Posted on 27th November 2017


EEE Innovations Oy valjastaa raskaan liikenteen ajoneuvot liikkuviksi liukkaussensoreiksi


EEE Innovations Oy on vuonna 2014 perustettu ohjelmistoyhtiö, jonka missiona on tehdä liikenteestä turvallisempaa sekä kustannustehokkaampaa raskaista ajoneuvoista kerättävän datan perusteella. VTT:llä jo yli kymmenen vuotta kehitetty ohjelmisto kykenee mm. analysoimaan tienpintojen liukkautta uudenlaisella tavalla, sekä opastamaan kuljettajaa taloudellisempaan ajoon.


Posted on 31st October 2017


Linkker Oy:n toimittamat sähköbussit ovat menestys Turussa


Vuosi sitten Turussa aloitettu sähköbussiliikenne on osoittautunut hyvin onnistuneeksi. Päästöttömien sähköbussien on tarkoitus tuoda Turun kaupunki lähemmäksi kunnianhimoisia tavoitteitaan liikenteen päästöjen suhteen.  


Posted on 30th October 2017


Parkkisähkö tuo sähköautojen latauspisteet kiinteistöihin


Parkkisähkö Oy on suomalainen, sähköautojen latausjärjestelmiin erikoistunut kasvuyhtiö. Pyysimme aitiopaikalta sähköautoilun yleistymistä seuraavan yhtiön perustaja Heikki Suonsivua avaamaan Parkkisähkön innovaation taustoja.


Posted on 25th October 2017


Trussmaticille merkittävä tilaus Yhdysvalloista


Ensimmäisenä maailmassa täysin automatisoidun kattoristikoiden tuotantolinjan kehittänyt Trussmatic Oy on sopinut tuotantolinjaston toimittamisesta maailman johtavalle kattoristikoiden valmistajalle Yhdysvalloissa.


Posted on 20th October 2017


Double digit returns – Introducing the iCORE-indicator


Since inception, we have through our co-investment service led investments in 24 funding rounds, in a total of 17 companies. The first co-investment, in LNGTainer, was done in Sep-2014, and the latest, in Navigine (follow-on), in Jul-2017. In order to track our co-investment performance, we are now introducing the Innovestor Co-Investment Return Indicator, or iCORE-indicator.


Posted on 4th September 2017


We are hiring!


Innovestor on nopeasti kasvava kasvuyhtiöiden rahoitukseen erikoistunut sijoituspalveluyritys. Etsimme yleispätevää rahoitusalasta sekä start up-maailmasta innostunutta opiskelijaa yleisiin toimiston ylläpitotehtäviin.


Posted on 9th August 2017


Perspective: Toyota’s investment in Finnish mobility startup MaaS Global


Perspective: Toyota’s investment in Finnish mobility startup MaaS Global Last week, Helsinki-based MaaS Global Ltd announced a EUR 14.2 million funding round, which included Japanese automaker Toyota as lead investor (reportedly EUR 10 million). This was excellent news both for company, and the whole early-stage VC scene in Finland (it was one of the largest […]


Posted on 7th August 2017


Innovestor leads USD 900,000 funding round in Navigine


Innovestor leads USD 900,000 funding round in Navigine Innovestor leads an international syndicate of investors to provide equity funding for Navigine Corporation, a technology company specialized in developing precise indoor positioning, navigation and tracking systems for enterprise customers. The total size of the funding round was USD 900,000, and it included private investors from Finland […]


Posted on 22nd June 2017


Lentokentillä ja kauppakeskuksissa on edelleen turvallista


Lentokentillä ja kauppakeskuksissa on edelleen turvallista…


Posted on 15th June 2017


Innovestor in Startup Village 2017


Innovestor participated as official partner in Skolkovo Startup Village 6-7 June in Moscow. Startup Village is the largest conference in Russia & CIS countries for technology entrepreneurs and investors with 20,000 visitors from 60 countries. The theme for this year’s conference was “Highway to Money, Tech and Skills”. In particular, startups from all major fields of […]


Posted on 15th May 2017


Innovestor Kiinassa


Suomalainen teknologiaosaaminen kiinnostaa Kiinassa asti Innovestor vieraili toukokuun alussa Kiinan Hangzhoussa. Toimitusjohtaja Tommi Äijälä esitteli Innovestorin toimintaa ja portfolioyhtiöitämme paikallisille sijoittajille. Kiinalaiset ovat pitkään olleet kiinnostuneita suomalaisesta osaamisesta. Erityisiä kiinnostuksen kohteita ovat finanssiteknologia, terveyteen ja hyvinvointiin keskittyvä teknologia sekä kestävän kehityksen teknologia. Suomi tunnetaan Kiinassa uuden teknologian kasvuympäristönä ja Kiinasta onkin kanavoitunut Suomeen sijoituksina miltei […]


