Here comes the long waited list of 200+ top VC’s in Europe! Enjoy your reading and the fingers crossed that your search for venture capital financing goes well!
Tomorrow Today (2M2D) is a Norwegian investment company committed to helping great founders with great ideas succeed. We want to back the bold and brave entrepreneurs who think big and move fast. 2M2D is headed by Bjarne Melbye, and is founded on the idea of being part of a new era of technology advancements that benefits mankind. We can offer funding, experience and a kick-ass network to startups that meet our investment criteria.
360° Capital Partners
360 Capital Partners is a Venture Capital firm, investing in Innovation at full scale, in Europe and more particularly in France and Italy. Over Euro 300 Mio under management in the last 15 years, 360° Capital Partners is managed by a consolidated team which has cumulated 60+ years of Venture Capital experience in investing in, following-up and/or exiting from over 80 companies. They leverage an important international network, having co-invested with major international Venture Capital funds in over 10 countries with a proven top quartile track record, either as individuals or as a team, in very different economic environments.
We're a traditional non-VC making data driven decisions from the heart. We fund innovation through supporting entrepreneurs that have a passion to create a market disrupting enterprises whilst making a noticeable difference in one, if not multiple of the Sustainable Development Goals set by the UN. Using AI through a dedicated data driven process, we're identifying opportunities and selecting our startups and entrepreneurs based on thousands of data points from a network of partners across the globe.
83North (formerly Greylock IL) is a global venture capital firm with more than $550 million under management. We invest in European and Israeli entrepreneurs creating global businesses, across all stages of consumer and enterprise companies. 83North is the sum of the latitudes of London and Tel Aviv.
Accel is an early and growth-stage venture capital firm that powers a global community of entrepreneurs. Accel backs entrepreneurs who have what it takes to build a world-class, category-defining business. Founded in 1983, Accel brings more than three decades of experience building and supporting hundreds of companies. Accel’s vision for entrepreneurship and business enables it to identify and invest in the companies that will be responsible for the growth of next-generation industries. Accel-backed companies include Atlassian, Braintree, Cloudera, DJI, Dropbox, Dropcam, Etsy, Facebook, Flipkart, Lookout Security, MoPub, Qualtrics, Slack, Spotify, Supercell, Vox Media and others.
Accelerace is one of the world’s top 10 seed accelerators. Since 2008 Accelerace has spotted, trained and invested in more than 500 of the most promising Danish and international startups and growth companies. 88% of the companies are still on the market today. As part of the national Scale-up Denmark initiative Accelerace is scaling up startups within tech, foodtech, cleantech, life sciences and health care technologies through guidance and mentoring from skilled serial entrepreneurs, camps and network. Accelerace has invested in more than 69 promising startups, who have been through the Accelerace program and have started partnerships with Maersk, Novo Nordisk Foundation. Arla, Foss, NRGI, Business Lolland-Falster, Bang & Olufsen, SE, Endesa & Enel. Accelerace is also organizing the Nordic NOME (Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship) mentor network for life science startups.
ACME is a venture capital firm investing in iconic founders disrupting massive markets. Our co-founders have been backing game-changing companies for over 30 years collectively. Our purpose is to support those founders who choose to take our capital. Read more about our operating system of values here.
Acton Capital Partners is a leading European late-stage venture capital firm. Since 1999, the company has invested in more than 70 companies across four fund generations amounting to more than €400 million. Acton invests worldwide, with a strong focus on Europe and North America.
Advant Partners is a San Francisco & Copenhagen based Strategy Consulting firm specializing in assisting European technology and high growth companies enter the US market. Spanning the Atlantic, Advant Partners is uniquely positioned to help European companies in diverse industries take advantage of a North American market filled with opportunities.
Alfvén & Didrikson AB
Alfvén & Didrikson is an active and long term backer of passionate entrepreneurs and teams with international growth ambitions. Since 2010, Alfvén & Didrikson team has made investments in fast growing Northern European companies such as Trustly, Quinyx, Glue, Acast, Offerta, Sympa, PE accounting and PingPong.
Alliance Venture is a venture capital firm based in Oslo and Palo Alto investing in exceptional early-stage tech companies, providing active support to entrepreneurs with global growth ambitions. Total funds under management is 850 MNOK (about $ 100 million)
Allianz X is the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group and part of the Group’s Single Digital Agenda. Allianz X invests in digital growth companies that are part of its ecosystems related to insurance: Mobility, Connected Property, Connected Health, Wealth Management & Retirement, and Data Intelligence & Cybersecurity. It provides an interface between portfolio companies and the digital ecosystem within Allianz as well as drive innovation across Allianz’s operating entities and global lines of business.
Almi Invest is a venture capital company which invests in Swedish companies with exciting, scalable business models and motivated entrepreneurs. ALMI Invest consists of seven, regionally based venture capital funds, all with local offices and experienced local investment managers. We manage a total of SEK 1 billion. Unlike most venture capitalists, we can invest in a wide range of businesses. A strong team of entrepreneurs, a scalable business model and an initial revenue stream are more important than the line of business when we invest.
Alven Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm with over $500 million under management. Alven backs primarily ambitious French and French-related entrepreneurs in the digital technology space. Alven’s sectors of interest include notably AI, data management platforms, Saas, security solutions, as well as disruptive consumer models with a particular focus on marketplaces and web brands.
Amadeus Capital Partners
Amadeus Capital is a global technology investor that invests in technology companies at all stages, from seed to venture buyout; they also buy stakes from other investors or founders, to ensure that companies and entrepreneurs have the runway they need to succeed. They invest in a broad variety of sectors including enterprise and infrastructure software, consumer and business services, medical technology and healthcare IT, and cleantech and resource efficiency.
Angular is a specialist venture capital firm, that seeks to back a very specific type of company: Enterprise-oriented. If your business requires consumer adoption, it's not for us. We back companies that sell products and services to other companies. Deep technology. We are firm believers in the value of meaningful barriers to entry, and we know there are a lot of ways to define and construct those barriers. Born in Europe or Israel. We know that great innovation can come from anywhere. Our focus is on companies born on the "right" side of the Atlantic, specifically in Europe or Israel.
The next decade will be defined by the emerging technology of today. Our passion is to understand these technologies and invest in teams with the right mix of intellect, experience, leadership and integrity to succeed.
Atomico partners with ambitious tech founders at Series A and beyond with a particular focus on Europe, leveraging deep operational experience to supercharge their growth. Founded in 2006, Atomico has partnered with over 100 ambitious teams - including those at Supercell, Graphcore, Omio, Klarna, Lilium, MessageBird, Gympass and The Climate Corporation. Atomico's team of founders, investors and operational leaders have been responsible for global expansion, hiring and marketing at companies from Skype, Google and Twitter to Uber and Spotify.
AWS Gründerfonds is Austria's 70m venture capital fund. As co-investors, the company invests in Austrian high-growth start-ups in their later seed and early-stage phase.
AXA Venture Partners
AXA Venture Partners (AVP) is a venture capital fund investing in high-growth, technology-enabled companies. AVP has built a unique investment platform specialized in tech investments with $600 million of assets under management through three pillars of investment expertise: Early Stage Fund, Growth Stage Fund and Fund of Funds. To date, AVP has invested in 40 Early and Growth equity deals and 6 Fund investments. AVP team operates globally backed by offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Paris and Hong Kong. Beyond investments, AVP provides access to business development opportunities helping portfolio companies to scale globally and accelerate their growth.
Axel Springer Digital Ventures
Axel Springer Digital Ventures is Axel Springer Groups' early-stage investment arm in Europe and in the US. The investment focus is on classified ad models / marketplaces, marketing models and companies in the digital publishing space. Drawing upon the network and resources of one of Europe's leading largest media companies, Axel Springer Digital Ventures wants to be a value-add partner to companies that are complementary or disruptive to Axel Springer's business.
btov Partners AG
btov Partners is a European venture capital firm managing institutional funds, partner funds and direct investments of private investors. With investment teams in Digital and Industrial Tech, btov invests EUR 50m per year in high growth companies with ticket sizes from EUR 0.25m to 3.5m. Over multiple financing rounds, we increase our commitment up to EUR 10m. With offices in Berlin, Munich and St. Gallen, the firm has more than EUR 420m in assets under management. The most renowned investments include DataArtisans, DeepL, Facebook, ORCAM, Raisin, SumUp, Volocopter, FINANZCHECK.de, Blacklane, Flaconi, Foodspring, and XING.
