1 Tech Tour Names Top 25 Nordic Tech Companies Geneva, Stockholm, Helsinki and Brussels June 3, 2014 Tech Tour, the European organization, which offers an investor platform to existing and emerging technology companies and Johnny Henriksen, Anders Lindqvist and Ilkka Kivimäki, Co presidents of the Nordic Tech Tour, announced today the names of the top 25 top investment opportunities in the Nordics. The high tech growth companies across multiple industry sectors were invited to apply to present at the Nordic Tech Tour in Spring Of the hundred that were invited to apply, the top 25 were chosen completely on merit by an independent Selection committee composed of industry experts, investors and entrepreneurs. The Nordics have been a hot spot for innovation and entrepreneurship over the last 10 years and in keeping with the theme of success, the Nordic Tech Tour has invited some of the region s top success stories to present in a new feature at this year s event. Executives from Supercell, Spotify, Klarna, Rovio, Tobii, MySQL, Magines, FundedByMe and Stonesoft will speak candidly about their company s journey and what they have learned on the path to success. 25 of the Nordic s most exciting entrepreneurs seeking funding for their growth stage businesses will present to 80 investors, large corporate and government representatives in Stockholm and Helsinki, June 3 4. The top 25 presenting companies are: adquota Cabforce GreenGo Energy Mekitec SkySQL Alekstra CodeSealer inriver Mendor Soundrop Analyse2 Epidemic Sound Instabridge Mistral Mobile Visitret Displays Barnebys Exacaster Keep It Technologies Opalum Zaplox BehavioSec Falcon Social LeadDesk Qwaya Zound Industries The biggest trend in the Nordics has been in producing high quality ICT companies that have huge success globally. In keeping with that, trend applications for this year s Nordic Tech Tour were predominantly ICT. The sub sectors represented in the 25 selected companies reflect this with 28% coming from Web & Ecommerce out on top closely followed by 24% in Mobile Apps. Outside of ICT we have 12% in the final 25 companies coming from Cleantech and 4% from Medtech. As is the hallmark of the Tech Tour over 70% of the companies are in expansion phase. Some highlights of the Success Stories who will speak at the Nordic Tech Tour: Klarna, four times a presenting Tech Tour company and Tech Tour Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner 2012, has just announced their acquisition of SOFORT to become Europe s leading alternative online payment provider. Supercell s founder Ilkka Paananen will be the keynote presenter at the Networking Dinner in Helsinki and will talk the attendees through the company s success. Founded in 2010 Supercell was generating revenue of over $2.4million a day in 2013! Rovio has turned a casual puzzle game into an international phenomenon and a multifaceted, international brand with a feature film slated for release in 2016.
2 Spotify announced in March that they were acquiring The Echo Nest, the music industry s leading intelligence company which supports Spotify s strategy to grow global music consumption and overall revenue. MySQL is the world's most popular open source database software, with over 100 million copies of its software downloaded or distributed throughout its history. MySQL Founder, Monty Widenius will speak to the highs and lows of their epic journey. Tobii won the Tech Tour Innovation Award in 2013 and presented at Nordic Tech Tour of the past. Stonesoft was acquired by McAfee in 2013 for an aggregate equity value of approximately $389 million. Magines most recently named best TV App at the TV Connect Awards 2014 at the BAFTA. All you need is an internet connection to enjoy the cloud based service dedicated to making TV accessible wherever you are. FundedByMe is one of the fastest growing crowd investment platform connecting investors and entrepreneurs. Follow us on Twitter: #Tech_Tour #NordicTT14 Check out our videos on YouTube channel: About Tech Tour The Tech Tour was founded in Geneva in 1998 in response to the growing interest in emerging technology companies in various European regions. Tech Tour is composed of key contributors to the high technology industry. Tech Tour recognizes that continued prosperity in Europe lies in its ability to transform today's innovative projects into tomorrow's global technology leaders. For further information, please visit About the International Venture Club The International Venture Club was founded in 2011 as the collaborative platform of leading venture investors promoting successful international investments. Its objectives are to 1) share better practices, 2) build co investor trust and relations, 3) foster new funding and investment opportunities through joint actions and PR, 4) grow promising companies with corporate partners and co investors and 5) keep a smart window and support to emerging innovative companies. Media Contacts: Tanja Baltus International Venture Club +32 (0) Patrice McCauley Tech Tour David Schimm BondPR Worldwide
