CREANDUM, SPEEDIVEST, TEKNASYON & MORE JOINING EMERGE 2021

5 MIN READ, MAY 02, 2021
One week till EMERGE! Yay! We are glad to present more international investors who confirmed their participation in the conference. Their funds have a diverse investment focus and broad geographical scope. The investors will spend their quality time with the startups by mentoring them and be judges at pitching competitions at EMERGE.

So, what is the next batch of investors for this year’s conference?
One week till EMERGE! Yay! We are glad to present more international investors who confirmed their participation in the conference. Their funds have a diverse investment focus and broad geographical scope. The investors will spend quality time with the startups by mentoring them and be judges at pitching competitions at EMERGE.

So, what is the next badge of investors for this year’s conference?

WHO ARE THEY?

Creandum
SaaS, Fintech, Enterprise software, Media, Gaming, Transportation, Health, Marketing, Food
Sweden, Germany, US

Creandum is a leading European early-stage venture capital firm backing some of Europe’s most successful tech companies including Spotify, iZettle, Depop, Klarna, KRY, Epidemic Sound and Small Giant Games. Creandum has offices in Stockholm, Berlin and San Francisco.

https://www.creandum.com/
Speedinvest
Deep Tech, Digital Health, Fintech, Industrial Tech, Network Effects and Subscriptions
Austria

Speedinvest is one of Europe’s most active early-stage investors, with more than €400m AUM, 40 investors, and offices in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and San Francisco. Their focused investment teams know your industry inside and out. Their Deep Tech, Fintech, Industrial Tech, Network Effects, Digital Health and Subscriptions experience, know-how and deep networks are yours from day one.

https://www.speedinvest.com/
Target Global
Fintech, SaaS and wellness
UK, Germany

Target Global is an international investment firm headquartered in Berlin, with €1.3bn+ in capital commitments and co-investments. With offices in London, Tel Aviv and Barcelona, they connect the key European startup ecosystems and leverage the unique DNA of each of our target geographies, across our global network. Building on our experienced team with substantial operational and investment experience, we help exceptional entrepreneurs to build market leaders. Target Global invests across multiple stages, investing in fast-growing tech companies, targeting trillion € markets. Their Partners have been investing for more than 15 years in the digital technology space, backing some of the key European success stories. The Target Global portfolio includes companies such as Auto1, Delivery Hero, Omio (formerly GoEuro), Rapyd, TravelPerk and WeFox.


https://www.targetglobal.vc/
3VC
AI, App Mobile, Dev tools, AR/ VR, Digital Health, Security, Deep-tech
Austria

3VC is a Vienna-based venture capital fund that invests in a carefully handpicked group of European technology startups with global ambition. From seed to growth, 3VC’s entrepreneurial team provides tireless support and access to an international co-investment network of VC partners.

https://three.vc/
Crosspring
Fintech, AI, B2B, SaaS, Cyber Security, Agri Tech, AR/VR, Food, Horti-tech
The Netherlands

Crosspring is an investor in teams who have the ambition to start a successful business and/or want to extend their existing business in the areas of software, Internet, mobile applications, software.

https://crosspring.com/
ACT Venture Partners
Deep-Tech
Turkey

ACT Venture Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage deep-tech start-ups. ACT (Accelerating the Commercialization of Technology) Fund I is fully invested and has a portfolio of 16 deep tech startups . While ACT Fund I was generalist, specific attention was given to startups with AI, IoT, and Big Data/Analytics components.

https://act-vc.com/
360 Capital
B2B, SaaS, B2C, D2C, Deep-Tech, Mass consumer disruption
France

360 Capital is a Venture Capital firm investing in early stage, innovative deeptech & digital enterprises across Europe. The firm has a 20-year track record of supporting talented tech entrepreneurs in developing ambitious & disruptive companies in a variety of sectors. Led by a diverse and experienced team of professionals located in Paris and Milan, 360 Capital has €400M of assets under management and an active portfolio of over 50 companies.

https://www.360cap.vc/
Skif VC
B2B,B2C
Luxembourg

Skif VC is a VC fund focused on seed investments. The fund is co-managed by teams of ABRT and Mangrove. Fund size is $75 mn. They seek projects that fall under the deeptech definition, i.e. bearing a breakthrough technology based on deep and comprehensive research, and calling for disruption in the respective industry. They work only with B2B and B2B2C companies and prefer ventures with potential industrial application.

https://skif.vc/
Zaz Ventures
Deep-Tech
Belgium

Zaz Ventures is a leading consulting firm specialized in Horizon Europe innovation funding instruments such as EIC (Accelerator, Transition, Pathfinder) and Collaborative Projects (IA, RIA, CSA). They excel in the most competitive instruments, such as the EIC Accelerator, where we have helped (since October 2019) 31 deeptech startups to raise €174M of grant and equity funding, which represents 14% of all the EIC Accelerator funding during this period.

https://www.zazventures.com/
1991 Open Data Incubator
B2B/B2C
Ukraine

Together with the most talented IT patriots of Ukraine, we strive to give new digital life to the most non-digitized sectors of the economy. The main achievement of the Ukrainian state is the data - which the state machine systematically collects and stores. All they need is an API. For the first time, citizens' IT developments will have a chance to become real startups, build cooperation with large IT companies, find common ground with ministries and municipalities.

