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Finnvera Venture Capital

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Total investments 87
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 64
Rounds per year 3.78
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 11
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software
  • Manufacturing

Finnvera Venture Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Kuopio. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Finland.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Finnvera Venture Capital, startups are often financed by Tekes, Butterfly Ventures, VTT Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tekes, Lifeline Ventures, Butterfly Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, Butterfly Ventures, VTT Ventures.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Finland. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline CadFaster, Bitbar, MyCadbox The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Enterprise Software, Software.

Comparing to the other companies, this Finnvera Venture Capital performs on 21 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2014. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cloud Computing
Information Services
$23M13 Feb 2019 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Aurealis Pharma

Health Care
$8M12 Feb 2019 Kuopio, North Savo, Finland


Enterprise Software
Information Services
Real Estate
$2M03 Oct 2017 New York, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Real Estate
20 Sep 2017 Uusimaa

Aurealis Pharma

Health Care
$6M25 Aug 2017 North Savo

Motorious Entertainment

Developer Tools
Video Games
$1M24 May 2017 Uusimaa


Productivity Tools
Social Media
$50K01 May 2017 Uusimaa

Connected Finland

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Internet of Things
$2M28 Mar 2017 Uusimaa

TrapLight Games

$2M23 Mar 2017 Tampere, Finland, Pirkanmaa


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