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

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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


2012 founded

3 ipos

25 investments

€1 billion+ mergers

1000+ employees

4 divestments

30+ M&A transactions

€150m+ raised


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

Latest News
& Press Releases

SeQura Closes a Debt Facility of Up to 200 Million Euros

SeQura, the leading online payment platform in Spain, has reached an agreement with Chenavari, to have a debt facility of up to 50 Mio Euros in the first phase and with the possibility to scale it up to 200 Mio Euros

Playtomic acquires PrenotaUnCampo to consolidate the leadership in the racket sports market in Europe

PrenotaUnCampo is the #1 booking platform for sports venues in Italy with more than more than 1.000 bookable sport venues

Optimizer Announces New Online Media Incubator

Optimizer Invest want to support the new wave of founders/entrepreneurs with a platform to build the next market leader within lead generation. Over the last 10 years Optimizer Invest has been a driving force behind some of the most successful lead generation companies in Europe. As an early stage partner, we have built a platform […]

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