Norway

majestic mountains, blue fjord with motor boat, Lysefjord, Norway. Image Credit: Shutterstock

39
Posts

Accelerators

Big Data

Oslo startup raises $12 million to mix up global battle over shipping rates

Xeneta uses big data to find the best price quotes for shippers, but they face some well-funded startups who were quicker to grow
Feb 09, 2017
Smiling young business woman in Seoul downtown, South Korea. Photo Credit: LeoPatrizi

South Korea has the fastest internet worldwide, US is ranked twelfth

Internet connection speed worldwide has risen 21% year-over-year, Akamai reports
Dec 22, 2016

Industry

8 Norwegian startups to keep your eye on

This northern startup powerhouse is coming out of hibernation with innovative startups that need to be on your radar
Oct 17, 2016

Q2 Nordic funding analysis – 70 investments totalling $812.8M

Sweden's Spotify may have raised a $526 million funding round, but that isn't the only reason Nordic tech startups are thriving.
Aug 19, 2015
Flag of Finland, Helsinki. Photo Credit: Olga Smirnova / Shutterstock

The Nordics will attract more venture capital than London within three years

After a record breaking Q1, London startups are on course to surpass $2B for the first time this year. But Nordic startups have essentially matched that amount already
Jun 02, 2015
More posts from Industry

Innovation

This Norwegian startup thinks it has the recipe to get companies the best freelancers

Konsus is battling in an increasingly crowded field of freelance marketplaces
Nov 30, 2016

Norway based Future Home just meets funding goal on final day of campaign

Future Home, a Norway based startup that creates smart homes with a few new twists, managed to secure their funding goal on Indiegogo with just hours left on the clock
Nov 05, 2014

Scandinavian design comes to Kickstarter – and yes, it’s clever, innovative and socially conscious

Kickstarter went live on Tuesday in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Ireland allowing creators in those countries to launch projects and get funding in their own currencies
Oct 22, 2014

Internet

Smiling young business woman in Seoul downtown, South Korea. Photo Credit: LeoPatrizi

South Korea has the fastest internet worldwide, US is ranked twelfth

Internet connection speed worldwide has risen 21% year-over-year, Akamai reports
Dec 22, 2016

Nordic Outracks raises $3.5M for its app creation platform

The Oslo-based startup gets an investment from Northzone and Alliance Venture to continue working in its tool for multi-platform apps
Jun 15, 2014

Wonderloop raises $200k to make its video profile platform the new LinkedIn

The Norwegian startup received a grant from the Norwegian government and an investment to hire new employees and expand the reach of its platform
May 05, 2014

Mobile

News

Oslo startup raises $12 million to mix up global battle over shipping rates

Xeneta uses big data to find the best price quotes for shippers, but they face some well-funded startups who were quicker to grow
Feb 09, 2017
Accel Team. Photo credit: Courtesy

Accel raises $500 million for a huge, new venture fund in Europe and Israel

Surpassing what it raised for its last fund, Accel Partner Harry Nelis says Europe and Israel are avoiding some of the investor anxiety striking Silicon Valley
Apr 12, 2016
Photo credit: Opera

Group of Chinese Internet firms to acquire Opera Software for $1.2 billion

Kunlun and Qihoo 360, backed by the investment funds Golden Brick and Yonglian, have offered $1.2 billion for 100% of the publicly listed company
Feb 10, 2016
More posts from News

Venture Capital

Bryggen, the old Hanseatic wharf of Bergen, which is on the UNESCO list of World Cultural Heritage Sites. Photo credit: Tatiana Kolesnikova / Getty Images Israel

The number of investments in Norwegian startups is up 300% from last year

This is why 2016 could be a game changing year for Norwegian startups, and no one knows about it yet
May 25, 2016
Accel Team. Photo credit: Courtesy

Accel raises $500 million for a huge, new venture fund in Europe and Israel

Surpassing what it raised for its last fund, Accel Partner Harry Nelis says Europe and Israel are avoiding some of the investor anxiety striking Silicon Valley
Apr 12, 2016
Famous landmark in Finnish capital. Photo Credit: Oleksiy Mark / Shutterstock

The rate of investment in the Nordics is 4X faster than just 2 years ago

Right now, the pace at which Nordic startups are raising money outstrips everywhere else in Europe
Mar 14, 2016
More posts from Venture Capital

Events

ESA’s startup point man reveals the next big trends in space innovation

Speaking to Geektime at Slush 2016 in Helsinki, Finland, ESA BIC Director Frank Salzgeber is optimistic about a new kind of satellite future
Dec 07, 2016

Hardware

Tired of biking up hills? This city in Norway installed the world’s first bike lift

Cyclists are lazier than you think: 41 percent of residents said the city's bike lift made them likelier to ride
Dec 09, 2014

Lists

5 lessons Game of Thrones can teach us about crafting a fighting content strategy

Which GoT characters can we learn the most from in creating an effective content strategy? Tyrian? Daenerys? Here, we give our top 5 picks
Jun 21, 2015

Marketing

5 lessons Game of Thrones can teach us about crafting a fighting content strategy

Which GoT characters can we learn the most from in creating an effective content strategy? Tyrian? Daenerys? Here, we give our top 5 picks
Jun 21, 2015

Media

5 lessons Game of Thrones can teach us about crafting a fighting content strategy

Which GoT characters can we learn the most from in creating an effective content strategy? Tyrian? Daenerys? Here, we give our top 5 picks
Jun 21, 2015