickly and strategically into new markets,” […]