Ossi Tiainen

Ossi Tiainen

Vice President

Ossi joined the NGP Capital Helsinki office in 2016. Ossi focuses on investment opportunities around enterprise software and smart logistics. Past investments include Shippeo, Scandit, Hysolate, and Deliveroo.

Previously, Ossi worked in strategy consulting advising large companies and private equity investors on topics including portfolio strategy, business planning, supply chain optimization, and commercial due diligence.

Ossi holds a M.Sc. with distinction from Aalto University in Helsinki where he studied industrial engineering, economics, and software engineering as well as held several assistant teacher positions. When outside the office, Ossi often enjoys playing his guitars or participating in a good game of soccer.

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    Company
    Theme
    Description
    Investment year
      • Shippeo
      • Company: Shippeo
      • Description: Supply-chain visibility platform
      • Theme: Smart Mobility
      • Investment year: 2020
      Shippeo Shippeo
      Smart Mobility
      Supply-chain visibility platform
      2020
      Shippeo, the European leader in supply chain visibility, helps leading supply chains leverage transportation to deliver exceptional customer service and achieve operational excellence. Its real-time transport visibility platform provides shippers, carriers and end-customers with instant tracking and predictive ETAs for every delivery, allowing them to quickly identify problems and proactively alert end-customers before they are impacted.
      • Coda
      • Company: Coda
      • Description: A new doc for teams
      • Theme: Intelligent Enterprise
      • Investment year: 2020
      Coda Coda
      Intelligent Enterprise
      A new doc for teams
      2020
      Coda is a new doc for teams. It starts with a blank canvas and a blinking cursor, and has infinite room to grow your ideas. Coda comes with a new set of building blocksーlike tables that talk to each other, buttons that take action, and Packs that connect your doc to the apps you use every day. Coda launched to the general public in February 2019, and is now used by more than 25,000 teams globally, spanning startups and enterprise businesses like Spotify, Square, The New York Times, and Uber. Coda is a distributed company with offices in Seattle, San Francisco, and Mountain View, Calif. and is backed by top investment firms such as Kleiner Perkins, Greylock, and General Catalyst.
      • Scandit
      • Company: Scandit
      • Description: Enterprise computer vision
      • Theme: Intelligent Enterprise, Mobile Technologies
      • Investment year: 2018
      Scandit Scandit
      Intelligent Enterprise, Mobile Technologies
      Enterprise computer vision
      2018
      Scandit enables enterprises and consumers to change the way they interact with everyday objects and augment the physical world with real-time data captured by scanning barcodes and recognizing text, objects, and other visual identifiers using smartphones, tablets, wearables, drones, and robots. Scandit’s mobile data capture platform is built on proprietary computer vision, augmented reality, and machine learning technologies.
      • Hysolate
      • Company: Hysolate
      • Description: Software-defined endpoint architecture
      • Theme: Intelligent Enterprise, Mobile Technologies
      • Investment year: 2018
      Hysolate Hysolate
      Intelligent Enterprise, Mobile Technologies
      Software-defined endpoint architecture
      2018
      Hysolate pioneered software-defined endpoints, the most innovative way to secure user devices and boost user productivity. The solution seamlessly splits devices into segregated environments by leveraging virtualization and provides protection below the operating system. Customers include leading financial, technology and services enterprises worldwide. Hysolate’s team includes IT and cybersecurity experts who are veterans of VMware, Microsoft, CyberArk and Unit 8200 (Israel's NSA). The company was launched by Team8, a cybersecurity think tank, is privately held, and has headquarters in Tel Aviv and New York.
      • Deliveroo
      • Company: Deliveroo
      • Description: Online food delivery platform
      • Theme: Smart Mobility
      • Investment year: 2016
      Deliveroo Deliveroo
      Smart Mobility
      Online food delivery platform
      2016
      Deliveroo is an award-winning delivery service founded in 2013 by William Shu and Greg Orlowski. Deliveroo works with over 16,000 best-loved restaurants, as well as over 20,000 riders to provide the best food delivery experience in the world. Deliveroo is headquartered in London, with more than 800 employees in offices around the globe.

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