When does it make sense to work with CVCs?

While it may be tempting to generalize CVCs, each CVC has its own unique approach and strengths. The added value of a CVC, beyond funding, depends a lot on the industry sector, but ultimately, success comes from the people involved.

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Data is reshaping the energy sector

The impact of digitalisation and data on various sectors has been over-praised for years. The energy sector is no exception, although the industry has not progressed quite at the forefront. We have advanced from painting of visions to the pioneer stage where development is accelerating and becoming a reality.

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Startups and corona part 2: Who is your go-to investor right now?

We are reading a lot about different views from investors how the ongoing global crisis is impacting to startup companies’ ability to keep their wheels spinning. Most common tips seem to be making a reality check on your sales pipeline, taking extra care of your customers, embracing cost-consciousness, facing the hard decisions sooner than later and increasing investor transparency. All this has one simple goal: securing your runway over the crisis and a recovery period after that.

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Startups and corona: How to raise funding remotely

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on all of our lives and the startup ecosystem alike. According to Sequoia, the coronavirus is the black swan of 2020. None of us know how long this situation will last, so we’d better adapt to it.

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Our portfolio company Virta is Europe’s fastest growing electric vehicle charging service provider

The annual list of Europe’s fastest growing companies published by the Financial Times in early March makes proud reading because, according to the list, our portfolio company Virta is the fastest growing electric vehicle charging platform in Europe.

The Financial Times has listed the thousand fastest-growing companies in Europe for the fourth time. Virta's ranking on this year’s list is 179, higher than any other provider of electric vehicle charging services.

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Helen Ventures supercharges its team with three new investors

The transformation of the energy sector provides new opportunities. Investing in startups arises from Helen's strategic goals. Helen Ventures is now augmenting its investment team.

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A platform for collaboration: insights from dialogue at the Helen Ventures launch event

In the mystical Secret Garden at Slush 2019, Helen Ventures premiered as a platform for dialogue and collaboration. Read on for insights from the four inspiring keynotes and discussions that followed.

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Building a community to disrupt the energy sector

We are here today to start a dialogue. Discussing and sharing insights, learning from each other. Together we can find new ideas and build a community to disrupt the energy sector.

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Change is underway – jump on board!

Joining forces is more than just a slogan for Helen – it’s a way of life. This is in evidence, for example, in our new investment programme, Helen Ventures, which will be officially launched at Slush.

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Four million euros to be invested in the electric vehicle charging company Virta Ltd

Helen Ventures is increasing its capital injection in Virta Ltd (Liikennevirta Ltd), a company that is rapidly expanding its overseas operations. The value of capital to be invested is 4 million euros.

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