Equity financing for Cint from Prime Technology Ventures

January 2010

Cint: World leader in SaaS-based online panel research

“We are very happy to welcome Prime Technology Ventures into Cint, they have exactly the profile and skills we were seeking in investors. We are also very happy with the process managed by Stella EOC which brought this about. They took the time to understand our business in detail, quickly opened the doors to the best venture capital firms in Europe as well as several top US firms, then managed a competitive and very efficient process to completion.”

Bo Mattsson, CEO of Cint





Financing round

USD 13m

CAGR last 3 FYs


Panellists in 40+ countries


Providing access to 4.5m panellists across over 40 countries

Cint produces and sells the market-leading online research products for businesses, organisations and individuals involved in market research.

The Company specialises in SaaS-based online software solutions offering efficient, user-friendly online sample management and access, as well as online panel management products that are accessible worldwide – 24/7.

The Cint Panel Exchange is the only open marketplace for conducting online research where panel owners and sample buyers can buy and sell access to tens of thousands of individuals each day.

A user of this platform today can access over 4.5 million panellists in more than 40 countries directly from their computer.

USD 13m raised for continued global expansion

Cint, backed by venture capital firm Creandum, engaged Stella EOC to help them find the best partner to provide growth equity financing for their continuing global expansion.

A competitive process ended in a transaction successfully concluded with Netherlands/UK-based Prime Technology Ventures, which in addition to its excellent track record brought very strong partner expertise in the sector.

Existing investor Creandum also participated in the round.

Stella EOC acted as sole advisor to Cint.