Looking for an LP for a fund with a focus on Finnish companies?
We invest in venture capital and private equity funds that develop Finland’s most promising growth companies. As a Finnish state-owned investor, our primary focus is on developing the venture capital and private equity market through investments in Finnish funds. However, we also invest in international venture capital funds when the fund strategy has a true value-add to the Finnish ecosystem.
Our principal target market is Finland. We also selectively invest in international VC funds active in Finland, which complement the local market with their expertise and investment focus.
We invest mainly in Finnish and selectively Nordic funds that complement the Finnish market.
We mainly invest in Finland.
Our approach - a sparring partner for Finnish first-time and established funds
Sparring partner right from the start
We will be your active partner – whether you need help in formulating your new fund idea, forming the fund strategy or developing the fund in the long-term.
Creating added value together
Our target funds bring clear added value to Finnish growth companies and are large enough for their needs. In our opinion, an aspiring new fund includes a diverse, competent and broad investment team. It fuels the Finnish venture capital and private equity market and has a well-functioning investment strategy.
You’ll have full access to our investment expertise. Our teams are committed to making your fund the next success story. We expect no less from our portfolio funds: professionalism, dedication and a good track record. We require existing teams to have a good return on investment history. New teams should have expertise based on their fund’s investment strategy.
Growth is a
We are elevating Finland to the forefront of new economic growth – responsibly and with a long-term focus. We make investments on market terms and our investments are directed at the most promising, selected funds. Our commitment is typically EUR 5–15 million.
Our country is full of amazing investment opportunities: from rising stars to super performers. Our target funds are always active in the Finnish market. We co-operate with Business Finland Venture Capital (BFVC) and the European Investment Fund (EIF).
Companies and funds impact our society. Our portfolio funds operate in accordance with responsible investment principles. The funds’ investments create new growth and jobs. Together, we can solve challenges of sustainable development.
Our offering for international venture capital funds
Networks in the Finnish ecosystem
Tesi is your local partner in Finland. We can provide you with key connections to the local startup ecosystem, VC fund managers and high quality deal-flow.
Gain a foothold on the Finnish market
Thanks to its vast innovation base, Finland is not only the home for gaming giants, but also rising stars in B2B segments such as deeptech and healthtech.
Committing capital for investments
Our average ticket size for international venture capital funds is EUR 5 million. We are also an active co-investor and eager to explore Finnish investment opportunities with our partners.