Ola Rollén invests in Malmö-founded Neo Technology

The database service company Neo Technology, with roots from Malmö, recently received 300 million SEK (30 million €) through a financing round where Hexagon’s CEO Ola Rollén was the major investor, reports DI Digital. Neo Technology is the creator of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database that allows you to model, store and query your […]

Neo Technology raises € 17 M series C

Second investment news for today – Neo Technology announces that they have raised $ 20 M (€ 17 M) led by Creandum! Previous investors Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Sunstone Capital and Conor Venture Partners were also in the round, and Dawn Capital joins as a new investor. Neo Technology is nowadays based in part in […]

Location Day – defying storms, interesting talks and a digital “på spåret”

Location Day, an event that was, somewhat spontaneously, organized by Petter Palander (co-founder of PinMeToo), got a great responses and lots of interest when announced in November. Unfortunately, the weather was not on Petters side, and due to the Sven / Bodil storm the schedule had to be redrawn at the last minute. Fortunalty, enough […]

Music Hack Weekend highlights and pitches

This weekend the Malmö Music Hack Weekend was hosted by Maisa Dabus at Minc together with Alex Esser from the startup Tunaspot. The hackathon, with it’s music focus, was an interesting twist and created some great ideas. The team got big names from the music + tech scene together, and both Spotify, SoundCloud, Neo4j and […]

Øresund Startups: Top50 and state of the region

Today I held a short lunch seminar on the subject of the most prominent startups in the region. The seminar was held because I was asked to do it, and when I thought about it I realized would be interesting to do. So I did, even if it was with a limited amount of preparations […]

Neo Technology: lessons learned event @ Creative Destruction Copenhagen, 23 July

Peter Neubauer, founder of the company behind Neo4j graph database, Neo Technology, will be presenting an “Øresund Talks” event at Creative Destruction Copenhagen on Tuesday 23 July. The talk will highlight some of the lessons they’ve learned while developing the product, raising money, flipping the company to the US, and building for growth in both […]

Sweden’s 33 hottest tech companies 2013 announced – 5 winners from the Øresund region

For the 6th consecutive year, Ny Teknik and Affärsvärlden have sorted through 300 nominees to present the 33 most innovative and promising companies from across Sweden. The prestigious list includes 5 Øresund region companies (click for Ny Teknik articles): Neo Technology, Zaplox, Sol Voltaics, Anolytech, and Trialbee. Developed in in Malmö, Neo Technology is still […]

Neo Technology Raises €8,5M in Series B

Neo Technology, the creators of Neo4j, just announced that they have managed to raise no less then €8,5M ($11M) in funding. This is their Series B round, having already raised €10M ($13M) in previous rounds. The round was led by Sunstone Capital. The company has shown impressive growth, stating a 440% growth since 2011. Also, […]