Verdane is a specialist growth equity investment firm that partners with tech-enabled and sustainable businesses based out of Europe to help them reach the next stage of international growth. Verdane’s over 130 employees, based in Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, London, Oslo and Stockholm, are dedicated to being the preferred growth partner to tech-enabled and sustainable businesses.

We offer European category leaders looking for international growth a unique combination of local market support, through teams based in six countries, as well as growth experience on par with the best global sector specialists. Verdane companies have exclusive access to Elevate, our in-house operational expert team. Elevate provides strategic and operational support on high-priority projects to elevate performance and support growth, covering both go-to-market and operations.

We seek to partner with businesses supported by secular growth trends and we consider stakeholder alignment of crucial importance to achieving optimal outcomes. We specialise in growing digital consumer, software, and sustainable society businesses. Our funds hold over €4bn in total commitments and have made over 140 investments through portfolio and direct transactions since 2003. Past and present category leaders backed by us include Apoteka, asgoodasnew, Boozt, CAIA Cosmetics, CRF Health, Danelec Marine, EasyPark, Farmasiet, FiksuRuoka, Forsta, Hornetsecurity, Instabox, InRiver, Maingate, MatHem, Meister, momox, octoshape, smava, Scanmarket, and Youty Group.

We’re proud to have a long track record of partnering with leading companies that will thrive in a more sustainable world. Together, innovative businesses, investors and forward-thinking policies can reduce the resource intensity of our economy. Through initiatives such as our membership of Tech For Net Zero along with our own 2040 Test, we’re confident that Verdane is helping to bring about a more sustainable future.

Dominic Schwarz, Partner

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