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Investing in early stage tech in the Nordics

The reason we invest in this area is because we can and care.

Showcasing the current portfolio and a handful of exits


For the past couple of years Nordvest Founders has participated as Venture partner with Capital A Partners. As CAP A now is merged as partner to Butterfly Ventures we are partnering with BV. Since we all are involved in early stage deep tech, hardware with software components we have together set-up a Science Venture program is already organised in 8 cities in Finland and Norway, and will now for the first time be organised in Sweden. The Science Venture Program works closely with universities, research institutions and R&D centers to share best practises in commercialising science and in venture capital financing to speed up the process for research based startup growth.

The Science Venture Program is a workshop on the fundamentals of VC investing especially from the viewpoint of research based innovations. The session will explore the roadmap for university teams from research discoveries, to funding all the way to growth and exits. You’ll hear how to position your startup for best valuation and how to improve your investment readiness. Essential parts of startup funding such as investor shareholder’s agreement, founder obligations and investors privileges are covered as well.

Topics covered by the workshop:
– Dos and Dont’s of Venture Capital
– Science based startup growth and development
– Best practices for Technology Transfer
– Investment Readiness
– Valuation of science based startups
– Shareholder’s agreement
– Get to know Wave Ventures and Butterfly Ventures