Wave Ventures

Wave Ventures is the first student-run VC in the Nordics and the biggest one in Europe. We provide pre-seed funding for the boldest teams in the Nordics.
Type VC
Website wave.ventures

Investment info

Invests in
Product or prototype
Investment range
€ < 25K
€ 25 - 50K
€ 50 - 100K
Primary markets
Consumer, Companies, Marketplace
Investing in countries
Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden

Focus areas

Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Energy & Greentech
Energy & Greentech
Media & Entertainment
Media & Entertainment
See all 9 focus areas




Carbo Culture

Quicksave Interactive



Fifth Corner Inc.


See all 16 investments

Key people


Katja Pihlainen

Investment Manager (SWE)

Marianne Österlund

Investment Manager

Amy Nguyen

Investment Manager

Markus Nyberg

Investment Manager

Harri Iisakka

Investment Manager

Kasimir Hellman

Investment Manager

Ilona Raimas

Investment Manager (SWE)

Alexander Brokking

Invests in SDGs

More about Wave Ventures

Wave Ventures focuses on pre-seed investments in Nordic startups. They wish to invest in the most audacious founders emerging from the Finnish and Nordic startup ecosystems. Startups seeking an investment should have global ambitions and the next tech-enabled, breakthrough idea


The fund consists of a bold blend of ambitious young minds, experienced advisors and venture capital. The company was founded in 2016 and they have teams located in both Finland and Sweden.


How do they work?

Whether you need feedback for your idea or funding for your venture, Wave Ventures would love to hear from you.


This makes a difference to them

The young team believes that supporting unconventional minds is the key to crafting a better next generation. That’s why they help the earliest stage startups climb their first peak. Judging by their own experience, they strongly believe in having the right mindset and in learning by doing.

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