Neil S W Murray founded The Nordic Web in 2014 in order to provide the Nordics with the quality coverage it deserves. As well as being Founding Editor of The Nordic Web, Neil is also an active community builder in the region, participating in a number of initiatives, and has previously worked for Tech.eu.

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The 2017 Nordic Funding Analysis

The 2017 Nordic Funding Analysis

2017 was an interesting year when it came to investment in the Nordic tech scene. After three consecutive years of stunning growth, we had to adjust to a 12 months that appeared considerably slower than those we’d begun to become accustomed to. In this, our yearly investment analysis for the […]

27 theses for the Nordic tech scene in 2018

27 theses for the Nordic tech scene in 2018

  Below are my 27 theses for the Nordic tech scene in 2018. What do you agree with? What do you disagree with? What did I miss? Continue the conversation in the comments or find me here @neilswmurray Investments 1. The number of investments into Nordic tech startups will surpass […]

An Interview with Seth Pierrepont of Accel

An Interview with Seth Pierrepont of Accel

Seth Pierrepont leads Accel’s investments in the Nordics. He helped lead Accel’s recent investment in Kry and is a huge champion of the way Nordic founders build amazing cultures early on. Accel has a long history of backing stellar companies and founders from the Nordics, including Qlik, Spotify, Supercell, Kry, Rovio, […]

Analysis: November’s Investments

Analysis: November’s Investments

November and December are traditionally a busy time for funding announcements in the Nordics, predominantly due to Slush taking place. And this year we needed them to be particularly strong in order to avoid the ignominy of this being a “down year”. Compared to recent months, November certainly stepped things up […]

Announcing The Nordic 100 2017

Announcing The Nordic 100 2017

The Nordic 100 is an annual list recognising the 100 most impactful and influential figures in the Nordic tech scene each year. Individuals at the forefront of shaping and positioning the region as one of the world’s most important innovation hubs. We recognise investors, entrepreneurs and community builders that are […]

The Q3 2017 Swedish Funding Analysis

The Q3 2017 Swedish Funding Analysis

Sweden was not immune to the slowdown we witnessed across the region in Q3, although it still recorded 89 investments totalling $247.3 million. However, this was the slowest quarter for investments we’ve seen in Sweden since Q1 2016. It was a particularly quiet summer, but the signs we’ve seen so […]

The Q3 2017 Norwegian Funding Analysis

The Q3 2017 Norwegian Funding Analysis

The most consistent ecosystem for investments in the Nordics was at it again in Q3, with a steady 22 private tech vc investments keeping pace with recent quarters and positioning Norway for another strong year for investments, and with a particularly strong Q4 the chance to surpass 100 investments for […]