VC  Nexit Ventures

     Office Locations:

535 Mission Street, 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 408-725-8400
Fax: 408-725-8405

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  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology



    Founded in 1999, Nexit Ventures invests in high-tech companies that enable the new breed of mobile & wireless innovation. The focus is on mobile and wireless communication, from core components and enabling middleware to applications and services. Investments are made primarily in Nordic and U.S. companies in both early and more mature stages of their development. With home bases in Nordic countries and Silicon Valley, Nexit Ventures has a strong network of industry contacts in key Asian markets, especially Japan and South Korea. Nexit's portfolio companies are in the convergence of computing, the Internet, and wireless communications. Nexit manages two funds: Nexit Infocom 2000 (66.7 million euro under management) and Nexit Infocom II (85.0 million euro under management). The firm has additional offices in Helsinki.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Artturi Tarjanne General Partner
    Michel Wendell General Partner
    Patrice Peyret Venture Partner
    Pekka Salonoja General Partner
    Risto Yli-Tainio Chief Financial Officer


    Portfolio companies include:

      Aava Mobile
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      Axel Technologies
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      Hybrid Graphics
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      Mobile 365
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      SkyPilot Networks
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      Theta Microelectronics
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