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Wave Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Andreas Saari Anton Backman Janne Korpela Olli Rissanen


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Total investments 20
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 3.33
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 7
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Mobile Apps
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile
  • Internet

Wave Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The company was established in Europe in Finland. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Helsinki.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Wave Ventures, startups are often financed by Horizon 2020, Starlight Ventures, Propel Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lifeline Ventures, Starlight Ventures, Mika Ihamuotila. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Starlight Ventures, Mika Ihamuotila, Lifeline Ventures.

The real fund results show that this VC is 10 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Sweden. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Health Care. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Insurello.

The fund was created by Andreas Saari, Anton Backman, Janne Korpela, Olli Rissanen.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Brick Technology

Internet of Things
Mobile Apps
Sharing Economy
$2M14 Jan 2022 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden


Mobile Apps
$500K01 Nov 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


Professional Services
Service Industry
$354K28 Jun 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Brick Technology

Internet of Things
Mobile Apps
Sharing Economy
$240K01 Mar 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

$600K21 Jan 2021 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Hooked Foods

Food and Beverage
$600K17 Dec 2020 Sweden, " Sweden"}

Volta Greentech

$600K12 May 2020 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

Affiliate Marketing
Consumer Reviews
Social Media
Social Network
$275K20 Mar 2020 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Management Consulting
$2M18 Sep 2019 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden


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