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General Information

Websitetoivo.ee
BirthplaceEstonia

Degrees

Tallinn University of Technology
Economics

Current Companies

Co-Founder
Founder
Angel Investor

Former Companies

Co-Founder, Chief Engineer

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Toivo Annus

Toivo leads ASI’s technology investments, and is closely involved in managing several portfolio companies post-investment.

Prior to ASI, Toivo was the co-founder of communication software company Skype, where he built and led a world-class engineering organization of 120 team members. He has extensive experience with emerging technologies and maintains a very broad as well as deep understanding of the tech sector.

While his ability to work 24/7 is legendary, Toivo knows how to enjoy life too, be it in the company of good friends, charging around in his ATV, or on the squash court.

He holds a degree in economics from Tallinn University of Technology.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Hopscotch 2/2014Venture Round$2M4
Coda Payments 12/2013Series A$2.3M5
Lenddo 10/2013Series B$6M4
Qraved 9/2013Seed3
RedMart 7/2013Series A4
Milaap Social Ventures 7/2013Venture Round$1.1M5
HybridCluster 5/2013Angel$1M4
Sellfy 6/2012Angel2
Coda Payments 2012Seed$900k2
RedMart 12/2011Seed1
PicLyf 9/2010Angel$11k1
Garena 7/2008Angel$2M1
Edicy 2/2008Angel$100k2

Videos

Sources

    TA Capital (toivo.ee) [edit]
  1. Baby & kids products e-tailer Hopscotch raises $2M from LionRock Capital, Nisa Godrej & Skype co-founder (techcircle.vccircle.com) [edit]
  2. Singapore-based Coda Payments raises $2.3M from several Japanese firms (thebridge.jp) [edit]
  3. Lenddo continues to grow as a social-network based lending platform for emerging markets, raises an additional US$6 million (lenddo.com) [edit]
  4. Qraved raises seed funding from Rebright Partners, 500 Startups, and Skype co-founder Toivo Annus (techinasia.com) [edit]
  5. Online Grocery Store Redmart Raises Series A Round To Stay Put In Singapore (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Milaap Social Ventures Raises USD$1.1M In Ventur Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  7. HybridCluster Raises $1M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  8. Publisher Platform Sellfy Lands Angel Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Coda Payments Raises Funding from Venture Lab (thebridge.jp) [edit]
  10. These former investment bankers are changing grocery shopping in Singapore (sgentrepreneurs.com) [edit]
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  12. Gamer Community Garena Gets $2 Million Angel Round (paidcontent.org) [edit]
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