Atomico invests in innovative technology companies that are on their way to becoming category leaders.
Type Venture Fund

Investment info

Invests in
Growth and expansion
Investment range
€ 0,5 - 1M
€ 1 - 5M
€ > 5M
Primary markets
Consumer, Companies, Marketplace
Investing in countries
Denmark, Finland, Northern Ireland, Norway, Sweden

Focus areas

Consumer services & devices
Consumer services & devices
Energy & Greentech
Energy & Greentech
Marketplace & eCommerce
Marketplace & eCommerce
See all 8 focus areas

More about Atomico

They focus exclusively on the technology sector. It is a venture capital that does seed, early stage venture, later stage venture and private equity investments.


Atomico was founded in 2006 by Niklas Zennström, a co-founder of Skype. They have an international perspective and have invested in over 50 companies in over four continents.

How much do they invest?

On average they invest around $10M in interesting companies, the sum is dependent on your company’s needs. They will help your business become international category winners by investing knowledge and network.

How do they work?

Their sector expertise and deep network mean that they who and what that can add value to their portfolio companies. That is what they look for when evaluation your project.

This makes a difference to them

They look for outstanding companies that have a proven game-changing technology or a disruptive business model, which are showing real signs of traction and have the potential to become or are already an international category leader with a brand loved by users and customers.

Key People

Niklas Zennström - CEO & Founding Partner
He is an experienced entrepreneur, previously co-founding and managing globally successful technology companies including Skype, Kazaa, Joost, and Joltid. Niklas holds dual degrees in Business and MSc Engineering Physics/Computer Science from Uppsala University in Sweden.

Chris Barnes - Partner & COO 
Chris joined the company after 23 years in two different private companies. He was involved in structuring, funding, portfolio investments and operation management. Chris is a Chartered Accountant and has a Double First in Economics and History from Cambridge University.

Startups they funded

Mapillary, Klarna, Truecaller, Farmdrop, See the entire portfolio here.

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