3 2014 PRESENTING COMPANIES OVERVIEW adquota provides high advertising value for brands and agencies on mobile through relevant, targeted and engaging mobile advertising. adquota provides the complete infrastructure and support for mobile media advertising, focused on Rich Media formats for apps and web sites. Stage : Copenhagen, Denmark Michael Buch Sandager Alekstra facilitates transfer of information and value between the mobile phone carriers and their subscribers. They transform obsolete data on their clients phone bill into valuable asset, information that can be used to improve enterprise efficiency beyond CRM and BI. Helsinki, Finland Toni Toikka Analyse2, leader in assortment management solutions in FMCG business. Growing from assortment company to shopper merchandising/marketing company. Espoo, Finland Janne Anttila
4 Barnebys is the leading meta search service for quality auctions and the first service to bring together the auctions houses online catalogues in one easy to use website. Giving access to everything from fine arts to affordable treasures for your home. Stockholm, Sweden Christopher Barnekow BehavioSec offer solutions that enable a new layer of protection against identity theft. By continuously monitoring the user s behaviour in a session, BehavioSec technology identifies users by their key stroke rhythm, mouse movements and user patterns. Start up Lulea, Sweden Olov Renberg Cabforce is a technology and services company that provides the travel industry with taxi booking solutions. With all inclusive rates and a unified service in more than 100 locations worldwide, Cabforce is the industry benchmark. Espoo, Finland Heikki Mönkkönen
5 CodeSealer enables online businesses to add an entirely new level of security protecting themselves and their end users against cybercrime. The solutions are unique because they protect end to end: from server to browser with no end user installation required. Start up Valby, Denmark Hans Middelburg Epidemic Sound is reinventing production music licensing with the first library that gives visual content creators free use of the professionalquality soundtracks in any country, or any platform, forever for only a small fee. Stockholm, Sweden Oscar Höglund Exacaster builds analytical business applications on top of Big Data and Hadoop that automate middle management decisions. Start up Vilnius, Lithuania Sarunas Chomentauskas
6 Falcon Social helps employees become active digital thinkers. By using its platform to listen, engage, publish, measure and manage, large companies can explore the benefits of social media marketing and instill a digital first thought process in their employees. Copenhagen, Denmark Ulrik Bo Larsen GreenGo Energy installs and operates large scale PV systems for real estate portfolio owners. GreenGo Control Room, a cloud based system, with advanced algorithms for error detection and automated service execution decrease service costs and enhance lifetime energy yield, both lowering cost of energy. Hoersholm, Denmark Dr. Karsten Nielsen inriver is the market leader for simplifying Product Information Management (PIM) by putting the power in the hands of the user, we enable multi channel commerce professionals to visually manage their product information. Malmö, Sweden Henrik Been
7 Instabridge is building the world's largest virtual wifi network and a smart wifi client to help users always get connected to it. By downloading the Instabridge app users immediately get access to 100,000 hotspots around the world. Seed Stockholm, Sweden Niklas Agevik Keep it Technologies provides the consumer with simple and reliable information on food quality and freshness. It has developed a proprietary, low cost, and easy to read freshness indicator that addresses the waste issue related to date labeling. Oslo, Norway Christian Salbu Aasland Mekitec is a leading manufacturer of food quality inspection devices. The company has been able to invent a groundbreaking device for finding and avoiding foreign objects in food production. Mekitec is committed to make food safer. Start up Oulu, Finland Lars Oehlandt
