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Sisu Game Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Kalle Kaivola Moaffak Ahmed


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Total investments 42
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 5.25
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 4
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Gaming
  • Video Games
  • Virtual Reality
  • Online Games
  • Augmented Reality

The company was established in Europe in Finland. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Helsinki.

Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Sisu Game Ventures, startups are often financed by Technology Development Fund, Presence Capital, Initial Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lifeline Ventures, David Helgason, Bragiel Brothers. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tekes, Bragiel Brothers, Volvo Cars Group.

The important activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The typical startup value when the investment from Sisu Game Ventures is 50-100 millions dollars.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 2 or 3 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Umbra, Nextmind, Network Next. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Finland. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Virtual Reality, Music Streaming.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

W4 Games

$8M13 Sep 2022 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland


Information Technology
Machine Learning
$21M18 Aug 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Extra Dimension Games

Mobile Apps
Video Games
$1M15 Apr 2022 Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Return Entertainment

$6M14 Feb 2022 Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland

Rocky Road

$2M27 Jan 2022 Reykjavík, Gullbringusysla, Iceland

Pocket Burger Games

Casual Games
Online Games
Video Games
$1M23 Nov 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Silvercoin Studios

Casual Games
Video Games
15 Nov 2021 Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland

Core Loop Games

MMO Games
Video Games
$12M05 Nov 2021 Oakland, California, United States

1939 Games

Online Games
Video Games
$5M29 Sep 2021 Iceland, Iceland


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