Angels Band (Belarus Business Angels)

Belarus Business Angels (aka Angels Band) is the biggest angel investor network in Belarus and a member of EBAN.

Most of their investments are into Belarusian and Ukrainian companies, but are open to investments into other geographies as well, especially Baltics and Central Asia.

Idea stage companies can also apply, but valuation should be below €1M.

Nordic XR Startups

Nordic XR Startups invests into startups with a strong connection to XR (VR/AR/MR) and are from Nordics, Baltics or Eastern Europe.

They invest mainly into companies where they can offer significant added value with their international mentor and investor network.

They are open for startups’ applications at any time. They organize batches but are open for discussions and investments on other times as well.

They often join the board as observers.

 

NordicNinja

Nordic Ninja is funded by large Japanese technology companies, but investment decisions are made locally. They have connections to large companies especially in Japan, having partnerships with global giants such as Panasonic, Omron and Honda.

They don’t invest in games, crypto or pharma. They’re widely interested in everything else, including but not limited to robotics, automation, health tech, AI and mobility.

They prefer to co-invest with a local investor, but can also lead or be the sole investor on a round. They’re often willing to serve on company boards.

 

Wave Ventures

Wave Ventures specializes in millennial solutions, but not exclusively. In terms of sectors they look at everything except games and pharma. Their investment focus is further described here: https://link.medium.com/tXSCKREFN4

They prefer contacts at team@wave.ventures.

Apex Ventures

Apex Ventures is a deep tech fund headquartered in Vienna. Their home markets are the German-speaking DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland). They’re happy to lead investment rounds into companies from these countries and co-invest in companies from elsewhere in Europe.