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Northzone

Northzone

A European venture capital firm investing in technology companies.

Northzone is an early stage venture capital fund investing in technology companies that is headquartered in London, England and was founded in 1996 by Bjorn Stray and Tellef Thorleifsson. The companies has offices in the Olso, Norway, London, England, and New York City, New York. Notable investments made by Northzone include Spotify, iZettle, Trustpilot, Avito, Klarna, Wallapop Lastminute.com, Pricerunner, NextGenTel, and Stepstone.

Investment funds

Northzone has raised a total of $1.3 billion across 8 funds.

Fund VII

On December 16, 2014 Northzone completed raising $325 million in funding for their Fund VII from European institutional investors. Northzone will be using the fund to focus its investments in financial technology, marketplaces media ecosystems and platforms, e-commerce, software-as-a-service, and gaming companies. The fund will be used to make seed investments of €500k to €1 million, early stage investments of €1M to €5M, and growth stage investments of €5M to €15M. 

Fund VIII

Their most recent fund, Northzone VIII, was announced on Sep 5, 2016, and was €300 million. The company plans on using the investment fund to make early stage investments in the series A, series B, and series C funding rounds of European technology companies. The company claims to have interest in using their Fund VII to make investments in financial technology, e-commerce, media, and business to business software-as-a-service companies.

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Funded Companies

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Trustpilot offers a validated and open review community through which consumers can learn about a business and how others have experienced their product and service, and businesses can understand consumers engagement with their products.

IZettle is a Stockholm-based company.

Freight forwarding company offering instant quotes and transparent pricing.

A company that uses virtual reality and virtual laboratories for life science education

Tobii ab develops and sells products for eye control and eye tracking.

Videoplaza is a company founded by Alfred Ruth.

A company developing and commercializing programmable network adapters for network traffic analysis and application off-loading

TIER Mobility is a Berlin-based company founded by Julian Blessin.

fuboTV is an Over The Top subscription service that streams premium sports and live channels.

Anyfin is a Stockholm-based financial services company founded by Sven Perkmann, Mikael Hussain and Filip Polhem.

Black Sheep Coffee is a company founded by Eirik Holth, Gabe Shohet and Max Dubiel.

Asetek is a water company.

CornerJob is a Barcelona-based company.

Klang Games is a Berlin-based company.

Lemoncat is a Berlin-based company.

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