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

Fund Fellow Founders (FFF.vc)

Fund Fellow Founders is an angel network investing together in interesting deals. Angels in their network have been responsible for business development, sales, technology, legal and other parts of turning tech startups into unicorns. They do investments starting from small rounds up to very large rounds with their VC network.

They are especially interested in health tech, food tech and green tech / cleantech, as well as deep tech. They are interested in other fields as well. They strongly prefer companies that have a clear and reasonably short path to profitability. They prefer companies whose main tech value is in the software side.

Geographically they have no limitations, but seek Nordic-Baltic deals most actively.

 

 

OTB Ventures

OTB Ventures invest into software and software-enabled hardware startups, where the main value is in the software side. They focus on deep tech or other tech-enabled unique sources of competitive advantage. They’re interested in B2B and B2B2C, with possible exceptions of B2G who know how to sell their product well, and fintech/insurtech B2C.

They invest into companies that have a strong connection to EU – either based in EU in whole or part, or originally from EU, for example. Stage-wise they’re most interested in the scaling phase, with occasional exceptions for especially strong cases with a mature product that is approaching the scaling stage. Most of their investments had approx. 1M ARR at the time of initial investment.

They often lead or co-lead rounds.

 

Fiskars Group

Fiskars is looking for globally scalable innovations to cooperate with and/or invest into, that have synergies with their business of durable consumer goods. They’re especially interested in new services and business models in the space related to professional handheld home and garden tools, kitchenware and interior decoration.

Fiskars is launching their innovation hub website, Bruk, in the end of September 2021.

Fernbrook Capital Management

Fernbrook Capital Management invests in revenue-stage, B2B, B2B2C, and B2C consumer-tech companies. They use their operating expertise (Estee Lauder, Harrods, Saks Fifth Avenue) to help founders of consumer brands and enterprise consumer-tech companies to scale globally.

They prefer to lead or co-lead investments syndicates.

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%.

Investiere

Investiere is a Swiss fund that does VC investments and syndicates those with their network of Swiss HNIs, institutions etc. They have invested over €120M already.

They have a preference for B2B companies, but are interested in checking B2G and strong B2C cases as well.

They’re happy to do lead/solo/follow investments in Switzerland and mostly do follow investments outside Switzerland.