Voima Ventures

Voima Ventures helps founders to accelerate the growth of deep technology ventures to global markets. We shed light on the ideas and technology which require time and courage to build. The way we work is simple: we combine science-driven innovation together with the Nordic serial entrepreneurial experience and a global mindset. Having roots at VTT, who is our cornerstone investor, enables us to see further. Oh, and the network. Global Network. Trust us and we trust you – this one pays back.

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Focus areas

Why deep tech?

We are living a time where people, societies and companies are facing global challenges. Environment, healthcare, equality, clean energy, water, and food. The list is long.

Where there is a challenge, as entrepreneurs, we see an opportunity. We truly and genuinely believe that many of these challenges can be solved by combining growth entrepreneurship, science driven innovation and value-adding capital to make the change with a high impact.

It is time to start working on the solutions.

 

Investing in

  • Idea
  • Product or prototype
  • Go to market
  • Growth and expansion

Focus areas

The investor is focussed on the following areas

Energy & Greentech
Energy & Greentech
Hardware
Hardware
Healthcare
Healthcare
Impact
Impact
Other
Other
Software
Software

How much do they invest?

Our investments vary from pre-seed stage and technology spin-offs to us leading a series A (and even series B).

We work closely with science teams of our strategic partner VTT, as well as Finnish universities, and the Nordic-Baltic startup community, angel investors and VC community.

So if you and your team have an idea, startup or a company, with a strong scientific foundation and global ambition, let’s get in touch!

Key People

  • Inka Mero, Founder & Managing Partner
  • Mikko Kumpulainen, Co-founder & Partner
  • Olga Balakina, Marketing & Analyst
  • Harry Santamäki, Venture partner
  • Kalle Öhman, Venture partner

Startups they funded

Paptic, Envault, Grain Sense to mention a few. Check out more portfolio companies here.

How to approach them