We invest in people, ideas and companies


We are active investors that enjoy working with our holdings to create value together with founders, managers and co-investors. Provider is not bound by any fund mandates and invest opportunistically in all industries, however we prefer ideas that can be leveraged through technology. Provider invest in all stages, from seed to publicly listed companies, but venture growth is our primary comfort zone.


Provider invests in people and companies that we would like to grow with. We invest long term without any requirements of specific exit dates or any specific industries or growth stages. We invest systematically and opportunistically in cases that we feel matches our criteria and knowledge.


The inception of Provider goes back to 1990 when Johan Hernmarck founded Ledstiernan Utvecklings AB and started to invest into technology related companies with strong growth potential. In 1997 IT Provider was founded and the first IT Provider fund was raised in 1998. Over the years Provider has invested directly or as advisor from Provider Venture Partners to the IT Provider Funds more than 3 billion SEK into more than 130 companies. Our current investment vehicle, Provider Capital AB, is not bound by any funds and operates as an evergreen investment firm.

A selection of our exits: