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This Revolution Will Be Tokenized

Vinay Gupta has followed cryptocurrency on its journey to the mainstream, aiding in disaster relief,...

Richard Muirhead @ ICO Summit, Zurich

On Friday, 15th September Richard joined Olga Feldmeier of Smart Valor to discuss open source,...

Bitrise raises $3.2M A led by OpenOcean to attack the complexity of building apps

(Originally published on TechCrunch) There’s a problem out there in Developer Land in that developers...

Booksy partners with Google for the US launch of Reserve with Google

(Originally published by Booksy) “Booksy is constantly developing new ways to make appointments easier for...

Nosto receives €15 million loan from the European Investment Bank

(Originally published on Tech.eu) Helsinki-based ecommerce SaaS startup Nosto has received a €15 million loan...

OO Dinner in Paris

While visiting startups in Paris, our team hosted a dinner with a few exciting Parisian...

Investing in AI: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly – CogX17

Richard Muirhead participated in a panel discussion on investing in AI at the inaugural edition...

RapidMiner Wins the CogX A.I. Award for “Best Innovation in Predictive Analytics”

RapidMiner won the CogX A.I. Award for “Best Innovation in Predictive Analytics” at CogX London 2017. The...

OO drinks at Pioneers17, Vienna

During Pioneers17 in Vienna, Richard and Anastasiya gathered friends old and new for after-event drinks...

Scale-hacking at #Pioneers17

On June 1st, Richard Muirhead appeared on stage at Pioneers’17 and gave a talk on cracking...

Truecaller beats Facebook and becomes 4th most downloaded app in India

(Originally published on Business Standard) Surpassing Facebook, leading communication app Truecaller has become the fourth...

Unacast partners with adsquare to provide brands with the most accurate proximity data available

(Originally published on  Business Wire) Unacast, the world’s largest network of proximity data and the...

OO Decentralisation dinner, New York

During Consensus and Token Summit in New York, Richard, Max, and Christina could not miss...

RapidMiner CEO Peter Y Lee Given Top Rated CEO Award

RapidMiner CEO Peter Y Lee was identified as one of the top 25 CEOs in...

Monty Widenius on Open Source

Our tech wizard Monty Widenius spoke about ways to create lasting opensource businesses at Oscon in Austin...

Open source database developer MariaDB picks up $27M from the EIB

As open source database architecture continues to grow in popularity, one of the bigger developers...

Arctic15… 2017

Our partner Ralf Wahlsten joined Helsinki’s Arctic15, participating as a startup pitches jury....

Wolves Summit

Our partner Patrik Backman flew over to Warsaw to attend the Wolves Summit and join...

CognitionX | Investing in AI

Investing in AI – Getting the targets and the timing right With UK exits from...

4YFN and Mobile World Congress

Richard Muirhead joined the jury panel at 4YFN in Barcelona, alongside Itamar Novick, Aurore Belfrage,...

OO Drinks at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona

Richard and Anastasiya from our team were on the ground at MWC and 4YFN Barcelona,...

Customers, Funding And Skills: A VC’s Shopping List To Protect Investment In UK Tech Sector

  In a recent interview with the Forbes journalist Trevor Clawson, Richard Muirhead states his...

Three Ways The UK Government Can Protect And Develop Homegrown Tech

Criticism for UK Government lethargy when it comes to the support of UK tech companies...

Richard Muirhead reacts to PMs speech on Brexit objectives

Yesterday, the PM outlined 12 objectives sought from a proposed “hard Brexit”. Of particular interest...

OpenOcean Poker Night @Slush 2016

OpenOcean have hosted two (legendary!) Poker Nights at Slush over the past two years, and...

Drinks Reception at Web Summit 2016

OpenOcean hosted an informal drinks reception during Web Summit 2016 in Lisbon, bringing together the...

