A top tier venture capital firm. is a Helsinki-based, top tier venture capital firm. Founded and managed by Nordic veterans of the ICT sector, startup scene and venture capital industry, the core team has deep networks around the world with high potential for proprietary deal flow and access to competitive cases. The investment period of Maki Fund I started in Jan 2018, and we’re currently a team of five. Our extended team includes iconic entrepreneurs, top-tier investors and those who have never conformed to industry standards.

The team is on the lookout for founding teams with world-shaking ideas across all industries and continents. With a fund size of ~80M€, makes initial investments in seed and Series A.


At your service.

A team of individuals with various industry backgrounds and interests, serial entrepreneurs and top-tier investors, startup executives and tech ecosystem players. A diverse set of strengths, complementary skills, invaluable contacts, and unconditional support – the entire Maki family is at your service.

Ilkka Kivimäki
Pirkka Palomäki
Josefiina Kotilainen
Paavo Räisänen
Pauliina Martikainen