OpenOcean is a pan-European early-stage venture capital investor. Our investment focuses on leading or co-leading Series A investments and our initial investment is up to €6m in European companies driving the data economy, including B2B platforms and enterprise software technology.
Our founding team members include key persons behind MySQL AB (acquired by Sun Microsystems Inc. for $1 Billion in 2008), after which the team jointly built category leader MariaDB Corporation (NYSE).
Our DNA is rooted in having a deep understanding of the underlying technology and software stacks, which drive the growth of innovative new digital platforms and services. Our strong technical background and expertise allows us to identify and invest in the category winning start-ups at the early-stages, whose unique solutions can be rapidly scaled and adopted globally.