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The EQT Ventures fund invests in technology-driven companies across all industries, from anywhere in the world. If you’d like to come in contact with us to discuss a potential investment, please don’t hesitate to upload your company here. Click here for other contact options.

From start-up to scale-up and growth

Building a global tech company is challenging. We know because we’ve done it too. No matter where you are on your journey and what your challenges are, chances are we’ve been there too and we can overcome them together.

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EQT Ventures invests in HackerOne

HackerOne, a bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure platform, announces the completion of its $40 million Series C funding round with EQT Ventures as one of the investors. As part of its international growth strategy, HackerOne has opened two additional offices in Germany and United Kingdom, with plans to double its engineering team in the Netherlands.

Andreas Thorstensson

Andreas Thorstensson on the future potential of eSports

January saw people in the tech community converge on Munich for DLD. EQT Ventures’ Andreas Thorstensson joined a panel on esports, titled ‘League of New Legends’. Here, Andreas, a former world champion in the game, Counter Strike, gives us his views on the future of esports.

Andreas Thorstensson

EQT Ventures leads Peakon's latest funding round

Today, Peakon, the London and Copenhagen-based people analytics company, announces the completion of its latest funding round of $6.5M. Lead investor in this round was EQT Ventures, along with Peakon’s existing investors, IDInvest, Sunstone and angel investor, Tommy Ahlers. The Peakon team has a track record of building some of Europe’s most successful technology startups and their mission is to impact the world’s productivity and happiness by using data to create meaningful understanding between employees and their companies.

Lars Jörnow

Mobile gaming experiences you simply won’t forget

EQT Ventures has led a growth financing round for Finnish game developers, Small Giant Games. The €5.4 million investment round was also joined by the company’s earlier investors Creandum, Spintop Ventures, PROfounders and First Fellow Partners. Small Giant Games is a Finnish mobile games company focused on creating stunning multiplayer mobile games, which become a daily hobby for the players. The company aims to become one of the most successful studios by creating engaging battle RPG games, with new types of multiplayer and social features.

Lars Jörnow

Tomorrow's company, myTomorrows

EQT Ventures is happy to welcome myTomorrows to the family. myTomorrows was founded to improve access to drugs in development for physicians and their patients facing an unmet medical need. myTomorrows announces a €10m growth funding round, co-led by EQT Ventures and Octopus Ventures.

Kees Koolen

Facebook, Data and Growth: Henrik Landgren

In early December, we hosted an intimate dinner in London with Alex Schultz, Facebook’s VP growth marketing, analytics and i18n and Henrik Landgren, EQT Ventures’ Analytics Partner, who previously built the analytics team for Spotify. Here Henrik writes about the evening and the moments of pain in businesses that often force a focus on real priorities…

Henrik Landgren

EQT Ventures leads 3D Hubs’ series B financing

Today, 3D Hubs, the world’s largest online marketplace for 3D printing services, announces the completion of its Series B financing, totaling $7 million, led by EQT Ventures, followed by original backer Balderton Capital. Ted Persson, Design Partner at EQT Ventures, will be joining the 3D Hubs Board of Directors. The round will enable 3D Hubs to further its mission towards developing a connected network of 3D printing services to support the company’s rapidly growing professional user base.

Ted Persson

Say W(h)aaaa…. tty!

EQT Ventures is happy to join Watty’s €3 million investment round alongside Nordic accelerator Cleantech Invest and current and new investors. Watty uses deep learning to identifying what home appliances are on, at what time, based on the electricity meter data.  Using simple visualizations, Watty breaks down users’ energy costs for immediate understanding of exactly how energy is spent in their homes and what they can do to reduce their energy bills. 

Hjalmar Winbladh

Say Hi to Service Partner ONE

Today, we’re happy to welcome Berlin based Service Partner ONE to the family. SPO has created the first digital multi-service platform for office management, from cleaning, delivery of fruit and beverages through to coffee machines, water dispensers, office supplies and craftsmen. We’re thrilled to join their mission to make offices more happy.

Lars Jörnow

EQT Ventures partners with Unomaly

Today, we're happy to announce that EQT Ventures leads the €4 M A-round of Unomaly. Based in Stockholm and founded in 2012, Unomaly helps companies avoid IT incidents by automatically analyzing all the data their IT systems produce.

Andreas Thorstensson

EQT Ventures leads Verto Analytics’ Series B funding

Today EQT Ventures is happy to welcome Finnish-American Verto Analytics to the family. Verto Analytics provides audience data measurement solutions for a multi-screen world, and since the EQT Ventures team likes both data measurement and screens, leading the B round investment was a no brainer.

Henrik Landgren

EQT Ventures and UberPitch

If you find yourself in an Uber in any of the major European cities the next few days, don't be surprised if you'd squeeze in with someone from EQT Ventures. We have teamed up with Uber and their UberPITCH program where entrepreneurs are invited to pitch to investors in Uber cars.

Ted Persson

EQT Ventures is open for business

After countless discussions, late nights, flights, iterations, Keynote revisions, sales meetings and prototypes, it’s official – EQT Ventures is live. This has been more than a year in the making and the team is super excited to get going.

Hjalmar, Kees & Lars

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