Confirmit (www.confirmit.com), the world’s leading SaaS vendor for multichannel Voice of the Customer, Employee Feedback, and Market Research applications, today announced the acquisition of Integrasco, a leader in social intelligence and text analytics and an Alliance Venture Polaris portfolio company. For full details see Confirmit’s press release.
Innovation Norway today announced that Alliance Venture, joining forces with Springfondet, has been selected to manage one of two early stage venture funds backed by up to 250 MNOK (≈41 MUSD) of public funds in a 50/50 partnership with private investors. The new 500 MNOK (≈82 MUSD) fund will focus on investments within ICT and is expected to be in operation in the early part of 2014. See press release from Innovation Norway (in Norwegian).