8 LeadDesk is a turnkey software solution for call centers and telesales agents. Exchange customer and sales information in a controlled and safe environment and keep active track of your products sales. Also reduce your costs, boost your revenues and enhance control. Espoo, Finland Olli Sirkiä Mendor is a diabetes technology company. Our current products are Discreet blood glucose meter and Balance web based glucose readings analysis software application. Espoo, Finland Kristian Ranta Mistral Mobile provides the only bank centric, telco independent mobile platform to reach the next billion consumers in growth markets. Start up Oulu, Finland Peter Ollikainen
9 Opalum develops technology that enables rich sound in acoustically constrained applications while minimizing power consumption. Kista, Sweden Pär Gunnars Risberg Qwaya is a Social advertising platform for small and medium businesses. Qwaya offers a product that is easy to use and accessible, yet powerful. Qwaya has low cost, predictable and scalable customer acquisition model that is unique to in its industry. Stockholm, Sweden Fredrik, Skantze SkySQL, The MariaDB Company, is a leading global database software vendor supporting the latest in cloud technology and leading edge development, as well as comprehensive support for legacy MySQL environments. Espoo, Finland Patrik Sallner
10 Soundrop is a product company that creates marketing tools for the music industry. Their most recent product is show.co, a tool that aims to simplify the process of creating effective digital campaigns that deliver real results. Oslo, Norway Jørn Haanæs Visitret is a low power display company, developing an electronic display technology, uniquely enabling solar/battery powered outdoor public information displays. Start up Tartu, Estonia Madis Marius Vahtre Zaplox offer mobile keys, using the smart phone as the key to replace traditional Physical keys. Lund, Sweden Magnus Friberg
11 Making electronics fashionable and fashion electronic. Zound will create recognized and respected brands and products. Zound claims the fashion mindset in the electronics industry. Stockholm, Sweden Konrad Bergström
12 The Nordics ripe for investment Geneva, Brussels, 8 May, 2014 The end of Q1 in 2014 was an all time high for investments in Europe. With the growth equity and venture market ahead by 20% compared to the same period last year, as reported in the Go4Venture European Venture & Growth Equity Market Bulletin, issued in March This is reflecting the changing mood of the European Market, which is slowly focusing on investments with a global footprint and the capacity to disrupt. As the European market is slowly maturing with increasingly high energy, cross border, international investments, it is the Nordic Region that has been firing on all cylinders for the last few years and has been consistently producing significant winners. Examples of Billion USD exits from the Nordics in recent years include: Rec IPO: 6.7BUSD, Skype M&A: 2.75 BUSD, QlikTech (Tech Tour company) IPO: 1BUSD, MySQL (Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner) M&A: 1 BUSD. Nordic technology firms represented 9% of all global billion dollar technology exits up to 2010 and 33% of European exits. The average exit value per year for Nordic Tech companies over the last 12 years is 2 Billion Euro Denmark has been rated as the number 1 location to start a Company in the past few years Fast Facts about the Nordic Tech Tour European investors with over 12Bn in management are coming to the Finland, these investors are specifically looking for Nordic technology companies to invest in. The Nordic Tech Tour will be The Tech Tour s 62nd event. Over 300 growth companies were nominated, out of those 300+, 100 were invited to apply and the final 25 were selected by our experienced Selection Committee. The Tech Tour focuses on the highest quality growth companies and manages the process right through from nomination. Investors coming include Acton Capital, Sony Europe, Open Ocean Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, Northzone, Kreos Capital, Growthpoint Technology Partners, Via Venture Partners, Endeavour Vision and many more and represent over 12bn in funding. Helsinki based company Canatu, has presented twice at the Tech Tour and following the events received funding from Tekes and Inventure, both of whom were delegates at the event. Nordic Tech Tour Programme Highlights This year at the Nordic Tour Tech we will showcase the Tech Tour 20+ Nordic rising stars, carefully selected by the seasoned selection committee. There will also be an impressive line up of Nordic success stories including presentations from Spotify, Supercell, Rovio, Klarna and MySQL to name a few from the region in recent years. Go4Venture European Venture & Growth Equity Market Bulletin March 2014 *Creandum Nordic Technology Exit Analysis 2011
