Tesi is a venture capital and private equity company that accelerates companies’ success stories by investing in them, both directly and via funds.
We offer promising growth companies business expertise and international networks for achieving the company’s growth plan.
We offer Finnish and international private equity and venture capital funds a responsible, long-term investor with leading expertise in the field.
Endev, a Finnish company extracting energy and nutrients from wastewater sludge, has raised EUR 4.3 million and is scaling up its technology to full industrial production. State-owned Tesi will co-invest in the company along with Sinituote Ltd, Tejus...
Venture capital firm Lifeline Ventures has raised EUR 130 million for a new fund, an amount that sets a new record for fundraising in Finland. The company invests in Finnish technology companies in all their development stages: from first-round inves...
DevCo Partners has raised €180m of long-term capital for its next investment platform. DevCo aims to create global success stories by focusing on a limited number of carefully selected companies, hands-on involvement in company development, and a lon...
Finnish Industry Investment Ltd (Tesi) invests in Fira to help to modernise the construction sector into solutions that serve people and the environment. Fira’s goal is to increase its impact and, together with its customers and partnership network,...
Tesi made new investments and investment commitments amounting to €76m during the review period.
In addition to money, Finnish companies need skilled ownership, active board work and insight into international business operations, to support their growth and internationalisation. The most successful investors contribute with experience, resources and risk-taking ability to their portfolio companies, which consequently show much higher growth rates than their peer companies.
We are the last generation that can save our planet from destruction. Election boasts will match reality when Finland leads the world in the circular economy race, with everyone is a winner. Companies in Tesi’s EUR 75 million Circular Economy programme can join the race, too. This is an opportunity to create new business – and sustainable value.
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Juha Koponen is one of the most experienced capital market lawyers in Finland. Just in the past three years, he has helped 14 companies with their listing process. “I have yet to come across a company that found the IPO process easy, but no one has ever told me that it wasn’t worth it,” says Koponen.