Maria 01 – Home of the Nordics' Leading Investors

Over the past seven years, Maria 01 has built a solid investor network, connecting early-stage startups with suitable investors from all over the world. Today, Maria 01 serves as the home to the great majority of Finnish early-stage venture capital funds, as well as manage an international network of Europe's leading investors and VC funds. Investors belonging to the Maria 01 Community spend their days among up-and-coming startups, are ensured to stay up to date with the latest trends from the startup ecosystem, get immediate access to ongoing deal flow, as well as enjoy the easiness of networking and connecting with fellow Investor Members and other ecosystem experts.


The benefits of joining the Maria 01 Investor Network

Dealflow & Matchmaking

Access to monthly startup deal flow, as well as updates and insights on relevant and trending startups from our Community. Upon request, we screen relevant startups according to selected criteria by our Investor Members.

  • Access to monthly startup deal flow through our newsletter targeted at investors
  • Access to a wide database of Maria 01 startups including alumni companies
  • Dedicated contact person from the Maria 01 Team to help make the most out of your time in the Community
  • Easy & exclusive networking opportunities with the European Investor Network and startup founders.

Marketing & Brand Visibility

By joining the Maria 01 Investor Network you’ll gain visibility for your brand and fund through Maria 01’s channels. Together we co-create content and events, enabling our Investor Members to profile themselves as thought leaders in their area of expertise.

  • Build upon your profile as an industry thought leader within the Maria 01 Community and wider Europan startup ecosystem
  • Content creation together with Maria 01 to convey your area of expertise
  • Host joint events and webinars for the 1,500 members of the Maria 01 Community and wider ecosystem
  • Visibility at the Maria 01 Campus and digital channels

Coworking opportunities & keys to the campus

The Maria 01 Campus serves as the home to over ten Nordic investors. In addition to the investors with an office or desk at the campus, many members of the Investor Network utilise our coworking area when visiting Helsinki.

As a member of the Investor Network, the doors to the Maria 01 Campus are open 24/7. The Campus is the perfect place to arrange meetings, catch up with Maria 01 startups and investors, enjoy lunch at the restaurant or why not even take the opportunity to utilise the Gym or Yoga Room.

The Maria 01 Team is happy to show you around and assist with organising 1-on-1 meetings with selected startups.

Why join our Investor Network?

Maria 01 is a not-for-profit community and the leading startup campus in the Nordics. Joining our Investor Network allows you to be part of supporting early-stage startups, the Maria 01 Community and Finnish startup ecosystem. As an Investor Member you will have access to the Maria 01 Campus, as well as all the services we provide. This includes visibility among our members and in our channels, member data & deal flow as well as valuable connections to the ecosystem. We work with over 180 startups, close to 30 investors, over 20 partners and other ecosystem organisations. View our full Members Directory here.

Maria 01 Investor Perks

Flex desk at the Maria 01 Campus
Soundproof phone booths
Access and booking rights to all meeting rooms and event venues
Access to private & members-only community events and parties
Access to member-only discounts and conveniences
Reception service upon guest arrival
Printing stations
Access to Community Gym
Access to the Maria 01 Campus 24/7

Hear from our existing investors

"Maria 01 is a place where some of the most incredible ideas come to life: this year, we contributed to this by making several new investments in future-proof companies ranging from quantum computing to consumer products. We’re anxious to see what another year as part of this thriving campus has in store for us!

Pauliina Martikainen, Investment Director at

"We joined as an investor member to stay up to date on the community and be able to spend time on the campus while our team is in Finland. Maria 01 is the most significant startup community in Finland and we wanted to leave our mark on supporting that community and the companies within it.

Henni Roini, Investor at Balderton Capital

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