Category: Blog

  • Trind VC raises new €55M fund to invest in startups with a consumer or community component in Europe

    Trind VC raises new €55M fund to invest in startups with a consumer or community component in Europe

    We are proud to announce closing our €55M second fund. We aim to invest in 30–40 startups with proven traction in four years. The fund is backed by institutional investors such as European Investment Fund, Tesi (Finnish Industry Investment), LHV Pension Funds, and Swedbank Investment Funds. “We were targeting to raise €50 million, but as we already have more commitments, we will go slightly above that in the second closing. Most of our LPs from Fund I joined Fund II, a sign of trust we truly appreciate. We are honored to have top-tier institutions from the region investing in the

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  • Ready Player Me raised $56 million in a B-round led by Andreessen Horowitz

    Ready Player Me raised $56 million in a B-round led by Andreessen Horowitz

    Trind Ventures portfolio company Ready Player Me received a B-round investment of 56 million dollars to become the leading avatar system in the metaverse. The investment round was led by one of the world’s best-known venture capital firms, Andreessen Horowitz. “2022 has been of significant importance in the company’s development — if at the beginning of last year 24 companies used the Ready Player Me platform, today this number has already risen to over 3,000” explained Timmu Tõke, founder and CEO of Ready Player Me. He added that the company’s goal is to become the leading avatar system in the metaverse. The B-round

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  • Trind Ventures team is looking for an Investment Analyst!

    Trind Ventures team is looking for an Investment Analyst!

    We are expanding our small team to find and support the best founders in Europe. Therefore, we are looking for a full-time Investment Analyst to join our team!

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  • Faster Feedback, Faster Results — Consumer and Community Component Startups and the Secret of High Scalability

    Faster Feedback, Faster Results — Consumer and Community Component Startups and the Secret of High Scalability

    Our track record shows that startups with a consumer or community component have the potential for high scalability. But what is the secret behind this scalability, and how the founders can reach this potential? In this blog post, we will demystify the consumer or community component and share some insights on how you as a founder can achieve high data-driven scalability and convince investors to fund your A-round.

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  • Questions with Founders: Speakly

    Questions with Founders: Speakly

    Ott Ojamets shares the story behind Speakly and the underlying language learning methodology. Fancy learning a new language, why not focus on statistically significant words to speed up the process?

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  • Questions with Founders: Showell

    Questions with Founders: Showell

    Sales enablement is reaching fascinating feats in the hybrid world. Time to meet Sami Suni, co-founder & CEO of Showell. Showell is an intuitive sales enablement platform for presenting, sharing, and tracking content, helping tens of thousands of B2B salespeople globally.

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  • Questions with Founders: eAgronom

    Questions with Founders: eAgronom

    Meet incredible startup founders from Trind VC portfolio. Today, we will be having a quickfire chat with Robin Saluoks, CEO & co-founder of eAgronom, an AgriTech startup that is accelerating the global shift towards net-zero. We’ll dive into his learnings on his entrepreneurial journey and share the insights valuable for early-stage entrepreneurs.

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  • Trind Ventures’ new fund for early-stage digital companies reaches first closing at 21 million EUR with support from EU.

    Trind Ventures’ new fund for early-stage digital companies reaches first closing at 21 million EUR with support from EU.

    We are pleased to announce Trind Ventures has concluded the first closing of its new fund at 21 million euros. The three largest investors in the fund are European Investment Fund (EIF) under the Juncker Plan, LHV pension funds (LHV) and Trind Ventures’ team itself.

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