My father always taught me (a myriad of times), that life is like a bus ride: Only that it’s not about the destination, not even the journey, but fundamentally the people who you share the bus with.

Memories and moments from the past year.

Let us begin with a story.

The young man liked to play…

Wave Ventures is the first student-run VC in the Nordics supporting and pre-seed investing in the most ambitious founders with the boldest visions. We are especially fond of companies emerging from university ecosystems and young founders working to solve problems important to millennials. The Wave-family consists of a management team…

We are thrilled to announce our latest investment in Nanojet — a science startup that has turned tens of years of basic research on nano-optics into a revolution of microscopy.

“There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom” by Richard Feynman

Nobel laureate Richard Feynman’s pioneering lecture on nanotechnology had a visionary title back in 1959. But little did he know how far-sighted his ideas would be sixty years later. …

A lot has happened since we last paused to reflect on Wave’s journey. During the last twelve months, Wave’s portfolio has grown from five companies to a total of twelve, our team in Sweden has grown from one initial member to a group of three, and to top it off…

ARGH! team from left to right: Jugi Kaartinen, Mika Vehkala, Eetu Martola, Janne Huhtanen, Toni Hollming and Pekka Kytölä.

The Nordics have in recent years shown adeptness in creating world class gaming companies. Our household names, including Supercell, Rovio, King, as well as some more recent entrants such as Small Giant Games, have paved the way for emerging superstar teams to try out their wings in this ultra-competitive market…

Wave Ventures

Pre-seed investing in the boldest teams in the Nordics

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