Backed is a €50m community-driven seed stage VC fund, based in London. In the two years since launching they have backed 25 rapidly scaling companies, building products loved by the millennial generation or solving deeply technical problems faced by the next generation. Over ninety percent of the companies they backed more than 9 months ago have already secured follow-on funding at an average valuation markup of 3x, raising from the best investors in Europe such as Index Ventures, and in the US such as Founders Fund.
Backstage Capital is a venture capital fund investing in the best startups led by underrepresented founders in the U.S.
Balderton Capital is a Series A-focused European venture capital firm.Founded in 2000, Balderton backs breakthrough technology businesses. The company is headquartered in London, England.
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Blossom Capital is an early-stage venture capital fund that leads Series A rounds backing European founders with global ambition. Blossom was founded in 2018 by Ophelia Brown (ex-LocalGlobe, Index Ventures), Candice Lo (ex-Uber), Imran Ghory (ex-Index Ventures, Bloomberg), and Mike Hudack (CTO Delivero, ex-Facebook) to back founders with practical experience gained from hyper-growth companies across Europe, US, and Asia.
Blueyard is a small venture capital firm that takes risks on great people with transforming ideas at early stages. BlueYard is based in Berlin, invests across Europe and is closely tied to the US.
BMW i Ventures Inc
BMW i Ventures invests in cutting-edge solutions focusing on BMW’s current and future business in the technology and customer & service space.
Launched as Bonnier Growth Media in 2013, Bonnier Ventures is the venture arm of media group Bonnier. As a financially driven corporate venture investor, they make minority investments in fast-growing digital technology companies across multiple growth stages.
Breega is a European venture capital fund designed to finance startups in the digital economy. The fund, comprised of experienced investors with entrepreneurial experience, exercises an approach to financing that includes providing on-the-ground support to its startups by an in-house team of specialists focused on providing sectorial and operational expertise. Leading the way in transforming the modern VC, Breega invests in Seed and Series Arounds, up to 10M€.
Bregal Milestone manages a fund of €400 million dedicated to investments in Europe. They provide non-control capital and strategic assistance to leading growth companies. They seek out European companies with high growth potential in attractive sectors. They partner with ambitious owners and management teams and support them in building their businesses. Bregal Milestone is committed to high environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards which can help capture opportunity and avoid risks that occur at the intersection of sustainability and commerciality.
We help entrepreneurs mature early-stage startups into exceptional businesses. Our target investment markets are Scandinavia, Germany, and the UK. Our two Founding Partners, Jesper Søgaard and Christian Dam Rasmussen, have won multiple accolades during their 10 years as founders and executives at Better Collective A/S. Including six consecutive Børsen Gazelle awards (2011-2016). We partner with founders that mirror our own values. Meaning teams consisting of hungry, execution-driven professionals, who have a clear understanding of the problem they're trying to solve.
Burda Principal Investments
Burda Principal Investments (BPI), a division of Hubert Burda Media, provides long term growth equity for fast-growing digital technology and media companies. Hubert Burda Media is one of Europe’s largest media and technology conglomerates with a strong investment track record in internet-centric businesses since 1998. BPI has been a partner for visionary entrepreneurs, leveraging Burda’s capital, brands and sector expertise, particularly in the areas of business expansion, internationalization, and localization. BPI is invested in a portfolio of highly successful consumer internet companies in Europe, the U.S., and Asia. In the past, Hubert Burda Media has invested in internet platforms such as Etsy, zooplus, HolidayCheck, or Xing AG.
Butterfly Ventures invests into early stage startups either in seed or pre-seed phase. Our operation model is based on increasing the value of our portfolio companies. Our operation style resembles having professional serial entrepreneur co-founders for the duration of the early stages of the company; including our knowledge and business networks. We do whatever it takes to make our portfolio startups succeed. Typically, we do a direct seed investment when the co-operation starts and several follow-up investments as the co-operation progresses.
byFounders is an early stage venture fund actively investing in tech startups across the Nordics and Baltics. Made up of some of the region's most accomplished entrepreneurs, byFounders invests and supports the next generation of globally ambitious founders. It's "for founders, byFounders"
Cabot Square Capital
Cabot Square Capital is a provider of investment capital for small and mid-sized companies in the UK and Western Europe with a particular focus on businesses in financial services, property, and infrastructure. They are a hands-on partner able to provide companies with capital for growth and acquisitions, helping management teams to raise debt financing, build-out operations, developing intellectual property and strategic, long-term planning. They seek to work closely with management to define portfolio company strategic, operational and financial priorities. They work alongside management to build corporate infrastructure, develop or redesign business processes and identify and acquire additional assets.
Cherry Ventures is a seed and early-stage fund, founded by a team of entrepreneurs with substantial experience in building fast-scaling technology companies. It is based in Berlin but invests across Europe at the seed stage. Its goal is to add value by supporting its venture teams in building successful and sustainable businesses. The company is on a mission to add strategic value – not just capital.
Cisco Investments is an active investor with more than 40 investment professionals with deep market and technology expertise located in major geographies, including US, Canada, China, India, Israel, and Europe. Over the last 20 years, Cisco Investments has invested in hundreds of companies across different segments and helped them build to successful IPOs or acquisitions. They currently have an active portfolio of $2B with over 80 direct investments around the world, and they also hold Limited Partner positions in over 35 funds globally.
Columbia Lake Partners
Columbia Lake Partners is an experienced team of investors providing growth loans to European technology companies. In prior roles, they have extended credit and managed portfolio relationships of greater than £300 million to over 100 companies. In prior roles, they have extended credit and managed portfolio relationships of greater than £300 million to over 100 companies. CLP is backed by a knowledgeable group of investors, including partners at Bessemer Venture Partners. Their experience through the ups and downs of the past decade has taught them that no company has a straight path to success. Because of this, their approach is to take a "light touch" with no board seats, light covenants, and standard reporting.
Focussing on the European technology space, Concentric invests between €0.5 - 5m over the life of an early-stage growth company. As managers, we are substantially invested in the partnership and are therefore incentivized to be pro-active, resourceful and hands-on. We don’t have all the answers but take pride in being able to support like-minded entrepreneurs, whose ambitions, ideas and integrity we identify with.
We invest in purpose-led founders obsessed with solving hard problems at scale by creating products and companies that people love. We're passionate about the power of the product to transform the way people live and work, on a massive scale.
Crane is a London based VC firm investing and building seed and early-stage intelligent enterprise and deep technology businesses across Europe. Our strategy is to support founders in building and executing their go-to-market strategy.
Creandum is an European venture capital investor, focusing on innovative and fast-growing technology companies within consumer, software and hardware industries. Over the last decade the Creandum Funds have invested in more than 60 companies including Spotify, iZettle, Billie, and Vivino.
Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel, gatherings, and career development services. Creative Capital seeks to amplify the voices of artists working in all creative disciplines and catalyze connections to help them realize their visions and build sustainable practices.
Crowberry Capital invests at seed and early stage in outstanding teams building global businesses around true technology advantages. We work with our teams to build fast paced, international companies from the Nordics. We have a strong follow through philosophy. We back the best from seed to exit. The founding partners behind Crowberry Capital have worked together for over 7 years. The Crowberry team has managed over 51 technology start-ups, negotiated a total of 15 exits and made 17 seed investments. The Crowberry team has a global outlook, having lived and worked in a total of 8 countries on 4 continents.
Daphni is a VC as a platform that invests in user-oriented startups with European DNA and strong international ambition. The company is supported by daphnipolis, a closely-knit community of 200+ entrepreneurs, executives, academics, artists and advisors, and a digital platform to ensure both efficiency and full transparency. The firm as established in 2015 and is based in Paris, France.
Dawn Capital is a venture fund focused on the sectors of Enterprise Software and Fintech. Dawn is a team of experienced entrepreneurs who help European Founders build great global companies. The portfolio companies include Mimecast, iZettle, Neo Technology, iControl, Showpad, and Gelato Group. Dawn Capital was founded by Haakon Overli and Norman Fiore in August 2006 and is based in the United Kingdom.
DFJ began in 1985 with a focus on early-stage companies. Tim Draper, a third-generation VC with a passion for technology and unconventional thinking, teamed with John Fisher, a former colleague of Draper's, known for his deep enterprise and tech finance experience. Together they shaped the firm's foundational philosophy of investing in people first. One of their first recruits was co-founder Steve Jurvetson. Together they went on to invest in break out companies like Baidu, Hotmail, and Skype. A decade ago, they added their Growth team dedicated to late-stage investing. Today, they have two teams investing two funds. Their Venture team works with founders in the early phases of company building. Their Growth team partners with companies entering hyper-growth mode. DFJ has backed 27 companies that have each achieved more than $1 billion in realized value through an initial public offering or acquisition.
