Riku Asikainen

Founder and Managing Partner of EGP, a growth capital fund for new Nordics. Seasoned entrepreneur with strong emphasize on growth investments on small and medium-sized companies.
Type Angel Investor
Website linkedin.com

Investment info

Invests in
Idea
Product or prototype
Go to market
Growth and expansion
Investment range
€ < 25K
€ 25 - 50K
€ 50 - 100K
€ 100 - 500K
Primary markets
Consumer, Companies, Marketplace, Government
Investing in countries
Finland

Focus areas

IT & Software
IT & Software
SaaS
SaaS
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
Sales & Marketing
Sales & Marketing

Investments

Fourdeg
Flashnode
Liid Oy
Thirdpresence
Sofi Filtration
SH
Smoothie Heaven
BD
Berggram Development
N
Nixu
See all 11 investments

Key people

Managing Partner & Founder
Riku Asikainen

Invests in SDGs

More about Riku Asikainen

During my entrepreneurial, management and investment career, which started in year 1988, I have been founder, director and investor in more than thirty ventures. Out of those companies,ten have been exited and five gone to zero (some valuable lessons learnt from these) while the rest are still in my portfolio.

During my tenure two companies have grown from zero revenue to five million range, one company to ten million, one to twenty million and one over thirty million of annual revenue.

Specialties:

  • Over 20 years of experience on B-to-C business as owner, manager and investor in several different fields of business.

  • Several financing and re-financing rounds in micro to medium size companies

Areas of interest: Private equity financing, Growth, Execution, Financing and IT development as a strategic tool in managing customers and sales

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