We manage the largest portfolio of venture backed companies in Finland

About us

Innovestor Ventures is the venture capital arm of Innovestor Group. We are an active Helsinki-based early stage venture capital firm focusing on ambitious growth companies in all fields of technology in the Finland+ region. We manage one of the largest portfolios of venture backed companies in the Nordics and our mission is to be a growth catalyst combining not only the much-needed capital, but also supporting our portfolio companies with valuable contacts and know-how. We syndicate actively and have an extensive network of co-investors among other venture funds, business angels and corporate investors in Finland and abroad.

We are a member of the Finnish Venture Capital Association and International Venture Club run by Techtour.

 

Investments

Current portfolio consists of almost 100 high-tech companies in all fields of technology; cleantech, consumer, enterprise software, health, industrial technologies and life science.

Funds

Closed

Innovestor Growth Fund I

2016

€82,9M

Mandatum Life Nordea Life Ilmarinen

Active

Innovestor Growth Fund II

2018

€10,3M

Lombard International Assurance Mandatum Life

Team

 

Petri Laine

Petri Laine

Managing Partner

Petri has worked within venture capital as an investor and as an advisor for 20 years. Prior to joining Innovestor, Petri built Finland’s largest venture portfolio covering all fields  of technology making 200+ investments over a period of 10 years. He has worked also in academia and has been actively lecturing on venture capital, growth strategies and corporate finance.

+358 400 909 447

Janne Juhola

Janne Juhola

Partner

Janne has almost 20 years of experience working with startup companies and building new success stories as a venture capital investor and financing manager.

+358 40 756 6687

Hannu Jungman

Hannu Jungman

Partner

During the past 20 years Hannu has experienced the innovation and startup ecosystem from several angles: as venture capitalist, entrepreneur, academic, in operations and technology transfer.

+358 45 124 8870

Dr. Myron Seto

Dr. Myron Seto

Partner

Myron has more than 20 years of management experience in complex commercial and technical environments, with broad international business experience on six continents spanning technology development, strategic planning, operations, international sales, M&A due diligence, government contracts and negotiations.

+358 50 477 0310‬

Ilona Teräkivi

Ilona Teräkivi

Director, Legal Affairs

Ilona has an extensive experience as a M&A and financial transactions attorney. She is diligent but yet business-minded legal solution provider assisting the team and portfolio companies in a broad range of legal issues.

+358 50 369 7127

Tuomas Rekonen

Tuomas Rekonen

Analyst

Tuomas supports the team with market and strategic analysis of portfolio companies by combining his knowledge and passion about finance, strategy and new technologies. Currently, Tuomas is pursuing a degree in Strategy and Venturing at Aalto University.

+358 40 754 0660

Anna Koponen

Anna Koponen

Marketing Manager

As the Marketing Manager for Innovestor Group, Anna supports the teams marketing activities and handles all media related questions.

+358 400 700 194

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