We are a non-profit partnership promoting diversity in Venture Capital. Venture Capital is funding the future. The decisions made by VC’s filter through to the whole community. We have a responsibility to ensure the right decisions are being made by creating an industry free from bias.
DN Capital is a global early stage and growth capital investor focused on Seed, Series A and select series B investments in fintech, SaaS, digital media, e-commerce, marketplaces, mobile applications and software companies. The firm was founded in 2000 and has operations in London, Berlin and Silicon Valley. DN Capital’s previous funds are top performers and the firm is one of the lead investors in companies such as Endeca (sold to Oracle), Shazam (one of the world’s leading mobile app), Auto1 (world's largest used car marketplaces), Purplebricks (IPO London) and Quandoo (sold to Recruit). The professionals at DN Capital bring over 75 years of private equity experience to their investments, and actively work with portfolio companies to steward their growth through the various stages of development.
We are one global team with an investment focus on early-stage consumer Internet and mobile companies. With five dedicated funds, e.ventures is a venture capital firm with global scale. We offer over 15 years of experience and an extensive, truly global network, to support successes such as Angie’s List , Groupon, Delicious, Sonos, Sapato and Nginx.
Earlybird is a venture capital investor focused on European technology companies. Founded in 1997, Earlybird invests in all growth and development phases of a company. Amongst the most experienced venture investors in Europe, Earlybird offers its portfolio companies not only financial resources but also strategic and operational support as well as access to an international network and capital markets. Earlybird manages different funds which focus on digital technologies in Eastern and Western Europe as well as health technologies. With over EUR 1 billion under management, seven IPOs, and 23 trade sales, Earlybird is one of the most successful venture capital firms in Europe.
eCAPITAL Entrepreneurial Partners
eCAPITAL is a venture capital firm that provides early to growth-stage funding to technology companies in the fields of software & information technology, cybersecurity, industry 4.0, new materials and cleantech. Founded in 1999, eCAPITAL has a history of leveraging relationships and supporting entrepreneurs determined to build companies with lasting significance. Partnering with eCAPITAL means joining a unique network of entrepreneurs, business leaders, operators, investors and scientists. eCAPITAL is located in Germany and currently manages five funds with over EUR 200 million under management.
Edenred Capital Partners
Edenred Capital Partners is the Venture Capital investment arm of Edenred group. They are looking for ambitious teams of entrepreneurs reshaping interactions between companies, workers, and merchants. Edenred Capital Partners has a traditional Venture Capital governance and provides financial and operational support to entrepreneurs. They invest up to €10m, from Series A to Series C, usually alongside other investment funds. The structure of their organization facilitates relationships within Edenred's ecosystem to generate operational synergies.
Finland is well-known for three strengths: Education, Technology and Social Equality. EduImpact Venture Capital is built on these three pillars to solve the biggest bottleneck of the Education Companies success: access to the professional seed and growth capital. Currently, EduImpact Fund is in its fundraising phase. We are constantly looking for visionary partners and professional investors to join our impactful journey of empowering the finest growth companies in the education sector.
Eight Roads partners with ambitious entrepreneurs to build bold and meaningful businesses. We are active in Ventures, Principal Investments and Real Estate. We have teams in Asia and in Europe and work alongside associated funds around the world, providing substantial global scale, expertise and market reach.
Elevator Ventures is Raiffeisen Bank International‘s corporate venture capital entity. It focuses on strategic direct investments in later-stage fintechs, co-investments with partner investors and investments in VC funds. Elevator Venture’s goal is the financing of strategic partnerships with promising later-stage fintechs, that could be valuable additions to RBI’s current portfolio. Our partners are Speedinvest f and UNIQA Ventures.
Endeit Capital is a growth capital investment firm with offices in Amsterdam (NL) and Hamburg (DE). They provide mid/later-stage growth capital typically between €3m - €12m to European internet companies with international growth potential. Our areas of investment include digital media & marketing tech, marketplaces, BtB/BtC commerce & enterprise cloud services Their offices are in Amsterdam and Hamburg.
EQT Ventures is a multi-stage €566m VC fund fuelled by some of the world's most obsessive company builders, engineers, designers, marketers, data scientists and scaling experts from success stories such as Booking.com, King, Spotify and Uber. Recognising that building a global success story takes more than just capital, EQT Ventures' operational experts are on hand to advise and support ambitious founders on their journeys to building global winners.
Evli Growth Partners
Evli Growth Partners is a Finnish VC investing in the most beautiful Nordic and Baltic companies in Series A and Series B. We're looking for founders who are exceptionally capable for execution and ready to win their lucrative markets globally. We are industry agnostic but want to see proven unit economics and a few million euros of revenue when we partner with you.
F+ Ventures is the corporate venture arm of Fark Holding dedicated to evaluating and investing in technologies and business model innovations that are transforming our transportation systems. We support “A teams” by helping with customer acquisition and smart capital. F+ invests in innovative solutions, early stage disruptive technologies, startups with a technological value proposition and business model innovation. We seek to make late seed and Series A investments in ambitious tech-savvy teams building businesses.
Fairpoint Capital is a B2B technology investment fund sprung out of the technology team of SEB Venture Capital. The fund is independent from SEB but the bank remains its main investor. Other investors are institutions with a close relationship to the bank. We thus leverage on more than two decades of technology venture capital investments and exits in well over 50 technology companies. Exits include companies like Tail-f Systems, Donya Labs, Kreatel, Bluetail, Diakrit and Coresonic. Trade buyers include Microsoft, Cisco, Mediatek, Telia, Intel, NewsCorp and CGI.
Farmhouse was founded by two partners, Anne Worsøe and Martin Hauge. We met in Silicon Valley where Anne co-founded and managed Nordic Innovation House and Martin was a partner at Creandum, one of the leading Nordic venture capital firms supporting Nordic startups such as Vivino and Automile abroad. We've known each other for almost a decade, and we've been co-investing in startups since 2015. In 2019, Farmhouse acquired the pre-seed portfolio previously managed by Bakken & Bæck Invest. Through our pre-seed funds, we invest in Norwegian startups.
Felix Capital is a venture firm for the creative class, at the intersection of technology and creativity, focused on opportunities in the digital lifestyle. Felix Capital's mission is to support entrepreneurs with big ideas, to help them build strong brands that stand out and that move the world forward. They ambition to partner with the best entrepreneurs, the creative agents of change of digital lifestyle.
At Finstart we are passionate about supporting great businesses, either by building new ventures from scratch or by investing in and partnering with teams of exceptional founders. Finstart offers funding and support for ambitious teams at an early stage of your company's development. By combining investments with a hands-on approach to collaboration we support a growing family of companies challenging the status quo. As an investor, we offer founders an unfair advantage. Startups that become part of our extended family gain the support of our entire team - product, UX, strategy, technology, finance, and compliance. We offer co-location at our Oslo Lab, and when relevant, a warm introduction to one of Norway’s largest banks.
Firstminute Capital is a European seed fund based in London. Moreover, Firstminute invests in European early-stage tech companies. The firm was founded in 2017 by Brent Hoberman and Spencer Crawley.
FLSmidth & Co. A/S is listed on Nasdaq OMX Exchange Copenhagen and may be characterised as a project and service focused engineering business with a unique global market position and strong potential for growth.
We invest in startups with novel technologies and innovative business models. We seek to accelerate your growth by leveraging OSRAM’s leading position in the high-tech lighting & photonics industry. Yet, our investment scope goes well beyond pure illumination. Have a look at our focus areas and funding criteria.
Forward Venture Capital
Forward Venture Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage companies that provide clever solutions for new or existing problems. We like ambitious entrepreneurs, and we like helping them build successful companies. We’re professional in our methods but not overly formal in our approach.
Founders started life in 2013. No crazy anecdotes, we started Founders because we strongly believed there was a better way to build tech companies. Today our family has grown to 100+ amazing people in Copenhagen and Berlin building products that radically improve how individuals and organisations work. Our vision then and now is to develop a model that enables us to co-found successive companies on a single platform that gets smarter with each success and failure, thereby increasing our chances of success. We believe in launching early and iterating fast, knowing that failing is just a way to find out what doesn't work.
Frog Capital is a scale-up stage investor focused on software-enabled businesses in Europe. Frog’s experienced team has invested in over 100 companies, and in the last five years has exited companies with a total transaction value over €1 billion. Frog is a committed long-term partner, investing in ambitious companies with revenue from €3m to €30m and requiring €5m - €20m of growth capital. By applying industry knowledge, a network of relationships and operating expertise, Frog actively supports exceptional company growth and builds significant shareholder value.
