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Norway #17: Databutton raised 55 million NOK, latest data on the state of Nordic funding & OIW is rapidly approaching.

By 21 September 2023November 6th, 2023No Comments3 min read

Top News

  1. OIW is happening next week, bringing together speakers, investors, and startups from the Nordics and beyond to Oslo, fostering connections and investments in the future. (link)
  2. TechBBQ gathered more than 7500+ remarkable individuals in Copenhagen. Congratulations and a big thank you to the TechBBQ team for creating an incredible event. (link)
  3. Claes from NordicNinja VC, Isabel from Spintop Ventures, Mats from Schibsted Ventures and Jasenko from BackingMinds shared their thoughts on the state of funding. (link) Find the latest data on the Nordics. (link)
  4. Proptech Summit is hosting its first awards ceremony for Startup of the Year, Scaleup of the Year, Proptech Investor of the Year & Real Estate Innovator of the Year during OIW. (link)
  5. Eight startups pitched at Demo Night in Trondheim with Matt Smith, presented by 6AM and Gründerbrakka. (link)
  6. Danske Bank and Dealroom released a talent report (link) on the state of employment in the Nordics with data contributed by The Hub. Find Thomas Sveum’s main takeaways. (link)
  7. Crunchbase’s Ultimate Guide to Raise Capital for a Startup. (link)
  8. På(fyll), the app-based subscription service founded by Bakken & Bæck, Orkla, and Æra was recently featured in Forbes. (link)
  9. Siw Andersen (OBR) shares her top 10 sources for insights into the future of work, startup & scaleup data, workforce trends and more. (link)
  10. Roblox acquired Finnish Speechly, a year and a half after Snö invested. (link)

Latest on Funding

🇯🇵 NordicNinja VC unveiled a €200 million fund backed by Honda, Japan Bank of International Cooperation, BaltCap and Swedbank Investment Funds. (link)

💸 Verdane closed its latest fund Capital XI of €1.1 billion, with support from existing and new investors. (link)

💸 Dreamcraft Ventures closed €55 million for its Fund II, reaching its target. (link)

🚤 Hyke, also known as Hydrolift Smart City Ferries, raised 125 million NOK, led by American Ocean Zero, Rive Investment Management and Eker Group. (link)

🖥️ Databutton, a low-code platform, raised 55 million NOK, led by Skyfall Ventures & Maki.vc and joined by Global Founders Capital, Sondo Capital, Arkwright X and Ilkka Paananen. (link)

🖥️ Unlisted, digitizing ownership in unlisted companies, raised 23.5 million NOK from existing investors and Finstart Nordic, the investment department of SpareBank1 SR-Bank.(link)

⚽️ Dribblr, the digital marketing and career platform for football, raised 7.13 million NOK through Folkeinvest. (link)

🐠 Waive, technological solutions for the fishing industry, raised 2.5 million NOK from existing investors. (link)

📑 CV Partner, a SaaS platform, announces first external investment from Idékapital and Ardoq founder Magnulf Pilskog in Ineo AS. (link)

🤝 Marketer acquires Hawii Analyze as part of their European expansion plan. (link)

🥕 Sensonomic, a platform for collecting agriculture data, raised an undisclosed amount. (link)

🔍 Findable has partnered with global document management company Canon to revolutionize how commercial properties handle their documentation using AI. (link)

🛥️ Pascal Technologies has brought on Grieg Edge and Katapult Ocean after raising 53 million NOK earlier this year. (link)

Latest on Talent

🌎 Looking for a new hire? The Hub has got your covered. Sign up here and post your job today. (link)

🤘 Rune Røsten joins Aschehoug (link)

🏆 Congratulations to the winners of the Danish Scaleup Leadership Awards. All seven winners are listed here. (link)

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