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EQT Ventures

EQT Ventures

EQT Ventures is a Stockholm-based company founded in 2015.

EQT Ventures is a European VC fund with capital raised of just over €1.2 billion and teams in Stockholm, London, Berlin, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Paris and Luxembourg. EQT Ventures work to help entrepreneurs with capital and hands on support. EQT Ventures is part of EQT, a leading investment firm with more than EUR 61 billion in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40 billion in assets under management.

Investment

EQT Ventures' investments include Let's Do This, Einride, Beat81, Darkstore, dott, Wolt, Heart Aerospace, WarDucks and Peakon.



Their exited investments include Small Giant Games, BIMobject and Service Partner ONE.

Funds

In May 2016 EQT Ventures launched their EQT Ventures I fund with €566 million raised which remained a sector agnostic investment fund following the firms general values in startups. 



In November 2019, EQT Ventures launched their EQT Ventures II fund with €660 million raised. This second fund was to build on EQT Ventures I's investments in multi-stage, sector agnostic strategy with €1 million to €75 million across Europe and the United States.

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A cybersecurity company offering an application security platform for enterprises.

A company designing and building autonomous electric transportation (AET) systems for freight and cargo.

Token is a blockchain and software development company creating an API that enables banks and third parties to have PSD2 compliance, aggregate data, and make direct bank payments.

Holidu is a Germany-based company.

Home is a Germany-based company founded by Thilo Konzok.

Peltarion is a European Union-based company founded in 2004.

Dott is a Netherlands-based company.

AnyDesk Software is a Germany-based company founded by Andreas Burike.

Baffin Bay Networks is a Stockholm County-based company.

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Ingrid Lunden
January 28, 2020
TechCrunch
The rise of design tools like Canva and the vast expanse of digital spaces where a company's name can appear these days have created a challenge for organisations: how best to make sure that what gets used is up to date and in keeping with how you want it to be used. Today a "brand [...]
Callum Burroughs
November 13, 2019
Business Insider
Swedish VC firm EQT Ventures employs a proprietary AI tool to identify hot startups to invest in as it looks to stay ahead of the pack in Europe.
Romain Dillet
July 4, 2019
TechCrunch
European micro-mobility startup Dott is about to raise a $34 million Series A round (€30 million). Compared to many scooter companies out there, the startup is taking a careful approach when it comes to growth in order to build a good reputation and a sustainable service. EQT Ventures and Naspers are leading today's found. Existing [...]
December 12, 2018
WebWire
On Tuesday, Microsoft Corp. venture fund M12, in partnership with EQT Ventures and SVB Financial Group, announced the two winners of the Female Founders Competition: Acerta and Mental Canvas. The companies and their founders, Greta Cutulenco (CEO and co-founder, Acerta) and Julie Dorsey (founder and chief scientist, Mental Canvas) beat out several hundred applicants to receive $2 million each in venture funding, along with access to technology resources and more to help progress the fu...

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