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.

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.

 

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.

Wharton Alumni Angels

Wharton Alumni Angels has approx. 400 members doing angel investments into promising startups globally. Their most active regional clubs are in US, UK & Europe, and Brazil. They prefer tech-enabled companies that have early revenue or other significant indications of their ability to start scalable growth.

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.

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.

Future Foodways

Future Foodways invests into scalable food and agriculture tech startups that define the future of food and its production. Regenerative agriculture and food tech is especially interesting for them.

Most of their initial investments are within the range of €500k-1M.

Contact inquiries are welcome at hello@futurefoodways.com.

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.

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/