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Nordic Foodtech VC expands in Denmark and welcomes Louise Heiberg as an Investment Director

Louise Heiberg joins Nordic Foodtech VC from PINC, the VC arm of Paulig Group. She is a foodtech engineer by training and has worked for the past decade in...

Tech-powered Hospitality Operator Bob W Secures €40 million Series B Funding for Continued Pan-European Expansion and Development of the Continent’s Most Loved Hospitality Brand

In a stride towards revolutionizing the European hospitality sector, Finnish tech-enabled hospitality operator Bob W announced today its Series B funding of EUR 40 million. This round, led by...

Tiugo Technologies acquires Uploadcare – marks Vendep Capital’s second exit to PSG and third exit to a large US private equity fund

Tiugo Technologies, a PSG portfolio company specializing in developer tools and solutions for content creation and digital collaboration, announces the acquisition of Uploadcare, a leading file management and content...

Voland Partners accelerates Biila Solutions’ growth with EUR 3.5 million equity investment

Biila grew to be the largest car delivery service platform in the Nordic countries. Voland Partners makes a EUR 3.5 million investment in Biila Solutions, a Finnish company that...

Innovestor pioneers co-investment fund in Finland, expanding Nordic investment ecosystem

Today, the Finnish venture capital company, Innovestor, in collaboration with Business Finland Venture Capital, announces the first co-investment fund in Finland. The fund size is €30 million, and it...

IPR.VC launches its largest film and tv content fund of €100m and strengthens executive team as Andrea Scarso joins as London-based partner

Fund management company IPR.VC Management announced the first closing of its largest film and television production financing fund to date (IPR.VC Fund III), along with the appointment of renowned...

Next-generation venture capital fund Failup Ventures launches its new 50M€ fund

Failup Ventures, a new globally operating early-stage venture capital fund, announces today the first closing of 30M€ of its new early-stage fund of 50M€. Founded by three previous Finnish...

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Sponsor Capital to support Fonecta’s growth

Finnish private equity investor Sponsor Capital together with management, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company and a private equity fund managed by eQ will acquire all Fonecta Group companies from...

Gorilla Capital expands its team and launches third fund

Kirsi Vine-Haaparinne and Minna Isotalus, both with entrepreneurial backgrounds, join Gorilla Capital as partners. Vine-Haaparinne is a founding partner of Taaleri, while Isotalus has a background in startups and growth...

Kvanted Ventures announces first Nordic industrial technology fund

Today, a new early-stage investment company Kvanted Ventures announces its first fund of €70 million. Founded by Maria Wasastjerna, Eerik Paasikivi, and Axel Ahlström, Kvanted focuses on early-stage industrial...

First Luke spin-off PaRAS Aqua commercialises fish farming research innovation – a new solution for aquaculture challenges

The Partial air-driven Recirculation Aquaculture System (PaRAS) developed at the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is a cost-effective and flexible method to produce high-quality fish with minimum environmental impact....

Measurlabs raises €2.5M to help sustainability companies bring their products to market faster

Finnish Measurlabs, offering laboratory analysis and testing services that help researchers, quality assurance, and R&D professionals get the tests they need, has raised 2.5 million euros in a new...