New impact fund wants "to help solve systematic challenges"

Vår Ventures has the stated ambition of investing in a double-digit number of start-ups, and its first investment is already in place.

Five of six partners at Vår Ventures. From the left: Mette Fløe Nielsen, Anne-Louise Thon-Jensen, David Højelsen, Louise Lachmann and Maria Hjorth | Photo: Gitte Gram / Vår Ventures / PR

A group of six partners is behind new venture impact fund Vår Ventures, which recently co-led a EUR 2.9m seed round in foodtech startup Reduceds.

That was also the first investment coming from Vår Ventures, which has a stated ambition of investing EUR 80m in around 10–20 start-ups in the seed stage. According to Danish business daily Børsen, the investment firm aims to divest after ten to 12 years of ownership.

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