Fuel Ventures is a technology fund focusing on marketplaces, platforms and SaaS startups in the UK. The Fuel Ventures Portfolio (the "Fund") invests at the most lucrative early stages of internet technology companies that have exceptional growth potential and substantial returns can be achieved. The Fund focuses on marketplaces, platforms, and SaaS business models, identifying investments in seed and growth stages.
Founder friendly and startup savvy - The early-stage investor Nordic founders deserve. We back early-stage technology companies coming out of the Nordics. We’re helping daring founders execute world-class businesses by supporting you when no one else does. Our style is centered around creating maximum value for our founders. Everything from strategic advise to future fundraising. You name it. We work for you – not the other way around.
Global Founders Capital
We are a globally oriented, stage agnostic venture capital firm that empowers gifted entrepreneurs worldwide.
As dealmakers in technology, GP Bullhound provides independent strategic advice on mergers and acquisitions and private placements to entrepreneurs, companies and investors. By combining a true passion for innovation with great access to global buyers and capital across Europe, US and Asia, GP Bullhound has completed transactions with many category leaders including Avito, Delivery Hero, Fjord, King.com, Pingdom, Pozitron and Spotify. The firm was founded in London in 1999 and today also has offices in San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin and Manchester.
Half Court VC
Seed-stage fund with 55+ investments in great teams building great companies
We are building a family of entrepreneurs and funds We are a family fund that supports the dreams of innovative individuals. We believe that it takes more than funds to bring a great idea to life. Just like our entrepreneurs disrupt their industry, we disrupt the traditional form of investing. We are more than investors, we are a family, and treat our entrepreneurs as members of our family.
Hambro Perks Ltd. incubate and invest in fast-growth companies. Hambro Perks is a venture firm that builds and scales global companies. They provide expertise, partnerships, capital, and guidance to their companies. They encourage their companies to internationalize fast and build global businesses. Their network is extensive and global. They reserve a very significant proportion of their capital for follow-on investments in their companies. They provide support to their entrepreneurs every step of the way.
Hearst Ventures makes strategic investments in companies operating at the intersection of media, information, and technology. Starting with its investment in Netscape in 1995, Hearst Ventures has grown to become one of the most active and successful corporate venture funds. Hearst Ventures is a global investment group with offices in NYC, London, Beijing, and Tel-Aviv. Notable investments include Via Transportation, Buzzfeed, Roku, Sling Media, HootSuite, Brightcove, E Ink, Pandora, and XM Satellite Radio. Hearst Ventures (www.hearstventures.com) is a unit of Hearst, one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies.
Heartcore Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm devoted to backing exceptional founders building category-defining consumer internet brands. Founded as Sunstone Capital in 2007, Heartcore has raised over $500 million in committed capital across four fund generations. The firm has offices in Copenhagen, Berlin and Paris but invests across Europe and occasionally in the United States. Heartcore has backed more than 70 exceptional founding teams.
henQ Capital Partners
henQ is the VC that takes seed investing from a local to an international play. Their focus on European B2B software startups. They invest pre-seed, seed, and series A.
Highland Europe invests in rapidly growing European internet, mobile, and software companies that address large market opportunities and have over €10 million in annualized revenues. They can provide acquisition finance or lead secondary transactions as well as making primary investments. Their capital enables management teams to accelerate growth and build a lasting, valuable business. Highland Europe was launched in 2012 and closely collaborates with Highland Capital Partners, an independent global venture capital firm with a twenty-seven year investment experience and offices in Boston and Palo Alto.
HV Holtzbrinck Ventures
HV Holtzbrinck Ventures is a Munich- and Berlin-based venture capital firm that supports founders in developing their internet companies. Since 2000 HV Holtzbrinck Ventures has been investing in internet and technology companies across several fund generations and is one of the most successful, experienced and well-financed early stage and growth investors in Europe. HV has financed over 160 companies, such as Zalando, Delivery Hero, FlixBus and Scalable Capital. The total volume of all HV funds is € 1.05 billion. HV supports startups with investments from € 500,000 to € 40m. Hence, it is one of the few venture capital firms in Europe, which is able to support companies through all investment stages.
Hoxton Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm specializing in investments in technology startups at the early Series A stage. It prefers companies inventing new market categories or disrupting existing industries. The firm prefers technical and ambitious founders who are trying to build billion-dollar global outcomes, not small local outcomes. Hoxton typically invests between $500,000 and $5 million and follows its capital through the life of the investment.
Hummingbird Ventures is a venture capital partner for extraordinary entrepreneurs building fast-growth tech companies. Hummingbird Ventures teamed up with transformative companies, including Deliveroo, Showpad, Kraken, Peak Games, Clear2pay, Amplidata, Gram Games, Shutl and many others. With a presence in London, Ghent and Istanbul, Hummingbird provides swift access to the operational resources and advice needed to build the tech companies of tomorrow.
Hi there! We want to be the best place for people to start, build and join strong tech companies. Our fund invests €50-350k in Nordic and Baltic companies building unique software-driven companies.We invest at idea, angel and seed stages. Besides investing, we manage a community of hundreds of members who offer you a network of potential team members, clients, and advisors.
Idinvest Partners is a pan-European private equity manager focused on the low and middle market segments. With over 6 billion euros under management, the company has developed several complementary areas of expertise, including equity investments in buyout deals focusing on both mid-size as well as young innovative European companies; primary investments in European private equity funds focusing primarily on the middle market segment; secondary investments; mezzanine investments in Europe; and private equity consulting.
Illuminate Financial Management is a venture capital firm that crosses the chasm between capital markets fintech and the financial institutions it should serve. The firm was founded in 2014 recognizing the growing importance of Fintech but questioning how much it was contributing to building more sustainable financial institutions. IFM has created partnerships with core strategic investors and a growing number of Capital Markets firms to gain real insight into what the market needs. They leverage this to find, validate and fund early-stage companies and harnessing their extensive experience across banking, entrepreneurship and consultancy to help these companies achieve their full potential.
Uniquely passionate entrepreneurs. We back the best and most ambitious entrepreneurs and help them make their ideas real and lasting. The entrepreneurs we team up with were born to build their businesses -- it is their life’s mission. Working side-by-side with these visionaries makes us incredibly optimistic about the future. The transformative companies they’re building, include: Adyen, Aurora, Bird, Deliveroo, Datadog, Dropbox, Elastic, Farfetch, Funding Circle, King, Sonos, Squarespace, Supercell, Zuora and many others.
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Index Ventures is a venture capital firm based in London, San Francisco and Geneva, helping entrepreneurs turn bold ideas into global businesses. Since 1996, Index has partnered with exceptional entrepreneurs who are using technology to reshape the world around us. The companies they’ve started include Adyen, Deliveroo, Dropbox, Farfetch, King, Slack and Supercell.
Industrifonden is a Nordic evergreen venture capital firm with a fund size of $600m, that focuses on early-stage technology and life science companies with international potential. The company works long term with the entrepreneurs we invest in, and have a strong track record of building game-changing companies. Industrifonden-backed companies include tech companies Qlik, Arcam, Soundtrack Your Brand, Fishbrain, and life science companies CellaVision, Oncopeptides, and AMRA.
InMotion Ventures is Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund. We invest in early-stage technology companies that change the face of transportation, and deliver unique travel experiences. They are based in London and invest globally.
Innogest is a venture capital firm founded in 2006 with offices in Turin, Milan, Geneva and San Francisco. It manages investment funds for a total value of about €200 million and it invests in startups mainly in the healthcare and digital sectors mainly in early stage phase. Innogest partners with main local and international research centers and technology transfer offices. In the healthcare field, Innogest invests with a focus on medical devices, diagnostics and digital health and with particular attention to therapeutic areas such as cardiovascular, neurology, and oncology. In the digital field, Innogest invests with a focus on foodtech, fintech, fashion-tech and lifestyle verticals
Innovestor is a nordic venture capital investor and financial services company. For investors, Innovestor offers attractive opportunities to invest in carefully selected growth companies. For growth companies, Innovestor offers to fund at competitive terms and valuable insight from a team of experienced professionals and industry experts. Innovestor offices are located in Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Stockholm, and Moscow. Innovestor Ltd. is supervised by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority.
Too many founders are responsible for too many tasks outside their key competencies, and those tasks still need to be solved in perfection. We act as a co-founder but with an abundance of competencies. We believe in building successful startups together with ambitious founders with more than just capital. In a nutshell, we don’t just provide a pile of money – we invest wisely and with passionate involvement.
