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Invesdor Seeks New CEO as founder Lasse Mäkelä Announces Transition

European crowdfunding platform and digital investment bank Invesdor is looking for a new CEO. The news was revealed in a post to shareholders by founder and current CEO Lasse Mäkelä who said after 8 years at the helm it is time to find someone with… Read More

Update: Invesdor Completes Merger With Finnest

Nordic crowdfunding platform Invesdor announced on Thursday it has completed its merger with Finnest, an Austria based Fintech that provides debt capital to small and medium-sized firms. According to Invesdor, the companies now form Invesdor Group, which is described as a pan-European digital investment and… Read More

Big News: Finnest and Invesdor Merge to Combine Debt and Equity Operations in Europe

Finnest, an Austria based Fintech that provides debt capital to small and medium-sized firms, has announced a planned merger with Finland based Invesdor Oy. The newly formed company will see the combination of a leading Nordic equity crowdfunding platform and a top online lender serving… Read More

Q&A: Invesdor’s Mikko Savolainen on 2018 Successes & 2019 Plans

2018 was another great year for Invesdor, according to management. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Helsinki with a branch office in Stockholm, the award-winning Nordic market leader in digital fundraising and investing connects European growth companies with global investors. Named Best Nordic Fintech Startup 2018 and regulated… Read More

2018: Invesdor Rakes in Nearly €23M from Public & Private Rounds

Finland-based online investment platform Invesdor operates and connects European growth companies with investors worldwide. Since launching six years ago, Invesdor has helped raise more than €63 million for more than 130 businesses.  How did the platform fare last year? This morning Invesdor Co-Founder and CEO… Read More

Nordic Healthtech Naava Crowdfunds on Invesdor in Advance of Expected IPO

Nordic healthtech company Naava is looking to raise up to €2.5 million on Finland based Invesdor crowdfunding platform. The company recently said this funding is in advance of a planned initial public offering (IPO) that management intends on pursuing around 2020 or 2021. This is not… Read More

Investment Crowdfunding Platform Invesdor Wins Top Nordic Fintech Recognition

Investment crowdfunding platform Invesdor has won the regional Fintech category of the Nordic Startup Awards which were held in Copenhagen this week. The competition saw over 2500 nominees. The Finland based company competed against finalists from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Iceland in a combination of… Read More

European Financial Group Nordea Announces New Collaboration With Invesdor

On Wednesday, European financial group Nordea announced it has formed a partnership with Invesdor to improve the availability of alternative financing solutions for Finnish growth companies. According to the duo, the market for digital financing services has grown in the Nordic countries in the past few… Read More

Update: Finnish Software Provider Sharetribe Set to Close Invesdor Round With More than 950,000 in Funding

Sharetribe, a Finnish software provider, is set to close its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs later this week. The campaign has successfully secured more than €950,000 from nearly 330 investors. As previously reported, Sharetribe was founded in 2011 and claims its platform is the “easiest” way to… Read More

Overfunding: Finnish Software Provider Sharetribe Secures €500,000 Funding Target Within Two Days on Invesdor

Sharetribe, a Finnish software provider, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor and surpassed its minimum target of €500,000 within the first 48 hours. The funding round has now raised nearly €600,000 from more than 175 investors. Founded in 2011, Sharetribe claims its platform is the “easiest”… Read More

Bitcoin Broker Prasos Seeks Up to €2.5 Million Crowdfunding on Invesdor

Prasos, a Bitcoin broker seeking to make Bitcoin investing mainstream, is looking to raise a minimum of €750,000 and a maximum €2.5 million on Invesdor. Praso is offering 5% to 14.91% in equity in the company at a pre-money valuation of €14.26 million. Praso expects top line revenue… Read More

Invesdor Report: Investors Want More than Returns, They Want Experiences Too

Invesdor, an investment crowdfunding platform, has released the results of an online survey they recently completed. According to Invesdor, their research uncovered that investors backing unlisted companies via crowdfunding and online investment services expect to gain experiences, learning opportunities, thrills, and conformity with their values…. Read More

Swedish Success: Invesdor’s First Crowdfunding Offer from Sweden Tops Goal

Stockholm based Sharpfin AB has topped its funding goal of SEK 1.65 million holding at SEK 2.3 million on Invesdor. This marks the first successful Swedish offer listed on Invesdor which is based in Finland. The company has extended the subscription period of its equity… Read More

Finnish Medtech Askel Healthcare Seeks €450,000 on Invesdor For Joint-Pain Relief Implant

Finnish medtech company Askel Healthcare Ltd has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor to raise a minimum of €450,000 for its implant for cartilage repair, COPLA Scaffold. Askel Healthcare was founded in March 2017 by the group of scientists behind the invention. The company’s team… Read More

Invesdor: VCs are Investing Alongside the Crowd at Same Terms

Investment crowdfunding platform Invesdor says the VC or Angel led crowdfunding model has landed in the Nordic region citing two specific examples. The model of pairing professional investors with smaller investors has been growing in prominence across the world and is already well established in… Read More

Invesdor Adds to Executive Bench with Two New Appointments

Invesdor, one of the leading equity crowdfunding platform in the Nordics, has announced two additions to its team. Erik Rehn has been appointed as sales director at Invesdor. Rehn will be responsible for planning and overseeing Invesdor’s global business-to-business sales. Invesdor said his most important… Read More

Invesdor Milestone: €30 Million Has Been Invested Through Equity Crowdfunding Platform

Finland-based equity crowdfunding platform Invesdor announced on Wednesday that €30 million has been invested through its funding portal. This news comes just a few months after Invesdor revealed €25 million was invested on its website. “We are very happy to announce that we just reached the… Read More

Prominent Investor Mika Ihamuotila Takes Equity Stake in Invesdor

Mika Ihamuotila, Chairman – Owner of Finish fashion and design company Marimekko, has invested in European investment crowdfunding platform Invesdor. Details of the investment were not released. Ihamuotila is well known in Finland and is also a Board member of Rovio/Angry Birds and Sanoma. He… Read More

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