The ICO Is Dead. Long live Blockchain! Part 1

A year ago, we reported that the ICO (Initial Coin Offering) bubble had burst – just as we had predicted already in 2018. This was pretty easy to foresee, even though we did get a bit of hate mail from ICO fanatics along the way. The ICO bubble grew to a significant size before it […]

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The Hottest VC Trends – Our Predictions for 2021

In our previous blog post, we looked at general VC activity and exit trends in 2020. Now we make some bold predictions for 2021 and beyond. Inspecting Our Previous Predictions Let’s start with a little bit of introspection (or, self-flagellation, if you will) and assess our predictions from our last year’s edition of this blog: […]

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The Hottest VC Trends – The Numbers from 2020

Numbers and studies about the state of the VC and technology growth market in 2020 are coming out at a fast pace and, adhering to tradition, we have again looked at reams of data and we’ve done some of the heavy lifting for you. We’ve: Compiled some of the most interesting numbers Added some of […]

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Investing after Covid – growth investor playbook

In this installment of the Activist VC blog, we will take a look at the effects of Covid-19 on the investment landscape and where we at Nexit see opportunities going forward. The evolving investor landscape After the Covid-19 pandemic hit with full force, I was worried about the markets crashing. I was wrong. The unprecedented […]

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Entering the US: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

This third and final entry (see the earlier entries here and here) in our three-part series goes through some of the critical drivers of US market entry and gives some advice as to when you should consider making the leap and when not. Strategy First The question of whether or not to invest in entering […]

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Facebook executive Markku Mäkeläinen joins Nexit

Nexit Adds New Partner: Seasoned Executive from the Bay Area Nexit Ventures has appointed Mr. Markku Mäkeläinen, a seasoned tech executive and technology investor as a partner. Before joining Nexit, Mäkeläinen worked as Facebook’s director of partnership solutions and operations. The appointment strengthens the transatlantic and international role of Nexit as a value-added investor in […]

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Ekahau Acquired by Ookla – The Largest Ever Exit for Nexit

Ookla LCC., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis, has acquired the Nexit portfolio company Ekahau. The acquisition broadens the offering portfolio of Ookla, the global leader in worldwide internet performance testing and also gives Ekahau more resources to serve its global customer base. Great News for Ekahau and Ekahau customers Ookla is the global leader in […]

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Ekahau CEO Explains Why Wi-Fi is More Relevant than Ever

Wi-Fi is quickly becoming the ubiquitous communications backbone of modern life, both for consumers and businesses. In the consumer space, a wide range of communications, entertainment, media and gaming devices all have at least a couple of things in common: they use electricity and they connect to the internet and cloud(s) by Wi-Fi. Be it […]

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Aava Mobile Oy announces ISO 9001:2015 certification

26 April 2018 OULU, FINLAND – Aava Mobile, the supplier of mobile POS systems has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2015. For over 10 years, Aava has been among the most innovative companies developing tablet PCs and handheld devices. Close collaboration with Intel has enabled Aava to keep delivering state-of-the-art solutions – […]

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Bloor Research Recognizes Conformiq’s E2E Capabilities

Conformiq recognized for its USP and competitive advantage Bangalore, India, Apr 18th, 2018.   Bloor Research published their latest ‘InDetail’ paper covering Conformiq’s requirements to execution capabilities. The report describes the way Conformiq works along with the key features of the products offered. The main objective of the report is to emphasize on the need […]

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