Valve Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 13
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 0.93
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.31
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • CleanTech
  • Clean Energy
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Biotechnology
Summary

In 2007 was created Valve Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in Europe in Finland. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Helsinki.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Valve Ventures, startups are often financed by VNT Management, Tekes, European Commission. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lifeline Ventures, Virata Corp., VNT Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, Virata Corp., Tekes.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Personal Health, Mobile Payments. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Finland. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Infinited Fiber Company, Sulapac, Norsepower Oy.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2016. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

$2M17 Nov 2020 Central Finland

Energy
$2M09 Jun 2020 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Woodio

Manufacturing
Product Design
Real Estate
$4M01 Aug 2019 Finland, Uusimaa

Infinited Fiber Company

Biotechnology
$7M19 Apr 2019 Finland, Uusimaa

Norsepower Oy

Clean Energy
CleanTech
Energy
Energy Efficiency
$4M19 Nov 2018 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Infinited Fiber Company

Biotechnology
$539K09 Feb 2018 Finland, Uusimaa

Aido

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Home Health Care
Medical Device
mHealth
Personal Health
Software
23 Nov 2017 Finland, Uusimaa

Woodio

Manufacturing
Product Design
Real Estate
19 Oct 2017 Finland, Helsinki

CleanTech
Packaging Services
Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing
Sustainability
$1M06 Apr 2017 Uusimaa

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