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POD Venture Partners

POD Venture Partners

Founded in 2000 and located in Stockholm. Pod Invest invests in ICT companies with turnovers from 5 to 50 million Euros to build the next generation of internationally successful Nordic growth companies
www.podventurepartners.com
Northzone

Northzone

Northzone is a technology investment partnership. Over the past 17 years we have been chosen by some of Europe's most exceptional entrepreneurs as a long-term partner for growth. We have thus far invested in over 75 companies, injecting some 200 years of collective operational and investment experience into businesses that truly make a difference. Offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen and London;, raised and managed 6 funds so far with consistent top-tier returns and currently manage EUR 350 Million.
www.northzone.com
White Star Capital

White Star Capital

White Star Capital helps exceptional entrepreneurs build great technology companies. With a presence in Europe and North America and a truly global network, we invest in great teams and support them to scale globally. We firmly believe in the rise of mobile, the acceleration of e-commerce and the power of the social web. They believe these shifts will allow companies to accelerate their global reach at a faster pace and they want to help companies take advantage of them. White Star Capital invests in early stage technology companies. Their investment will depend on the company's circumstances and needs. In the past, they have led the first seed-stage investment into great teams with great ideas, as well as joining other investors in later-stage rounds into fast-growing firms. They invest in outstanding entrepreneurs with great ideas and global ambitions. At the seed stage, they believe in your idea, they love the team's optimism and energy, and they think there is a genuine opportunity for the business to succeed on a global scale. At the growth stage, they see a promising young company with a bright future. They support the vision of the founders and help them scale as fast as possible.
www.whitestarvc.com
ARCH Venture Partners

ARCH Venture Partners

ARCH Venture Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm of 27 years and $1.5 billion under management. Our specialty is commercializing cutting-edge innovations of world class researchers in leading academic and national laboratories, often co-founding companies straight out of the lab. Our main investment focus is in physical sciences (electronics, optoelectronics, advanced materials, etc) and life sciences (pharmaceuticals, genomics and therapeutics). ARCH has expanded its global reach in recent years, establishing a European office (Dublin) in 2011 as part of it.
www.archventure.com
Pangaea Ventures

Pangaea Ventures

Pangaea is the world leader in advanced materials venture capital. We invest in start-up companies with disruptive breakthrough innovation in chemistry and material science. Pangaea has an outstanding portfolio addressing multi-billion dollar markets in energy, semiconductors, medical devices, agriculture and more. Our unmatched materials network spans multiple industry verticals, and includes sixteen major multinationals as strategic Limited Partners.
www.pangaeaventures.com
Creandum

Creandum

Creandum is a venture capital firm investing in seed, early and later stage companies with innovative technology and disruptive business models. We invest in the best entrepreneurs and companies from Northern Europe and we have the experience, network and financial resources to make these companies successful on a global scale.
www.creandum.com
DFJ Esprit

DFJ Esprit

DFJ Esprit is the European partner of Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. At DFJ Esprit we believe that good venture capital begins with good judgement and good relationships. Our partners have a track record of helping entrepreneurs to make their companies successful. The majority of our investments fall into the categories electronics, software, internet, medtech, telecoms and cleantech. DFJ Esprit has over US$ 1.1 billion of institutional funds under management, chiefly focused on European high growth companies. Significantly, DFJ Esprit portfolio companies achieved four of the top five largest European VC M&A exits in 2010 and 2011.
www.dfjesprit.com
BaltCap

BaltCap

BaltCap is the leading private equity and venture capital investor in the Baltic countries. They partner with ambitious management teams, helping them to deliver transformational growth through active operational engagement. BaltCap has been founded in 1995 and invested in more than 50 companies across their private equity and venture capital funds. Their long-term operational experience in the region and offices in the three Baltic capitals gives them a depth of insight into these markets that cannot be found at any other Baltic investor. In addition, BaltCap is a founding member of the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Venture Capital Associations.
www.baltcap.com
Sunstone Capital

