Honey Badger Capital

Honey Badger is angel syndicate of three founders of PipeDrive, a successful SaaS company from Estonia. They are especially happy to help SaaS companies and cleantech ones, but are also looking for other founders they could help succeed.

They’re most often a co-investor instead of a lead one.

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.

Indie Investments

Indie Investments is the angel investment company of Heikki Nakari. He has a long corporate background in the financial sector and asset management. As an angel investor he’s very selective. Environmental technologies are close to his heart, but the business fundamentals have to always be strong as well.

Due to his strong and varied background in the financial sector, he has the capacity to offer more than just an angel ticket in especially interesting cases.

Startup Norway

Startup Norway is a private organization, offering multiple acceleration programs for Nordic startups and investment opportunities for angel investors. In addition to pitching events, they offer a training program for angel investors. Their startup programs include generalistic fundraising for early-stage startups, as well as ones focused on fields like travel, fashion, sustainability.

They prefer startups have at least a working prototype. They also have some programs for Norwegian startups where an idea can also suffice.

Valuatum

Valuatum is a company making credit risk asssessment with AI. They also make angel-type investments into early-stage companies in technology, especially B2B SaaS and energy, and traditional fields as well, such as machinery.

Their contact person for investments is Esa Mäkeläinen.

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.

Walerud Ventures

Walerud Ventures is a family office of seasoned deep tech serial entrepreneurs in Sweden. They’re looking for Nordic and Baltic startups that a positive impact on the environment.

They’re a patient evergreen fund, investing a lot of their own time into operatively helping the companies grow and tackle the fundamental challenges along the way. They’re very well-versed in technology.

Health solutions and edtech are not in their interest area.

Focused on B2B and B2C startups, B2G is possible as well. They usually lead the initial investment rounds they participate in, occasionally invest solo. They seek a board seat in the companies they invest in.

 

E2MC Space Ventures

E2MC Ventures invests into space startups in Europe and globally. E2MC = Europe to Mars Capital. They’re looking for any and all kinds of space-related startups, including e.g. clinical trials or production in space.

 

Speedinvest

Speedinvest invests into digital software solutions and helps them scale internationally, especially in the US. They have several funds, some of specializing in for example marketplaces, fintech and industrial tech. Deep tech, SaaS, enterprise and consumer solutions, and digital health are also of especial interest to them.

They have offices in Berlin, London, Munich, Silicon Valley and Vienna.

They focus on both B2B and B2C solutions, but are interested in considering B2G cases as well.

They seek an ownership stake of 10% or higher a usually a board seat. They typically lead rounds.

Lifeline Ventures

Lifeline Ventures is one of the most successful Finnish venture funds, focusing on teams with Finnish founders. They invest into companies in early stage only and have the capacity to follow-on at least pro rata until very late stages.

They prefer to lead the rounds of their initial investments and seek a board seat.