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  • Vigo - Traplight Gets $500,000 in Funding
    News Contact Sign In Traplight Gets 500 000 in Funding Finnish mobile developer Traplight Games has secured 500 000 in funding from investors The money will be used to develop its first full game What on Earth a mobile racing game where users can create their own tracks Traplight has also hired Mojang advisor Nikolaj Nyholm to be part of the developers board Traplight Games was formed in 2010 in Tampere Finland The studio collaborated with Supercell and Redlynx 2014 10 29 13 01 Marit Tuominen FUNDING RAHOITUS TRAPLIGHT 0 Recent Articles Cleantech Invest shifts to an independent board of directors as Matti Vuoria Peter Carlsson and James Penney candidates to the new board 2016 03 30 08 53 Finnish Startup Investments Jumped 23 In 2015 2016 03 21 09 10 Vendep s portfolio company AlphaSense raises USD 33 million 2016 03 07 08 35 ZenRobotics News Waste sorting robots to the USA 2016 03 03 09 03 Vigo on kiihdyttämöohjelma innovatiivisille nuorille yrityksille joilla on kansainvälistä potentiaalia ja halu kasvaa Vigo ohjelma yhdistää innovatiiviset liikeideat kansainvälisesti kokeneet yrittäjyyden ammattilaiset sekä julkisen että yksityisen Our Latest News Cleantech Invest shifts to an independent board of directors as Matti Vuoria Peter

    Original URL path: https://vigo.fi/news-view.php?article=100&title=traplight-gets-$500,000-in-funding (2016-05-01)
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  • Vigo - Skillpixel picks up €1,65 million in funding
    raised 1 65 million in a round led by private investors and soft money from Tekes Young Innovative Companies program Skillpixels SmartKid is based on over 15 years of research in Learning Analytics It s a smart learning game that recognizes and adjusts child s strengths and weaknesses The game has complete preschool 1st and 2nd grade math three years worth of curriculum based math exercises for the price of a single app SkillPixels Ltd a Finnish company working with psychologists educators and scientists specialized in childrens pedagogy Skillpixel is a Newentures accelerators portfolio company Read more www skillpixels com 2014 10 08 11 19 Marit Tuominen 0 Recent Articles Cleantech Invest shifts to an independent board of directors as Matti Vuoria Peter Carlsson and James Penney candidates to the new board 2016 03 30 08 53 Finnish Startup Investments Jumped 23 In 2015 2016 03 21 09 10 Vendep s portfolio company AlphaSense raises USD 33 million 2016 03 07 08 35 ZenRobotics News Waste sorting robots to the USA 2016 03 03 09 03 Vigo on kiihdyttämöohjelma innovatiivisille nuorille yrityksille joilla on kansainvälistä potentiaalia ja halu kasvaa Vigo ohjelma yhdistää innovatiiviset liikeideat kansainvälisesti kokeneet yrittäjyyden ammattilaiset sekä julkisen

    Original URL path: https://vigo.fi/news-view.php?article=99&title=skillpixel-picks-up-%C3%A2%C2%82%C2%AC1,65-million-in-funding (2016-05-01)
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  • Vigo - Our Latest News
    fund in Finland Fund will be managed 2014 01 14 11 09 Marit Tuominen GORILLA VENTURES 0 read more Synoste raises 2 8 million euros Medice device company Synoste has closed an up to 2 8 million euro funding round to develop implants for correcting skeletal deformities Synoste has raised a seed round of 0 8 million euros to advance the development of its first product aimed at the limb lengthening market which can be increased of up to 1 2 million euros once certain milestones are met The round was co led by Hig 2013 12 03 11 15 Marit Tuominen FUNDING SYNOSTE 0 read more Here s Why Finland is A Great Place to Run A Startup Finland s tech scene is booming The country is home to successful startups like Rovio the maker of Angry Birds Nokia and multibillion dollar gaming company Supercell Here are just a few reasons why Finland seems to be a great place to have a startup The startup ecosystem is highly supportive of each other For example Rovio s former Executive Vice Pre 2013 11 21 08 18 Marit Tuominen FINLAND STARTUP 0 read more 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Tags SUPERCELL RAHOITUS FUNDING CLEANTECH INVEST LIFELINE VENTURES VENDEP CABFORCE EAST WINGS ENEVO FACEBOOK FOODIE FM GORILLA VENTURES INDOORATLAS INVESTMENT SENSEG SIJOITUS SOFTBANK STARTUP TRANSFLUENT VALKEE VIGO APPLIFIER BLAAST KASVUYRITYS MAKIELAB MEPIN METGEN MICROTASK MINDTREK MYINFOMONITOR NONSTOP GAMES NXP ONCOS THERAPEUTICS PöRSSI PROTOGEO S GROUP SYNOSTE TINKERCAD AALTO AALTO UNIVERSITY ACCEL PARTNERS ACCELERATOR ACCELERATORS ACQUIRE ANGEL FUND APP APPLICATION ARBITRON ASIA AUTODESK BAIDU BEN JERRY S BIOASSETINVEST BIOTECHNOLOGY BOOM BEACH BUSINESS INSIDER CANDY CRUSH CARTRAWLER CIMT CLASH OF CLANS CLEANTECH YRITYS CLEANTECHINVEST CRAND CRU DATA PLAN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES DIGITALKOOT DITTO ME DRAWELEMENTS DUCTOR EAGLE FILTERS ELECTRONIC ARTS EMERALD

