Area of interest: Finance, Legal and Insurance

  • Verdane secures 12 billion SEK

    Verdane secures 12 billion SEK

    (Oslo, a venture capital firm specializing in tech and sustainability): Has secured 12 billion SEK for its new fund. In September, Verdane closed another fund, Freya XI, at the same level. This means that they’ve secured 24.6 billion SEK in the last 4 months. “We are standing strong in a troubled time, with a lot of capital to…

  • Kameo raises 30 MSEK

    Kameo raises 30 MSEK

    (Stockholm, a digital marketplace for crowdfunded loans to property developers): Has raised 30 MSEK in a funding round from Incore Invest with founding member Jonas Mårtensson and member Nicolai Chamizo. Early investors include member Erika Eliasson who also serves as a board director. Since its inception in 2016, Kameo has facilitated over 1,000 loans with a total value of over 5 billion SEK. Despite the…

  • Lesslie raises 18 MSEK

    Lesslie raises 18 MSEK

    (Stockholm, a fintech company for painless payments for cross-border businesses): Has raised 18 MSEK in a funding round led by Wellstreet with members Evelina Anttila, Helen von Bahr, Armando Coppola and Henric Enhörning. Quinary with members Johan Qviberg and Erik Axelsson alongside David Craelius and Erik Seifert also participated. Early investors include members Willem De Geer and Noel Abdayem.

  • Webrock Ventures secures

    Webrock Ventures secures

    Stockholm/São Paulo, a venture studio helping Swedish tech startups expand to Brazil): Has secured 70 MSEK in a funding round from Atlant Fonder and Roosgruppen. Webrock, with member Christian Manhusen as a partner, raised the funding in conjunction with an IPO in February. “The listing on Nasdaq First North Growth Market is a quality stamp and is a natural step in the continued…

  • Expansion secures 1 billion SEK

    Expansion secures 1 billion SEK

    (Stockholm/Paris, a venture capital firm focusing on space and new air mobility): Has secured 1 billion SEK for its first fund from EIF and other investors. “Space has become a very important infrastructure for everyone. For example, 60 percent of all sustainability data comes from satellites. It’s extremely important for maritime, forest and forest fires, agriculture, heat…

  • Baemingo acquires Autocall

    Baemingo acquires Autocall

    (Stockholm, a full-service POS service for restaurants, bars, hotels and nightclubs): Has acquired the former competitor Autocall. “We are incredibly proud to have doubled our turnover and to have achieved profitability. The acquisition of Autocall is a key component in our strategy for growth,” comments member Faje Gani.

  • Kost Capital secures 25 MEUR

    Kost Capital secures 25 MEUR

    (Copenhagen, a VC fund providing pre-seed and seed funding for early-stage bio-economy startups): Has secured 25 MEUR for its new fund. “We all need to eat, but the food system is broken. A growing population, climate change, food waste, health issues, and policy changes require rapid funding now to ensure sustainability, efficiency, and resilience in…

  • Oxx secures 2 billion SEK

    Oxx secures 2 billion SEK

    (Stockholm/London, an investment firm focusing on SaaS growth companies): Has secured 2 billion SEK for its second fund from investors including Saminvest, British Patient Capital, KfW Capital, and Argentum. Oxx, with member Ingrid Bonde Åkerlind as a Principal, is a specialist VC in European B2B SaaS companies at the scale-up stage.

  • Lassie raises 260 MSEK

    Lassie raises 260 MSEK

    (Stockholm, a digital preventative pet insurance provider): Has raised 260 MSEK in a funding round led by Balderton Capital. Early investors Passion Capital, Inventor, and Inventure with members Rebecka Löthman Rydå and Gwen Sandberg, alongside founding member Karl-Johan Perssonparticipated in the round. “It has been a very fun journey with Lassie so far, a pinch-me-in-the-arm feeling. Of course, there are many challenges along the way,…

  • Trio Impact Invest secures 150 MSEK

    Trio Impact Invest secures 150 MSEK

    (Stockholm, a collaboration between KTH, Karolinska Institutet, and Stockholm University investing in innovation targetting the world’s biggest challenges with breakthrough science): Has secured a grant of 43 MSEK from Tillväxtverket with a commitment of a total of 150 MSEK in funding. “It’s easy to look at sustainability, but we think more about societal impact, meaning all the UN’s global goals. We…