InReach Ventures is scaling early-stage investment across Europe through software. The mission of InReach Ventures is to create and use proprietary software to scale early-stage investment across Europe and develop a new model of investing that ensures full alignment between investors and entrepreneurs.
Insight Venture Partners
We’re software experts who invest in growth. Our capital and expertise give companies the resources and know-how to accelerate growth – visionary executives do the rest. Insight reflects the diversity, the resolve, and the hustle of our home-base, New York City, and we apply this energy to support the companies and leadership teams we invest in across the world. Whether through venture capital or private equity – across our people and our portfolio – our conviction is that growth equals opportunity.
Inventure is a Nordic technology fund backing early-stage entrepreneurs. Having our roots in Finland, we enjoy domains many don’t feel comfortable with, and make big bets on deep tech. The strong capital base allows us to lead investments starting from initial seed-stage all the way through expansion.
Karma Ventures (karma.vc) is an early-stage venture capital firm, specialised in late seed and A round investments in Europe’s most promising tech startups. We back companies with strong ideas delivered with unique technology, customer traction and global ambition. karma.vc accompanies entrepreneurs in figuring out the path to growth in all aspects - commercial, strategic and technical. We believe in open and honest dialogue and the active hands-on-attitude.
Kauri CAB Invest
KAURI CAB is a specialist investment and asset management company, which provides dedicated strategies to create lasting value for our investors and the properties in which we invest. KAURI CAB supplies all of the crucial competences required for successful investment and asset management, in-house, through our own staff. We have an extensive network at our disposal and enjoy early access to interesting investment opportunities thanks to having been deeply embedded within the Berlin property market for many years. This includes, above all, existing properties within the multi-story residential and commercial sectors, as well as land with development potential.
Keen Venture Partners
Keen Venture Partners is an Investment Firm. Keen Venture Partners continuously develops theses based on the interplay of superior convenience and technology. Keen Venture Partners will back the best teams situated in dynamic global innovation clusters. We like to focus on helping entrepreneurs navigate both sides of the Atlantic. Keen Venture Partners looks to add exceptional value to the companies.
Kennet invests in growth companies providing information technology products and business services that leverage information technology. Kennet provides expansion capital to firms who want to accelerate growth and build exceptional shareholder value in partnership with an experienced investor. As a growth equity investor, Kennet works with management teams to build shareholder value. They provide direct support to their portfolio companies, including strategy formulation, business development, executive recruitment and corporate finance initiatives.
Kima Ventures is one of the world's most active early-stage investors, investing in 2 to 3 startups per week all over the world; providing founders with funding, network, and support for them to reach the next steps of their journey. The firm invests from seed to Series A, mostly as a lead investor but also working alongside other investors; backing ambitious founders who work hard to build awesome things that more and more people use every day. The company helps them to build a great team, to learn very quickly, to keep the right focus and execute towards growth.
Kindred is an early-stage venture capital fund based in London that practices equitable venture. Kindred aligns ambitions and achievements with the portfolio. In structure and in spirit. Every single founder that the company backs will become a co-owner of the fund.
Kinnevik is an industry focused investment company with an entrepreneurial spirit. Our purpose is to build digital businesses that provide more and better choice. We do this by working in partnership with talented founders and management teams to create, develop and invest in fast growing businesses in developed and emerging markets. We believe in delivering both shareholder and social value by building companies that contribute positively to society. Kinnevik was founded in 1936 by the Stenbeck, Klingspor and von Horn families. Kinnevik's shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm's list for large cap companies under the ticker codes KINV A and KINV B.
We believe the next Tech Leaders will be European At Korelya Capital, we believe digital investment opportunities can trigger growth and social progress in Europe. The digital revolution has already started to disrupt the way we live, work, have access to knowledge, culture and information, the way we produce, the way we consume, the way we interact with each other’s. Tomorrow, it will free us of repetitive tasks, change our relation to the city, facilitate travel and limit our exposure to risks.
We are a family of entrepreneurs, business angels, family businesses and industry leaders who nurture great founders through networks, unfair advantages & capital
Lakestar operates in early and growth-stage ventures by partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs worldwide, focusing on internet and technology companies that can quickly achieve global scale. Founded by Klaus Hommels, one of Europe’s leading venture capitalists, Lakestar has invested in many of the companies that define today’s digital economy, including Facebook, Spotify and Skype, and more recently Opendoor, GoEuro, FiveAI and Blockchain. Lakestar has a presence in Zurich, Berlin, London, New York and Hong Kong.
LeadX Capital Partners supports fast-growing, digitalization-focused products and solutions targeting the hospitality-, retail- and food-tech sectors. Over the last two years, LeadX has become one of the largest investors in these areas with a portfolio of over 50 investments. In addition to supporting entrepreneurs developing market-leading companies thanks to a European team of professional investors with over 85 years investment experience, LeadX aims to generate value through lead generation partnerships as well as access to the METRO companies.
LearnCapital is a venture capital firm focused exclusively on funding entrepreneurs with a vision for better and smarter learning. They believe that the future is shaped by the way we teach and learn in the present and that we’re in the middle of one of the great revolutions in the history of education. New technology platforms, applications, and services are not only amplifying and augmenting classroom learning but creating a world in which any Internet-enabled device can become a classroom on demand.
LEGO Ventures believes that play is critical to growth and development, stimulating children’s imagination and creative expression – and we know we are not alone! Whether your company is at seed stage or ready for growth, LEGO Ventures is here to help take it to the next level!
Lifeline Ventures Oy is a venture capital firm specializing in startups, growth capital, and early-stage investments. The firm seeks to invest in healthcare, games, web-based and general high technology sectors. It seeks to invest in Finland with a few investments made outside Finland as well. The firm targets investing between €0.5 million ($0.66 million) and €1 million ($1.32 million). It seeks to make inception to Series A investments. Lifeline Ventures Oy was founded in November 2009 and is based in Helsinki, Finland.
London Venture Partners
LVP is a venture capital seed fund with a difference - they're operating experts in the games sector, and they only ever invest in the games ecosystem. That means they bring real experience and deep understanding. They speak the same language, share the same references, understand the same challenges - and they believe in the same vision. They know instinctively where the opportunities lie; where there are strengths to be harnessed and exposures to be covered. In fine-grain, no-hiding, straight-talking detail. They know when to bide time, when to iterate and when to go wide. And how.
Luminar Ventures is Sweden's new seed-stage venture capital fund.
Luminous Ventures, founded by partners Isabel Fox and Lomax Ward, is an early-stage venture fund, investing in daring, visionary founders with breakthrough technologies and innovative ideas that can positively change the world. Backed by a network of families, we invest from Seed onwards in UK, Europe and Asia. The Luminous Ventures portfolio includes Hadean, Synthace, BioBeats, FaceSoft, Active Global, Astroscreen and Beyond.
Growth is part of Maersk’s overall efforts to drive the transformation of the transport and logistics industry and shape the future of trade. We work to break down barriers for global trade and secure supply chains. As a global integrator, we address and help solve major challenges in our industry, such as food waste. We build, partner with and invest in the future stars of trade. We connect startups and ideas with operational expertise and world-class infrastructure. We scale the best ideas to deliver exponential growth to A.P. Moller - Maersk.
Maki.vc team is a unique collection of strong professionals, family offices, private individuals as well as corporate and institutional investors. They aim to create a strong community with strong professional ties and to offer invaluable help for the most promising founders in the region. Their extended team includes iconic entrepreneurs, top-tier investors and those who have never conformed to industry standards. A diverse set of strengths, complementary skills, invaluable contacts, and unconditional support – the whole Maki family at your service.
Mangrove Capital Partners is a venture capital and private equity firm focused on early-stage, mid venture, startups, expansion stage, growth capital investments, buyouts, and emerging growth. Its mission is to help turn visions into realities by providing financing, thoughtful advice, relevant experience, and industry relationships to their portfolio companies. Mangrove seeks to invest in internet and software businesses with a focus on online services, marketplaces, application service providers, multimedia services, communications, wireless, infrastructure, media, network, and services. The firm is also focused on peer-to-peer computing, gaming, e-commerce, security, mobile, mobile value-added services, network management, urban mobility, SaaS-based businesses, and automotive industry. It primarily invests in greater Europe, including Russia, Benelux, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and Spain, and Israel. It may also invest in the United States, Canada, and India.
Max Ventures invests in product and brand focused founders that delight by simplifying the user experience and amplifying value.