Posted on 5th May 2017


Suomalainen lääkekehitysyhtiö Tenboron Oy keräsi miljoonarahoituksen


Suomalainen lääkekehitysyhtiö Tenboron keräsi miljoonarahoituksen   Tenboron kehittää BNCT-syöpähoidossa käytettävää boorin kantaja-ainetta. BNCT on uusi täsmäsädehoito, joka aiheuttaa kasvaimen sisäisen tuhoavan reaktion ilman merkittäviä sivuvaikutuksia. Erinomaiset hoitotulokset saanut hoitomenetelmä otetaan käyttöön Helsingin ja Uudenmaan Sairaanhoitopiiriissä vuonna 2018. Yritys toteutti yhteensä noin 3 miljoonan euron rahoituskierroksen kliinisten kokeiden aloittamiseen ja kantaja-aineen valmistusprosessin kehittämiseen. Innovestor Oy toimi […]


Posted on 11th April 2017


Sijoitatko tiimiin vai ideaan?


Sijoitatko tiimiin vai ideaan? Joku tovi sitten kuuntelin vierestä kollegani puhelinkeskustelua…


Posted on 23rd March 2017


Innovestor welcomes clients at Vanha 22.03


Innovestor welcomed over 200 guests on 22 of March to the old Student House — Vanha. The guests were introduced to the presentations of Minister Dr. Raimo Sailas, Chairman of Innovestor — Antti Parviainen and the advisor of the president of Skolkovo — Pekka Viljakainen. As usual the guests could interact with the founders of […]


Posted on 1st February 2017


Globaalisti skaalautuva disruptiivinen äppi


Kaikki enkelisijoittajat ovat todennäköisesti törmänneet jossain vaiheessa startup:iin, jonka liiketoimintana on hankkia suuri määrä käyttäjiä lanseeraamansa mobiilisovellukseen. Sijoittajan on helppo innostua tämänkaltaisista hankkeista. Onnistuessaan yritys saattaa skaalautua muutamassa vuodessa globaaliksi jättiläiseksi, kuten Facebook, Über, Twitter, WhatsApp ja Spotify. Tuottopotentiaalista huolimatta suhtaudumme Innovestorissa kuitenkin varauksella näihin niin kutsuttuihin ”disruptiivisiin äppi –projekteihin”. Palveluita on paljon, ja onnistumistodennäköisyys […]


Posted on 31st January 2017


Innovestor invests in Alvega Technologies


Innovestor invests in Alvega Technologies Innovestor leads a syndicate of investors that provides funding for Alvega Technologies Inc, a growth company with Russian origin focused on developing environmentally friendly process technologies for the oil refining industry. In total, the investment round amounted to EUR 0.8 million. “We continue to see attractive early stage investment opportunities […]


Posted on 16th January 2017


The hottest sectors in venture investing 2017


The hottest sectors in venture investing 2017 The prices of exchange traded stocks fluctuate significantly. Current information is basically instantly reflected in the share prices after being made public. Therefore, investors have very short to non-existent time to react on it. In non-listed companies the situation is different. Let’s take electric bus company Linkker Ltd […]


Posted on 9th January 2017


$20m rahoitusjärjestely Swap.com:iin


$20m rahoitusjärjestely Swap.com:iin Innovestorin Kasvurahastoon kuuluva Swap.com teki $20m rahoitusjärjestelyn vuoden vaihteessa. Ankkurisijoittajana kierroksella toimi ruotsalainen pääomasijoittaja eEquity. Swap.com on yksi suosituimpia käytettyjen vaatteiden online -kaupankäyntipaikkoja. Suomalainen Netcycler Oy osti yrityksen vuonna 2012, mutta yhtiö on jatkanut toimintaansa Swap.com brändin alla. Yhtiön päämarkkina-alue on Yhdysvalloissa, ja sen liikevaihto on kasvanut keskimäärin huimat 180 % vuosittain. […]


Posted on 16th December 2016


Significant arrangement in the Finnish venture capital market: Innovestor acquires majority stake in Seed Fund Vera


Significant arrangement in the Finnish venture capital market: Innovestor acquires majority stake in Seed Fund Vera Today on 16 December 2016, Innovestor Kasvurahasto I Ky, which is managed by Innovestor Ventures Ltd, has purchased an approximately 80% share of Seed Fund Vera Ltd from Finnvera Plc. The acquisition is the biggest arrangement in the history […]


Posted on 25th November 2016


Mobile Storytelling Ab:n osakeanti merkittiin täyteen kahdessa viikossa


Ruotsin johtava pelillistämiseen keskittyvä yritys Mobile Storytelling Ab:n osakeanti merkittiin täyteen kahdessa viikossa. Yhtiö keräsi noin 400.000 euroa myyntitiimin vahvistamiseksi sekä kasvun tehostamiseksi. Mobile Storytelling kehittää skaalautuvia alustoja sekä räätälöityjä kertaratkaisuja pelillistämisen tuotteille.


