Butterfly Ventures hooks up with Capital A Partners
Finnish investment company Butterfly Ventures has established a new fund, Butterfly Venture Fund III, together with US- and Sweden-based Capital A Partners.
WordDive closes EUR 1.27 million crowdfunding round
Finnish language learning mobile and online application WordDive has secured 1.27 million euros via the Invesdor crowdfunding platform.
TalentAdore goes global with new funding
Finnish TalentAdore, which is going to revolutionarise recruitment communications, completed a major funding round worth almost a million euros.
Gasum becomes the biggest in the Nordics
Gasum has purchased all the shares of Swedish Biogas International. The acquisition makes Gasum the biggest producer of biogas in the Nordic countries.
Verseidag Ballistic Protection sold to Belgium
Sioen Industries and Verseidag-Indutex have reached an agreement for the purchase of the shares of Verseidag Ballistic Protection.
Silmäasema’s eyes are on Estonia
The Finnish eye care provider and optical retailer purchases Tallinna Optika, which has stores all over Estonia.
Chinese company purchases Finnish Rightware
A Finnish automotive user interface software provider, Rightware, has been acquired by Thundersoft, a Chinese company, which is a big scale provider of operating systems and smart device platform technology.
Visedo raises EUR 20 million to take global lead
A Finnish company Visedo, which specialises in electric powertrains and components, has collected a financing package of 20 million euros.
Two Finnish professors granted EUR 2 million each
Professor Anna-Liisa Laine has received the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant of two million euros, while professor Robin Ras was granted nearly the same amount by the ERC for his research into non-wetting surfaces.
Plantui plants seeds for growth
Finnish design and food company Plantui has seen its sales grow in Europe and Southeast Asia, which has been boosted by more than a million euros in equity investments raised during 2016.
Tilt Biotherapeutics lands EUR 4 million in funding
The Finnish oncolytic immunotherapy startup has raised almost ten million euros in funding to progress its lead candidate into phase I clinical trials.