California Technology Ventures, LLC
California Technology Ventures, LLC (CTV) is a venture capital fund that makes direct investments in technology and life science companies. CTV has built a strong reputation for its entrepreneurial approach to investing and working with companies.
CTV believe in guiding entrepreneurs through the strategic, operational, and management decisions critical to a company’s success. CTV actively leverage their resources, people, and capital to help their companies achieve category leadership.
OnCorps is a technology broker, investor, and advisor. The firm is comprised of a community of well-connected technology veterans committed to bringing better, cost-disruptive technologies into the mainstream. OnCorps is a broker to a select group of technology companies, where it taps into its network to introduce them to marquee companies and alliance partners. This close working relationship with chief executives and founders often presents exclusive investing opportunities. OnCorps also advises both buyers and sellers of innovative technologies, offering them short-term operational expertise.
The OnCorps community includes current and former chief information officers and chief technology officers from blue chip corporations; technology entrepreneurs; partners from top tier consultancies; and thought leaders from Harvard, MIT and other leading research institutions.
Open Ocean is a venture capital company investing in disruptive technology startups and helping them to success.
Open Ocean was the first major investor in the open source database company MySQL AB, which was sold to Sun Microsystems for 1 B USD in 2008. Open Ocean is backed by MySQL AB co-founder Michael "Monty" Widenius.
The firm’s key strengths are its insight in the global software and Internet industry, its experience expanding and leveraging open source and large user communities, and its knowledge of how to grow a small local European company to a Worldwide operation.
Finnish Industry Investment
Finnish Industry Investment is a government-owned investment company. We promote and stimulate Finnish business, employment and economic growth through venture capital and private equity investments. We invest in private equity funds and directly in growth companies. Our current investments amount to €690 million.
Spintop Ventures is an early stage European venture capital firm investing across the Nordic Region, which is funded by proven tech entrepreneurs and seasoned investors. Spintop Ventures is led by a senior investment team with extensive experience in successfully building international, early stage companies in the tech sector.
David Axmark was one of the co-founders of MySQL AB, and has more than 15 years of experience in Open Source and Free Software.
Recognizing the importance of having employees that are vested in the success of the company, SkySQL AB is partially owned by its employees and management team.