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.
New USD $7.4 Million Investment Follows Impressive Growth in North America
Founded by Ilka Kivimäki and Pirkka Palomäki, the Maki.vc fund makes seed round or Series A round investments in promising tech startups. Launched in March 2018, the fund has already investments amounting to EUR 76 million. The company targets the No...
Henri Hakamo has been appointed as Tesi’s Chief Digital Officer (CDO), Mikael Niemi as Investment Director and Elisa Lehmusniemi as Executive Assistant. Juha Lehtola returns to Tesi’s Venture Capital team as Director.
A new financing model of the EIB and Tesi will invest EUR 100 million to growth-oriented SMEs and innovative mid-cap companies over the next eight years.
Oura Health, the Finnish health technology company behind the Oura ring, has moved its total private funding to 12.5M€ after the closure of a round led by US-based Bold Capital Partners and Finland’s Tesi. The company also appoints new board members...
We are living amidst a new industrial revolution. Many sectors are experiencing disruptive changes that break down old structures and create the framework for new types of businesses. Finnish companies have all that is needed to do well in the changing competitive environment by capitalising on Finland’s advantages – such as reliability and a practical approach.
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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.