The preferred option among investors is to hijack US venture capital funds and many global clients

The preferred option among investors is to hijack US venture capital funds and many global clients

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Norwegian environmental technology startup Spoor raises $43 million and secures leading energy players to its client roster.

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American venture capital fund Superorganism They are among the main investors when a path Closes the capital round and secures 43 million Norwegian krone (Four million dollars) new funds.

He was TechCrunch Who mentioned it first.

The round attracted significant interest from international players, such that the company was able to select the most strategic investors for further growth, Spoor said in a press release.

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– Our new partnership with Superorganism signals exciting opportunities ahead and strengthens our foothold in the global market Monica Ende ZasakPartner at Futurum Ventures and Chairman of Spoor.

Other notable investors in the round include Futurum Ventures, Ørsted Ventures and Nysnø.

In addition, angel investors contribute Berger Magnus (Former Chairman of Hafslund & Oda), Erlend Priestgaard (Former CEO and Co-Founder of Working Group II), Patrick Berglund (CEO and Co-Founder of Xeneta) and Harald Nordvik (Former CEO of Equinor).

Top energy players on the client list

Shifter has mentioned Spoor several times, which last fall ended up on Slush's list of companies poised to be the next generation of unicorns.

Ask Helseth and Helge Reikås are behind the company that is developing software to prevent birds from being killed by wind turbines.

Spoor is developing technology to prevent hawks from being killed by windmills.

– With strong support from leading international investors, Spoor is well positioned to drive innovation, enhance the adoption of our AI solutions, and support rapid and sustainable growth in wind energy, says Helseth, who is also CEO. In Spur.

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In addition to strategic investors, Spoor has also recently roped in several of the world's leading renewable energy companies as clients – including Iberdrola, GE Vernova, Ocean Winds, Source Galileo and OPEN-C Foundation.

Before, Spur has moderation, vattenfall, Deep offshore winds And Cloudberry In the customer list.

Investor's favorite

A number of investors have invested their capital in Spoor on several occasions.

In the summer of 2022, they raised $25 million for the first time from state investment firm Nysnø, Whiski Capital and Danish energy giant Ørsted.

Soon after, they received another six million through Innovation Norway's environmental technology programme.

The company is also funded by Antler, Startuplab, Gustav Magnar Witzøe, Øystein Skiris Wiski Capital, Sportradar founders Ivar Arnesen and Petter Fornæss, as well as serial founder Geir Førre's investment firm Firda.

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