Sunstone Capital

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Sunstone Capital is an early-stage Life Science and Technology venture capital company investing in European start-up companies with strong potential to achieve global success in their markets. Since our establishment in 2007, we have built a strong portfolio currently totaling 50 companies and have completed several successful trade sales and IPOs. With approximately EUR 700 million in funds under management distributed on seven funds, Sunstone is today one of the leading and most active independent venture capital investors in the Nordic market. Sunstone’s Technology Ventures team invests in software, mobile and and internet companies with global potential. Sunstone’s Life Science Ventures team invests in world-class companies in the areas of therapeutics, medical technology and diagnostics.
www.sunstonecapital.com
Balderton Capital

Balderton Capital

Balderton is one of Europe’s leading Venture Capital firms. We have a track record of helping entrepreneurs build substantial businesses – with more $250m+ exits in the past five years than any other European venture firm. Balderton are active investors in the Nordic region, as early investors in e.g., MySQL, Livebookings, Tictail, Opbeat, Rebtel and Vivino. In all, we have backed over 100 entrepreneurs in the last decade, and continue to look for outstanding entrepreneurs who share our passion for disrupting large markets and building long-lasting, great companies. We invest early stage, but, with nearly $2 billion of committed capital, we have the resources to support companies for the long term. But we do more than just invest. Our partners have founded and grown companies from one to thousands of employees; and we bring that real-world company-building experience, as well as our extensive network of relationships across multiple industries and continents, to the entrepreneurs we partner with. Balderton was founded in 2000 by Benchmark Capital, the leading US venture firm. In 2007 Balderton formally became independent, although we maintain close ties with our Silicon Valley sibling.
www.balderton.com
Mobility Ventures

Mobility Ventures

Mobility Ventures is a new breed of venture capital investors: Venturepreneurs™ -- venture capitalists and entrepreneurs possessing an unparalleled combination of domain focus, technical & market expertise, global operational and venture investment experiences to identify, invest and help build industry dominating companies. The Mobility Ventures team members are proven business leaders and entrepreneurs who have helped to lead the wireless revolution of the past two decades, built some of the world's most leading edge and successful companies, technologies, products and services, including the launch of cellular and PCS in the Americas, Asia and Europe. Mobility Ventures focuses on companies across the Wireless Ecosystem and provides both investment capital and critical strategic management support needed for business and financial success.
www.mobilityventures.com
Wellington Partners

Wellington Partners

Wellington Partners is one of the most successful pan-European venture capital firms and a market leader in Germany. With funds totalling some € 800 million in four fund generations and offices in London, Munich, Palo Alto and Zurich, we have invested throughout Europe in companies that have the potential to become real market leaders for more than 14 years. They typically lead financing rounds ranging from € 0.5 million to € 30 million. Depending on the maturity of the company, our own commitment can go as high as € 15 million. Their investment professionals operate out of four offices, located in London, Munich, Zurich and Palo Alto. The pan-European and transatlantic makeup of the organisation enables to support our portfolio in expanding globally. Since 1998, Wellington Partners has invested in more than 100 companies, including publicly traded Actelion, Evolva, SAF and XING and successful privately held companies like Alando (acquired by eBay), Ciao (acquired by Microsoft), Grandis (acquired by Novartis) and ImmobilienScout24 (acquired by Deutsche Telekom). Recent investments with affiliation to Scandinavia include Livebookings (2009), Spotify (2009), GLO AB (2010) and Readmill (2012).
www.wellington-partners.com
Amadeus Capital

Amadeus Capital

Amadeus Capital invests in technology companies at all stages, from seed to venture buyout; we also buy stakes from other investors or founders, to ensure that companies and entrepreneurs have the runway they need to succeed. We 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. We have the imagination to see where new businesses can be created and the technical insight, operational experience and global network to help entrepreneurs make their vision a reality. Offices in London and Cambridge.
www.amadeuscapital.com
Fidelity Growth Partners

Fidelity Growth Partners

With over US$ 1.5 trillion under management, Fidelity is an affiliation of two separate, privately owned companies: FMR, LLC within the United States and FIL Limited outside the United States. Fidelity has fund management and research capabilities in over 35 countries, serving more than 20 million customers. As one of the world's largest institutional investors, with over 4,500 company visits each year, Fidelity has unique access to the world's top business executives in all major industries. Fidelity Growth Partners Europe has its investment team located in London with decades of experience operating, advising, and investing in fast growing European technology companies. Portfolio companies include Asset Control, Cúram Software, Innogames, Neverfail, NewBay, QUMAS, and Seatwave. In January 2010, FGPE raised a GBP100 million fund dedicated to backing European technology companies.
www.fidelitygrowthpartners.eu
Rite Ventures

