Ari Korhonen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 24

  • Portfolio
  • 9

  • Exits
  • 15

Exits

Ari Korhonen General Information

Description

Mr. Ari Korhonen is the Founder of Lagoon Capital. He also serves as a Growth Partner at Evli Growth Partners. He serves as a Senior Advisor at Spintop Ventures. He serves as Vice Chairman at DealDash. He serves as Chairman at Klevu and Surveypal. He serves as Chairman at VERSO. He serves as a Partner and Executive at True Global Ventures. He serves as an Advisory Board Member at Finnish Industry Investment. He is an Angel Investor. He served as a Board Member at Helpten. He also served as Chairman at Miradore. He Co-Owned XMLdation.com and served as its Board Member. He co-owned and served as a Board Member at Sympa. He is a Co-Owner of Citysocialising. He also co-owned Twid and served as Chairman. He is the Owner and serves as the Chairman of the Board at Paytrail. He holds an MS (Master of Science) in Engineering from the Lappeenranta University of Technology. Within the last 10 years, he has made Angel investments in 29 companies, with 86 investment rounds in total. These include MariaDB, DealDash, Surveypal, Miradore, In4mo, FlashNode, Thirdpresence, and 360 Cities. From these, he has had three successful exits; Severa, Paytrail, and The Switch. He is also an investor in venture capital funds that include Seedcamp, 500 Start-ups, and True Global Ventures. In Spintop he is also Senior Advisor and Investment Committee member. He is also a member of the Seedcamp Investment Committee. He is an Investment council member of Finnish Industry Investments. He was nominated by EBAN as European Business Angel of the Year in 2009 and elected by FiBAN as Business Angel of the Year in Finland in 2014. He is a co-founder of FiBAN and was Vice Chairman of the Board during 2010-2012. He has been an EBAN board member and Vice-President since 2012. He is also a member of EstBAN. He has been featured in several business magazines and blogs. He holds a Master of Science degree in engineering from Lappeenranta University of Technology.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Lappeenranta
  • Finland
+358 040 0000000

Ari Korhonen Investments (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Videobot (Business/Productivity Software) 31-Jul-2023 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 00000000
Klevu 22-Nov-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 00000000
Flashnode 28-Jun-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 00000000
Flashnode 17-Nov-2015 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 00000000
Sympa 01-Nov-2015 00000 (00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 00000000
SafelyLocked 01-May-2015 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 000 00000000
Surveypal 12-Mar-2015 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 00000000
Enbritely 28-Nov-2014 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 00000000
InsightsAtlas 20-Nov-2014 Seed Round 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 00000000
Twid (Media and Information Services) 31-Oct-2014 Early Stage VC Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 00000000

Ari Korhonen Exits (15)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Miradore 06-Jul-2022 Buyout/LBO
DealDash 01-Mar-2022 000000000 00000000
MariaDB 02-Feb-2022 0000000 000000 00000
360Cities 01-Oct-2021 000000000 00000000
Strossle 07-Jul-2021 000000000000000000 000.00
Helpten 01-Jul-2021 0000000000
Twid (Media and Information Services) 01-Jul-2021 000000000000000000
SafelyLocked 22-Oct-2020 000 00 00000000
Sympa 25-Aug-2020 Buyout/LBO
Small Giant 02-Jan-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000

Ari Korhonen Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Ari Korhonen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ari Korhonen Angel Investor 00 0 0 Lappeenranta, Finland

Ari Korhonen Co-Investors (4)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Expon Capital 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Marlion 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Superhero Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Urban Gillström 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Ari Korhonen FAQs

  • Who is Ari Korhonen?

    Ari Korhonen is an angel Investor who has made 24 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Ari Korhonen?

    Ari Korhonen is an angel investor.

  • What does Ari Korhonen do?

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

  • How many board seats does Ari Korhonen hold?

    Ari Korhonen holds a board seat in DealDash.

  • What has Ari Korhonen invested in?

    Ari Korhonen has made numerous investments in companies like Videobot (Business/Productivity Software), Klevu, and Flashnode within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

  • What has Ari Korhonen invested in recently?

    Ari Korhonen's latest investment was on 31-Jul-2023 in Videobot (Business/Productivity Software), a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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