Reetta Ilo has started as FiBAN's International Affairs Manager on the 1st of January 2018. Reetta is in charge of FiBAN's new investing project Nordic Angel Program (NAP) that is cooperated with EstBAN, DanBAN and BAN Norway, and coordinated by NordicBAN.
CHAOS architects, the only AI platform for smart cities, has just closed its seed financing round, with investments from several FiBAN members. This Helsinki-based startup has been set as an example of raising rapid investments and getting investors committed, partly as a result of the business-to-business network collected through FiBAN members. This financing round has secured 290k, which will support the developing phase of the AI cloud platform, the first AR features, and the expansion of its core team as well as the sales escalation of the company both inside Finland and abroad.
Polka Dot Studio, the mobile games studio creating fashion and lifestyle games for women, has raised 650 000$ in seed funding. Peter Vesterbacka, the former Mighty Eagle and brand ambassador for Rovio Entertainment Ltd. joined the studio as both lead investor and executive advisor. The funding round was kicked off at FiBAN's PitchFinland event in October, and several FiBAN and EstBAN investor members have jumped on board.
FIBANin deal flowssa julkistettu PressDoor Oy sai rahoituskierroksensa maaliin joulukuussa. PressDoor keräsi 275 000 euroa yksityistä riskirahaa osakemerkintöinä ja pääomalainoina. Gorilla Ventures ja neljä enkelisijoittajaa liittyivät mukaan aiempien kymmenen partnerin joukkoon.