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Industry

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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

Is digital innovation in The Nordics at risk of stalling?

The Harvard Business Review's Digital Evolution Index provides a sobering counterbalance to the European Commission's DESI and a wakeup call to Nordic countries
     Mar 09, 2015

5 interesting prospects for Seed, Series A and Series B

My plan is to publish a new version every three-six months so the information is kept fresh and relevant. Each time I will recommend five interesting prospects for Seed, [Read More...]
    Mar 03, 2015

Danish Taxi Startup ‘Drivr’ Pause Expansion After Threats From Local Taxi Firms

This situation echoes one which has been occurring across Europe this year, with taxi drivers protested in some shape or form about the threat to their businesses from [Read More...]
Aug 07, 2014
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News

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Top Nordic startup investments, exits, and stories in December

Everything you need to know from the past month
     Jan 02, 2016
Norway

Investments, acquisitions, and top stories for Nordic startups from June

In a record breaking month, here are all the startup funding rounds and acquisitions that occurred in the Nordics in June
     Jul 01, 2015

Q1 2015 Nordic exit analysis

Q1 2015 saw 21 exits for Nordic tech companies, totalling a (disclosed) $700M - more than double Q1 in 2014
     Apr 20, 2015

Spotify to raise $400M at $8.4B valuation, on course to be most valuable Nordic startup ever

With Spotify now taking in a seventh round of funding, there doesn't appear to be a clear timeline for when the likely IPO will take place, but when it does, we can [Read More...]
Apr 12, 2015
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Venture Capital

The 2015 Icelandic Funding Analysis

In 2015, we tracked 17 Icelandic investments totalling $193.8 million
Jan 16, 2016

What is the top Nordic v.c. and who are they backing?

This v.c. firm has backed six out of ten Nordic unicorns. Find out who they’re betting on now
   Jul 02, 2015

Nordic startups have raised more this year than they did in the whole of 2014

It's now certain that 2015 will be the first year Nordic startups have raised more than $1B in a calendar year - and this is what we predict will happen next
     Jun 06, 2015

How much U.S VC money is coming into The Nordics?

Surprisingly, the money from the U.S comes into the region pretty early, with the majority of the money coming at Series A (52.63%), and a very encouraging 36.84% coming [Read More...]
    Mar 01, 2015
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FinTech

A Debate with Chris Dixon on Bitcoins and Iceland

A Twitter debate and discussion with Chris Dixon about Bitcoins in Iceland
Jun 28, 2014

Gaming

The 2015 Icelandic Funding Analysis

In 2015, we tracked 17 Icelandic investments totalling $193.8 million
Jan 16, 2016