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Pauliina Martikainen

Investment Director,

Pauliina is Investment Director at She works with deeptech and brand-driven technology companies at pre-seed, seed and Series A stages across Europe. From packaged goods to mobile applications and science-based software, from health to food and sustainable fashion, her investments have covered a range of categories. Pauliina is passionate about companies that leverage digital technologies and direct-to-consumer marketing techniques to redefine industries.

Before joining, Pauliina co-founded Wave Ventures, a pre-seed VC fund investing across the Nordics.

Pauliina holds an MSc and CEMS MIM from Aalto University School of Business and HEC Paris, and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the University of Helsinki.   

Founded: 2018  |  HQ: Finland  |  Stage: Seed and Early