Helen Ventures is the €50M energy CVC fund of Helsinki energy company Helen. Their investments are connected to energy: production, storage, transmission, usage, saving, carbon neutrality, digital and other operational solutions for a large energy company, and related solution areas like mobility and circular economy.
Voima Ventures funds research-based deep technology. Pharmaceutical technology is interesting, drug development is not. Content (e.g. game) development is also not interesting, but related technology is.
They collaborate closely with universities and innovation service providers, for example universities’ internal innovation services.
They prefer to co-invest or lead. They seek a board seat when investing. In early stages they prefer to be actively involved in the management of the company.