Oculis, a Lausanne, Switzerland-based clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of non-invasive topical treatment for back-of-the-eye diseases, closed a Series B financing round of CHF20m ($20.3m).
Takumi, a London, UK- and Reykjavík, Iceland-based marketing platform which connects brands to influencers to create Instagram marketing campaigns, closed a $4m (£3.2m) Series A funding.
WuXi Nextcode, a Shanghai, China- Cambridge, Massachusetts- and Reykjavik, Iceland-based contract genomics organization (CGO) building a global standard platform for genomic data, closed a $75m Series B financing.
Meniga, a London, UK-based provider of digital banking technology for large banks, raised €7.5M in funding.
Oculis, a Reykjavik, Iceland-based developer of a patented solubilizing nanoparticle (SNP) drug delivery platform, closed a Series A financing of undisclosed amount.
Greenqloud, a Reykjavic, Iceland-based software company focused on developing advanced on-premise IaaS cloud software, received a $4m investment from CB Technologies Founder and CEO Kelly Ireland.
Plain Vanilla Corp., the Reykjavik, Iceland-based mobile gaming developer behind QuizUp, raised up to $7.5m in promissory notes convertible into a minority equity stake from Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU), a global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Launched in November 2013, QuizUp currently has more than 40 million registered users […]
Atmo Select, a Reykjavic, Iceland-based provider of in-store music for businesses, secured $1.5m in funding.
CCP Games, a Reykjavik, Iceland-based creator of digital games, raised $30m in funding.
Dave McClure’s 500 Startups is raising a $15m fund focused on the Nordic region.
Verne Global, a London, UK-based developer of energy efficient data centers, secured US$98m of equity funding. The round was led by Stefnir, an Icelandic asset management and private equity firm, with participation from existing investors the Wellcome Trust, Novator Partners and General Catalyst. The company intends to use the funds to further expand its wholesale and […]
Kerecis Limited, an Iceland-based tissue-regeneration company, secured US$2m in Series A3 funding. Backers included NSA Ventures, Omega3 ehf, an investment fund affiliated with London-based Novator; Capital ehf; 1924 ehf; Skógur ehf; Klofningur ehf; and Hradfrystihusid-Gunnvor hf. Led by Gudmundur Fertram Sigurjonsson, CEO, President and Chairman, Kerecis is developing technologies for repairing damaged tissue in vivo, […]
Plain Vanilla Games, the San Francisco, CA- and Reykjavik, Iceland-based creator of the iPhone game QuizUp, raised $22m in funding. Backers included existing investors Tencent Holdings and Sequoia Capital. The company, which has now raised more than $27m, intends to use the funds for continued growth and expansion. Led by Thor Fridriksson, founder and CEO, […]
Kerecis Limited, an Isafjordur and Reykjavik, Iceland-based tissue-regeneration company, raised US$1m in Series A2 funding. The financing, comprised of equity and grants, was provided by (undisclosed) existing and new stakeholders. The companyy intends to use the funds to complete the clinical trials required to gain regulatory approval for the wound-treatment indication of MariGen Omega3 in […]
Plain Vanilla Corp., a San Francisco and Reykjavik, Iceland-based developer of a social trivia platform, raised $2.4m in Series A funding. The round, which follows a $1.2m seed funding raised in the summer of 2012, was led by Greycroft Partners, Tencent, IDG ventures and BOLDStart Ventures, with participation from a number of angels and funds […]