TrademarkNow, a Helsinki, Finland-based provider of an intelligent web-based trademark management platform, raised €3M in funding round.
Backers included Karma Ventures, Balderton Capital and Montiko GmbH and additional €2m loan from Finnvera.
The company will use the funds to continue to develop the platform and expand operations.
Founded in 2012 and led by Mikael Kolehmainen, CEO, TrademarkNow provides an intelligent web-based trademark management platform used by enterprise companies, law firms and branding agencies for instant trademark clearance and watch results. The latest version of its flagship NameCheck trademark clearance product – developed with the assistance of industry experts and the company’s client base, includes new features such as flexible search result viewing panels, adjustable risk scores and filtering options, customization of downloadable reports, and a new executive summary at the head of each report which in many cases will permit clearance at a glance.
The company has 37 employees in Helsinki, and in the US, Ireland, UK and Germany.