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  • Vigo - VividWorks receives over EUR 1.3 million in growth financing
    Asian manufacturers and retailers such as Ekornes and La Z Boy Our innovative cost effective and fully customizable tools have proved to be the ideal solution for several major customers worldwide and we have already managed to secure a firm foothold for example in the US market The funding we have received from Vendep Startup Fund and other investors will help us further strengthen our position in these vital markets says Miska Visuri CEO of VividWorks VividWorks is an exciting company introducing a technology that is traditionally used mainly in small scale projects to the big markets The team behind the technology possesses unique skills and a solid background in Web3D and how to utilize that in commercial solutions More than 2 3 of VividWorks turnover already comes from international markets and the company is actively looking for growth especially in the US says Jupe Arala Senior Partner at Vendep Further information Jupe Arala Senior Partner Vendep Oy 358 40 5649730 email protected Miska Visuri CEO VividWorks Ltd 358 40 522 6141 email protected Vendep Startup Fund in brief Vendep Startup fund invests in startups building web based and mobile services and aiming for strong international growth Founded in September 2013 the EUR 5 million capital in the fund has been raised from Finnish private investors and Veraventure a subsidiary of state owned financing company Finnvera The fund may make investments alone or as part of a syndicate The maximum size of an investment in a single company is EUR 500 000 www vendep com VividWorks in brief VividWorks offers an industrial grade online 3D design to purchase platform that enables real time visual verification of any interior content at any time and enables customers to make a purchase within minutes VividWorks specializes in bringing usability for sales solutions with

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  • Vigo - Enevo's Waste Bins Sensors Attract $8M Funding
    its sensor based waste collection system to global markets The round includes Earlybird Lifeline Ventures Finnish Industry Investment Draper Associates and Risto Siilasmaa among others The Enevo ONE service optimizes waste collection by analyzing fill level and operations data from its network of small wireless sensors in waste containers and recycling sites The sensor network sends data to Enevo servers for advanced analysis fill level modeling and predictions for waste management companies and municipalities to optimize their fleet utilization service costs and fuel consumption With smarter collection plans Enevo s customers today have saved up to 50 in total operations costs Read more 2014 08 29 08 22 Marit Tuominen ENEVO 0 Recent Articles Cleantech Invest shifts to an independent board of directors as Matti Vuoria Peter Carlsson and James Penney candidates to the new board 2016 03 30 08 53 Finnish Startup Investments Jumped 23 In 2015 2016 03 21 09 10 Vendep s portfolio company AlphaSense raises USD 33 million 2016 03 07 08 35 ZenRobotics News Waste sorting robots to the USA 2016 03 03 09 03 Vigo on kiihdyttämöohjelma innovatiivisille nuorille yrityksille joilla on kansainvälistä potentiaalia ja halu kasvaa Vigo ohjelma yhdistää innovatiiviset liikeideat kansainvälisesti kokeneet