Rite Ventures

Rite invests in Swedish and Finnish companies within IT-services, Software as a Service, and e-commerce. Rite acts as an active investor aiming to transform and position early growth companies for expansion to the midmarket. With a well-proven value creation process and a consistent sector focus we can act as a catalyst in developing our portfolio companies towards its full potential.
riteventures.com
Innovacom

Innovacom

With over €300M under management, Innovacom is an active Seed and Early Stage investor, working with some of the brightest entrepreneurs of the Digital Economy. Since they were created by France Telecom (Orange Group) in 1988, Innovacom have invested over €1Billion and made more than 350 technology investments such as Business Objects, Corvis, Gemplus, Infovista, Intershop, Lastminute.com, Kelkoo, Soitec, Netezza, Streamezzo, Steek, ByteMobile, Inventel.... With a deep background in Communications and wide Industrial network, we are uniquely positioned to help our portfolio companies with access to the best partners and customers. Innovacom is an independent management team based in Paris, Stockholm and San Francisco.
www.innovacomvc.com
Capricorn Venture Partners

Capricorn Venture Partners

Capricorn Venture Partners is an independent European manager of venture capital and equity funds, investing in innovative European companies with technology as competitive advantage. It is based in Leuven, Belgium and licensed by the FSMA (the Financial Services and Markets Authority in Belgium).
www.capricorn.be
Index Ventures

Index Ventures

Index Ventures is a leading global venture capital firm active in technology and biotechnology venture investing since 1996. The firm is dedicated to helping top entrepreneurial teams build their companies into market defining global leaders. The firm has offices in London, Geneva, Jersey and San Francisco and focuses on investments from seed through to growth stage companies. Since inception Index Ventures has raised five early stage funds and in 2008 Index Ventures raised its first Growth Fund (€400 million), to invest in later stage companies, Index recently raised its biggest fund to date with a second Growth Fund in November 2011 for €500 million. The current active funds under management for life sciences investments are Index II, IV, V and Growth Fund I. The new life sciences fund launched today is called Index Life VI.
www.indexventures.com
Northcap Partners

Northcap Partners

Northcap invests in revenue generating startups in the information technology sector; particularly B2B and B2B2C companies in Northern Europe. We specialize in seed stage, early stage and growth stage investments. Northcap is formed by a team of experienced ICT industry professionals with a strong track record in building and internationalizing rapidly growing companies. Specialties Venture Capital, Seed stage, Early stage, Growth stage, Internet, Mobile, Software, Information technology, B2B, B2B2C
www.northcap.vc
Partech Ventures

Partech Ventures

Partech is a venture capital firm based in San Francisco, Paris and Berlin. Started in 1982, we are a partnership with $650 million under active management. Our mission is to help outstanding entrepreneurs to succeed in a global economy. We look for companies with a substantial technology or innovation leverage, both in consumer internet and information technology. We manage seed and venture funds, allowing ourselves to invest from $250,000 to $10 million in the early institutional rounds of high growth companies.
www.partechventures.com
DN Capital

DN Capital

DN Capital is a global early stage and growth capital investor in software, mobile applications, digital media and e-commerce companies with offices in London and Palo Alto. DN Capital’s objective is to identify, invest in and actively support its portfolio companies to become global leaders. Portfolio companies include Shazam Entertainment, Apsmart (sold to Thomson Reuters), Endeca Technologies (sold to Oracle), Datanomic (sold to Oracle), Eyeka, Performance Horizon, JacobsRimell (sold to Amdocs), Mister Spex, OLX (sold to Naspers), Airsense Wireless, MPME, Apsalar, Tbricks and windeln.de. The professionals at DN Capital bring over 50 years of private equity experience to their investments, and actively work with portfolio companies to steward their growth through the various stages of development.
www.dncapital.com
Partners
Janina Salo
Oula Välipakka
Indrek Tammeaid
Pauli Marttila
Will Cardwell
Karita Huotari
Jukka Jokinen