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Tesi is a venture capital and private equity company that accelerates companies’ success stories by investing in them, both directly and via funds.

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Looking for financing to pursue your growth plans?

We offer promising growth companies business expertise and international networks for achieving the company’s growth plan.

Looking for an investor in your fund?

We offer Finnish and international private equity and venture capital funds a responsible, long-term investor with leading expertise in the field.



Tesi in 2017: Strong growth in portfolio companies and numerous exits led to an excellent result

Tesi made new investments totaling €149m, incl. a €60m commitment in the fund-of-fund KRR III. Direct portfolio companies continued to grow strongly, as their sales increased on average 22% during the year. Favourable operating environment, strong gr...


Saari Partners announces a new EUR 40 million fund for growing service SMEs through marketing and digitalisation

The fund will make majority investments in small and mid-sized service companies with the aim of growing them into sector leaders through focused development of their branding, marketing and digitalisation.


Thirdpresence raises $2.4M to transform in-app programmatic video advertising with AI

Thirdpresence, an AI-driven programmatic video advertising company, has raised $2.4M in seed funding to accelerate R&D on their purpose-built AI. Nordic venture capital firms Inventure and Tesi participated in the funding round together with new...


Fintech company Zervant raises €6 million funding

Finnish fintech company Zervant, which provides online invoicing software for small business and entrepreneurs across Europe, has announced €6 million in funding. The investment was led by Tesi, along with Northzone, NFT Ventures and Conor Venture Partners.


Announcement of Mustavaaran Kaivos Oy name change to Ferrovan Oy

The new name reflects the change in the company strategy from traditional mining business to sustainable recycling of materials and recovering valuable metals from by-products of steel industry. It also introduces the main product ferrovanadium whi...