Mosaic Ventures is a Silicon Valley-style venture capital firm based in London, focused on Series A. They are investing a $150 million fund in founding teams that are fundamentally reshaping big markets. Their partners have 30+ years of experience investing on both sides of the Atlantic. In that time, they have invested across 12 countries in over 70 companies that together have created over $400 billion of value. They also bring extensive operating experience at leading West Coast startups.
Munich Re Ventures
Our experienced investors work closely with the Munich Re Group businesses across the globe to fund and partner with the best emerging companies that are developing new technologies and business models – and risks – for tomorrow’s world. As one of the global providers of reinsurance, primary insurance and insurance-related risk solutions, Munich Re is uniquely positioned to help the world adopt new innovations by transferring the risks from invention and by developing solutions for loss prevention. As strategic investors, Munich Re Ventures provides capital and guidance to current and future Munich Re partners who are creating the world around us.
Next47 is a global venture firm backed by Siemens. The firm's relationship with Siemens gives access to international markets, a global customer base, and technical experience, all of which is used to catalyze portfolio company growth. Next47 works with startups who are using deep technologies such as artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, cybersecurity, autonomous driving, IoT, robotics and advanced manufacturing.
With more than $1Billion under management, NGP specializes in growth-stage investing seeking entrepreneurs building intelligent devices and services connecting everybody and everything. NGP offers market insight, support, a deep network and a global reach spanning the United States, Europe, India and China. NGP is uniquely structured as an independent fund manager sponsored by Nokia, allowing for independent investment decisions and offering strategic opportunities both for Nokia and the companies in which we invest.
Nordic Alpha Partners
Nordic Alpha Partners is a Northern European venture/growth capital fund, targeting high potential hardware and hardtech companies "enabling" or "leveraging" industry 4.0 technologies. Nordic Alpha Partners investment philosophy is that maximum value is generated, via a highly committed and operationally supporting ownership model, enabling strong founder teams, to build successful global companies.
NORDIC EYE is a Danish venture capital firm based in Copenhagen and Los Angeles. We invest in carefully selected and mainly Nordic early-growth companies in the tech and lifestyle domain. We look for ambitious companies with high scalability and innovative business models. In addition to funding, our portfolio companies benefit from access to our talent, global network and business relationships that can help validate their solutions and accelerate success in the market. Nordic Eye is a driving force behind innovation in the Nordics and California's technology and lifestyle space. Our global team aligns our interests with those of our investors and partners for lasting impact.
Nordic Impact invests in, supports and builds businesses and funds based around technology with a mission to have a positive impact on society and the planet. Our goal is to make impact investing mainstream and mobilize all business and capital towards solving the big problems in the world while making great financial returns.
When we founded and grew our companies, we were rather lonely. The Nordics was an immature startup ecosystem, and there were few investors and advisors. That has changed. The Nordics are the hottest ever, but that has also brought in charlatans and robber barons. We want to build a new kind of investor. Angel style. Founder friendly terms. Not report mania, but quick conversations. We won’t be your boss but your peer.
NordicNinja VC is a new venture capital fund supporting scale-up goals in the New Nordics. They are a venture capital firm with over 100 million euros to supporting scale-up goals in the Nordic and Baltic region.
North Base Media
North Base Media is an investment firm focused on journalistic enterprise and digital-driven opportunities in emerging markets. North Base creates value by bringing top-level international media expertise and capital to invested companies that will benefit from the deep knowledge, reputation and extensive connections of North Base’s partners. NBM focuses on both early- and mid-stage companies that show promise in key emerging markets. The portfolio companies, in turn, will benefit from being properly capitalized to pursue growth opportunities, by getting access to unique digital, media and journalistic know-how, and by being able to tap one another's expertise.
North-East Venture is an international, multi-stage fund placed in Copenhagen, Denmark. The fund was launched December 1st 2013.
Northzone is a technology investment partnership. With two decades of experience, we have been chosen by some of the best entrepreneurs as their long-term partner for growth. With offices across the Nordics, London and in New York, we work around the clock to connect our companies with customers, business partners and key talent on a truly international scale. As former entrepreneurs ourselves, we have been sat on both sides of the table, and place the relationships with our Founders at the core of our business.
Notion is an entrepreneur-led venture capital firm focused on high potential businesses in the Cloud Computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) markets. The Notion partners have unique expertise and experience in the Cloud Computing market having been founders and operators in two highly successful businesses in the space – Star and MessageLabs.
Nvidia GPU Ventures
Nvidia GPU Ventures offers a platforms to pursue the latest breakthroughs in data analytics, self-driving cars, healthcare, Smart Cities, high performance computing, virtual reality, and more. Working with financial VCs whenever possible, we support our portfolio companies with a variety of tools and resources to expand their access to new customers and partners. This includes direct introductions to NVIDIA’s vast, global network of technology decision makers. Startups may also join NVIDIA’s Inception program, which nurtures dedicated and exceptional companies who are revolutionizing industries with advances in AI and data science. This virtual accelerator program helps startups during critical stages of product development, prototyping, and deployment.
Octopus Ventures is a team that backs pioneering entrepreneurs. They believe that bold moves make a real impact on the world. Their typical investment in recent years has been £1m for Seed and £4m for Series A. They support, way beyond their financial investment. their team’s expertise, extended through Their Venture Partners’ in the UK, US, Singapore and China, connect us globally to a unique depth of experience, introductions and guidance. They are part of managing over £8.3 billion* on behalf of more than 50,000 investors, spanning investments, healthcare, energy and property.
Launched in 2011, OMERS Ventures is the venture capital arm of OMERS, the pension plan for Ontario’s municipal employees. Over the last five years, OMERS Ventures has invested more than $340 million of capital in nearly 30 disruptive technology companies across North America, creating over 5,000 jobs, and attracting an additional $1.2 billion for our portfolio companies. Our portfolio companies include: 360insights, AmpMe, Busbud, Citizen Hex, D2L, DCG, Fusebill, Hootsuite, Hopper, Interaxon, Jobber, Kaleo, Klipfolio, Klue, Leafsift, League, Mojix, Nudge, Ranovus, Rover, Shopify (IPO 2015 - NYSE & TSX: SHOP), Smile.io, Vidyard, Vision Critical, Wattpad, Wave. OMERS Ventures operates out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and has a global outlook on innovation and emerging technologies.
OpenOcean is an early-stage venture capital firm investing across Europe with offices in London, Helsinki, and Amsterdam. With an entrepreneurial background from building several category-defining software businesses, the firm engages with founders to build and scale global companies delivering data-intensive and delicious software solutions. OpenOcean typically leads or co-leads €5M Series A funding rounds in Europe.
Orange Digital Ventures
Orange Digital Ventures is Orange’s early-stage corporate investment vehicle. It was created in 2015. It comprises a dedicated team of telecoms, digital and investment professionals. Orange Digital Ventures is closely connected with all of the innovation in the Orange Group and especially relies on the international network of experts in innovation, from Orange Silicon Valley to various Orange Labs in France, Europe, Asia and Africa.
Orios Venture Partners
Orios Venture Partners is an early stage venture fund which primarily invests in software and technology enabled startups.
The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants and provides energy products to its customers.
Established in 1999, Oxford Capital is an experienced technology venture capital investor based in London and Oxford. They focus on investing in a diversified portfolio of high potential pure technology and technology enabled start-up businesses. Oxford Capital currently manages capital on behalf of private investors, family offices, endowments, pension funds, and other institutional investors.
Europe and Israel generate many high quality B2B software companies but capital is sparse just when they are ready to scale up. Oxx fills this gap. We invest in ambitious companies originating in the Nordics, the UK and Israel and building out in the US.
We’re a venture design studio founded in 2018 working with corporates, VCs and startups to build new companies from the ground up or raise the bar for strategy, brand and product on existing ones. One of our strongest verticals is blockchain and our mission with it is to make the technology meaningful and accessible to us all through design.
Partech is a global investment firm with offices in San Francisco, Paris, Berlin and Dakar. They bring together capital, operational experience and strategic support for entrepreneurs at seed, venture and growth stages across multiple continents, with over $1.3B investment capacity. Investments range from $200K to $50M in a wide range of technologies and businesses for enterprises and consumers, from software, digital brands and services, to hardware and deep tech across all major industries. Companies backed by Partech have completed more than 20 initial public offerings and more than 50 strategic exits above $100M.
Paua Ventures is a Berlin-based venture capital firm. Established in 2010 and funded only with management money, Paua has built its way up to become a leading tech investor in Berlin. Paua invests in European early-stage B2B Software companies, acting both as lead or co-lead investor. Our focus is on sectors where we can add the most value to your business: Enterprise Software, Software as a Service, Industry 4.0, Deep-tech (Robotics, Security, IoT, AI/ML, NLP, DevTools..)
