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Viking Venture invests in gamified 3D simulation specialist Attensi

Viking Venture, the Norwegian B2B software investor, is happy to announce its investment in Attensi AS, a leader in gamified 3D simulations and training solutions. Viking Venture joins Attensi in order to help the company grow internationally.

Attensi was founded by serial entrepreneur Odd Skarheim in 2009 in Oslo, Norway, and has grown to be a leader in the use of gamified solutions for workforce training.

Viking Venture invests in View Software

Viking Venture invests in Norwegian B2B Software Company View. The company is a leading provider of software for maintenance of real estate, machinery and vehicles. The company is also providing software for production optimisation and control.

Dan Steinman shares insights about customer success

Dan Steinman, Head of Gainsight EMEA, and a recognized domain expert in Customer Success, shared some of his insights about customer success with the Viking Venture portfolio companies in Oslo last week.

4Subsea wins contract with Odfjell Drilling

4Subsea will conduct wellhead integrity monitoring on Deepsea Stavanger’s operations for the coming 12-18 months. 4Subsea has been awarded the wellhead integrity monitoring contract for Odfjell Drilling on the Deepsea Stavanger drilling operations on Wintershall’s Maria field development.

4Subsea Awarded Master Service Agreement with Statoil

4Subsea will deliver services and research projects related to structural integrity of fixed and floating offshore installations.

The contract with Statoil covers the entire range of 4Subsea’s services; from oil and gas to renewable energy projects, from operational services to research and development, and from digital services and monitoring to traditional engineering.

MorphPackers Attending the DUG Bakken and Niobrara Conference 2017

MorphPackers will be attending the 2017 DUG Bakken and Niobrara Conference and Exhibition in Denver, Colorado from the 15th – 16th March 2017. The 8th Annual Conference will hear from the region’s top producers covering the Bakken, Three Forks, Niobrara, Codell, Mancos, Parkman, Turner and Frontier Plays and explore new technologies and services that will continue to drive operational efficiencies in the area.

Microsoft One Note launches grade-scale support for Skooler

In a recent blog-post, Microsoft announces that Skooler joins the OneNote add-in family. “Today, we welcome Skooler to the Class Notebook add-in family for assignment and grade support. Watch the Getting Started with Skooler video to learn more”, according to the Microsoft blog-post.

Technology Transfer Between Oil and Skiing

4Subsea flexible risers expert Jan Muren is also a passionate skier, or even more precisely, a passionate ski-waxing expert. He has been advising the Norwegian national cross-country team for many years on how to optimise skis and wax to various weather and track conditions. Jan is featured in the latest edition of Teknisk Ukeblad, explaining how technology transfer between the two seemingly vastly different areas has occurred. Innovation happens in the most curious ways!

Zilift hosts First Minister of Scotland during visit

The team at Zilift were delighted to host the First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon during her visit to Aberdeen in February. The First Minister was introduced to members of the management team as well as a key customer representative before our respective TorqueDrive and SpeedDrive business unit managers explained our technologies on display at our facility.

Zilift TorqueDrive installation achieves one year runtime

The well previously discussed as "the well that couldn't be pumped" due to high failure rates encountered with conventional rod pump technologies has exceeded 365 days production.  Despite several unplanned power outages needing the system to be restarted remotely the...

Signicat wins Norwegian FinTech Achievement Award 2017

Signicat, a leading provider of electronic identity and electronic signature solutions, has been awarded the Norwegian FinTech Achievement Award 2017. The award was announced during Oslo FinTech Fest on February 9, 2017.

Energy Ventures and Viking Venture exit READ Cased Hole Ltd

Read Well Services Holding AS, a portfolio company of Energy Ventures III LP and Viking Venture III, funds managed by Energy Ventures III AS and Viking Venture AS, has signed an agreement to sell their shareholding in READ Cased Hole Ltd (“RCH”).

ExproSoft announces acquisition of Miriam

ExproSoft, a supplier of well integrity and reliability software to the oil & gas industry, has acquired Miriam, a supplier of RAM analysis software. The acquisition strengthens and complements ExproSoft’s software portfolio, and further increases the capabilities of ExproSoft to aid oil & gas operators with increasing well uptime and reducing intervention and maintenance cost.

Magnus Willumsen joins Viking Venture

Viking Venture is strengthening the team and is happy to announce that Magnus Willumsen (32) joins Viking Venture as Investment Associate. Magnus holds a Master of Science in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU in Trondheim and Stuart Business...

Evatic acquires Tesseract

Evatic, a leading software vendor within Service Management, has acquired Cranbox Ltd in the UK. Cranbox Ltd. is the owner of the Tesseract service management software product trading under the name Tesseract. Together Evatic and Tesseract will complement each other’s product portfolio and strengthen the product offering within the service management field in the market. Tesseract has its main office in High Wycombe just outside London and an US office in Reston, Virginia.

poLight establishes competence centre in Finland

poLight continues to expand and has established a competence centre in Tampere, Finland. The new unit will be based on senior resources from the former Nokia/Microsoft imaging team. The competence centre will allow poLight to better support customers in implementing the poLight technology, and to further strengthen the company ́s ability to build system solution around its proprietary TLens® technology.

poLight are currently in the process of ramping-up production of its first product TLens® Silver. This will represent a new and unique way of realising autofocus for smartphone cameras having several benefits for end-users, camera module manufactures and smartphone vendors.

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