Infographic: The location of VC firms investing in the Nordics in 2016


  • 113 different venture capital or private equity firms have invested in a Nordic startup so far in 2016.
  • VC or PE firms from 16 different countries have invested.
  • 56.64% are based in the Nordics, with Sweden accounting for 25.66% (29) of the 113.
  • The United States is the location with the second highest VC or PE firms investing in the Nordics, with 17.7% of the investors based there.
  • Despite interest from the East increasing in 2015, only three Asian firms have invested in the Nordics so far in 2016.
  • Outside of the Nordics, only two other locations have a sizeable number of VC or PE firms investing in the region: the United States and the United Kingdom.

Neil S W Murray founded The Nordic Web in 2014 in order to provide the Nordics with the quality coverage it deserves. As well as being Founding Editor of The Nordic Web, Neil is also an active community builder in the region, participating in a number of initiatives, and has previously worked for