Enabling entrepreneurs to reimagine the way we live and work - Picus works together with promising technology companies challenging the status quo and shaping tomorrow.
Piton Capital is a venture capital and growth equity firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Piton is a venture capital fund investing in businesses with network effects - marketplaces, exchanges and platforms. The firm is a stage and style-agnostic and seeks to invest from seed to late stage (€200k to €15m).
Planet 9 Capital
Point Nine Capital
Point Nine Capital is a Berlin-based venture capital firm focused exclusively on early-stage Internet investments in areas like Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), online marketplaces and mobile. The fund and its managers, Pawel Chudzinski and Christoph Janz, have backed a number of highly successful Internet companies such as Delivery Hero, Clio, Shiftplanning, Vend, Typeform and Zendesk from their earliest stages.
Prehype is venture development firm HQ in NYC with offices in London, Copenhagen and Sydney, Detroit. Prehype is a venture development firm, building new businesses in partnership with the world’s finest corporations and VCs. They run workshops for companies like Diageo, NewsCorp, Mondelez, LEGO, and Verizon, in which they identify problems or missed opportunities and resolve them through their startup/early-stage approach. Some of their very successful ventures are Bark & Co (barkbox), basno.com, and Managed By Q.
PreSeed Ventures is Denmark’s largest and most successful early stage investor. We have been financing and assisting talented and hungry entrepreneurs for over 15 years – helping them to realise their dreams through our pioneering early stage investments. Our name, PreSeed Ventures, reflects the nature of our business: PreSeed indicates the investment phase, while Ventures indicates our ability to embark on adventures and our subsequent involvement with the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
Presight Capital is the international VC fund of entrepreneur and investor Christian Angermayer. We take a global approach to early stage investment opportunities in the software, frontier tech & biotech space. Our limited partners are – additionally to Christian’s Family Office Apeiron as the main LP – primarily entrepreneurs and investors, who contribute their respective network and experience.
PROfounders Capital is a London-based venture capital firm focused on investing in early-stage technology-enabled businesses across Europe. They have the great privilege of being backed by a group of experienced investment partners who have collectively founded, built and exited some of Europe's most successful technology businesses. They invest across a number of sectors including Mobile, Travel, E-Commerce, FinTech, B2B SaaS any many more, but with a strict focus on companies that use technology to improve pain points for businesses or consumers.
Project A is the operational VC that provides its ventures with capital, an extensive network, and exclusive access to a wide range of operational expertise. The Berlin-based investor makes use of the €260m in assets under its management to back early-stage companies in the digital technology space. With its unique organizational structure featuring 100 operational experts, Project A offers its portfolio companies hands-on support in the areas of Software Engineering, Digital Marketing, Design, Communications, Business Intelligence, Sales and Recruiting. The portfolio includes companies such as Catawiki, WorldRemit, Tictail, Spryker, nu3, KRY, and Wonderbly. You can find more information at www.project-a.com and on the blog insights.project-a.com.
Promentum Equity Partners
Promentum Equity Partners was founded based on the vision of building outstanding technology businesses. Since inception, we have been providing capital, competence, and the best strategic guidance to all of our partners. We invest in companies with strong value propositions, significant market potential, and passionate entrepreneurs. We partner with our companies by adding value in critical areas needed to bring them successfully to market. We invest almost exclusively in the Telecom, Internet, Media and Entertainment (TIME) sector.
Investing in early-stage companies founded on breakthrough science or engineering innovation. Our mission is to propagate science to market.
They invest in early-stage, technology-based Norwegian companies with international potential in ICT, petroleum, energy and maritime, material and process technology. ProVenture will give the investors a return through an efficient link-up of venture capital, commercial expertise, international networks, incubators, and entrepreneurs. ProVenture is a member of Norwegian Venture Association (NVCA).
Proxy Ventures is the world's first venture capital company rebranding all the companies it invests in, via its London-based in-house design studio. Brands developed by Proxy include Supercell, Peak and Currency Fair. They are not a traditional VC fund, they are a private company built by entrepreneurs investing their own funds.
Rainmaking Loft is a start-up hub, set up by Rainmaking, an international partnership of serial entrepreneurs with offices in Berlin, London and Copenhagen.
Reaktor Ventures has moved to the next phase by focusing its efforts to actively supporting current portfolio companies. This means that the fund has ended its investment period and is not investing in new companies. Between 2013 and 2018 we have invested in 42 different companies and one early-stage fund. We will naturally keep making follow-up investments to current portfolio companies.
Redalpine provides venture capital to highly scalable European start-ups. The firm's mission is to help talented entrepreneurs turn an ambitious vision into reality by providing money, experience, coaching, and a network. The firm prefers to invest in disruptive business models with a moderate total capital need in the fields of information technology (ICT) and life sciences in seed and early stage. Redalpine started with its first fund (Redalpine Capital I) in 2007 based on the track-record of some excellent trade-sales and IPOs as serial entrepreneurs and professional angel investors. Redalpine successfully launched Redalpine Capital II in 2012 and Redalpine Capital III in 2016. The funds are registered in Luxemburg and backed by dozens of experienced entrepreneurs and investors representing various countries, and a broad range of industries.
Rockstart launched in 2011 in Amsterdam as one of Europe’s first startup accelerators. Today, Rockstart is an international company that supports and empowers the best startups on their way to success across four domains: Energy, Health, AgriFood, and Emerging technologies. We provide startups with access to the capital, market, community, and expertise by connecting them to partners, investors, mentors and the wider Rockstart network.
Salesforce Ventures—the company’s corporate investment group—invests in the next generation of enterprise technology that extends the power of the Salesforce Intelligent Customer Success Platform, helping companies connect with their customers in entirely new ways. Portfolio companies receive funding as well as access to the world’s largest cloud ecosystem and the guidance of Salesforce’s innovators and executives.
Samaipata is a venture capital fund investing in early-stage marketplaces & disruptive e-commerce businesses across Europe. The firm was founded by Jose del Barrio, a Spanish entrepreneur who, along with a team of top professionals, pioneered food delivery services in Spain with La Nevera Roja.
Samsung Catalyst Fund
The Samsung Catalyst Fund is Samsung Electronics’ evergreen multi-stage venture capital fund that invests in the new data economy and strategic ideas for Samsung’s mobile, device solutions and consumer electronics groups. Investment spans across Automotive, Robotics, Digital Health, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Infrastructure, and Device-Level Solutions. Through Samsung Catalyst Fund, entrepreneurs are enabled by Samsung’s global brand, manufacturing and distribution, domain expertise, recruiting network, and world-class Innovation Fellows for advice and mentorship.
Santander InnoVentures is Santander Group's global corporate venture capital fund, focused on early-stage FinTech investments. Based in London, but with a global remit, the Fund builds on the bank’s philosophy of collaboration and partnership with small and start-up companies. The Fund provides Fin-Tech companies with much-needed finance, as well as supporting the digital revolution to ensure Santander’s customers world-wide benefit from the latest know-how and innovations across the Banking Group’s Geographies.
Scale Capital is privately held early-stage venture fund investing in innovative and scalable technology ventures within consumer internet and enterprise software. Scale Capital primarily invests in Danish companies with an ambition to enter the US market place.
SEB Venture Capital is the venture capital arm of SEB, founded by the Wallenberg family in 1856. They invest venture capital and add competence to and provide a network for companies with substantial growth potential. Their focus is on Technology and FinTech in particular, with the following principal characteristics: * Products or services which offer competitive advantages that are sustainable over time. * The entrepreneur is expected to be a shareholder in the company and to have relevant industry experience. Team is crucial! * The company has significant growth potential and scalable business model. * Investments in the Nordics and Baltics primarily, but also UK and Germany ad-hoc.
SEED Capital has established itself as the most successful early stage investor in Denmark – respected by winning entrepreneurs and top international syndication partners. Since SEED Capital was established in December 2004, the SEED team has identified, funded and helped many companies to commercial success, and some to profitable exits. Companies such as Trustpilot, Vivino, Templafy and Endomondo.
Seier Capital is actively seeking investment opportunities, both in early-stage preferably with proven traction and more mature businesses. Seier Capital will consider quality investments in any industry but has mainly invested in technology and lifestyle companies in the past. If you wish to present an opportunity to Mr Christensen and his team at Seier Capital, please submit more information through the Seek Investment section of this website.