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  • Vigo - Enevo closes $8 million in funding
    solutions provider targeting the fast growing waste collection and recycling challenges globally Enevo s model is very unique in that it combines the best of internet of things a big data platform and all wrapped up in a SaaS model The team is working on one of the biggest challenges of growing urban environments and we are excited to back them in this endeavor commented Hendrik Brandis partner at Earlybird Enevo has identified huge inefficiencies in an old fashioned gigantic industry that has not yet been touched by technology and we believe the waste management industry is ripe for disruption Enevo is transforming the entire waste collection industry just like Uber did for the taxi industry and Airbnb for the hotel industry comments Tim Draper founder of Draper Associates With the invested sum of 8 million 6 million the company will further develop their service offering and expand its presence in both existing markets in North America and Europe as well as expanding into new markets in the Middle East and Asia About Enevo Enevo provides smart sensor and analytics based logistics optimization solutions for the waste management and recycling industry helping both commercial waste management companies and public organizations to operate more resource efficiently Enevo is based out of Espoo Finland and Boston MA For more information visit www enevo com About Earlybird Established in 1997 Earlybird has raised over 700 million 900 million in fund commitments We have backed 100 companies some of which have sparked significant innovations in business and technology and resulted in large scale 1bn IPOs and trade sales Earlybird backs European companies with global ambitions and our active portfolio currently includes 29 companies across the consumer Internet and enterprise services space Further information is available at www earlybird com Twitter www twitter com earlybirdvc LinkedIn www linkedin com company earlybird venture capital or Facebook www facebook com EarlybirdVC About Draper Associates Draper Associates founded in 1985 is a seed stage venture capital firm that encourages entrepreneurs to drive their businesses to greatness to transform industries with new technologies and to build platforms for extraordinary growth jobs and wealth creation Through its premiere global network its founder s high profile and its tight relationship with DFJ the DFJ Network Draper University of Heroes and the Boost Accelerator Draper Associates has developed a top tier reputation for both supporting entrepreneurs and for delivering extraordinary returns to investors More information is available at www drapervc com About Lifeline Ventures At Lifeline Ventures we invest in strong founders in sectors we know by heart from our experience as entrepreneurs Due to our background we often start working with founders before they have launched their first product Our goal is to be the first person the entrepreneur reaches out to in times of trouble and joy So far we have invested in category leading companies such as Airstone Labs Applifier ArcDia Enevo Grand Cru Games NonStop Games Moves app Supercell Valkee bright light headset and ZenRobotics More information online

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  • Vigo - IndoorAtlas Raises €3.3 Million
    as well as Vera Ventures Finnvera and Tekes Indoor Atlas is one of the hotter startups in Finland thanks to their unique technology which allows for the down to the dot positioning of a phone by picking up the magnetic signals of the building or earth unique to where the phone is Current solutions like GPS and assisted by WiFi are about as accurate as you can throw your phone With the funding the company says they plan to soon start hitting the US market already testing out their app with an unnamed American retailer Indoor Atlas now has offices in Oulu Finland and Mountain View California Read more here Source ArcticStartUp 2014 06 13 09 10 Marit Tuominen FUNDING INDOOR ATLAS 0 Recent Articles Cleantech Invest shifts to an independent board of directors as Matti Vuoria Peter Carlsson and James Penney candidates to the new board 2016 03 30 08 53 Finnish Startup Investments Jumped 23 In 2015 2016 03 21 09 10 Vendep s portfolio company AlphaSense raises USD 33 million 2016 03 07 08 35 ZenRobotics News Waste sorting robots to the USA 2016 03 03 09 03 Vigo on kiihdyttämöohjelma innovatiivisille nuorille yrityksille joilla on kansainvälistä

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  • Vigo - IndoorAtlas Raises $4.5M to Map the Indoors
    4 5M to Map the Indoors Thanks in large part to Google Inc paper maps of the outdoors are becoming obsolete but the indoors is still up for grabs One analyst Opus Research counts as many as 200 startups in the indoor mapping market and venture capitalists have backed several Now a new one IndoorAtlas Ltd has entered the fray Venture Capital Dispatch has learned raising 4 5 million in a round led by Mobility Ventures and the Finnish seed fund KoppiCatch Read more here 2014 06 12 09 21 Marit Tuominen FUNDING INDOORATLAS 0 Recent Articles Cleantech Invest shifts to an independent board of directors as Matti Vuoria Peter Carlsson and James Penney candidates to the new board 2016 03 30 08 53 Finnish Startup Investments Jumped 23 In 2015 2016 03 21 09 10 Vendep s portfolio company AlphaSense raises USD 33 million 2016 03 07 08 35 ZenRobotics News Waste sorting robots to the USA 2016 03 03 09 03 Vigo on kiihdyttämöohjelma innovatiivisille nuorille yrityksille joilla on kansainvälistä potentiaalia ja halu kasvaa Vigo ohjelma yhdistää innovatiiviset liikeideat kansainvälisesti kokeneet yrittäjyyden ammattilaiset sekä julkisen että yksityisen Our Latest News Cleantech Invest shifts to an independent board of

    Original URL path: https://vigo.fi/news-view.php?article=97&title=indooratlas-raises-$4.5m-to-map-the-indoors (2016-05-01)
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