Founders’ Edge

Founders’ Edge is a syndicate of several active Finnish angels with expertise in areas such as medtech, analytics, B2B SaaS, machine learning and NLP.

 

Bocap

Bocap invests into growth stage Finnish SMEs, typically between startup venture capitalists and buyout funds. They seek profitable high growth companies with a turnover of €4M or more. Many of their portfolio companies are either driving or heavily using digitalization.

They invest up to €10M per company directly from the fund and their partners can invest a similar amount as well.

They’re a minority investor, seeking an ownership stake of between 10-49%.

.Cocoon

.Cocoon is a startup founder mentoring program by experienced angel investors who pre-screen founders for coachability. For the best business cases they invest up to €100k during the program.

The managing team includes the key people from Contriber Ventures, who invested into 35 startups after founding the second Estonian unicorn, Playtech, and a manager from Buildit Accelerator with experience from 60+ investments.

MatchingWINGS

MatchingWINGS is a Dutch angel network, investing into startups seeking €150 – 500k investment rounds. They’re also happy to discuss with startups expanding to the Netherlands, even if they’re at a later stage.

They invest into companies in pre-revenue and early revenue stages. They generally don’t invest into capital-intensive companies (e.g. some medical or hardware companies).

Faraday Venture Partners

Faraday Venture Partners invests into European early-stage digital startups that have their first product revenue and business metrics in place.

They prefer to co-invest or lead. Occasionally also do solo investments. They typically seek a observer seat on the board.

Mitsubishi Corporation

Mitsubishi Corporation is investing mobility companies and funds worldwide. They company invest into companies with mature products. Marketplaces are especially interesting for them.

They prefer companies with over $20M in annual revenue.

They’re often the follow-investor on a round.

Sofokus Ventures

Sofokus Ventures invests into product-led digital startups on angel rounds. They prefer companies with recurring revenue and for which they are able to help with their expertise on building digital solutions.

CapMan Growth

CapMan Growth seeks companies with an already fast-growing revenue and whose goal is to double their revenue in the near future. They’re largely agnostic towards sectors and business types, focusing on the evidence of the company’s ability to grow.

They seek growth companies doing approx. €1M or more in recurring revenue (e.g. SaaS) or considerably more of non-recurring revenue.

They prefer to invest €5-10M tickets. In addition to direct investment, they are happy to bring their partner companies on board to larger investment rounds of up to approx. €20M.

They’re always a minority investor, often the lead (in Finland prefer to lead). They prefer to actively assist in growing the companies through a board seat and other ways.

Angelus Funding

Angelus Funding is a group of 45 international angel investors. They’re investing across the globe without any sector limitations. They seek startups that have traction with a clear path to revenue. They invest also in non-startups.

Contacts to Stephan Reckie, sreckie@angelusfunding.com.

Oxx

Hardware and marketplaces are ok, as long as selling software is the main business driver.

Their own investment tickets are $5-10M. Their LPs can invest a similar amount in addition.

They prefer to lead investment rounds, but also do solo and co-investments as well.