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Some data on Nordic VC trends

Nordic vc slides

  1. 1. A few slides on Nordic VC Prepared by Gil Dibner @gdibner blog: yankeesabralimey Helsingin tuomiokirkko, Helsinki, Finland Built 1830-1852
  2. 2. Record VC inflows into Europe & Israel 248 343 285 354 369 345 312 556 731 565 539 935 1,154 792 1,509 0 500 1,000 1,500 2,000 2,500 3,000 3,500 Qtr3 Qtr4 Qtr1 Qtr2 Qtr3 2014 2015 AmountInvested(US$M) Pace of VC Investment in Europe and Israel Mega (>100) Growth (20-100) Venture (8-20) Early Venture (2-8) Seed (.5-2)
  3. 3. Nordic VC flows 37 51 28 48 49 87 24 49 85 69 132 83 99 111 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 Qtr3 Qtr4 Qtr1 Qtr2 Qtr3 2014 2015 AmountInvested(US$M) Pace of VC Investment in Nordics Mega (>100) Growth (20-100) Venture (8-20) Early Venture (2-8) Seed (.5-2) 124 219 190 526 + 250 245
  4. 4. Nordic VC flows relative to other countries 2,677 2,655 1,860 1,106 990 494 390 183 174 153 92 60 58 56 49 39 37 31 24 13 7 6 3 1 1 1 UK Israel Germany France Sweden Netherlands Spain Ireland Denmark Finland Belgium Switzerland Hungary Norway Estonia Portugal Greece Poland Italy Slovenia Czech Latvia Austria Iceland Serbia Lithuania 0 500 1,000 1,500 2,000 2,500 3,000 Total VC investment volume by country 12 months ended September 2015 (US $M)
  5. 5. Top 25 largest Nordic VC investments 11 12 13 20 23 25 29 38 40 60 526 12 15 16 17 18 20 22 23 29 74 16 12 23 22 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Zound RecordedFuture Novelda Jolla Magine KNCMiner Enevo Falcon Social Kiosked Realm Neo4j FyndIQ Tictail Relex Thin Film Seriously AdCash Mathem Clothes (Boozt) Trustly Bima Saltside Technologies TrueCaller Trustpilot Spotify Nordic VC Investments, Twelve months ended September 2015 (US $M) Consumer Enterprise Government OEM SMB
  6. 6. 17 Nordic VC investments with US VCs 1 2 2 8 23 60 526 6 6 7 9 12 18 20 22 22 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Qapital Mapillary EveryWhere Foap GameAnalytics Wake.io Omniata FishBrain Pipedrive RecordedFuture Realm Neo4j Tictail Relex Seriously TrueCaller Spotify Nordic VC Investments with US VCs involved Twelve months ended September 2015 (US $M) Consumer Enterprise OEM SMB
  7. 7. Is Nordic VC interest different? Productivity Security Employment Electronics Health Adtech Infrastructure Lifestyle Marketing Financial 0 20 40 60 80 100 European & Israeli venture financing by target market Twelve months ended September 2015 (number of investments, top 10 verticals) Consumer Enterprise SMB OEM Telecom Government Entertainment Productivity Employment Development Data Education Financial Social Lifestyle Marketing Gaming Electronics 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 Nordic venture financing by target market Twelve months ended September 2015 (number of investments, top 10 verticals) Consumer Enterprise SMB OEM Government
  8. 8. Entertainment Productivity Employment Development Data Education Financial Social Lifestyle Marketing Gaming Electronics 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 Nordic venture financing by target market Twelve months ended September 2015 (number of investments, top 10 verticals) Consumer Enterprise SMB OEM Government Is Finnish VC interest different? Financial Adtech Commun… CRM Social Security Fashion Payments Health Travel Data ERP Electronics Marketing Lifestyle Education Gaming 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Finnish venture financing by target market Twelve months ended September 2015 (number of investments, top 10 verticals) Consumer Enterprise SMB OEM Government
  9. 9. Nordic unicorns http://www.atomico.com/explore-d3 Consumer Applications Gaming Enterprise
  10. 10. Is there something in the water?
  11. 11. When it comes to unicorns, the Nordic region punches well above its weight Nordics/Baltics UK Germany France Benelux Unicorns 7 7 5 2 1 Annual VC inflow $1.4B $2.7B $1.9B $1.1B $586M Unicorns/$B 5.00 2.59 2.63 1.82 1.71 Population 33M 64M 80M 66M 28M Unicorns/M 0.21 0.11 0.06 0.03 0.04
  12. 12. Is there something in the water? Probably
  13. 13. Based in , I was previously a partner at . Before that, I helped run the European seed program for . I moved to London after seven years in during which I worked as a VC with and . I’m originally from . My VC investments include and . Angel investments include and many more. If you found this useful, I hope you’ll subscribe to my blog. 13 Gil Dibner To invest in the best European & Israeli enterprise startups, consider backing me on here. Lots of exciting stuff in the pipeline – and you’ll be in pretty good company.

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