Vertical Accelerator Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 4
  • Investments
  • 60
  • Portfolio
  • 50
  • Exits
  • 8

Vertical Accelerator General Information


Founded in 2014, Vertical Accelerator is an accelerator firm based in Helsinki, Finland. The firm seeks to accelerate firms in the big data, digital health, e-commerce, education technology, finance technology, food technology, health technology, internet of things, life sciences, mobile, mobile commerce, Software-as-a-Service, lifestyle, wellness, wearables, technology, telecommunications, and media sectors.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • Maria 01
  • Lapinlahdenkatu 16
  • 00180 Helsinki
  • Finland
+358 050 0000000

Vertical Accelerator Investments (60)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Alucha 22-Jan-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
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00000 0000000000 28-Aug-2017 000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Startup 00000 0000000
0000 (000) 28-Aug-2017 000000000000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business
00ä 000000 28-Aug-2017 000000000000 Construction and Engineering Startup
000 00000000000 24-Aug-2017 000000000000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
00000000000 05-Jul-2017 000000000000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Bankruptcy: Liquidation 00000 0000000
000000 (0000000) 21-Jun-2017 000000000000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Startup 00000 0000000
Sulapac 14-Jun-2017 Accelerator/Incubator Wood Containers and Packaging Generating Revenue
Cardiolyse 06-Mar-2017 Accelerator/Incubator Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue
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Vertical Accelerator Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Force Emotion 23-Oct-2020 Out of Business
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Newolo 01-Feb-2018 Out of Business
BetterDay Research Out of Business
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Vertical Accelerator Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Vertical Accelerator Team (5)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Sébastien Gianelli Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer Helsinki, Finland
Paolo Borella Co-Founder & Senior Venture Analyst 00 Helsinki, Finland
Eero Toppinen Venture Analyst Helsinki, Finland
Kenneth Salonius Co-Founder & Head, Business Development 0 Helsinki, Finland
Jan Bubienczyk Senior Strategist 0 Helsinki, Finland
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Vertical Accelerator Co-Investors (4)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Stora Enso 5 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship 0 Series chart Industry bar
Aaltoes 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Business Finland 0 Series chart Industry bar
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