http://1991.vc/
Hoxton Ventures
Internet, Mobile, Software
UK

They are an early-stage technology venture capital firm. They partner with founders seeking to invent new market categories or transform large, existing industries. They chase after outliers. They only invest if a company has the potential to be a large, valuable, global market leader. We care more about the magnitude of the return if things work, and less about minimizing risk in a company’s early days. They prefer to be the first venture investor. We follow our investments, aiming to be shareholders for seven to ten years. We invest as little as $250,000 to seed a company and as much as $5,000,000 to lead a round.

https://www.hoxtonventures.com/
NRG Ventures
USA

They are global seed investor that boost startups to global markets. Focusing on Russian speaking founders, growing from pre-seed to A stages.

http://nrgvc.com/
Mayfair Equity Partners
Consumer business, Leading tech business
UK

We partner with exceptional management teams to help them achieve extraordinary results. Focusing on the tech and consumer sectors, we invest in growth businesses across Europe and North America.

https://www.mayfairequity.com/
TMT Investments
Big Data/Cloud, Edtech, Marketplaces, Saas, E-commerce
USA

TMT Investments Plc provides investors with liquid exposure to a globally diversified portfolio of earlier-stage technology start-ups. Quoted on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange since 2010, TMT has invested in over 55 companies and realised 14 profitable full and partial exits (as of 31 December 2019).

https://tmtinvestments.com/
Smart Partnership Capital
B2,SaaS
USA

Smart Partnership Capital is a venture capital fund that invests in top-notch founders with global ambitions and projects, which solve real problems using technology.

https://www.spc-vc.com/
Cultivation Capital
Life Science & Health Tech, Software, Agriculture & Food Tech
USA

Cultivation Capital is a venture firm focused on investing in technology, life sciences, and agtech companies whose ideas have the potential to transform the way we live and work. We partner with entrepreneurs who have the potential to build some of the world’s most successful startups. We actively invest out of a variety of funds, and support and invest in multiple business development programs focusing on areas like financial technology, agriculture technology, cyber security technology, and women-led companies.

https://cultivationcapital.com/
Frontline Ventures
B2B
UK

Accelerating exceptional founders. They invest in ambitious seed-stage B2B companies throughout Europe.

https://www.frontline.vc/
Air Ventures
Any meaningful tech innovation
Czeck Republic

Their mission is to help innovations fly. Air Ventures is "hands on" innovations fund and incubator. They focus on supporting early-stage and angel stage projects and talented dedicated teams in the region of CEE.

https://airventures.eu/
Teknasyon
B2C, Games
Turkey

Teknasyon Investments love supporting multicultural start-ups who have a global vision. They not only call ourselves ‘investor’ but also let these start-ups learn the tricks of the trade in Teknasyon and introduce them to millions of new users from all over the world.

https://teknasyon.com/en/
CVC team
B2C, retail, etail, financial services, healthcare, telecommunications, information technology, media, building and construction, chemicals, energy, manufacturing, transport, and infrastructure, and business services sectors
Luxembourg

Established in 1981, CVC is a world leader in private equity and credit with $117.8 billion of assets under management, $161.9 billion of funds committed and a global network of 23 local offices: 15 across Europe and the Americas and eight in the Asia Pacific region. CVC is majority owned by its employees and led by its Managing Partners.

CVC's private equity platform manages $89.4 billion of assets and comprises four strategies: Europe/Americas; Asia; Strategic Opportunities; and Growth Partners, each of which benefits from CVC's global platform. CVC's ability to bear the full extent of its global resources in any situation gives it a competitive advantage when sourcing new investment opportunities and when creating value during CVC's ownership period.

https://www.cvc.com/
Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Software, media, telecommunication, consumer goods & services, natural resources, and financial services sectors
Russia

Baring Vostok is one of the leading private equity firms operating in Russia and the CIS. The Baring Vostok Private Equity Funds have invested over $1.8 billion USD in more than 60 companies since 1994, and currently have committed capital of $3.6 billion USD for new investments. The Funds’ portfolios were diversified among financial services, oil and gas, consumer products, telecommunications, and media sectors, including СТС Media, Golden Telecom, Yandex, Ozon, Gallery Group, Centre of Financial Technologies, Enforta, ER-Telecom, 1C, Burren Energy, Volga Gas, Zhaikmunai, Novomet, Kaspi Bank, Orient Express Bank, Europlan, EMC and others. The Investment Advisor of the Funds, Baring Vostok Capital Partners (Guernsey) has been voted “Russian Private Equity Firm of the Year” by the readers of Private Equity International and Private Equity Online every year since 2005.

http://www.baring-vostok.com/
EBRD
Telecommunications, media, and technology
UK

EBRD invests in changing lives across three continents by building sustainable and open market economies wherever they work.

https://www.ebrd.com/home
Credit Europe Bank Russia
Bbanking, leasing, factoring, insurance and NLP finance, retail, real estate, energy
Russia

Credit Europe Bank (Russia) Ltd. – is a Russian Bank with foreign capital, founded in 1997, owned by financial conglomerate FIBA Group that operates in 12 countries around the world. Credit Europe Bank operates in economically developed cities of Russia like Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Ufa, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don and others. Credit Europe Bank’s domestic network consists of 45 offices in 21 cities in 5 time zones of Russia and 449 ATMs and more than 26 000 Points of Sales located in more than 77 cities (Bank presence in 2020).

https://www.crediteurope.ru/en/
Excited to e-meet our investors? Startup ticket gives you the opportunity to access mentorship sessions and pitch your ideas at EMERGE CHALLENGE and Venture Lounge.

See you soon at EMERGE 2021!
Excited to e-meet our investors? Startup ticket gives you the opportunity to access mentorship sessions and pitch your ideas at EMERGE Challenge and Venture Lounge.

See you soon at EMERGE 2021!
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