The best of both worlds

Consider us as an outsourced collaboration partner, your portal into the startup world. We help you find the most suitable startup partners and empower your experts to work in collaboration with the best entrepreneurs. When you’re ready to take new products and services to market, we are the bridge between your needs and the startup offering. Working together, we help bring game changing solutions to the market.

Our services include more than connecting you to the perfect startup, we also take you through a journey of learning how to engage with the startup mentality and how to best utilise this talent. We also help to facilitate the hands-on collaboration process in the corporation-startup relationships that we establish.

Upcoming Program

Combient Foundry Venture Client Program with KONE and Stora Enso


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Interested? Get in touch:

Kenneth Salonius


email: kenneth.salonius@vertical.vc
phone: +358 50 517 2348




We have worked with


Samsung is the largest consumer electronics company in the world. This partnership brings Vertical startups a unique global go-to-market opportunity and access to the latest technologies currently available.
Combient AB is a Joint Venture between 11 global enterprises and 10 Associated Members. Founded in January 2015 Combient operates out from its offices in Stockholm (HQ), Gothenburg and Helsinki.
At KONE, their mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization, which add value to the life cycle of any building
Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wood and paper with operations in four continents.
Fazer is one of the largest corporations in the Finnish food industry and offers Vertical startups access to deep consumer and market insight as well as nutritional expertise.
Folkhälsan is a non-profit social and health care organization with the mission to promote good health and quality of life in the Swedish speaking areas of Finland
The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa is a Joint Authority formed by 24 municipalities and 22 hospitals. HUS offers Vertical startups world leading medical product testbeds.
Sonera is part of the TeliaSonera Group, the leading telecommunications company in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Our Sonera partnership opens up their IoT platform to Vertical startups.
Amer Sports is a sporting goods company with internationally recognised brands including Wilson, Salomon and Atomic. Amer Sport’s cutting edge R&D collaborate with Vertical startups.