The State of Smart City Investments in the Nordics

This morning at Nordic Edge, in collaboration with DNB and the conference itself, we published our first ever hard-copy report, a look at The State of Smart City Investment in the Nordics.

An online version of the full report can be read in the embed below, however, to get a taster of what Smart City investment currently looks like in the region, here are the headline numbers:

Smart City is an increasing area of interest for both startups and investors in the Nordics, and our report aims at capturing some of the high-level activity that has been occurring. Our hope for next year is to dive even deeper, so if you are in or interested in the Smart City area please do send your feedback and questions on this report to neil (at) thenordicweb (dot) com so we can take this on board for next years report.

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