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EQVITEC CleanTech team to look for new investments

EQVITEC Partners has established a separate team for investment opportunities in the CleanTech area. The focus of the team is on the efficiency of the production, distribution and storing of energy, renewable energy, waste management and recycling. EQVITEC CleanTech -team is comprised of three professionals with long experience of venture capital and various technological fields.

EQVITEC funds have already made numerous investments. For example, they have invested in Ecocat, a manufacturer of catalytic converters for combustive engines; in VIZ, a company marketing risk management programs for the energy trade; Modilis developing energy saving lightguide solutions and Norstel which enables, high-power electronics. The aim of the CleanTech -team is to annually find two new investment opportunities where EQVITEC funds could invest 3-6 million euros each.

“EQVITEC has built a model developing successful companies through the combination of capital, technology and commercial expertise. The growing general interest in CleanTech will speed the development of the area resulting in several interesting investment opportunities throughtout the Nordics, says Jukka Mäkinen, Managing Partner at EQVITEC Partners.

For more information about the EQVITEC Partners CleanTech activities, please contact;
- Jukka Häyrynen, energy production, storing, distribution, new materials, recycling and biomaterials;, +358 500 448 826
- Jukka Jokinen, efficient energy production and risk management;, +358 505 623 623
- Jarkko Penttilä, clean and efficient automation, systems for decentralised energy production;, +46 735 399 627

EQVITEC Partners Oy is one of the largest technology focused venture capital firms in Northern Europe. The company was founded in 1997 and employs 16 investments professionals in Helsinki and Stockholm. EQVITEC Partners currently advises five funds with a total capital base of 440 million euros. The funds invest mainly in early and growth phase technology companies. At the moment the funds have investments in 40 technology companies and have successfully carried out 25 exits. More information can be found at

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