Inventure

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Sami Lampinen Timo Tirkkonen

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Total investments 115
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 72
Rounds per year 6.76
Lead investments 22
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.37
Exits 12
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Mobile
  • Health Care
Summary

Inventure appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2005. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Helsinki. The venture was found in Europe in Finland.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Finland. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Internet. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Bitbar, DrugStars, Abzu.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Inventure, startups are often financed by Tekes, Lifeline Ventures, First Fellow Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are First Fellow Partners, Lifeline Ventures, Tesi. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by First Fellow Partners, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, Lifeline Ventures.

The important activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The real fund results show that this VC is 34 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this Inventure works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from Inventure is 1-5 millions dollars.

The fund was created by Sami Lampinen, Timo Tirkkonen. We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Elsa

Biotechnology
Fitness
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
Mobile
$4M05 Nov 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

Lassie

Insurance
InsurTech
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Pet
$2M07 Oct 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

Whatagraph

Analytics
Digital Marketing
Marketing Automation
SaaS
Software
$7M29 Sep 2021 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Stravito

Computer
Enterprise Software
Knowledge Management
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
$14M02 Sep 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

Logical Clocks

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Open Source
Software
$5M14 Jul 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

Insurello

Financial Services
Information Technology
Insurance
$18M08 Jul 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

12traits

Information Technology
Machine Learning
Psychology
$7M30 Jun 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Nordigen

Analytics
Banking
Credit
Credit Bureau
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
$2M02 Jun 2021 Riga, Latvia

Howspace

Education
Information Technology
Internet
Software
$14M11 May 2021 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
News
Stravito raises $14.6M to create a ‘Netflix for enterprise market research’

– Stravito, a market research and insights company, raised €12.4m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Endeit Capital and joined by existing investors HenQ, Inventure and Creades.
– To date, Stravito has raised €20.1m.
– The company appointed Elaine Rodrigo, chief insights & analytics officer at Reckitt Benckiser, to its board of directors.

Yousician raises $28M to make music education more accessible

– Yousician, a music education company, raised $28m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Atomico and joined by existing investors Lifeline Ventures, Draper Esprit, and Inventure.
– It brings Yousician to a valuation of $100m.

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