VC Coffee Morning with Richard Muirhead of OpenOcean @TechHub

This morning Richard Muirhead met with the TechHub startup community to share his expertise as an investor and...

‘So, you want to start an adtech company? Easy.’ by Tom Henriksson

“It’s easy to start a tech company within the advertising industry. Finding the people with...

Richard Muirhead’s commentary on UK tech investments in October

“London represent! Continuing to demonstrate its strength as the centre for the UK and European...

Tom Henriksson writes about privacy: summary

On Saturday, VentureBeat published a post written by OpenOcean partner, Tom Henriksson, about the emergence of “strong anonymity”. Over...

Are you VC ready?

Ready for VC funding? Online tool makes assessment simple for startups Free online quiz can...

OpenOcean’s Richard Muirhead Comments on Article 50 Deadline

Richard Muirhead, General Partner of London, UK-based OpenOcean Venture Capital, commented on October, 2, 2016’s Article 50...

On 3 Month Anniversary of Brexit, London VC Partner Sees Good Prospects For London’s Tech Industry To Ride Out The Storm

“There is still plenty of money “flying around in Europe” to back solid tech start-up...

Will Brexit damage the UK technology sector? Technologist Richard Muirhead gives his take

How will Brexit will affect our technology businesses? Share Radio’s Ed Bowsher was joined on...

MySQL Journey to 1 billion USD

MySQL Phase 1 – Building the Product and User Community Key Innovation 1: Building Great...

Verto Analytics $16.1m round listed as one of the biggest in 2016

Last week we compared the 10 largest rounds from the 1st half of 2016 to the...

Richard Muirhead hosts a Blockchain Roundtable @ Innovate Finance

Richard was invited to share his expertise in blockchain at a roundtable discussion hosted by...

Juuso Koskinen joins OpenOcean

Hello, I’m Juuso Koskinen, the newest member of the OpenOcean Investment Team. I’ll be joining...

Richard Muirhead & Firestartr Lead Bitstamp Audit

In November and December 2013, Richard Muirhead at Firestartr led due diligence into Bitstamp Ltd –...

HeavenHR gets EUR 6 million to accelerate growth – paving the way to becoming the leading HR software and benefits provider in Europe

Berlin, 15 August 2016 – HeavenHR GmbH, a provider of a free cloud-based HR management...

Unacast raises a $5m round led by OpenOcean

Unacast, the world’s largest network of beacon and proximity data, connecting the physical world to...

Dataloop.IO Raises $5 Million Series A Round from Battery Ventures and OpenOcean

As Software Seeps Into More Facets of the Enterprise—and into the Cloud–Dataloop.IO’s Next-Generation Monitoring Tools...

OpenOcean participates in Verto Analytics’ $16.1M series B round led by EQT ventures

Company expands its single-source audience measurement solution globally, providing transparent cross-platform measurement to digital media,...

OpenOcean launches €100M fund for European software companies

OpenOcean is today announcing a €100m* fund to accelerate the growth of Europe’s most successful software companies....

Firestartr and OpenOcean announce collaboration

Both Firestartr and OpenOcean have as their purpose to seek and support extraordinary entrepreneurs in...

Proud to be partnering with Oppex, easiest way to find sales leads worldwide

Oppex is the world’s largest database of public bidding contests. Oppex, the Helsinki based startup...

Valar Ventures invests in EyeEm

Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures invested in OpenOcean Portfolio company EyeEM. EyeEm has created a community of passionate photographers...

Characteristics of B2B unicorn ideas

What are the characteristics of unicorns at the idea stage? When companies start to grow...

OpenOcean Backs Verto Analytics To Revolutionize The Digital Media Measurement Industry With $2.4M Funding

Verto Analytics, a pioneer in digital media measurement services, today announced additional funding of $2.4M...

OpenOcean Capital invests $1.4M in TapDaq with Balderton and angels

TapDaq is a community-driven marketing network for mobile apps. Founder Ted Nash has been creating...
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