The VC landscape in Greece is vibrant and fast-growing, with some investment houses having made significant investments in technology companies. Some have cultivated strong relationships with major European investors and this has helped them to secure more funding from abroad. Here are the top eight venture capital investors in Greece.
Top 8 Venture Capital Firms in Greece
VentureFriends is a venture capital fund that invests in tech-enabled companies. VentureFriends (VF) is a venture capital fund specialising in seed stage startups. VF seeks to invest in tech-enabled B2C and B2B startups that can develop a sustainable moat over time and have a sweet spot for PropTech, FinTech, Marketplaces, and SaaS. The fund typically invests between €0.3M - €2.5M and can follow on up to a total of €5 - 10M. VentureFriends invests predominantly in Europe and is founded by ex-entrepreneurs and angel investors, thus having an entrepreneurial and founder-friendly philosophy.
Top Industries active in: Internet, Advertising and Software .
Number of Investments: 82
VentureFriends's most notable exits include InstaShop, factory14, and Viral Loops.
2. Metavallon VC
Metavallon VC focuses on early stage (Pre-Seed and Seed) investments across sectors in Greece and Europe. With an affinity for B2B models, deep technology, and strong ties with Greece, we back pioneering teams and work alongside ambitious entrepreneurs operating at the forefront of business and technology innovation.
Top Industries active in: Semiconductor, Computer Visio and Internet of Things.
Number of Investments: 35
3. Marathon Venture Capital
Marathon Venture Capital is an early-stage venture capital fund on a mission to help the most ambitious Greek founders build world-class technology companies. Marathon caters to those who are willing to go after the seemingly impossible. Those who persevere in the face of adversity. The ones who will ultimately get to redefine entire industries.
Top Industries active in: Software, Machine learning and Artificial intelligence.
Number of Investments: 27
Velocity.Partners is a pre-seed and seed venture capital fund on a mission to support the next generation of Greek founders build category-defining technology companies at scale. Velocity.Partners bring in a diverse team of founders, operators and investors with hands-on experience and skills in areas such as Maritime-tech, Med-tech, Financial Technologies and Travel-tech, where Greece has a unique competitive edge.
V.P bring value through immediate access to smart capital and talent together with life-long operational support and a global network of like-minded people
Top Industries active in: Energy, Internet and Marketing.
Number of Investments: 27
Velocity.Partners's most notable exits include Pushme, MyJobNow, and Loceye.
Uni.Fund supports the growth of ventures that address emerging market needs and leverage the hidden potential that exists in the Greek Universities, R&D, and Tech Space. Its fund focuses on people and team development, enhancement of key strengths, and implementation of successful go-to-market strategies. It aims to offer the ideal conditions for growth, surround teams with the right people, and work with them side by side for the whole journey.The firm was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Athens.
Top Industries active in: Analytics, Bigdata and Marketing Research.
Number of Investments: 25
6. PJ Tech Catalyst
PJ tech catalyst fund is a venture capital fund that invests in seed stage start-up companies in Greece and supports the development of entrepreneurship in Greece.
Top Industries active in: Broadcasting, Marketing Research and Digital Media.
Number of Investments:25
PJ Tech Catalyst's most notable exits include Pollfish and Radiojar.
7. Odyssey Ventures L.P.
Odyssey Ventures provides funding to small businesses from low income communities the United States.
Top Industries active in: Software, Mobile and Energy.
Number of Investments: 20
Odyssey Ventures L.P.'s most notable exits include Pollfish, Avocarrot, and Zinio LLC.
8. Genesis Ventures
Genesis Ventures is a coaching and angel investment platform for early-stage startups with a connection to Greece / South-East Europe. The firm was founded in 2021 and is based in Athens, Attiki, Greece.
Top Industries active in: Healthcare, Financial Services and Software.
Number of Investments: 1