WHAT WE INVEST IN

Eyrir Vöxtur is a growth fund, investing primarily in start-up companies.

WHAT WE INVEST IN

Eyrir Vöxtur is a growth fund, investing primarily in start-up companies.

Eyrir Vöxtur is a growth fund, investing primarily in start-up companies that:

  • Progressed beyond the initial start-up phase, and additional investment is required
  • Are approaching new industries or have the potential to approach global markets in a new way
  • Emphasize new technology, new methods, new business models, and growing global markets or industries
  • Ready for a rapid growth phase and can scale up production, sales, marketing and business development
  • Have a business and marketing plan focusing on international markets where the company’s competitive advantage is clear
  • Have reached a stage where it is possible to acquire foreign investment in addition to Eyrir Vöxtur’s investment
  • Have a proven track record of being an excellent team with committed leadership on board
  • Can show how they fulfil Eyrir Vöxtur’s emphasis on sustainability
  • Have the potential to double in valuation in 3 years

Eyrir Vöxtur will:

  • Focus on Series A-round opportunities, with B-round opportunities considered if Eyrir has previous involvement with the company
  • Support up to a couple of years of runway for a startup to develop its products, team and begin to execute its go-to-market strategy
  • Support the companies in getting additional investments, either from Iceland or from foreign investors
  • Perform Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) assessment of each potential company investment
  • Work in accordance with the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

Investment Themes

  • Environmental Sustainability: Sustainable use of resources and land / Waste minimisation & recycling / Circular economy / Renewable energy / Greenhouse gas reduction / Sustainable food production​
  • Social Impact: Healthcare for all / Financial service for all / Equality for all / Access to information and education / Cybersecurity​ / Healthy lifestyle for all.

Read our responsible investment policy