Taneli Nissi

Finance Director



Never mistake motion for action.

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Taneli started his journey in venture capital back in 2018 when he joined OpenOcean's finance team. Today as Finance Director, Taneli is responsible for OpenOcean's financial management and compliance. Taneli also has an active role in ESG matters and sustainable finance at OpenOcean. Taneli holds a master’s degree in accounting from Aalto University School of Business and has previously worked as a management consultant at KPMG. In his Master’s thesis, Taneli studied the use of RPA in Finnish listed companies. In his free time, Taneli enjoys outdoor sports, including (but not limited to) climbing, free skiing, hiking, cycling and scuba diving.

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Hygraph Raises $30M Series B Funding Round for Federated Content Platform

OpenOcean portfolio company Hygraph, a leading federated content platform, announced the closure of a $30 million Series B funding round led by One Peak. OpenOcean is delighted to continue to be part of the journey since it led Hygraph’s Series A, and welcomes the participation of both existing and new investors, including Peak, SquareOne, and business angel Boris Lokschin, Co-Founder and CEO of Spryker Systems.
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"Despite a difficult market, LPs remain bullish on the opportunity” – A Q&A with OpenOcean’s Strategic Advisor Lisa Edgar

At the beginning of the year, Lisa Edgar joined our team as our Strategic Advisor. We sat down with Lisa for a Q&A to pick her brain and hear her unique perspective on various topics related to the startup ecosystem and venture capital industry. From her thoughts on the current state of the European venture capital market to her belief in the importance of ESG, Lisa offers invaluable insights for entrepreneurs and investors alike.
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How Supermetrics, a company with 40% annual growth, leads with two CEOs?

Our portfolio company Supermetrics, , announced in early 2023 that it is moving to a shared CEO model – a practice used by roaringly successful companies like Netflix, Atlassian and Workday. To introduce the model, Anssi and Supermetrics better, we asked him a few crisp questions on the topic.