SevenVentures is the first and worldwide leading venture capital firm that accelerates growth of B2C companies with cash and media investments and operational support. SevenVentures is a part of the listed ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE and is the group’s investment unit. We operate a flexible investment model consisting of minority investments and media cooperations, where portfolio companies receive financial support, TV advertising time and other services in return for equity or revenues shares. We usually stay invested in our portfolio companies for two to three years. Within this time frame, we can significantly contribute to driving the company’s revenue and enterprise value.
Advanced technology and new business models are disrupting the global energy system. Shell Ventures is at the forefront of these changes. It invests in companies that reduce costs, lower emissions, electrify our energy system and help us gain data-based insights. If your company is in oil and gas, renewable energy, new fuels for transport, connected mobility and freight, or digital, we can help you.
signals Venture Capital
signals Venture Capital is an early stage (Seed, Series A) enterprise & B2B investor based in Berlin. They are investing in data-driven enterprise software companies across Europe.
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank works with technology, life science, cleantech, venture capital, private equity, and premium wine businesses. SVB provides industry knowledge and connections, financing, treasury management, corporate investment and international banking services to its clients worldwide through 27 U.S. offices and seven international operations.
Revolutionizing European Venture Capital Europe is filled with technology and talent. Global innovation in the last century has been driven by European minds: Tesla, Siemens, Einstein, Planck. Today, Europe still consistently produces world-class talent, but there is a gap between raw ability and the resources required to build competitive technology and companies. SpeedInvest not only invests capital in world-class talent, but also provides the entrepreneurial know-how, and operational experience that is rare outside of a place like Silicon Valley, but is so essential to building great companies.
Spintop Ventures is an investment firm founded and owned by accomplished tech entrepreneurs, industrialists and seasoned investors. At the core we have an internationally experienced investment team that has made over 50 investments in early-stage technology companies. Founded in 2009, Spintop Ventures is a venture capital firm backed by a network of successful tech entrepreneurs who have invested in Spintop alongside institutional investors, family offices and some of the most experienced private investors in early-stage growth companies.
SV LatAm Capital
SV Latam Fund engages in seed and early-stage investments. The company invests in sectors that go beyond the internet and mobile. SV Latam Fund is born in Silicon Valley with a focus on Latin America.
Swisscom Ventures is an venture capital arm of Swisscom AG, that specializes in early stage tech investments founded in 2007. Swisscom Ventures invests in growth companies with emerging business models and technologies of strategic relevance to Swisscom's core business. As a value-add investor, Swisscom brings its investees the technical expertise and strategic insights of an incumbent telecom operator. We act as a bridge to Swisscom's operational business units, which portfolio companies can also leverage as a test environment for their products and services. Swisscom Ventures seeks minority stakes in companies related to the information/communications/entertainment space.
Techstars helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through the Techstars Worldwide Entrepreneur Network, founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow. Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund. Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Program supercharges success and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Techstars Venture Capital Fund invests in the most innovative and disruptive Techstars companies to fuel their success. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships helps brands create world-changing products and services. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,000 companies with a market cap of $8.1 billion. www.techstars.com
Tera Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Tallinn, Estonia and focused on exceptional founders from Baltics, Scandinavia and CEE, disrupting digital space globally. Tera builds presence and networks in the markets where our portfolio companies want to expand to - the UK, the US, and Asia. With a presence in Estonia, Finland, and California, Tera Ventures is supported by a global advisory network and provides portfolio companies with access to expertise and hands-on support necessary to grow from seed stage to successful exit. While investing we do not take a controlling shareholding as we believe that the management of the company should be adequately motivated by its shareholding in the company.
The Family is building the largest and most sophisticated service infrastructure for startups in Europe. Their model is to take 5% equity for free in exchange of long-term support. Today, they have a portfolio of 200+ active companies in London, Paris and Berlin, including Captain Train (acquired by Trainline), Algolia and Payfit.
The Nordic Web Ventures
We invest in ambitious pre-seed Nordic startups. The Nordic Web Ventures is an Angel Fund run by Neil S W Murray, backed by 50+ community builders, entrepreneurs and investors passionate about supporting early-stage Nordic startups.
Tiburon, led by Daniel Wild, has been investing successfully into inspiring founders for over a decade. We have made it our mission to support innovative startups to achieve more. If you just want cash, go somewhere else. We invest smart money and see ourselves as your sparring partner on your entrepreneurial journey. We provide you with access to our outstanding network offering marketing expertise, significant synergies and continous strategic advice.
TrueSight Ventures is an early stage tech venture capital firm with offices in London and Stockholm, focused on Seed stage investments. We invest in startups across Europe with a focus on the UK and the Nordics and believe in partnering with great founders at the start of their incredible journey. We support founding teams by advising on strategic business decisions and providing relevant industry contacts.
Twenty Minute VC
The Twenty Minute VC is a 20-minute VC podcast.
We are an independent Venture Capital firm supporting visionary entrepreneurs to reinvent industries through technology.
Created in 1998, Ventech is a venture capital firm specializing in early-stage investments in startup companies. It has a broad investment scope with the capacity to invest in B2B and in B2C, in software and in hardware, with an industry-agnostic approach. The firm's primary geographical focuses are, for the European fund, France, DACH region and the Nordics, with offices in Paris, Munich and Helsinki. Ventech China invests in Asia with an office in Shanghai. The firm typically invests between €2 million and €5 million in Series A rounds. It can also invest smaller amounts between €0.1 million and €1 million in Seed rounds. The firm seeks to be a lead investor, especially in Series A rounds, and take a board seat.
Verdane funds invest in Northern European companies with strong growth potential active in the software, consumer internet, energy technology or advanced industrial sectors. The funds are distinctive in that they can take minority or majority positions either in a single company or in portfolios of companies. The funds have an active-ownership business model focused on identifying value creating initiatives that drive top-line growth. Companies backed by Verdane gain access to extensive networks, market intelligence and deep sector expertise within e-commerce, software, energy technology and advanced industrials.
The firm makes direct investments in seed, growth start ups, early, mid, and late venture, and growth capital. The firm also invests in venture funds that invest in un-listed companies. Vækstfonden invests in through five groups: Life Science Ventures, Growth capital, fund of funds, Technology ventures, and Need driven venture. Life Science Ventures specializes in seed and early stage investments in Life Science companies located in Denmark.
VNT Management is a venture capital management company that offers its services to investors and entrepreneurs. The company offers investors with 3 venture capital funds, all of which focus on clean technology. Furthermore, it offers an IRR of 25% and a position in the top quartile of European venture capital funds. Entrepreneurs are offered with supply management, business idea, application, and product concept development, and technology scanning and evaluation services. VNT Management was founded in 2002 and is based in Finland.
Wellstreet is an innovation and tech ecosystem that includes an investment company, a strategic consultancy firm and a venture building incubator. We believe in challenging the status quo and doing things differently. With a unique model based on operational and vertical-specific knowledge, Wellstreet breeds successful businesses. Wellstreet plays the role of helping entrepreneurs grow and rise to the challenge. We bring their ideas into companies as well as help those companies to get the basics right and earn money. We take great pride in that Wellstreet-backed startups launch faster, have viable business models and earn money within their first year after launch. Furthermore, our role is to find the next home for these wonderful companies, with that also becoming the VCs’ best friend, since we deliver better objects to fuel growth in.
White Star Capital
White Star Capital is an early-stage Venture Capital firm built by a team of founders, investors and operators with a track record of entering new markets, expanding teams and exiting companies. We’re based out of London, New York, Montreal, Paris and Tokyo and invest around the world in those exceptional entrepreneurs building ambitious businesses that use data as their competitive advantage. Our approach to venture is characterized by a unique combination of international presence, perspective and people. With feet on the ground in London, New York, Montreal and Paris, we partner closely with our portfolio to help them scale internationally from Series A onwards.
The aim of Scientipole Initiative is to closely associate corporate and technological resources in order to contribute to the emergence of innovative enterprises and support the development of such projects. Scientipole Initiative audits the potential projects, counsels and accompanies the future entrepreneurs from both a scientific and technological base as well as from a managerial point of view. The granting of a non-guaranteed no-interest loan to the principal entrepreneur(s) of the start-up or project furnishes a real tool of financial leverage. This loan is a personnel loan, ranging from 20 to 90K€ per enterprise, for a period of up to 5 years.
Zibra Family Office
Zibra A/S is an investment company founded by entrepreneur Niels Zibrandtsen in 2015. Through an active family ownership, Zibra develops strong companies where there is an ability to create innovative solutions that provide long-term value – and a positive impact on society. For Zibra, the starting point is to challenge traditional thinking – both in terms of the companies we build and the ones we invest in. Only in this way can we think about and contribute to the technological development that is going to change the world, and which can solve the problems we are experiencing – both locally and globally.