Controlant Overview

  • Founded
  • 2007
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 137
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $25M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 5

Controlant General Information


Provider of cold chain management, monitoring and traceability services intended to offer security and quality control from manufacturing, through transportation, storage and sale. The company's services offer technology that includes a wireless sensor network that offers automatic monitoring and location traceability of perishable goods via a cloud platform, enabling consumers to reduce the staggering losses in the global cold chain.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Wireless Communications Equipment
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • Holtasmári 1
  • Kópavogur, 201
  • Iceland
+354 517 0000

Controlant Timeline

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Controlant Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Later Stage VC 01-Jan-2020 $25M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 01-Jan-2019 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 01-Apr-2018 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC 01-Nov-2015 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Grant $436K $2.11M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 26-Jan-2011 $2.11M $2.11M Completed Generating Revenue
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Controlant Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Controlant Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Zest Labs Formerly VC-backed San Jose, CA 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
000 000000000 Corporation Karlsruhe, Germany 0
00000 00000 000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Jupiter, FL 00 000000&0
00000000 Private Equity-Backed Montpellier, France 00 000.00 00000000000
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Controlant Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Gísli Herjólfsson Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Gudmundur Arnason Chief Financial Officer
Stefán Karlsson Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Erlingur Brynjúlfsson Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
Jessie VanderVeen Chief Marketing Officer
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Controlant Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
Bessi Gislason Self Board Member 000 0000
Erlingur Brynjúlfsson Controlant Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder 000 0000
Frosti Ólafsson Self Board Member 000 0000
Ingi Guðjónsson Self Board Member 000 0000
Kristin Fridgeirsdottir Controlant Board Member 000 0000
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Controlant Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Controlant Investors (5)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Sjova-Almennar tryggingar Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Vis Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
TT Investments Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Frumtak Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
The Icelandic Centre for Research Government 000 0000 000000 0
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Controlant Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 (00-000000 15-Mar-2021 000000000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 0í000 0000ó000000
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