Petteri Koponen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 9

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 5


Petteri Koponen General Information


Mr. Petteri Koponen is a Founding Partner of Lifeline Ventures. He has founded five companies, including Jaiku and First Hop. In addition to the various start-up CxO roles and board memberships, he has been the chairman of Supercell, Grand Cru, Everywear Games, and He has experience in public companies as a board member of Elisa, Finland's largest telco, in addition to working for Google in Mountain View and London after its acquisition of Jaiku. In his free time, He hangs out with his family, pumps iron, plays games, writes (toy) code, and enjoys books and movies. He is currently the chairman of Wolt and Varjo. He holds a degree in Technical Physics from Teknillinen korkeakoulu-Tekniska högskolan, another in Physics from Aalto University in 1990, and MS in Management, International Business.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Helsinki
  • Finland

Petteri Koponen Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ninchat 23-May-2022 Angel (individual) 000.00 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Camment 25-Jul-2017 00000 00000 00000 Entertainment Software Out of Business
Vizor (Multimedia and Design Software) 20-Aug-2015 0000 00000 Multimedia and Design Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation 0000000 0000000
ThingLink 15-Apr-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
Sofanatics 07-May-2012 00000 (00000 Social/Platform Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Uplause 20-Apr-2012 00000 (00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
PlayMySong 18-Jan-2012 0000 00000 00000 Entertainment Software Out of Business
Sofanatics 12-Jul-2010 Seed Round Social/Platform Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Camment Early Stage VC Entertainment Software Out of Business

Petteri Koponen Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Ninchat 31-Oct-2022 Merger/Acquisition
PlayMySong 02-Jul-2020 000 00 00000000
Vizor (Multimedia and Design Software) 01-Apr-2019 0000000000: 000000
Camment 01-Feb-2019 Out of Business
Sofanatics 07-Sep-2012 Bankruptcy: Liquidation

Petteri Koponen Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Petteri Koponen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Petteri Koponen Angel Investor 00 0 0 Helsinki, Finland

Petteri Koponen FAQs

  • Who is Petteri Koponen?

    Petteri Koponen is an angel Investor who has made 9 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Petteri Koponen?

    Petteri Koponen is an angel investor.

  • What does Petteri Koponen do?

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

  • What has Petteri Koponen invested in?

    Petteri Koponen has made numerous investments in companies like Ninchat, Camment, and Vizor (Multimedia and Design Software) within the Communication Software, Entertainment Software, and Multimedia and Design Software industries.

  • What has Petteri Koponen invested in recently?

    Petteri Koponen's latest investment was on 23-May-2022 in Ninchat, a company within the Communication Software industry.

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