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.

Metsä Spring

Metsä Spring is looking for startups that add value to the Metsä Group ecosystem. They’re the CVC unit of Metsä Group, a large Finnish forest industry group.

On manufacturing model companies they focus on those in the pilot and demo phase. On service model companies they’re most interested in those in the proof-of-concept stage.

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.

Katapult (Climate & Ocean)

Katapult Ocean is an investor-accelerator looking for startups working in the ocean. They’ve invested in and support more than 30 ocean startups. As long as you are a startup with a positive impact on the ocean, they’d like to hear from you. Their tickets are €150k-500k. http://katapultocean.com/

Katapult Climate’s tickets are €120k-450k. https://www.katapultclimate.com/

 

 

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.

 

Woodstock Fund

Woodstock Fund invests globally into early-stage blockchain, web 3.0, decentralized finance and tokenization companies.

Their investment amounts are in dollars instead of euros.

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.