Analysis: VC-backed exits in Q2 2017

Analysis: VC-backed exits in Q2 2017

As we hinted at yesterday, Q2 2017 was a strong quarter for VC-backed exits, even improving on Q1’s 12, which saw the Nordics equal Germany as the place with the most VC-backed exits in Europe in Q1. Over the last three months, the region provided investors with a further 16 […]

The Q2 2017 Nordic Exit Analysis

The Q2 2017 Nordic Exit Analysis

Before our VC-backed exit analysis tomorrow, first we take a deeper look at the macro technology exits that occurred in the region in Q2, as the last three months witnessed further strong performance to build on Q1’s, with 46 Nordic technology exits totalling a disclosed $1.23 billion in Q2 2017. […]

The Q2 2017 Swedish Funding Analysis

The Q2 2017 Swedish Funding Analysis

In our final country specific analysis for Q2, we focus on the nation that provides the majority of investment action for the region, not only that but is also one of its most consistent performers. After a minor correction in Q1 (which in fairness was still 2nd only to Q4 […]

The Q2 2017 Norwegian Funding Analysis

The Q2 2017 Norwegian Funding Analysis

Next up in our Q2 country specific analyses is Norway. Their ecosystem has been the most consistent over the last 18 months, with no more than 6 investments being the difference between quarters during this time period. This was the case again in Q2, as 21 investments totalling $75.2 million […]

The Q2 2017 Icelandic Funding Analysis

The Q2 2017 Icelandic Funding Analysis

After just one investment in the first three months of the year resulted in us neglecting to do a Q1 funding analysis, things picked up for Iceland in Q2 as they recorded 4 investments totalling $14.75 million. Once again, we’ve teamed up with our friends at Northstack combining our insight […]

The Q2 2017 Finnish Funding Analysis

The Q2 2017 Finnish Funding Analysis

After a fairly slow Q1, Q2 saw a spike in Finnish investments, making our prediction (made at the end of 2016) of Finland having a strong 2017  look far more credible, as the second quarter of this year ended up with 32 investments totalling $96.9 million.   A quick note […]

The Q2 2017 Danish Funding Analysis

The Q2 2017 Danish Funding Analysis

In the first of our country specific Q2 funding analyses, we delve deeper into Denmark’s performance. The headline being that in Q2, Denmark recorded 29 investments totalling $55.6 million, a slow but steady quarter compared to recent performances.   Two quick notes on methodology before we begin: * We only record […]