The 2016 Finnish Funding Analysis

The 2016 Finnish Funding Analysis

Finland witnessed another fairly strong year for investment, with slow but steady growth from 2015, with a total of 99 investments amounting to $349.6 million. This was pretty much in line with our expectations at the beginning of 2016, as we expected it to be a significantly stronger year than […]

The Danish 2016 Funding Analysis

The Danish 2016 Funding Analysis

If 2015 was a breakthrough year for Denmark in terms of being taken seriously as an investment hub that can compete with Stockholm and Helsinki, then 2016 was the year that it established itself, as Denmark recorded more investments and amount of capital invested than Finland for the first time, as […]

The Nordic Investment Landscape in a European Context

The Nordic Investment Landscape in a European Context

This afternoon Tech.eu (Disclosure: my former employer) released their 2016 funding report for Europe. After publishing our Nordic analysis last week, I thought it would be good to place the region’s funding performance in 2016 into a wider European context. Investment pretty much increases year on year no matter where […]

The 2016 Nordic Funding Analysis

The 2016 Nordic Funding Analysis

In 2015, investment into Nordic startups broke the $1 billion mark in a calendar year for the first time with a total of $1.82 billion raised. Unsurprisingly, growth in amount of capital slowed in 2016, despite Spotify’s $1 billion debt financing. Still, 2016 saw more investment records tumbling and this time […]