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FUNDS: VC and investment companies

VC and investment companies

Nordic Game has compiled a list of VC and investment companies investing in games, that are either based in the Nordic region or that have funded Nordic game projects.


Initial Capital
www.initialcapital.com

“Initial Capital is an investor in seed and early-stage technology companies with a focus on games, consumer services and technology enablers. We’re not a traditional VC fund – we’re a group of serial entrepreneurs who invest our own money and actively partner with world class teams to build global category winners.”

Initial Capital has invested in the following:

www.superevilmegacorp.com
www.hutchgames.com
www.juiceboxmobile.com
supersolid.com
www.spaceapegames.com
supercell.com
www.peak.net
www.greyarealabs.com
www.koyoki.com

Visit www.initialcapital.com for more information.


Vanedge Capital
www.vanedgecapital.com

“Vanedge Capital I is a $138M early stage venture capital fund based in Vancouver, BC. Launched in May 2010, investors in the fund include major institutional investors as well as a number of high net worth individuals. These investors are successful entrepreneurs and bring substantial connections and insight to the fund.”

Vanedge Capital has invested in the following:

gamerizon.com
karmagaming.com
unity3d.com

Visit www.vanedgecapital.com for more information.


DN Capital
www.dncapital.com

“DN Capital’s objective is to identify, invest in and actively support leading digital media, e-commerce, software and mobile applications companies on a global basis.”

DN Capital has invested in the following:

www.digitalchocolate.com

Visit www.dncapital.com for more information.


Index Ventures
indexventures.com

“We back the best and most ambitious entrepreneurs and help them make their ideas real and lasting. The entrepreneurs we team up with were born to build their businesses — it is their life’s mission. Working side-by-side with these visionaries makes us incredibly optimistic about the future. The transformative companies they’re building, include: Dropbox, Etsy, Sonos, SoundCloud, Flipboard, King, BlaBlaCar, Squarespace, Just Eat, Lookout, Hortonworks, Nasty Gal, Pure Storage, Supercell, Criteo, Funding Circle and many others.”

Index Ventures has invested in the following:

anki.com
betfair.com
greyarealabs.com
happylatte.com
hutchgames.com
king.com
mindcandy.com
playfish.com
stardoll.com
supercell.com
supersolid.com

Visit indexventures.com for more information.


Spintop Ventures
spintopventures.com

“Spintop Private Partners is an investment firm founded and owned by accomplished tech entrepreneurs, industrialists and seasoned investors. At the core we have an internationally experienced investment team that has made over 40 investments in early stage technology companies.”

Spintop Ventures has invested in the following:

www.smallgiantgames.com

Visit spintopventures.com for more information.


PROfounders Capital
www.profounderscapital.com

“Our aim is to invest in and support new businesses with capital plus proactive advice and expertise. We believe that the combination of dynamic new entrepreneurs and PROfounders’ experience leads to a strong base for new ventures to flourish. Our goal is to create long-term value and promote entrepreneurism.”

PROfounders Capital has invested in the following:

www.smallgiantgames.com

Visit www.profounderscapital.com for more information.


Capital A
www.capitalapartners.com

“Capital A Partners is a based in Charleston, SC and invests in early stage companies in the southeastern United States. “Cap A” also invests in Nordic-based companies out of its Stockholm, Sweden office, bridging them to the United States market.”

Capital A has invested in the following:

www.smallgiantgames.com

Visit www.capitalapartners.com for more information.


Creandum
www.creandum.com

“We invest in the best innovative and fast-growing companies, companies that can change industries and are led by the people that make it happen.”

Creandum has invested in the following:

www.smallgiantgames.com

Visit www.creandum.com for more information.


Northzone
northzone.com

“Northzone is a technology investment partnership. Over the past 19 years we have been chosen by exceptional entrepreneurs as a long-term partner for growth. We have thus far invested in over 100 companies, injecting some 200 years of collective operational and investment experience into businesses that truly make a difference.”

Northzone has invested in the following:

www.playraven.com
www.spaceape.com

Visit northzone.com for more information.


Mediatonic
mediatonic.fi

“Mediatonic Management Ltd is a new project co-financing fund and management company. Mediatonic invests in Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in commercial games, media brands, television formats and multimedia products as well online services, originating from Finland and the rest of the Nordic countries.”

Mediatonic has invested in the following:

www.housemarque.com
nitrogames.com

Visit mediatonic.fi for more information.

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