News

January 30, 2023
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Lisa Edgar Joins OpenOcean as a Strategic Advisor to Empower Leaders of the Data Economy

OpenOcean welcomes Lisa Edgar as new Strategic Advisor to drive key initiatives and strengthen global footprint with extensive experience in venture capital and a passion for increasing diversity in the VC ecosystem.
January 24, 2023
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2023 Technology Forecast: OpenOcean Technology and Investment Predictions to Watch

The final months of 2022 were a reality check for investors and tech companies due to the forecasted impending recession and falling valuations. Despite the challenging tone set for 2023, there are plenty of growth opportunities in fields such as ESG investments, AI, and enterprise automation. At OpenOcean have identified key technologies and developments to watch in the data, software, and technology spheres.
November 10, 2022
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Our new ESG Starter Pack for software startups is out

OpenOcean's new ESG Start Pack for software startups is out! The Starter Pack includes: Our recommended ESG roadmap for software startups, including deep dives on each focus area, main KPIs to track your progress and practical advice to get started. We hope you find it useful!
November 15, 2022
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Launching: State of Quantum 2022 Report

Together with IQM, fellow investors at Lakestar, in association with The Quantum Insider (TQI), we wanted to produce an in-depth report to help investors and decision-makers bridge the gap between the speed and direction of quantum development and what customers are ready and already planning for. 
October 24, 2022
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Welcome to the OpenOcean team – Naureen Zahid, our new Investor Relations Director

We are thrilled to welcome Naureen Zahid as a new Director in the OpenOcean team, focusing on Investor Relations.
August 19, 2022
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How MariaDB became the world-leading open-source database company

We sat down with three key people who’ve been there from the beginning to understand how MariaDB was able to break records. Read the whole story of MariaDB here.
May 13, 2022
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Finnish startup ecosystem supports Ukraine – Free work spaces at Maria01 for our Ukrainian friends

Finnish startup ecosystem supports Ukraine – Free work spaces at Maria01 for our Ukrainian friends
May 13, 2022
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Oxford Saïd and OpenOcean to develop AI-powered venture classification platform

Saïd Business School and OpenOcean, a European venture capital firm, have announced early October 2021 the signing of a new collaboration agreement to develop a venture classification platform.
September 30, 2022
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Data ecosystems pioneer OpenOcean raises €92M fund for data solutions and software

OpenOcean, the pioneering investor in data solutions and software, has today announced a €92M raise for its third main venture fund.
May 13, 2022
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OpenOcean’s ESG and Responsible Investment Policy

We believe that ESG is crucial for us to succeed in our mission – read more about our commitment to ESG.