Posted on 30th September 2016


Trussmatic Oy:n osakeanti keskeytetty ylimerkinnän vuoksi


Trussmatic Oy:n osakeanti keskeytettiin ennenaikaisesti ylimerkintätilanteen vuoksi. Rahoituskierroksella kerättiin varoja yhtiön tuotannon tehostamiseksi noin 700.000 euroa. Suomalainen Trussmatic Oy valmistaa tällä hetkellä ainoana maailmassa täysin automatisoituja kattoristikoita valmistavia robotti-tuotantolinjoja.


Posted on 31st August 2016


Plantui Oy merkinnässä 23.09 asti


Plantui Oy merkinnässä 23.09 asti Plantui Oy on kotimainen korkean teknologian yritys, joka valmistaa design laitteita yrttien kotikasvatukseen. Plantuin osakeanti on merkinnässä 23.9.2016 asti. Osakeannin pienen koon vuoksi, se ei ole auki Innovestorin online -palvelussa. Mikäli olet kiinnostunut sijoittamaan yhtiöön, tilaa osakeannin dokumentaatio sähköpostiisi osoitteesta: info@innovestor.fi   Lisätietoja saat soittamalla numeroon: 010 3233 880


Posted on 8th August 2016


Blog: Play-offs in European equity crowdfunding begin


Blog: Play-offs in European equity crowdfunding begin Volumes of capital raised by equity crowdfunding platforms are strongly on the rise, while recent data point to slowing growth rates for new platform launches. Transactions are being concentrated to more dominate players, and less active operators will unavoidably – like the “old soldiers” described by General MacArthur […]


Posted on 7th July 2016


Innovestor visits the Republic of Tatarstan


Innovestor visits the Republic of Tatarstan Wilhelm Lindholm, Partner & MD Russia in Innovestor, visited Tatarstan as part of a business delegation led by Hannu Himanen, Finnish Ambassador to Russia. The visit took place in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, on 6 Jul 2016 and was hosted by Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Tatarstan. “Tatarstan has […]


Posted on 28th June 2016


Innovestor tests Navigine’s indoor positioning technology at railwaystation in Moscow


Innovestor tests Navigine’s indoor positioning technology at railwaystation in Moscow Innovestor’s portfolio company Navigine, developer of a high-accuracy technology platform for indoor positioning, has successfully completed a pilot project at Leningradsky Railway Station in Moscow for Russian Railways (RZhD). Russian Railways is one of the top three largest transport companies in the world with almost […]


Posted on 22nd June 2016


Blog: What returns to expect as angel investor?


Blog: What returns to expect as angel investor? People considering direct investments into early-stage growth companies often wonder what returns such investments could yield. As an asset class, seed investments have particular characteristics. On one hand, it is a high-risk instrument due to the uncertainties related to future cash flows and its liquid and long-term […]


Posted on 20th June 2016


16.6 Antti Parviainen participated at St.Petersburg International Economic Forum


16.6 Antti Parviainen participated at St.Petersburg International Economic Forum Last Thursday, on June 16th Innovestor’s chairman Antti Parviainen and advisor Pekka Viljakainen took part in the Panel Discussion at Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum. The topic of the discussion was named “Cultivating Talent To Spur Smart Growth” The panel discussion was dedicated to human capital […]


Posted on 7th June 2016


2-3.06 Innovestor general partner of Startup Village in Skolkovo


2-3.06 Innovestor general partner of Startup Village in Skolkovo On 2 and 3 of June 2016 Skolkovo innovation centre hosted the biggest annual startup conference in Russia  – Startup Village. This year the conference was attended by more than 14 000 participants. As the general partner of the event, Innovestor welcomed over 150 guests both from […]


Posted on 10th May 2016


Join Us In Startup Village!


Join Us In Startup Village! Startup Village is one of the largest venture capital events in Europe. This year it takes place in Moscow on 2nd-3rd June. Innovestor is proud to be the General Partner of the event. You can find more information from here.


Posted on 10th May 2016


Yepzon Ltd share issue open now


Yepzon Ltd share issue open now Finnish Yepzon Ltd has developed a low cost GPS device, which can be used to locate e.g. people, pets and valuables. The device has been sold already to more than 10.000 consumers and several thousand industrial partners around the world. Read more about Yepzon’s share issue by signing in to Innovestor service […]


Posted on 12th April 2016


Innovestor Ltd share issue was oversubscribed


Innovestor Ltd share issue was oversubscribed Innovestor Ltd’s own directed share issue was concluded successfully and was oversubscribed. Innovestor raised funds totalling approximately one million euros. The purpose for share issue is to enable the implementation of Innovestor’s international growth strategy. The subscription price will not be disclosed.


