• Verdane invests SEK 150 million in Inovia - the leading Swedish big data and AI solutions provider

    Verdane invests SEK 150 million in Inovia - the leading Swedish big data and AI solutions provider

    11 Sep, 2018

    Inovia is the leading niche Artificial Intelligence (AI) consulting and solutions provider in Sweden. The company has developed a strong set of AI tools and frameworks, for example one of the leading AI based virtual assistants in the world (AIVA) and the leading Voice to Text application for Swedish. With Verdane’s investment, Inovia plans to accelerate the development and commercialisation of AI products and solutions and position the company for expansion to other Nordic countries.

  • Verdane Capital IX acquires two companies from Skagerak Maturo

    Verdane Capital IX acquires two companies from Skagerak Maturo

    3 Sep, 2018

    Verdane Capital IX today announced it has closed a transaction with Skagerak Maturo containing Skagerak Venture Capital I’s and Skagerak Seed Capital II’s ownership in Zisson, a provider of cloud-based communication center software, and Penetrace, a provider of software tools to marketing professionals. The plan is to launch the companies internationally.

  • Verdane backs The Humble Co. to reduce plastic waste from consumables

    Verdane backs The Humble Co. to reduce plastic waste from consumables

    22 Aug, 2018

    Noel Abdayem, a dentist turned entrepreneur, started The Humble Co. after experiencing the negative environmental impact of plastic waste whilst performing voluntary work in Jamaica. The idea to sell eco-friendly toothbrushes proved to be a great success and more than 6.5 million Humble Brushes have been sold to date. Noel now brings onboard a new investor in Verdane to accelerate The Humble Co.’s expansion in the global market.

  • Lingit acquires Claro Software

    Lingit acquires Claro Software

    23 Apr, 2018

    Verdane Capital IX portfolio company Lingit AS, which provides software that offers multilingual literacy support for dyslexics and others with reading and writing difficulties, makes its first international move through the acquisition of its British peer Claro Software.

  • Verdane to invest SEK 3 billion in Nordic high-growth companies

    Verdane to invest SEK 3 billion in Nordic high-growth companies

    22 Mar, 2018

    Verdane announced today the closing of Verdane Edda, with SEK 3 billion of commitments from investors. The fund will help build fast-growing companies within software, consumer internet and more traditional sectors where digitalisation can be a key driver of success.

  • Verdane sells Outnorth to Egmont

    Verdane sells Outnorth to Egmont

    19 Jan, 2018

    Verdane Capital VII has agreed to sell its holding in Outnorth, the leading online retailer of outdoor products and apparel in Scandinavia, to the Nordic media group Egmont.

  • Verdane compensates for air travel through carbon offset programme

    Verdane compensates for air travel through carbon offset programme

    11 Jan, 2018

    To compensate for our professional air travel in 2017, we are through Zero Mission supporting a project in Siaya, Kenya, which enables families to buy efficient stoves through a micro lending programme.