13 Two Fantastic Networking Lounge dinners At the end of both days all delegates have the opportunity to mix with the who s who of the European Investment Community, Presenting CEO s, Corporate Investors, industry VIP s and Government representatives. At the Fotografiska Museum in Stockholm on June 3 rd, and the wrap up party on the 4 th June at the legendary Startup Sauna Demo Day party with saunas, music and drinks. Warning you may have fun! Join our LinkedIn group: Tech Tour Follow us on Twitter: #Tech_Tour #NordicTT14 Check out our videos on YouTube channel: About Tech Tour The Tech Tour was founded in Geneva in 1998 in response to the growing interest in emerging technology companies in various European regions. Tech Tour is composed of key contributors to the high technology industry. Tech Tour recognizes that continued prosperity in Europe lies in its ability to transform today's innovative projects into tomorrow's global technology leaders. For further information, please visit About the International Venture Club The International Venture Club was founded in 2011 as the collaborative platform of leading venture investors promoting successful international investments. Its objectives are to 1) share better practices, 2) build co investor trust and relations, 3) foster new funding and investment opportunities through joint actions and PR, 4) grow promising companies with corporate partners and co investors and 5) keep a smart window and support to emerging innovative companies. Media Contacts: Tanja Baltus International Venture Club +32 (0) Patrice McCauley Tech Tour David Schimm BondPR Worldwide Go4Venture European Venture & Growth Equity Market Bulletin March 2014 *Creandum Nordic Technology Exit Analysis 2011
14 Nordiska bolag representerade 9% av alla globala teknikföretag som gjorde exits för över en miljard USD mellan *. Vill du vara en del av den forsatta trenden? Ansök nu för 2014 Nordic Tech Tour: Vi söker de 25 mest lovande nordiska tillväxtföretagen inom teknikbranschen Ansökningar för 2014 Nordic Tech Tour : Sista anmälningsdatum är den 15 april Genève, Bryssel, den 12 mars Tech Tour har nu meddelat sin återkomst till Norden 2014 med Nordic Tech Tour som kommer att hållas den 3-4 juni. Tech Tour kommer att para ihop de mest lovande tillväxtföretagen med representanter från ledande riskkapitalbolag och globala företag. För första gången kommer även Nordic Tech Tour att visa sina framgångshistorier samt erbjuda parallella företagsspår och ge mer tid för nätverksmöjligheter. De 25 mest lovande tillväxtföretagen Företag från hela teknikspektrumet baserade i Norden (Danmark, Finland, Island, Norge, Sverige och Estland) är välkomna att ansöka innan den 15 april 2014 om att bli en av de 25 finalisterna. Som en del av ansökningsprocessen ska företaget lämna in en företagsprofil och en presentation. De utvalda företagen kommer inte att debiteras för att ansöka eller presentera. Tellef Thorleifsson, grundare och partner på Northzone, som leder urvalskommittén förklarade att "Det har skett en stark tillväxt i den nordiska tekniksektorn under de senaste åren. Norden har producerat några anmärkningsvärda framgångar på global nivå, inklusive REC (IPO: 6,7 miljarder USD), Skype (M&A: 2.75BUSD), QlikTech (IPO: 1BUSD och Tech Tour bolag), MySQL (M&A: 1 miljarder USD och Tech Tour bolag), och de nordiska länderna får global uppmärksamhet från investerare. Vi kommer att ha svårt att välja ut de mest intressanta tillväxtföretagen. Genom Nordic Tech Tour kommer investerare att få chansen att lära känna dessa företag och få mingla med ledande nordiska nystartade aktörer. " Ansök till Nordic Tech Tour : Ingen avgift för att ansöka Ingen avgift för utvalda företag att delta i evenemanget - valet baseras endast på meriter Företagen väljs ut av en urvalskommitté, efter deras marknadspotential. Företagen ska befinna sig i ett tillväxtstadie mellan nystart och pre - IPO Utvalda företag kommer att presentera för en grupp av globala investerare Urvalskriterier De sökande kommer att bedömas på det unika i sin teknik, styrka i affärsmodellen, vision och förmåga att utföra affärsplanen samt efter kvalitet och erfarenhet av teamet. Bidragen kommer att granskas av urvalskommittén, som består av seniora företagsledare från olika bakgrunder, inklusive riskkapital, teknologi och forskning. Belöningar för finalisterna De utvalda 25 finalisterna kommer att få femton minuter att presentera sin affärsplan till ledande personer från den globala riskkapital- och teknikindustrin, samt tjänsteleverantörer och akademiker. Dessutom kommer de att dra fördel av möjligheter till nätverkande, lokal och internationell medieexponering och potentiella möjligheter att säkra finansiering. *Creandum Nordic Technology Exit Analysis 2011
