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VENTURE CAPITAL With Focus on Deep Tech & Distinctive Brands.

Visionary tech founders determined to rewrite the rules of their category. Controversial spirits giving the improbable view a shot. World-shapers solving the anatomy of the next.

We partner with deep tech and brand-driven companies obsessed with challenging category norms. The Nordics are our home, but we take on a global front in spotting the unexpected - venture capital investments from B2B to B2C, with a sweet spot for scientific advances, strong IP, and customer understanding that looks beyond convention.

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Venture capital funding from inception to Series A

We're a deep tech and brand-driven VC investing in early stage companies from their inception to series A and beyond. We share in the vision of founders as champions and challengers, drawing on our experiences from scaling some of the strongest tech companies ourselves. We do venture capital investments with a global mandate and our portfolio companies includes category-leading startups in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, France, the UK and the US.

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Venture capital funding from inception to Series A

We're a deep tech and brand-driven VC investing in early stage companies from their inception to series A and beyond. We share in the vision of founders as champions and challengers, drawing on our experiences from scaling some of the strongest tech companies ourselves. We do venture capital investments with a global mandate and our portfolio companies includes category-leading startups in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, France, the UK and the US.

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INVESTMENT THESIS What we look for

How to become our portfolio company? We firmly believe that founding teams with either deep tech or brand-drivenness in their core have great growth-potential and are effectively future-proofing themselves for the rapidly changing times, regardless of their industry or business model. Together with the most defiant entrepreneurs, we as venture capitalists build forerunning and iconic tech companies that stand the test of time.

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Future-proof deep tech

These are far-fetched companies with the best potential to challenge category norms. They create solutions that actively shape future industries with fundamental and defensible scientific advances or engineering innovation. These companies create profound enabling power and have the potential to catalyze long-term, future-proof change in their industry.

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Future-proof deep tech

These are far-fetched companies with the best potential to challenge category norms. They create solutions that actively shape future industries with fundamental and defensible scientific advances or engineering innovation. These companies create profound enabling power and have the potential to catalyze long-term, future-proof change in their industry.

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Distinctive brands

We're not only looking for companies whose key competitive advantage is in their deep technology, but for brand-driven teams that understand how their product speaks to key human motivations. Strong brands dare to differentiate and break convention. They have potential to become category-defining and defensible brands by applying their clear value proposition rigorously across all touchpoints. Brands like these stand the test of time.

Maki.vc Alvar Pet

Distinctive brands

We're not only looking for companies whose key competitive advantage is in their deep technology, but for brand-driven teams that understand how their product speaks to key human motivations. Strong brands dare to differentiate and break convention. They have potential to become category-defining and defensible brands by applying their clear value proposition rigorously across all touchpoints. Brands like these stand the test of time.