Xeneta, the leading data platform for ocean freight market intelligence, has raised a $5.3 million Series A investment round to fuel its continued growth and product development. Prior investors, Creandum, Point 9 Capital, and Alden, […]
poLight® AS has raised NOK 146m in a private placement of shares directed towards new and existing investors. The funds provide financing for the next steps towards commercialization of poLight®’s leading autofocus actuators for mobile phone […]
Fuse today announced it has received an additional $2.8M in financing led by top Nordic investor Northzone to launch its iOS/Android app development platform and tool suite by the same name. Currently in closed alpha, […]
Novelda, the developer and manufacturer of adaptive smart sensors, announces the closing of a $12M Series A financing round to secure delivery and further development of its XeThru sensor technology. The first XeThru sensors are […]
Arne Tonning, our partner and team member, has since the summer been the “Investor in Residence” at Nordic Innovation House (NIH) in Palo Alto, where he is an integrated part of the team there. The […]
Øyvind Isaksen (51) has been appointed new CEO of poLight AS and the current CEO, Christian Dupont, will become CMO in charge of Sales & Marketing. Isaksen has previously held several CEO positions, most recently […]
Alliance Venture is a Norwegian venture capital firm investing in early stage technology companies. Total capital under management is 850 MNOK (about € 100 million).
Alliance Venture was formed in 2001 by a team of experienced executives with broad business, financial and entrepreneurial backgrounds. The team is supported by a network of strategic alliances and an Executive Investor Network, consisting of more than 25 experienced individuals with a passion for start-ups.
Alliance Venture differentiates itself by its strong operational and international experience and network. This is put to use in deal flow generation, benchmarking, business development and transactions.
Alliance Venture is now investing from its third fund, Alliance Venture Spring, which was established in June 2014 with 510 MNOK in capital. The investors include, among others, Telenor, Opera Software, Kistefos, Umoe, DNB, MP Pensjon, Oslotech and Innovation Norway.
Alliance Venture’s first fund, Alliance Venture IP, is closed and exited. The second fund, Alliance Venture Polaris, was raised late 2006 with 340 MNOK in committed capital and is now in the exit stage.
We focus on tech
companies with a global potential