15 Tidigare deltagare har inkluderat ledande företrädare från de flesta stora investerarbolag: 360 Capital Partners, 3iNordic, ABN AMRO Bank, Acccel Partners, Aeris Capital, Alliance Ventures, Alta Ventures, Ambient Sound Investments, Argentum, Arma Partners, Atlas Ventures, Balderton Capital, BASF Venture Capital, CapMan, Connect Denmark, Conor Venture Partners, Creandum, DFJ Esprit, Doughty Hanson Venture Capital, Endeavour Vision, Eqvitec Partners, Estonian Development Fund, Euro Private Equity, Euro US Ventures, Ferd Capital, Fidelity Growth Partners, Finnish Industry Investment, Fondia, GIMV, GP Bullhound, Go4Venture, Greylock Partners, GrowthPoint Technology Partners, Incitia Ventures, Index Ventures, Innoven Partners, InnovationsKapital Nordic Advisors, Investor Growth Capital, Kreos Capital, Logitech Europe, Mangrove Capital Partners, Mergermarket, Noble Venture Finance, Nokia, Nordic Venture Partners, Northcap Partners, Northzone, PwC, RUSNANO, Sardis Capital, Scottish Equity Partners, Seed Capital Denmark, Schroder & Co Banque, Siemens Venture Capital, Skagerak Venture, Sony Europe, Steinvender, Sunstone Capital, SVB, Swisscom, TDC, Tekes, Teknopol, Time Equity Partners, Vaekstfonden, Van den Ende & Deitmers, Ventech, Veraventure, Veturi Venture Accelerator, Viking Venture, Wellington Partners, Zouk Ventures. Många företag som har presenterats vid tidigare event har antingen förvärvats eller lyckats säkra mer omfattande finansiering. Några exempel är: IT2 Treasurey förvärvades av Wall Street Solutions för ca. $ 111 miljoner (2013) Sulake förvärvades av Elisa för en icke angiven summa (2013) Lyckats säkra mer än $ 173 miljoner i finansiering sedan 2010: 2curex Beneq Canatu Cint Climatewell Fortumo Mendor Microtask Nanoradio Photosolar Tobii Zeroturnaround Gå med i vår Linkedin grupp : Tech Tour Följ oss på Twitter : #Tech_Tour #NordicTT14 Kolla in våra filmer på vår YouTube -kanal : Om Tech Tour Tech Tour grundades i Genève 1998 som ett svar på det växande intresset för nya teknikföretag i olika europeiska regioner. Tech Tour består av nyckelpersoner i den högteknologiska industrin. Tech Tour är av uppfattningen att fortsatt välstånd i Europa ligger i dess förmåga att omvandla dagens innovativa projekt till morgondagens globala teknikledare. För ytterligare information besök *Creandum Nordic Technology Exit Analysis 2011
16 Om The International Venture Club The International Venture Club grundades 2011 som en samarbetsplattform för ledande riskkapitalinvesterare för att främja framgångsrika internationella investeringar. Dess mål är att 1) dela bättre metoder, 2) bygga förtroende och relationer mellan medinvesterare, 3) främja nya finansierings- och investeringsmöjligheter genom gemensamma åtgärder och PR, 4) växa lovande företag genom samarbetspartners och medinvesterare och 5) ge stöd till framväxande innovativa företag. Mediakontakter: Tanja Baltus International Venture Club +32 ( 0 ) Laurian Harry Tech Tour David Schimm BondPR Worldwide *Creandum Nordic Technology Exit Analysis 2011
17 NORDIC COMPANIES REPRESENTED 9% OF ALL GLOBAL BILLION $ TECHNOLOGY EXITS IN *. DO YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF THAT CONTINUED TREND? APPLY NOW FOR THE 2014 NORDIC TECH TOUR: SEEKING THE 25 MOST PROMISING EMERGING NORDIC TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES Call for Applications for 2014 Nordic Tech Tour: Deadline is April 15 Geneva, Brussels, 12 March, 2014 Tech Tour announced its return to the Nordics in 2014 with the Nordic Tech Tour to be held June 3-4. Tech Tour will pair the most promising early and later stage growth companies with representatives from leading venture capital and global corporate firms. For the first time the Nordic Tech Tour will feature its success stories as well as parallel corporate tracks and focus more time on networking opportunities. The 25 best high growth companies Companies from across the technology spectrum based in the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Estonia) are invited to apply to become one of 25 finalists by April 15, As part of the process applicants must submit a company profile and presentation. Selected companies will not be charged to apply or present. Tellef Thorleifsson, Co-founder and General Partner of Northzone, will be the VP of the Selection Committee explained that There has been a strong boom in the Nordic tech sector during the last few years. The Nordics has produced some notable global success stories including REC (IPO: 6.7 BUSD), Skype (M&A: 2.75BUSD), QlikTech (IPO: 1BUSD and a Tech Tour company), MySQL (M&A: 1 BUSD and a Tech Tour company), and the Nordic countries are attracting