Risto Siilasmaa Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 21

  • Portfolio
  • 10

  • Exits
  • 9

Exits

Risto Siilasmaa General Information

Description

Mr. Risto Siilasmaa is a Co-Founder and serves as Special Partner at Nexit Ventures. He is an Angel Investor. He serves as Board Observer at Picosun. He serves as Advisor at Maki.vc. He also served as an Advisor at AlphaSense and BandwidthX. He is also a Co-founder of First Fellow Partners. He is one of the most respected and successful high-tech entrepreneurs in the Nordic countries. He serves as an Advisor at HoxHunt. He served as a Board Member at Mendor. He has been a board member of Nokia since 2008. He is also the chairman of the board of Elisa, the second-largest telecom operator in Finland, and the founder and chairman of F-Secure, a highly successful data security company. He also serves as Board Member at Pixieray. He serves as a Board observer at ePassi.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Helsinki
  • Finland

Risto Siilasmaa Investments (21)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Upright Project 13-Dec-2022 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
The 280 Co. 01-Feb-2022 00000 00000 Energy Infrastructure Product Development 00000 000000000
Aiven 16-Jan-2020 00000 00000 0000 Database Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
Heltti 28-Aug-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
Hoxhunt 16-Jun-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
TalentAdore 05-May-2016 00000 00000 00000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
Wolt 15-Apr-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
BandwidthX 05-Jan-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
Wolt 10-Nov-2015 Early Stage VC 00.000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
FutureFly 11-Sep-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Entertainment Software Out of Business 00000 000000000

Risto Siilasmaa Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
BandwidthX 17-Nov-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Wolt 31-May-2022 000000000000000000 00.000
Enevo 27-Jul-2020 0000000000: 000000
Small Giant 02-Jan-2019 000000000000000000 00000
Mendor 01-Jan-2017 000000000000000000
FutureFly 01-Jan-2016 000 00 00000000
WOT Services 01-Aug-2015 000000000000000000
Mediverkko 30-Jan-2015 Merger/Acquisition
Fruugo 01-Nov-2009 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg

Risto Siilasmaa Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Risto Siilasmaa Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Risto Siilasmaa Angel Investor 00 0 Helsinki, Finland

Risto Siilasmaa Co-Investors (9)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
First Fellow Partners 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lifeline Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Earlybird Venture Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
IVP 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Molten Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Risto Siilasmaa FAQs

  • Who is Risto Siilasmaa?

    Risto Siilasmaa is an angel Investor who has made 21 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Risto Siilasmaa?

    Risto Siilasmaa is an angel investor.

  • What does Risto Siilasmaa do?

    As an angel investor, Risto Siilasmaa invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Risto Siilasmaa invested in?

    Risto Siilasmaa has made numerous investments in companies like Upright Project, The 280 Co., and Aiven within the Business/Productivity Software, Energy Infrastructure, and Database Software industries.

  • What has Risto Siilasmaa invested in recently?

    Risto Siilasmaa's latest investment was on 13-Dec-2022 in Upright Project, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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