• Impact Venture Capital Company
    Vana Capital & Ventures

    Impact Venture Capital Company
    Focus on Sustainable Urban Development

  • Investing in Sustainable Urban Development
    Vana Capital & Ventures

    Investing in Sustainable Urban Development
    Bioeconomy, Cleantech and Digitalisation solutions

  • Smart and Sustainable Cities
    Impact VC Growth Fund

    Smart and Sustainable Cities

  • Investing in Sustainable Urban Development
    Bioeconomy, Cleantech and Digitalization Solutions

    Investing in globally scalable, positive impact and good investment returns potential early growth phase companies in the Nordics.

  • Good returns with positive impact in sustainable economic, environmental and social/societal development!
    Vana Capital & Ventures

    Good returns with positive impact in sustainable economic, environmental and social/societal development!

Vana Capital & Ventures is impact venture capital company, which is based in Finland.

We are looking to invest in Finnish and Nordic early growth companies, which can offer solutions to urban sustainable development. We seek innovative and disruptive solution companies in bioeconomy, cleantech and digitalization sectors. We expect our potential target companies to have potential for good returns, measurable positive impact in sustainable development and potential to be globally scalable business.

We believe and aim for good investment returns with positive impact in sustainable economic, environmental and social/societal development. And impact venture capital is one segment of the growing global impact investing market, which is part of global sustainable and responsible investing markets.

Approach

We look for innovative Finnish and Nordic early growth phase companies, which are globally scalable business and offer solutions to sustainable urban development in bioeconomy, cleantech and digitalization sectors.

Companies need to have potential for good returns and measurable positive impact in sustainable development, which means and these leads us to be part of the growing impact venture capital market.

Our company evaluations and potential future cooperation we pay attention initially to following:

  1. good return potential and scalability of business globally,
  2. real positive impact in sustainable development,
  3. innovativeness in sustainable urban development,
  4. entrepreneurs and management team,
  5. interest to commit to systematic development model of the company and business.

Impact measurement includes fulfilment of ESG requirements and more specific impact measurement will be built based on UN SDGs, which includes SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities), SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure), SDG 4 (quality education) and SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production). This is the base to build model and metrics for positive impact measurement.

Our value added and systematic company development to good returns includes the following:

  1. Detailed problem-opportunity and  vision-mission definition for the company,
  2. Create foresight, leadership and management processes in the company,
  3. Make clear strategy and systematic implementation for the strategy,
  4. Bring in disciplined thinking, team work, actions and output focus,
  5. “owner-entrepreneur” know-how is key for CEO and team.

Our team (management and senior advisors) have over 150 year of hands-on entrepreneurial, management and board work experience in different companies and industries, which we bring into the target firms to succeed.

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Vana Capital & Ventures is impact venture capital company, which is part of growing global sustainable, responsible and impact investing markets.

We aims for good returns by investing in Nordic early growth phase and growth companies, which have potential for good returns from globally scalable business and making real positive impact in sustainable development.

We are raising early growth phase companies investing fund, which is focused on solutions to sustainable urban areas development with emphasis on bioeconomy, cleantech and digitalization sectors.

If you are an investor and look for alternative investment allocations in your portfolio in sustainable, responsible and impact investing markets along with interested in

  1. good returns,
  2. making positive impact in sustainable development,
  3. see the opportunity and desire to be part of taking benefits from the growing sustainable urban development market in the future,

then please contact us and we are more than happy to discuss about our offering.