30 Investments in 24 Companies
2 Acquisitions
Helsinki, Southern Finland
Finance, Venture Capital, FinTech
Tekes is a Finnish funding agency specialized in research communities, industry, and service sectors.

Investor Details


Tekes is the most important publicly funded expert organisation for financing research, development and innovation in Finland.

We boost wide-ranging innovation activities in research communities, industry and service sectors.

Tekes promotes a broad-based view on innovation: besides funding technological breakthroughs, Tekes emphasises the significance of service-related, design, business, and social innovations.

Tekes works with the top innovative companies and research units in Finland. Every year, Tekes finances some 1,500 business research and development projects, and almost 600 public research projects at universities, research institutes and polytechnics.

Research, development and innovation funding is targeted to projects that create in the long-term the greatest benefits for the economy and society. Tekes does not derive any financial profit from its activities, nor claim any intellectual proprietary rights.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Oct, 2016$1M / Venture (Lead)
Jul, 2016€3.5M / Series A
Jun, 2016€950k / Seed
Jun, 2016€50k / Grant
Jun, 2016€3M / Undisclosed
Feb, 2016€280k / Undisclosed
Feb, 2016€2.2M / Seed
Oct, 2015€1.5M / Seed
Aug, 2015€1.3M / Seed
Jun, 2015€350k / Grant
Jun, 2015$3M / Seed
Dec, 2014$430k / Venture
Dec, 2014€105k / Debt Financing
Nov, 2014€250k / Grant
Oct, 2014€190k / Angel
Sep, 2014€15M / Venture
Sep, 2014€1.45M / Angel
Sep, 2014€50k / Grant
Aug, 2014$4.2M / Series A
Jul, 2014$5.5M / Series A
Jun, 2014€50.97k / Grant
May, 2014€100k / Seed
Mar, 2014€750k / Grant (Lead)
Mar, 2014$1M / Seed
Feb, 2014€60k / Seed
Jan, 2014€350k / Grant
Aug, 2013$2M / Seed
Jul, 2013€320k / Seed
Jul, 2013$133k / Seed
May, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
Mar, 2013$12M / Series B
Jan, 2013$1.6M / Seed
Oct, 2012€62k / Grant (Lead)
Jul, 2012$300k / Angel
May, 2012€50k / Debt Financing
Feb, 2011$2M / Seed
Sep, 2010€4.7M / Series A
Jul, 2010€150k / Seed

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Offices/Locations (1)

  • HQ

    Kyllikinportti 2, Länsi-Pasila

    Helsinki, Southern Finland FIN-00101


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