ABOUT / INV. CRITERIAS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 

BOTH ENERGY FUTURE INVEST AS AND CONTANGO VENTURES II AS ARE FULLY INVESTED AND ALL AVAILABLE CAPITAL WILL BE USED AS FOLLOW-UP INVESTEMNT IN THE PORTFOLIO COMAPNIES

 

INVESTMENT CRITERIA: 

  • Industry/Sectors;

    • Cleantech with focus on energy efficiency and smart grid

    • Energy sector related 

    • Telecom infrastructure

  • Technology; Innovative and/or unique 

  • Geography; The Nordic region

  • Funding size; First time investments; MEUR 1-3

  • Ownership; Typically 10-40%

  • Board representation; Minimum one board seat

  • Investment horizon; 3-5 years

  • Stage; 

    • Close to positive cash flow 

    • Aligned exit strategy defined

    • Distressed situations/companies

 

 

  WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Strong management team;

    • Teams that have relevant experience, proven success and clear leadership in their chosen field

  • Attractive market;

    • Global market opportunities with compelling needs
  • Unique and defensible solutions;

    • Technology based solutions with barriers towards competitors
    • Product scalability
  • Business model;

    • Companies to have rational revenue models with strong margins and a clear growth path
  • Exit opportunities;

    • Strategy for exit and follow-up investments

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