Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN) and Finnish Venture Capital Association (FVCA)have collected their annual statistics of investments into startups and early stage growth companies in Finland. In 2018, the total amount of investments hit a new record.
Finnish Business Angels Network ry (FiBAN) ja Pääomasijoittajat ry ovat keränneet vuosittaiset tilastot sijoituksista startupeihin ja aikaisen vaiheen kasvuyrityksiin Suomessa. Vuonna 2018 sijoitusten kokonaissumma nousi uuteen ennätykseen.
There are more investors with deeper pockets than ever before looking for good investment opportunities. In the meantime, researchers and research institutions are increasingly encouraged to communicate and commercialize their findings to bigger audiences so that society can better benefit from brilliant scientific minds. Sounds like a match made in heaven - right? Investing into research differs from typical software investments, although the main elements are there. Let’s have a closer look at the science of investing in science.
New tools such as AI, automation and chatbots are often used when selling an apartment but Dwellet aims to revolutionize renting with more effective and automated process. These guys are licensed realtors building a platform for long-term renting and now their first round was oversubscribed.
Nordic Angel Program (NAP) is building on its 2018 achievements that saw eight angel training and investment programs in four countries attended by 237 investors, with 18% attendance to cross-border programs. 1,5 million euros were invested into eight companies picked from an initial application pool of 922 startups that were processed through a pre-selection funnel to identify the most promising ventures.