Business Finland Venture Capital (BFVC) is collaborating with venture capital funds and business angels to contribute to the growth and development of early-stage companies and the Finnish venture capital industry. The company’s goal is to create a versatile and sustainable venture capital market in Finland which enables young companies to grow and develop quickly.

New co-investment facility operational in 2023

Business Finland Venture Capital provides information about investing in early-stage companies as well as about investing as well as a co-investment facility, EAF Finland, for selected business angels. They are also in the process to establish a new co-investment facility for business angels which will be operational in 2023.

For business angels interested in venture capital fund management business, BFVC provides information and support in establishing a fund. Together with other stakeholders, they organize educational events and other events to which business angels are encouraged to attend.

“Through the partnership, we get an excellent opportunity to dive deeper into the Finnish angel community and learn from them. As we are usually backing venture capital management teams with their first fund, FiBAN has historically formed an important deal flow channel for us of potential new managers. In addition to venture capital fund investments, we are innovating instruments to support the angels in their investment activities”, says Esko Raunio, Managing Director at BFVC.

“As we are actively looking for new teams who have an idea of managing a venture capital fund, don’t hesitate to reach out. Happy to help your team in building your first venture capital fund!”

More information:

Aija Bärlund, Interim Managing Director
+358 40 6810245

Business Finland Venture Capital
Esko Raunio, Managing Director
+358 40 543 9252

Petri Serenius, Investment Director
+358 50 599 3683

Asseri Lehtiniemi, Investment Manager
+358  44 536 1080