Inventure

Founded 2005
Founders Sami Lampinen Timo Tirkkonen

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Total investments 65
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 40
Rounds per year 2.50
Lead investments 16
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.34
Exits 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Noie

Beauty
Consumer Goods
Cosmetics
E-Commerce
Health Care
Early Stage Venture
12M06 May 2021 Denmark, Copenhagen

Abzu

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Seed
6M09 Apr 2021 Denmark, " Denmark"}

Zaver

Financial Services
FinTech
5M22 Mar 2021 Sweden, Stockholm

Omeda Studios

Seed
2M09 Mar 2021 United Kingdom, Westminster

Material Exchange

Supply Chain Management
5M26 Nov 2020 Sweden, Stockholm

Swappie

Consumer Electronics
Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Early Stage Venture
42M16 Jun 2020 Finland, Helsinki

Human Resources
SaaS
Software
Seed
2M29 Apr 2020 Denmark, Copenhagen

Haltian

Android
Hardware
iOS
Linux
Mobile
Software
Web Development
Venture - Series Unknown
10M10 Mar 2020 Finland, Oulu

Elsa

Biotechnology
Fitness
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
Mobile
Seed
2M19 Jan 2020 Sweden, Stockholm
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. Read more
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. Read more

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