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Takeoff Partners

Investor type Angel Group
Founders Markko Vaarnas


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Total investments 18
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 1.80
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 3
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • Information Technology

Takeoff Partners appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2014. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Helsinki. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Finland.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline, Tellybean 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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Video, Internet. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Finland.

The fund was created by Markko Vaarnas.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Takeoff Partners, startups are often financed by Tekes, Reaktor Ventures, Inventure. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Gorilla Ventures Oy, Tekes, Standout Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Reaktor Ventures, Nuard Ventures, Falkensteiner Ventures.

The high activity for fund was in 2015. Opposing the other organizations, this Takeoff Partners works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Enterprise Software
Mobile Devices
28 May 2018 Lappeenranta, South Karelia, Finland

11 Apr 2018 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Event Management
Meeting Software
$1M22 Sep 2017 Espoo, Uusimaa, Finland


Artificial Intelligence
Energy Efficiency
Paper Manufacturing
Renewable Energy
$295K20 Sep 2017 Finland, Uusimaa


Information Technology
Management Consulting
$1M21 Apr 2017 Finland, Uusimaa


Media and Entertainment
Mobile Apps
$442K14 Mar 2017 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland


Document Management
01 Jan 2017 Tampere, Finland, Pirkanmaa

Pilvi Cloud Company

Cloud Management
E-Commerce Platforms
Enterprise Software
26 Oct 2016 Espoo, Uusimaa, Finland

Futures Platform

Service Industry
$649K23 Aug 2016 Finland, Uusimaa


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