Offices: Hellerup, Denmark
Vaekstfondon looks for and invests in innovative
companies that need venture capital to grow.
Since 1992 they have financed growth in
over 3,500 Danish companies for more than
DKK 6.5 billion. They invest directly, via
other funds or with private investors, business
angels, pension funds, banks, etc. Vaekstfondon
provides a broad spectrum of finance solutions
for small as well as medium-sized companies—ranging
from equity to loan guarantee.
Van den Ende & Deitmers
Offices: The Netherlands
Van den Ende & Deitmers focus on investments
in West European companies with good international
growth prospects through two venture capital
funds. They combine strategic and operational
insight with entrepreneurial understanding,
hence their motto 'Investing with Passion'.
Van Herk Group
Offices: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The Rotterdam-based Van Herk Group invests
in real estate and in companies, focusing
primarily on the Netherlands and the new
EU member states. The Group began as a family
business, and its history dates back more
than half a century.
Offices: Kent, England
VCF is one of the UK's longest established
technology venture capital firms. Their
first technology fund, raised in 1985, has
achieved excellent returns and invested
at an early stage in a number of world-class
companies. They now manage two venture capital
trusts with funds under management of over
£60 million. They provide venture capital
to IT, communications and technology based
Offices: Stellenbosch, South Africa
VenFin Limited is not a passive investor,
and seeks to manage its investments actively
through regular dialogue with other shareholders,
directors and management of investee companies
and by providing strategic input through
board, audit and other committee representation
and shareholders’ agreements.
Offices: Paris, France & Beijing-Shanghai,
Since 1998, Ventech has been partnering
with the best entrepreneurs in Information
Technology and Life Sciences sectors.
With more than €360 under management,
Ventech selects and finances the most
ambitious European projects and backs
them to gain a global leadership position.
Thanks to its initiative in China, Ventech
is able to back investees in their development
in Asia, and to invest locally through
a dedicated fund.
Ventizz Capital Partners
Offices: Dusseldorf, Germany
Ventizz Capital Partners was established
in 2000 as a private equity company focused
on mature technology-oriented high-growth
companies. The primary difference to other
investors was and is the management's entrepreneurial
background and experience in global operations.
This experience spans both SMEs and large
groups, strategic consulting for a leading
firm of management consultants.
Offices: Paris, France & The Netherlands
Verdoso is a private investment holding
founded in 1997 and focused on middle market
direct investments in various of industries
including manufacturing, value-added distribution
and business services. The group proactively
seeks to make constructive investments in
companies in transition or facing operational
challenges and which can benefit from both
Verdoso's financial resources and entrepreneurial
Offices: Oslo, Norway
Verdane Capital Advisors is the Nordic market's
largest and most successful independent
manager of secondary direct funds. Since
2003, Verdane has organized four secondary
direct funds & co-investment pools, and
the funds it advises have over €500 million
of committed capital. The funds advised
by Verdane Capital Advisors have acquired
sixteen portfolios with stakes in over 200
Vestland Invest Langaker
Offices: Oslo, Norway
Vestland Invest Langaker invests mainly
in Scandinavia, but considers occasionally
investments outside this area. Their typical
investment is between MUSD 1-6. Their investment
horizon will normally be between 5-7 years,
but as a privately founded investment vehicle
they have no legal constraints on length
of investment. Vetland has historically
focused on helping their companies validate
their product/service by creating alliances
with large incumbents in the industries
in which they invest.
Via Venture Partners
Offices: Hellerup, Denmark
Via Venture Partners is a EUR 130 million
multi stage venture fund investing in exceptional
companies in the Nordic region. They invest
up to EUR 20 mill in growth companies ready
to expand outside the Nordic region, but
they also support seed and early stage ventures.
Via Venture Partners is uniquely designed
with the right mix of management, industry
capabilities and financial strength.
Offices: Zurich, Switzerland & Frankfurt,
ViewPoint Capital Partners is an independent
private equity firm focusing on successful
software technology companies across Europe.
ViewPoint actively supports growth and international
expansion. Through its specific investment
model, ViewPoint facilitates sustainable
value-creation by providing Expansion Capital,
Buy-Out Capital, combined with Resources,
Experience and Industry Network.
Offices: Trondheim, Norway
Viking Venture is one of the leading technology
focused venture funds in Norway with 200
million USD under management. The funds
investment focus are companies within electronics,
software, oil & gas, materials and clean
technology. Viking Venture typically invests
in companies that have passed the seed phase
and is ready for the commercialization phase.
Offices: Lausanne, Switzerland
Vinci Capital is a private equity firm with
over MCHF 200 under management. Since 1998
they have provided equity to over 30 Swiss
technology and industrial companies to finance
innovation, growth and succession-buyouts.
Their investment team capitalizes on 40
years of cumulated experience in private
equity and a solid operational background
in growth, turn-around, consolidation, IPOs
and M&A situations.
Offices: Zurich, Switzerland
VI Partners is a venture capital firm that
supports university spin-off's as well as
other promising start-up companies with
capital, coaching, consulting and networks.
Via their current "Venture Incubator" fund
VI Partners invests "Smart Money" to develop
promising technology-based ideas for products
and services into successful businesses.
It now manages an investment fund of CHF
Offices: Hoersholm, Denmark
As an industrial investor is to own and
develop a number of companies that bring
daylight, fresh air and a better environment
into people's everyday lives. KR Holdings'
objective is to create value through active
ownership of a number of model companies.
The VKR Group has approx. 15,000 employees
in more than 40 countries. VKR Holding is
owned by the Kann Rasmussen family.