There are 8+ billion people on the planet,
but only one Earth.
We invest in businesses that benefit both.
8+ Ventures invests in highly scalable, high impact businesses that have the potential to transform the way we live on this planet. We invest at an early stage - contributing capital, advice and networks to help businesses scale.
What we do
Invest in promising startups that show great potential to solve global challenges, providing equity at the pre-seed and seed stage
Work actively with portfolio companies to help them scale and succeed, by providing advisory support and access to knowledge, expertise and networks
Connect businesses with our global network of impact investors, and always on the lookout to co-invest with like-minded investors
Creating Impact at Scale
8+ Ventures invests in businesses that can have measureable, transformational impact towards the following Sustainable Development Goals:
What we are looking for
At 8+ Ventures, we are passionate about investing in businesses that can make a real difference. We carefully select companies that have the potential to transform industries and create positive social and environmental impact.
Leveraging our Swedish base and deep experience working with global markets, 8+ Ventures will prioritise investing in businesses in Scandinavia and sub-Saharan Africa that meet the following criteria...
Measurable and transformational impact on critical social and environmental issues
Proven commercial viability with an attractive value proposition and clear product-market fit
Highly scalable, ideally with the potential to create impact at a global scale
A proven product or service that is already generating revenues in the market
Great people – passionate founders and teams driven to create a better future
Please note: 8+ Ventures is currently seeking to invest in the range of € 20 000 - €50 000, and has a strong preference to co-invest with other investors.
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8+ Ventures is backed by Mike Debelak, who brings both capital and 25 years experience working across Europe, Australia, Africa and Asia focusing on inclusive business, sustainable development, impact investing, corporate strategy, and management consulting. Mike works closely with 8+ Ventures portfolio, bringing a wealth of knowledge and networks that can amplify their impact ambitions.
Having worked with impact investing since 2016, Mike has access to a global network of impact investors, and is always on the lookout to co-invest with like-minded investors and institutions.