Honey Badger Capital

Honey Badger is angel syndicate of three founders of PipeDrive, a successful SaaS company from Estonia. They are especially happy to help SaaS companies and cleantech ones, but are also looking for other founders they could help succeed.

They’re most often a co-investor instead of a lead one.

OTB Ventures

OTB Ventures invest into software and software-enabled hardware startups, where the main value is in the software side. They focus on deep tech or other tech-enabled unique sources of competitive advantage. They’re interested in B2B and B2B2C, with possible exceptions of B2G who know how to sell their product well, and fintech/insurtech B2C.

They invest into companies that have a strong connection to EU – either based in EU in whole or part, or originally from EU, for example. Stage-wise they’re most interested in the scaling phase, with occasional exceptions for especially strong cases with a mature product that is approaching the scaling stage. Most of their investments had approx. 1M ARR at the time of initial investment.

They often lead or co-lead rounds.

 

Wharton Alumni Angels

Wharton Alumni Angels has approx. 400 members doing angel investments into promising startups globally. Their most active regional clubs are in US, UK & Europe, and Brazil. They prefer tech-enabled companies that have early revenue or other significant indications of their ability to start scalable growth.

Indie Investments

Indie Investments is the angel investment company of Heikki Nakari. He has a long corporate background in the financial sector and asset management. As an angel investor he’s very selective. Environmental technologies are close to his heart, but the business fundamentals have to always be strong as well.

Due to his strong and varied background in the financial sector, he has the capacity to offer more than just an angel ticket in especially interesting cases.

Startup Norway

Startup Norway is a private organization, offering multiple acceleration programs for Nordic startups and investment opportunities for angel investors. In addition to pitching events, they offer a training program for angel investors. Their startup programs include generalistic fundraising for early-stage startups, as well as ones focused on fields like travel, fashion, sustainability.

They prefer startups have at least a working prototype. They also have some programs for Norwegian startups where an idea can also suffice.

Fiskars Group

Fiskars is looking for globally scalable innovations to cooperate with and/or invest into, that have synergies with their business of durable consumer goods. They’re especially interested in new services and business models in the space related to professional handheld home and garden tools, kitchenware and interior decoration.

Fiskars is launching their innovation hub website, Bruk, in the end of September 2021.

Fernbrook Capital Management

Fernbrook Capital Management invests into consumer retail companies, including both brands (B2C) and technology solutions (B2B2C, or B2B selling to retail companies). They have expertise in identifying potentially globally scalable companies in the retail space and support in getting them into discussions with the leading retail companies globally.

They prefer to lead or co-lead investments syndicates.

Baltic Tech Ventures

Baltic Tech Ventures invests into startups and organizes pitching sessions for startups to raise further funding from multiple investors. Their investment typically covers 10% of the startup’s current funding needs. Their geographic areas of interest, in order, are Baltics, Nordics, and CEE. They seek companies that have at least some monthly revenue.

They’re interested in software startups, including hardware offerings where the main value is in the software side, as well as marketplaces. They’re most interested in B2B and B2C, but evaluate strong B2G cases (e.g. selling to military) as well.

Gold Ventures Incubator

Gold Ventures is an Austrian startup investment bank and accelerator. They invest into multiple different kinds of tech startups that have at least 40ke/mo MRR. They broker investment together from over a dozen sources, investing up to 10Me into one company over time.

They’re less interested in real estate, stock exchange and public institutions, and more interested in private B2B companies, ranging from SaaS to medical devices, and biotech to AI and machine learning. They got an especially strong background in cyber security.

Future Foodways

Future Foodways invests into scalable food and agriculture tech startups that define the future of food and its production. Regenerative agriculture and food tech is especially interesting for them.

Most of their initial investments are within the range of €500k-1M.

Contact inquiries are welcome at hello@futurefoodways.com.