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eEquity is Northzone's #1 rival. eEquity was founded in null in Stockholm, Stockholms län. eEquity is in the Investment Management & Fund Operators field. eEquity generates $6M more revenue than Northzone.

Open Ocean Capital is one of Northzone's top competitors. Open Ocean Capital is headquartered in Helsinki, Southern Finland, and was founded in 2008. Open Ocean Capital competes in the field. Open Ocean Capital generates 86% the revenue of Northzone.

DN Capital is seen as one of Northzone's top competitors. DN Capital was founded in 2000, and its headquarters is in London, England. DN Capital operates in the Diversified Investment Services industry. DN Capital has 12 fewer employees than Northzone.

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Northzone Funding History

Since Northzone was founded in 1996, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total Northzone has raised $1.6B. Northzone's last funding round was on Nov 2019 for a total of $500.0M





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Since Northzone was founded in 1996, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total Northzone has raised $1.6B. Northzone's last funding round was on Nov 2019 for a total of $500.0M

Northzone Investments







Forto is a Germany-based online logistics platform that provides solutions including ocean, air and rail freight forwarding for businesses.
Jun 20, 2021
Venture Round
Klarna is a Sweden-based fintech platform that offers payment processing and related solutions for merchants across the globe.
Jun 08, 2021
Thirty Madison is a New York-based healthcare company that provides specialized care, and chronic condition treatments for individuals.
Jun 01, 2021
Series C
Einride is a Sweden-based designer, developer and manufacturer of electric self-driving vehicles for the transportation industry.
May 05, 2021
Series B
TrueLayer is an England-based fintech platform that provides payment processing and investment management services for banking and financial sectors.
Apr 07, 2021
Series D

Northzone News

June 11, 2021Bank Innovation

Klarna, highest-valued private fintech in Europe, rakes in $639M

This week, Buy-Now-Pay-Later (BNPL) players and digital banks stayed on investor radars and valuation... See more »
June 11, 2021Fintech Switzerland

SoftBank Leads Swedish BNPL Firm Klarna's Mega Fundraise of US$639 Million

Swedish Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Klarna announced that it has secured US$ 639 million durin... See more »
June 2, 2021MarketScreener

Raises $140 Million in Series C Financing Led by HealthQuest Capital

(marketscreener.com) NEW YORK, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty Madison, the premier healthcare co... See more »
May 6, 2021PYMNTS

Driverless Truck Provider Einride Nets $110 Million In Funding

Sweden-based Einride has raised $110 million to fund the development and use of electric, autonomous ... See more »
May 6, 2021News Break

Cabless pod developer Einride raises $110M from new and existing investors - News Break

Sweden-based Einride, whose driverless and cabless freight pods run on electricity, has raised $110 m... See more »
April 9, 2021FinTech Global

TrueLayer bags $70m Series D to accelerate open banking network development | FinTech Global

UK-based open banking platform TrueLayer has closed its Series D investment round on $70m. The round ... See more »

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27 Kingly Street Box 7257

London, EnglandW1B 5QE

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Northzone Summary



Northzone focusing on early and expansion stage investments in the technology sector. Northzone was founded in 1996. Northzone's headquarters is located in London, England, GB W1B 5QE. It has raised 1.6B in 5 rounds. The latest round was in Nov 2019. ...


Northzone's Co-Founder & CEO, Tellef Thorleifsson, currently has an approval rating of 84%. Northzone's primary competitors are eEquity, Open Ocean Capital & DN Capital.

Frequently Asked Questions about Northzone

  1. When was Northzone founded?

    Northzone was founded in 1996
  2. Who is Northzone's CEO?

    Northzone's CEO is Tellef Thorleifsson
  3. How much revenue does Northzone generate?

    Northzone generates $8.5M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Northzone have?

    Northzone has historically raised $1.6B in funding
  1. Where is Northzone's headquarters?

    Northzone's headquarters is in London England, GB
  2. How many employees does Northzone have?

    Northzone has 130 employees
  3. Who are Northzone's competitors?

    Northzone's top competitors are eEquity, Open Ocean Capital, DN Capital
  4. Who has Northzone invested in?

    Northzone's has invested in companies such as Forto, Klarna, Thirty Madison