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Icebreaker.vc

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Aleksi Partanen Lasse Lehtinen Riku Seppu00e4lu00e4 Teddie Wardi

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Total investments 94
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 60
Rounds per year 15.67
Lead investments 35
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.35
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet
  • SaaS
Summary

Icebreaker.vc is the famous VC, which was founded in 2017. The venture was found in Europe in Finland. The main department of described VC is located in the Helsinki.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Icebreaker.vc, startups are often financed by Speedinvest, Tekes, Techstars London Accelerator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Speedinvest, First Fellow Partners, Andrus Purde. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Speedinvest, Adevinta Ventures, Takeoff Partners.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 56 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2018. When the investment is from Icebreaker.vc the average startup value is 100 thousands - 1 million dollars.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Machine Learning, Advertising. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Cerenion, HoxHunt, Kodit.io. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 1 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Finland. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by Aleksi Partanen, Lasse Lehtinen, Riku Seppu00e4lu00e4, Teddie Wardi.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Equel Social

Social Media
$1M19 Jan 2023 Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland

Scrintal

Apps
Collaboration
Productivity Tools
Software
$1M18 Jan 2023 Stockholms Lan, Stockholm County, Sweden

Leyr

Data Integration
Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Care
SaaS
$635K13 Dec 2022 Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden

apiable.io

Software
$565K25 Nov 2022 Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland

Modash.io

Advertising
Internet
Software
$2M23 Nov 2022 Tallinn, Harju maakond, Estonia

Kudos Labs

$4M16 Nov 2022 -

Alvin

Big Data
Cloud Data Services
Data Integration
Information Technology
$7M16 Oct 2022 Tallinn, Harjumaa, Estonia

Klaus

Customer Service
Information Technology
Internet
Software
$12M29 Sep 2022 Tallinn, Harju maakond, Estonia

Vespia

Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
FinTech
20 Jul 2022 Tallinn, Harjumaa, Estonia
News
Tesseract Raises $25M in Series A Funding

– Tesseract from Helsinki is an institutional digital asset lending company in Europe and emerging markets.
– The company raised $25m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Augmentum Fintech with participation from Icebreaker.vc, BlackFin Capital Partners, Concentric, DN Capital, Jabre Capital Partners, LeadBlock Partners, Sapphire Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Wintermute and Woorton as well as undisclosed local and international investors and strategic angels.
– The new investment will be used to develop the company’s institutional offerings and cross-trading venue margin lending platform even further, hire new talent to develop new and existing partnerships, and to boost innovation in new undisclosed financial products.

Sellforte Raises €4M in Funding

– Sellforte is a Helsinki, Finland-based AI-powered marketing optimization platform.
– The company raised €4M in funding.
– The round was led by Sonae IM and also participated by Bonnier Ventures and Icebreaker.vc.
– The new investment will be used to hire new talent to scale R&D on its product offering and further expand its operations internationally.

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