Software growth veteran Giles Whiting new Verdane U.S. Operating Advisor

Verdane, the Northern European specialist growth investor, has appointed Giles Whiting as U.S. Operating Advisor. Whiting’s new part-time role will run in parallel to his full-time position as COO at Confirmit, a Verdane-owned customer experience platform. At Verdane, he will assist and advise portfolio companies on U.S. market entry, recruitment, and market-specific business development efforts.

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Tibber raises 55 million to take on German electricity companies

When looking for new markets, Edgeir Aksnes should have come across Germany quickly. The Federal Republic has been investing in the expansion of renewable energies for years. Already 42 percent of the electricity demand by solar and wind power plants covered. More than in any other country on earth. And yet: The electricity prices in this country are the most expensive

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The top 25 software CEOs of Europe for 2020

In the annual Top 25 Software CEOs of Europe for 2020, The Software Report featured one of this year’s lockdown hires – Kyle Ferguson the CEO of Confirmit. Read the full article below. The Software Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Software CEOs of Europe for 2020. Companies are looking toward digitization now more than ever

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Zava makes key board level hires from tech sector

Leading European digital healthcare provider Zava is strengthening its board with two high level appointments. David Buttress, former CEO of Just Eat, joins as Chair and Roy Blanga, former COO of Deliveroo, also joins as a board member. Bringing expertise in customer-centred service development, they will support Zava as it scales up its offering in these changing times. UK-based

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Three hires helping the COVID-19 recovery

The COVID-19 recovery is set to stem from digital businesses who can think fast and cater to new challenges that are presented by the pandemic. We work with many technology companies who are keen to explore how key hires can help them revolutionise how we live and work with technology during the pandemic. But as

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BlackLine acquires Rimilia to boost AI-powered AR after two key hires

BlackLine, an account automation software firm has acquired AI-based cloud platform Rimilia to expand BlackLine’s capabilities into AR automation, a new area for the company. The acquisition will move BlackLine closer to its goal of modernising accounting. Rimilia, a client of 360Leaders, provides accounts receivable automation, to help companies control cash flow and collection in real-time. Rimilia

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Dynamic Code is in the midst of a strong international expansion phase and is bringing in Louise Nylén as its new CEO

The HealthTech company Dynamic Code is now increasing its investments in establishing collaborations with primarily digital healthcare players and distributors such as pharmacy chains in several countries. A natural next phase in the company’s development that requires strengthening of management resources with the right skills and experience. Louise Nylén, former marketing manager at Trustly, will be the

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Verdane hires a CTO to support key growth initiatives.

Verdane, a Northern European specialist growth investor, has appointed Henrik Berg as CTO to support key growth initiatives. Verdane is a growth equity investment firm that partners with ambitious Northern European tech-enabled businesses to help them reach the next stage of their international growth. Henrik joins Verdane from Quinyx, where he spent seven years as a

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Confirmit, hires Kyle Ferguson as its CEO

Confirmit, the world’s leading SaaS vendor for multichannel Voice of the Customer, Employee Feedback, and Market Research applications, has named Kyle Ferguson as its CEO. With more than 20 years’ experience in technology, banking, and payments, Kyle has an extensive background in technology. Previous to his appointment, Kyle was the CEO of Fraedom, a financial

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