Lifeline Ventures Founded 2009
Founders Timo Ahopelto
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Total investments 106
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$6M
Portfolio companies 70
Rounds per year 5.83
Lead investments 24
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed
Areas of investment
Artificial Intelligence
Electronics
Health Care
Mobile
Software
Summary

Lifeline Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2009. The venture was found in Europe in Finland. The main department of described VC is located in the Helsinki.

The current fund was established by Timo Ahopelto. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

This Lifeline Ventures works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The important activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. When the investment is from Lifeline Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Supercell, Enevo, RFRSH Entertainment. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Biotechnology, Apps. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Finland. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
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Health Care
Mobile Apps
Wearables
Wellness
Late Stage Venture
100M04 May 2021 Finland, Oulu
Carbo Culture
Environmental Engineering
Sustainability
Seed
6M14 Apr 2021 Finland, Helsinki
Akkurate
Battery
Electric Vehicle
Internet of Things
Mobile Devices
Convertible Note
1M18 Dec 2020 Finland, " Finland"}
ReceiptHero
Advertising Platforms
Developer APIs
Digital Marketing
Financial Services
FinTech
Software
Seed
2M02 Dec 2020 Finland, Helsinki
Flowrite
Productivity Tools
Software
Seed
660K01 Dec 2020 Finland, Helsinki
Cooler Future
Financial Services
FinTech
Impact Investing
Wealth Management
Venture - Series Unknown
1M30 Oct 2020 Finland, Helsinki
Solar Foods
Biotechnology
Food Processing
Early Stage Venture
21M01 Sep 2020 Finland, Helsinki
Varjo
Hardware
Software
Virtual Reality
Virtualization
Late Stage Venture
54M12 Aug 2020 Finland, Helsinki
Swappie
Consumer Electronics
Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Early Stage Venture
41M16 Jun 2020 Finland, Helsinki
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