Nordea Startup & Growth Unit 

Discover Nordea Startup & Growth Unit and check how they can support your growth through debt funding.



Several companies in the portfolio have already used Nordea's services for growth financing. We have been discussing with Nordea StartUp and Growth Unit to streamline the process and simplify the access to Nordea's professionals for Inventure's portfolio companies. 

Inventure team is always an active participant in the debt financing discussion for our portfolio companies. Discover more about Nordea's offering in the section below to explore the options available in the market.

Who we are

We are 25 persons specialized in serving Startup & Growth companies in Finland. It drives us to build lifetime partnerships with our customers, boosting growth and success. Thanks to our unique position in the Finnish business ecosystem, we are able to bridge startups and growth companies with venture partners and leading growth experts.

We invest in competence building and reserve time for delivering customer specific excellent service and mentoring. We offer the most competitive financing solutions especially for companies in the early stage or facing high growth. We want to increase your chance of success by sharing our unique networks with you. In addition to this, our offering naturally covers all Nordea’s corporate banking services, ranging from 24/7 daily banking to award-winning international trade and cash management services.

Our customers

Over 2500 scalable companies have chosen us as their bank and growth partner. That is over 75% of the Finnish market. We have long experience from various industries, especially internet, tech, software, life science and health. Half of our customers have our financing solutions in use.

Our partners

Finnvera and European Investment Fund (EIF). Through Nordea, you can also obtain financing services from external sources. For example, you can apply for a Finnvera and EIF guarantee for your loan or account with a credit facility.

Venture capital funds and venture partners benefit from our leveraging solutions, bridging facilities, syndication partnerships, exit possibilities towards our large corporate customers, shared deal flow and our role as a fund investor.

M&A and R&D departments of Nordea’s large corporate clients can use our scouting service of interesting startups. Accelerators and growth stakeholders such as FiBAN and Kasvu Open benefit from our shared deal flow, mentoring pool and support for startup customers.

New growth services

SME Bonds are typically used to cover capital needs between 10 and 30 M€. They can be structured as debt or hybrid based, which enables optimizing ownership and valuation during different stages of growth.

Nordea Trade Portal and Club are digital services designed to accelerate your international growth. Trade Portal is an open platform offering information, tools and resources to help you grow your business in foreign markets. Trade Club is an exclusive network of 15 000 companies in 22 countries, linking Nordea customers with new trade partners abroad.

Who to contact

Ping any of Inventure's team members for an intro to the right Nordea contact person.