EQT Ventures

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EQT Ventures
Investment company
Industry Venture Capital
Founded 2016 (2016)
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Key people
Hjalmar Winbladh
Number of employees
Parent EQT Partners
Website www.eqtventures.com

EQT Ventures is the venture capital arm of the Swedish company EQT Partners. In May 2016, EQT Ventures announced its first EUR 566m fund.[1] The fund makes minority equity investments in tech companies with growth potential in Europe and the US ranging between EUR 3 million and EUR 75 million.[2]


Notable investments have included Oden Technologies,[3] Holidu,[4] Riskmethods,[5] Min Doktor,[6] Wolt,[7] Verto Analytics,[8] Unomaly,[9] 3D Hubs,[10] Service Partner One,[11] Watty,[12] myTomorrows,[13] Small Giant Games,[14] Peakon,[15] HackerOne,[16] and Token,[17] among others.

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  1. ^ Adam Ewing "Buyout Fund EQT Starts $632 Million Venture Arm Targeting Europe", Bloomberg, 26 May 2016
  2. ^ "The Fund Facts"
  3. ^ Lundell, Stefan (12 Feb 2016). "Prominent investors are backing his smart factory solution". swedishstartupspace.com. 
  4. ^ O'Hear, Steve (7 Jan 2016). "Vacation Rentals Search Engine Holidu Raises €5M Series A". TechCrunch.com. 
  5. ^ Ohr, Thomas (2 Feb 2016). "Munich-based riskmethods secures $ 6 million in a Series-A funding round led by EQT Ventures". eu-startups.com. 
  6. ^ Billing, Mimi (14 Feb 2016). "EQT Ventures makes first Swedish investment". digital.di.se. 
  7. ^ Takahashi, Dean (15 Apr 2016). "Finland's Wolt raises $12.4M for ordering food online". Venturebeat. 
  8. ^ "Audience Measurement Firm Verto Analytics Receives $16.1 Million Series A from EQT Ventures". vertoanalytics.com/. 2 Jun 2016. 
  9. ^ "Unomaly raises 4.6 million euro in Series A funding led by EQT Ventures". stockholminnovation.com. 20 Jun 2016. 
  10. ^ O'Hear, Steve (2 Aug 2016). "3D Hubs, an online marketplace for local 3D printing, scores $7M Series B". TechCrunch.com. 
  11. ^ O'Hear, Steve (6 Jul 2016). "Service Partner One closes $10M Series A to move office management services online". TechCrunch.com. 
  12. ^ Keane, Jonathan (13 Jul 2016). "Smart energy startup Watty lands €3 million from Cleantech Invest and EQT Ventures". Tech.eu. 
  13. ^ O'Hear, Steve (9 Jan 2017). "MyTomorrows raises further €10M to help access drugs in development". TechCrunch.com. 
  14. ^ Pearson, Dan (9 Mar 2017). "Small Giant secures €5.4m in funding". gamesindustry.biz. 
  15. ^ Keane, Jonathan (27 Mar 2017). "Employee engagement platform Peakon raises €6.1 million". Tech.eu. 
  16. ^ Keane, Jonathan (6 Apr 2017). "HackerOne receives investment from EQT Ventures to boost European presence". Tech.eu. 
  17. ^ Keane, Jonathan (24 Apr 2017). "Token raises $15.7 million to help banks comply with EU policies". Tech.eu. 

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