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Gorilla Ventures Oy

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Petri Lehmuskoski Reijo Syrju00e4lu00e4inen Risto Rautakorpi Timo Tiihonen


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Total investments 24
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 2.40
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 3
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • B2B

Gorilla Ventures Oy is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2 participants. Despite the Gorilla Ventures Oy, startups are often financed by, Tekes, Startup Wise Guys. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Takeoff Partners, Arteel Ventures, Wallstreet Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Nuard Ventures, Tekes, Veturi Venture Accelerator.

The fund was created by Petri Lehmuskoski, Reijo Syrju00e4lu00e4inen, Risto Rautakorpi, Timo Tiihonen. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The average startup value when the investment from Gorilla Ventures Oy is 5-10 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 22 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Flashnode, Klinik, EatAndTheCity Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are B2B, Ad Network. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
14 Jun 2018 Harju maakond

Press Door

Digital Media
Health Care
Social Media
$324K15 Jan 2018 Uusimaa


Artificial Intelligence
Video Editing
01 Jan 2018 Uusimaa


Digital Media
Information Services
$3M22 Nov 2017 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland


Artificial Intelligence
Energy Efficiency
Paper Manufacturing
Renewable Energy
$295K20 Sep 2017 Finland, Uusimaa

Polka Dot Studio

26 Apr 2017 Finland, Uusimaa

Social Media
01 Jan 2017 Espoo, Uusimaa, Finland


Musical Instruments
$283K20 Dec 2016 Tampere, Finland


Enterprise Software
$700K28 Nov 2016 Finland, Uusimaa


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