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Viking Venture invests in Studentvikarie

Viking Venture, the Nordic Software Investor, is happy to announce an investment in the Swedish digital marketplace company Studentvikarie AB. Studentvikarie AB was founded in 2015 and is using advanced technology to match the need for temporary teachers in education with motivated and competent students.

Asolvi acquires Vantage Computing

Asolvi, a Viking Venture portfolio company, announces the acquisition of Vantage Computing, one of the world’s most trusted developers of service management solutions.

Mercell hires CFO and CPO

Mercell Holding AS, a Viking Venture portfolio company, is adding two new members to the management team. The new Chief Product Officer (CPO), Arild Nilsen, is joining Mercell from Schibsted, while the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Fredrik Eeg is joining from Creuna.

Asolvi acquires Purpose Software

Asolvi, a Viking Venture portfolio company, has acquired Purpose Software Ltd based in High Wycombe in the UK. Together Asolvi and Purpose Software will have more than 900 customers in 30+ countries and be the leading European service management software supplier.

View Software appoints new CEO

Sten-Roger Karlsen is appointed CEO of View Software. Mr. Karlsen comes from the position as VP of Customer Success in View Software and replaces Pål Einar Berntsen who has been at the helm of the company since 2009.

poLight – first day of trade

poLight ASA had its first day of trade on Oslo Stock Exchange today starting with the famous bell ceremony at start of trading. The first day of trade concluded a successful listing process where poLight ASA raised NOK 130 million. The company has more than 500 shareholders and is traded under the ticker PLT.

poLight reports successful IPO

poLight ASA reports the successful completion of its Initial Public Offering. The company raised gross proceeds of NOK 130 million. The first day of trading will be Monday October 1st at Oslo Stock Exchange. poLight ASA is a Viking Venture III portfolio company.

Viking Venture invests in Mercell

Viking Venture, the Nordic SaaS Investor, has invested in the Mercell. Mercell, a Norwegian software company established in 1999, is a market leader in the Nordics and Baltics providing software for electronic submission of public tenders as well as tender alerts to suppliers. Mercell is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with offices in seven countries. Viking Venture holds approximately 30% of Mercell after the investment.

Viking Venture increases its stake in Attensi

Viking Venture, the business to business software as a service (B2B SaaS) investor, is increasing its investment in Attensi AS, a leader in gamified 3D simulations and training solutions. Viking Venture joined Attensi one year ago in order to help the company grow internationally. 

View Software acquires Uni Pluss

View Software, a Viking Venture portfolio company, acquires Uni Pluss AS. The combined company plans to accelerate the digitization of the facility management market.
– The combination of View and Uni Pluss covers the complete value chain within property management, operation and maintenance. Together, we present a unique product offering and accelerate the growth in an industry with huge potential, says CEO Pål Einar Berntsen of View Software.

Viking Venture invests in Keystone Academic Solutions

Viking Venture, the business to business software as a service investor (B2B SaaS), has acquired 20% of Keystone Academic Solutions. Keystone is a fast growing leader in international student recruitment serving universities and colleges globally.

EcoOnline Acquires DCMCompliance

EcoOnline, the leading Nordic provider of chemical safety management software, acquires DCM Compliance of Ireland. With this acquisition, EcoOnline will enter one of the largest markets in Europe with potential to expand the footprint further by following customers’ global operations.

View Software Acquires Synkarion

View Software AS, a Viking Venture portfolio company, acquires Synkarion AS. Synkarion is based in Fredrikstad, Norway, and is strengthening View’s Service Management offering.

Viking Venture is hiring!

Viking Venture, the leading Nordic B2B Software investor, is hiring! Open positions for Talent Manager, Community and Marketing Manager, Investment Associates and Invest Managers. See full description (Norwegian only).

PetroStreamz acquired by Tieto

We are pleased to announce that Petrostreamz has been acquired by Tieto. Tieto Oil and Gas, is the global market leader within the area of Hydrocarbon Accounting (HCA) and Production Data Management (PDM) through its Energy Components (EC) software.

Evatic Group becomes Asolvi

Evatic Group, the leading provider of service management software for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Europe, has been rebranded “Asolvi”.

It’s the latest development for a company that has been at the centre of some big changes over the past couple of years, most notably the acquisitions of Tesseract in the UK and WinServ in Sweden. Asolvi is now helping 800 customers across 30 countries to attain greater flexibility, scalability and profitability in their service operations.

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