DYNAX Invest

DYNAX Invest is a angel syndicate from Bulgaria that focuses on supporting selected startups through investments, fundraising the rest of the funding round and advisory. They focus on European startups, and have done especially many investments in the CEE region.

They are industry-agnostic. Having a tech element is a plus, but not mandatory. They have a strong preference for startups with traction, either revenue or otherwise. In expectional cases, for example a deep tech startup, could be interesting also before traction.

Their team has extensive experience with M&A and investment banking, including fundraising.

They can help find a lead investor, but are not leading rounds themselves. They normally don’t seek a board seat.

WiseInvest

WiseInvest is the angel investing office of Nikolai Angelov from Estonia. He is entrepreneur, investing into early-stage startups. He has done more than 300 investments into many fields, including but not limited to proptech, fintech, greentech, medtech, and real estate.

Exerte

Exerte Partners is a family office from Cyprus. They invest generalistically, but have a slight emphasis on food, biotech, energy and SaaS solutions. Their expertise includes scaling and internationalization, as well as optimizing at scale.

They invest typically as a co-investor, but have occasionally lead rounds in cases they know especially well (e.g. food). They don’t generally do convertible notes.

Swiss Post Ventures

Swiss Post Ventures is the fund of Swiss Post, who operate a multi-billion euro business in fleet management, public transportation (buses), postal offices, communication services etc., mostly in Switzerland. Swiss Post has 60k employees, Swiss Post Ventures has three people.

They’re looking for startups especially in mobility, logistics, cyber security, communication platforms, and digital health.

The startups they invest into should have some link into Swiss Post’s value chain and ecosystem.

They are often a follow investor, and prefer to invest less than 50% of the round. They have occasionally been a lead investor for a startup whose market they understand exceptionally well.

Runa Capital

Runa Capital is a US-European software fund focused on helping European companies enter the US market and vice versa. They focus on deep tech, B2B SaaS, and regulated industries, like fintech, education and digital health.

The founders of Runa Capital are serial tech entrepreneurs. Before their work as investors, the founders of Runa Capital built companies like Acronis, that raised their last round of $250M at a $3.5B valuation, as well as Parallels and Acumatica, also very successful software companies.

They mostly invest B2B and B2B2C. They rarely do invest in exceptional B2C companies as well.

Invests as solo, lead or follow. More likely to be a follow investor at earlier stages, and lead in the later stages. They typically join the company boards in later stage investments.

Hanover 16

Hanover 16 is a British family office investing European, US and Israeli companies. They focus especially on health tech, including digital health and pharmaceuticals, but are open to other businesses as well. They occasionally review especially interesting hardware cases, but are generally more focused on software, marketplaces and pharma.

They prefer companies with a commercial traction, ideally over 500ke annual revenue. They are typically a co-investor (not lead). They analyze startups in multiple different stages, with a preference for later stages all the way up to pre-IPO rounds.

For deal flow and cooperation please contact: invest@hanover16.com

Athensmed

Athensmed is the angel investment company of Kustaa Piha. He’s a veteran of medical technology and digital health, having grown Med Group from 0 to 100Me turnover before exiting it. Since 2016 he has done multiple investments and exits in the health space. He often helps his companies through a board seat, but has occasionally served as a medical director as well.

Highrise Ventures

Highrise Ventures focuses on European startups in proptech, smart buildings and adjacent fields. The team was experience both as investors and founders in ecommerce, IoT, real estate, proptech and construction tech startups. Urban tech, greentech, sustainability, urban mobility and energy sources and energy infrastructure are also interesting for them.

They invest mostly in B2B and B2B2C tech companies, especially deep tech. They’re generally not that interested proptech transaction or asset valuation companies. They are very welcoming for diverse teams as well as first-time founders.

They’re also interested in company building and company replication opportunities, and they have a team that is able to support these endeavours. Around a quarter of their portfolio fits these models.

They’re often either the only investor or a co-investor of a round, with leading a round being rare for them.

Angular Ventures

Angular Ventures invests into early-stage B2B companies, especially those aiming to sell to big companies. They invest into European and Israeli founders globally, as well as teams based in Europe or Israel.

They prefer software companies, with hardware being ok as long as the main value is in the software side. Marketplaces are also interesting to them, especially if they value-add services to users. They’re interested in both deep and regular tech as long as they’re sellable to enterprise customers and the capital needs are reasonable.

They have an extensive venture partner program of senior experts in companies like Google to help portfolio companies get their offering and processes right for enterprise customers.

They often lead initial rounds but not the follow-on ones.

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.