Open Ocean Capital

Open Ocean Capital

Open Ocean Capital is a venture capital firm investing in European entrepreneurs building data-intensive software.

OpenOcean is a venture capital and private equity firm established in 2008. The firm was founded by Patrik Backman. Its headquarters is located in Helsinki, Finland with additional offices in Espoo, Finland, and London, United Kingdom. As of March 2019, the firm has 22 active companies in its portfolio and has sold off its ownership in 19 companies. Its most recent investment was in December 2018 for import.io, a company providing website data extraction platform for its customers.

Funding

OpenOcean focuses on funding companies that are based in the United States and Europe, with a focus on the Nordic and Baltic regions. The firm specializes in Series A investments. It provides funding for companies in these industries: enterprise software, big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, adtech, and fintech. Since 2011, the firm has managed to raise a fund total of €149 million across three funding rounds. Its last one was raised in January 2019, amassing €24 million.

Timeline

Funded Companies

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People

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Ralf Wahlsten

Partner

Reid Jackson

Investment Analyst

Michael "Monty" Widenius

Partner

Mike Reiner

Venture Partner

Patrik Backman

Founder/Managing Director

Tom Henriksson

Partner

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Companies

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HeavenHR

import.io

Outlyer

PassFort

rapidminer

zentyal

References

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