Valo is a multi-stage, thematic venture capital firm seeking companies that apply digital technologies to the physical world and create economic value as well as long-term societal and environmental benefits. They focus on 5 global megatrends. They typically invest $2-15M tickets and prefer to lead/co-lead with an active role. They are based out of Palo Alto, California, USA.
Investment scope in brief:
- US, Europe and Israel
- Multi-stage (Seed-C), $2-15M investment
- Mission-driven around five megatrends: Climate Change, Circular Economy, Mobility & Autonomy, Urbanization, and Empowered People
The anchor LP of Valo is the Finnish energy company Fortum.
Ticket size: €1,000k-€10,000k, sweet spot €5,000k, maximum allocation with follow-on investments €20,000k per company