Posted on 22nd March 2016


Innovestor invests in Navigine


Innovestor invests in Navigine Innovestor leads a syndicate of investors that provides funding for Navigine, a growth company which develops enterprise indoor positioning systems for production facilities, the logistics sector as well as malls and airports. Previously, Navigine has raised funding in total of USD 350k. The current seed round is USD 400k. Founded in […]


Posted on 16th March 2016


Innovestor Invests in LNGTainer


Innovestor Invests in LNGTainer Innovestor’s latest target company LNGTainer Ltd’s funding round was successful. The size of the round was 1.0 million euros.


Posted on 16th March 2016


Innovestor advises Scool in funding round


Innovestor advises Scool in funding round Innovestor took part as an advisor in Scool Ltd’s funding round. Innovestor acts as financial advisor in the convertible debt offering for Scool, a company which develops educational concepts by integrating latest technological applications, participatory learning practices and Finnish education expertise. The offering was subscribed by an institutional investor, […]


Posted on 27th January 2016


Innovestor expanding to Sweden


Innovestor expanding to Sweden Innovestor opened a branch office in Sweden on January 21st. The Swedish operation will be headed by ex-Nordea Markets director Stefan Sonnerstedt. Innovestor offers a convenient way to invest in carefully selected non-listed growth companies in Nordics and Baltics. Innovestor’s concept combines a digital web-based investing with a strong selection and […]


Posted on 27th November 2015


Innovestor invests in Yepzon


Innovestor invests in Yepzon Innovestor leads a syndicate of 23 investors to provide funding for Yepzon, a company which develops applications and equipment for locating people, pets and assets, using GPS technology. Total size of the funding round was EUR 0.7 million. Read more www.yepzon.com.


Posted on 13th November 2015


SLUSH 2015 in Helsinki


SLUSH 2015 in Helsinki Innovestor took part in Slush in November. Once again, SLUSH was extremely well organized and there were number of interesting seed and early stage companies to invest from all over the world. Innovestor’s VIP breakfast event took place on Thurday morning and it gathered over 300 business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors […]


Posted on 31st October 2015


Open Innovation Forum in Moscow


Open Innovation Forum in Moscow One of the biggest VC events, Open Innovation Forum, is arranged in Moscow once a year. Once again, SLUSH was extremely well organized and there were number of interesting seed and early stage companies to invest from all over the world. Several distinguished political and financial figures were joining the […]


Posted on 23rd October 2015


Innovestor invests in Apped


Innovestor invests in Apped Innovestor leads a syndicate of 14 investors to provide funding for Apped, a company which helps customers to increase productivity, by developing fun and easy to use mobile applications for corporations and their employees. Total size of the funding round was EUR 0.5 million. With the support of Innovestor, we are […]


Posted on 14th October 2015


Innovestor is now a partner with B3CF


Innovestor is now a partner with B3CF Innovestor has commenced partner cooperation with British & Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland.  The purpose of chambers of commerce is to develop corporate culture and economic growth. B3CF provides international platform for Innovestor and their other partners to introduce their operations. For registered users, the platform provides […]


Posted on 2nd October 2015


Innovestor invests in Labrox


Innovestor invests in Labrox Innovestor leads a syndicate of 23 investors to provide funding for Labrox, a company which develops equipment and software for sample analysis in laboratories worldwide, e.g. in the agriculture, medicine and food industries. Total size of the funding round was EUR 0.6 million. With the support of Innovestor, we are able to […]


Posted on 4th June 2015


Moscow Startup Village 2015


Moscow Startup Village 2015 Innovestor participated Startup Village event for the second time in the Skolkovo near Moscow. Almost ten thousand people participated Startup Village, which makes it the largest event for growth companies in Russia. The technology centre of Skolkovo is divided in six different clusters: IT (B-to-B), IT (B-to-C), energy, biotech, space & […]


Posted on 8th May 2015


Innovestor invests in Verso Globe


Innovestor invests in Verso Globe Innovestor leads a syndicate of 14 investors to provide funding for Verso, a company which company develops online tools for CSR management and communication. Total size of the funding round was EUR 0.7 million. With the support of Innovestor, we are able finalize our new products and  expand to new […]


Posted on 3rd April 2015


Innovestor invests in Plantui


Innovestor invests in Plantui Innovestor leads a syndicate of 11 investors to provide funding for Plantui, a company which develops equipment and technology for indoor gardening of plants and herbs. Total size of the funding round was EUR 0.7 million. “With the support of Innovestor, we are able to strengthen online sales and support international […]