FOUNDER FUNDED EARLY STAGE VC

We Make Good
Business Great

Supporting entrepreneurs with capital and operational expertise
to help build the next online winners

We Are
Optimizer Invest

Optimizer Invest was founded in Malta late 2012 by the Swedes Henrik Persson Ekdahl and Mikael Riese Harstad, and Norwegian André Lavold. Since then, the company and its team, all with extensive experience in entrepreneurship and building business online, has been widely recognised as a leading investment company specialising in helping entrepreneurs and early stage companies to reach their full potential

We have representation in Malta, Stockholm, London and Marbella

Location

2012 founded

3 ipos

25 investments

€1 billion+ mergers

1000+ employees

4 divestments

30+ M&A transactions

€150m+ raised

Portfolio
Companies

The Optimizer family is represented by a wide variety of companies leveraging tech to build great companies

Latest News
& Press Releases

Optimizer Invest Successfully Exits Reve After 6 Years in the Portfolio

After six years as investors, board members and operational support in Reve, Optimizer along with all the other shareholders will sell its shares to Tipser, a strategic acquirer that will take the company to the next level

Playtomic Acquires Playven and Exceeds 1,000,000 Users

Spanish startup Playtomic, one of Europe’s largest apps for sports venue bookings, has taken another step in its internationalization strategy with the purchase of Playven

Asset Restructuring Continues

As communicated on the 21st of December 2018, Optimizer Invest is currently restructuring its assets and holding companies, and in connection with this, all listed and regulated holdings are distributed to its shareholders. Optimizer Invest has previously distributed its holdings in Catena Media and Gaming Innovation Group (“GiG”) to its shareholders and will now also distribute […]

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