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Vieraskynä

Investment strategy and VC fund returns: Three-way interaction between a fund’s industry scope, geographic scope, and size

The benefits from geographically or industry-wise specialised VC fund investment strategies are dependent on the VC firm characteristics and context Specialisation in industries or geographies increases the capabilities and...

Rahastot

Nordic Foodtech VC expands in Denmark and welcomes Louise Heiberg as an Investment Director

Louise Heiberg joins Nordic Foodtech VC from PINC, the VC arm of Paulig Group. She is a foodtech engineer by training and has worked for the past decade in...

Tech-powered Hospitality Operator Bob W Secures €40 million Series B Funding for Continued Pan-European Expansion and Development of the Continent’s Most Loved Hospitality Brand

In a stride towards revolutionizing the European hospitality sector, Finnish tech-enabled hospitality operator Bob W announced today its Series B funding of EUR 40 million. This round, led by...

Navigating the complexities of private equity side letters – how misaligned incentives can compromise optimal contracting

A short primer to side letters and their many intricacies Perhaps not as well-known as other contracts within private equity, side letters nonetheless serve a vital function for private...

Tiugo Technologies acquires Uploadcare – marks Vendep Capital’s second exit to PSG and third exit to a large US private equity fund

Tiugo Technologies, a PSG portfolio company specializing in developer tools and solutions for content creation and digital collaboration, announces the acquisition of Uploadcare, a leading file management and content...

New addition to team FVCA – Welcome Miika!

With the new year here, we are happy to welcome our new analyst intern Miika Mähönen to our team! Miika's role in the association includes monitoring the venture capital...

Member blog: Why should venture capital investors care about procurement?

When it comes to procurement, everything is based on the “Rule of N”. The "Rule of N" posits that external spending (N) is a share of revenue and is...

Voland Partners accelerates Biila Solutions’ growth with EUR 3.5 million equity investment

Biila grew to be the largest car delivery service platform in the Nordic countries. Voland Partners makes a EUR 3.5 million investment in Biila Solutions, a Finnish company that...

Rock-solid work with the support of a venture capitalist – Kamrock’s developed rock gravel brings relief to biodiversity loss and transportation emissions

Kamrock, the portfolio company of the Finnish venture capitalist Juuri Partners, crushes rock to produce concrete aggregate similar to natural sand, thus saving the environment. Amid the company's impressive...

Innovestor pioneers co-investment fund in Finland, expanding Nordic investment ecosystem

Today, the Finnish venture capital company, Innovestor, in collaboration with Business Finland Venture Capital, announces the first co-investment fund in Finland. The fund size is €30 million, and it...

IPR.VC launches its largest film and tv content fund of €100m and strengthens executive team as Andrea Scarso joins as London-based partner

Fund management company IPR.VC Management announced the first closing of its largest film and television production financing fund to date (IPR.VC Fund III), along with the appointment of renowned...

Finnish venture capital investors continue to find high-quality startups – Fundraising and exits pose challenges

A recent market sentiment barometer tracking the views of Finnish venture capital investors reveals that the ongoing economic downturn is presenting hurdles in fundraising and portfolio company exits. However,...