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Total investments 112
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 83
Rounds per year 4.00
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Key employees 16
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Hardware

Tesi is the famous VC, which was founded in 1995. The company was established in Europe in Finland. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Helsinki.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Enevo, ICEYE, M-Files Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Biotechnology, Software. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Finland.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Tesi, startups are often financed by Lifeline Ventures, OpenOcean, Conor Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are OpenOcean, Conor Venture Partners, Inventure. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by First Fellow Partners, Reaktor Ventures, Lifeline Ventures.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 0 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The important activity for fund was in 2006. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Comparing to the other companies, this Tesi performs on 19 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The overall number of key employees were 16.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$6M20 Feb 2023 Uusimaa, Southern Finland, Finland

HVR Cardio

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$12M11 Jan 2023 Espoo, Southern Finland, Finland


Virtual Reality
$40M06 Sep 2022 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Ruoka Boksi

Food and Beverage
$4M17 Aug 2022 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Kide Science

STEM Education
$1M04 Aug 2022 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland


Product Design
Quantum Computing
$151M22 Jul 2022 Espoo, Uusimaa, Finland


Consumer Goods
$7M29 Jun 2022 Western Finland, Satakunta, Finland

TILT Biotherapeutics

Health Care
$11M14 Jun 2022 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Meeat Food Tech Oy

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