This article showcases our top picks for the best Denmark based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Denmark Venture Capital Companies
Vaekstfonden – The Danish Growth Fund – is the Danish state’s investment fund. We strive to improve access to risk capital to enable Danish businesses to innovate, and to generate growth and new jobs.
In close collaboration with banks and domestic and international private investors, we finance companies from all sectors nation-wide. We can accompany you for the entire journey – from your company’s infancy through growth phases to expansion abroad and even to an initial public offering..
Axcel was founded in 1994 by a group of investors from Denmark’s largest financial and industrial institutions. Axcel is a Nordic private equity firm focusing on mid-market companies and has a broad base of both Danish and international investors.
Axcel has raised four funds with total committed capital of around DKK 10 billion and has made 45 investments along with 80+ significant bolt-on acquisitions.. .
Rainmaking is a startup incubator that launches startups, builds them into solid businesses, and eventually exits them. Rainmaking runs a portfolio of 10 companies with a total of 100 team members in its offices in Copenhagen, London, and Berlin.
Since 2010, it has invested in another 100 startups through Startupbootcamp. Rainmaking was founded in January 2006 and is based in Berlin, Germany..
Blazar Capital is a company builder in the Internet space. We create ideas, partner with entrepreneurs and CEOs to establish the companies behind them, and provide investment and expertise to quickly achieve global leadership.
We only focus on ideas with truly global scale and innovative business models that can disrupt the markets they operate in.. .
Lehrmann Ventures is a venture fund that primarily invests in Nordic startups and scaleups. The firm seeks to make investments in seed-stage, early-stage, and later-stage companies.
They specialize in SaaS, e-commerce, and online marketplaces. Lehrmann Ventures continuously strive to add complementary competencies and resources to support portfolio companies..
We wish to offer all customers the possibility to acquire a MasterCard and other payment cards instantly with no link to their bank and at the same time offer the highest possible security when paying online and offline. Our customers should feel safe no matter where they shop.
We want to enable our customers to fulfil their dreams and buy whatever they like by offering attractive loan products. No matter how our customers use their cards they shall always have full control and overview of their payments and spend via their card account..
Thinkubator combines corporate innovation and startup acceleration to create scalable positive impact. They do so by gathering established corporations, early stage start-ups, elite students, and expert knowledge partners to catalyze innovation and disrupt industry.
Thinkubator’s 10 week acceleration program is a unique opportunity for early stage startups who normally don’t have access to growth opportunities. Designed to help turn ideas into scalable businesses with positive impact, startups receive access to key business resources, investors, an elite network of students and world class knowledge partners like Singularity University.
Thinkubator doesn’t take any equity. Instead, They provide a startup grant to help fuel growth..
Willmach is a global venture capital firm that provides early-stage capital and expertise to outstanding founder teams who are building unique, transformative companies. Our focus is on pre-seed to round A financing, supporting startups created in Europe & Asia.
We are sector-agnostic, but we do have a preference for evergreen themes like Enterprise IT & SaaS, Consumer Internet, eCommerce, and HealthTech.. .
Appvestor is a platform that lets investors to successfully invest in apps without taking an equity share in the company that makes them. Appvestor brings success in the mobile app economy to app publishers and investors alike.
In 2016 it generated €400 billion in revenues. Experts say it could reach €725 billion in 2022..
theView WE BUILD AND GROW COMPANIES Define a strong business case, acquire sufficient funding, make a solid plan, market and sell the products, keep accelerating the business and generate profits. Then sell the company to get a return on the investment, or keep it for further profits.
This is, in essence, our passion and what we strive to achieve in our daily work. We provide the required resources and a top management team supported by a combined advertising agency and sales force.
This team is available to our clients and partners. theView Ventures BUSINESS EXPANSION theView Ventures assists both start-ups and established companies in acquiring venture capital for business expansion.
In practice, we develop business cases, match these with investors, and provide access to implementation specialists with the relevant commercial resources to ensure acceleration. The expanded businesses can then potentially be sold fully or partially with return on the investment.
theView Agency CUSTOMER ACQUISITION theView Agency assists clients in customer acquisition and thereby accelerates the commercial growth. We supply a Task Force including management and implementation that focus on business acceleration via marketing and sales.
Our Task Force delivers the business, sales and marketing plans and oversees the implementation, thereby generating higher turnover and profit for our clients.. .
Schantz is a recognised in providing innovative financial software solutions designed to streamline the business processes of life and pension providers and the banking industry. Since its establishment in 1994 Schantz achieved rapid growth and today more than 100 Danish financial institutions are using Schantz software.
Schantz products include Schantz Life, a core standard solution for life and pensions that covers both individual and group life. Schantz Valuation enables insurance companies to make fast and reliable risk calculations.
Finally, Schantz Advice – financial planning tools for life and pension providers and banks for a holistic and compliant financial overview that ensures improved customer experience. Schantz employs over 160 people from its office in Copenhagen, Denmark..
Term Sheet Battle
Term Sheet Battle is a live term sheet negotiation platform for entrepreneurs, investors, and lawyers. Term Sheet Battle™ opens the boardroom door to a live improvisational term sheet negotiation between an entrepreneur and their lawyer and a seasoned venture capital or angel investor.
This highlights important negotiation points and articulates ambiguous jargon. Term Sheet Battle was founded in 2011 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark..
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