global attention to the investor community. We will have a difficult time selecting the most interesting growth stories. Through the Nordic Tech Tour investors will be get the chance to get to know these companies and to mingle with the leading Nordic start-up players. Apply for the Nordic Tech Tour: No charge to apply No charge for selected companies to attend the event selection is merit based only Companies are selected by an expert selection committee, according to their potential market impact, and can be at any funding stage from start-up to pre-ipo. Selected companies will be presenting to a group of global investment professionals Selection criteria Applicants will be assessed on the uniqueness of their technology, the strength of their business model, vision, and capability to execute on the business plan and the quality and track record of their management. Submissions will be reviewed by the selection committee, which is comprised of senior business leaders from various backgrounds including venture capital, technology, research and economic promotion. Rewards for finalists The selected 25 finalists will each have a fifteen minute slot to present their business plans to senior partners, vice presidents and CEO`s from the global venture capital and technology industry, as well *Creandum Nordic Technology Exit Analysis 2011
18 as service providers and academics. In addition, they will benefit from networking opportunities, local and international media exposure and potential opportunities to secure funding. Previous Summit attendees have included senior representatives of most major investment firms and corporates: 360 Capital Partners, 3iNordic, ABN AMRO Bank, Acccel Partners, Aeris Capital, Alliance Ventures, Alta Ventures, Ambient Sound Investments, Argentum, Arma Partners, Atlas Ventures, Balderton Capital, BASF Venture Capital, CapMan, Connect Denmark, Conor Venture Partners, Creandum, DFJ Esprit, Doughty Hanson Venture Capital, Endeavour Vision, Eqvitec Partners, Estonian Development Fund, Euro Private Equity, Euro US Ventures, Ferd Capital, Fidelity Growth Partners, Finnish Industry Investment, Fondia, GIMV, GP Bullhound, Go4Venture, Greylock Partners, GrowthPoint Technology Partners, Incitia Ventures, Index Ventures, Innoven Partners, InnovationsKapital Nordic Advisors, Investor Growth Capital, Kreos Capital, Logitech Europe, Mangrove Capital Partners, Mergermarket, Noble Venture Finance, Nokia, Nordic Venture Partners, Northcap Partners, Northzone, PwC, RUSNANO, Sardis Capital, Scottish Equity Partners, Seed Capital Denmark, Schroder & Co Banque, Siemens Venture Capital, Skagerak Venture, Sony Europe, Steinvender, Sunstone Capital, SVB, Swisscom, TDC, Tekes, Teknopol, Time Equity Partners, Vaekstfonden, Van den Ende & Deitmers, Ventech, Veraventure, Veturi Venture Accelerator, Viking Venture, Wellington Partners, Zouk Ventures. Many companies that have presented at previous Summits have either been acquired or raised more significant funding. Some notable examples include: IT2 Treasurey acquired by Wall Street Solutions for approx. $111 million(2013) Sulake acquired by Elisa for an undisclosed amount (2013) More than $173million raised in funding for companies since 2010 including: o 2curex o Beneq o Canatu o Cint o Climatewell o Fortumo o Mendor o Microtask o Nanoradio o Photosolar o Tobii o Zeroturnaround Join our LinkedIn group: Tech Tour Follow us on Twitter: #Tech_Tour #NordicTT14 Check out our videos on YouTube channel: About Tech Tour The Tech Tour was founded in Geneva in 1998 in response to the growing interest in emerging technology companies in various European regions. Tech Tour is composed of key contributors to the high technology industry. Tech Tour recognizes that continued prosperity in Europe lies in its ability to transform today's innovative projects into tomorrow's global technology leaders. For further information, please visit *Creandum Nordic Technology Exit Analysis 2011
19 About the International Venture Club The International Venture Club was founded in 2011 as the collaborative platform of leading venture investors promoting successful international investments. Its objectives are to 1) share better practices, 2) build co-investor trust and relations, 3) foster new funding and investment opportunities through joint actions and PR, 4) grow promising companies with corporate partners and co-investors and 5) keep a smart window and support to emerging innovative companies. Media Contacts: Tanja Baltus International Venture Club +32 (0) Laurian Harry Tech Tour David Schimm BondPR Worldwide *Creandum Nordic Technology Exit Analysis 2011
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