The future is already out there.

We scour the edges of what’s
possible so we can find it first.

Who we are

Creating the future. Venture by venture.

Vantra is a committed team of tech operators, financial professionals and industry experts dedicated to sustainable venture and growth companies, leveraging our network and expertise to achieve superior outcomes for founders, institutional investors, sovereign wealth funds and corporations.

Sectors

Our focus is on sustainable technology businesses from deep-tech to digitally enabled business models across SaaS, FinTech, future of commerce and consumer products, PropTech and, selectively, health care.

Vantra supports frontier technologies that matter – from enterprise cyber security and intelligence to national security innovation, aiming to make our world safer and more resilient.

There is no Planet B. We believe in clean technologies, which includes all types of business models that reduce or remove negative environmental impacts. Key focus areas are waste mitigation, circular business models and pollution mitigation.

what makes us different

Shining light where others don't

creativity

We embrace creativity. There is no one-size-fits all. Vantra goes the extra mile to develop innovative strategies tailored to each project’s unique needs and goals.

Network

Our extensive network of investors, industry experts, and strategic partners enables us to connect startups with the right resources and opportunities for accelerated growth.

Activity

We take a hands-on, proactive approach to asset development, working closely with companies to identify and pursue new markets, partnerships, and revenue streams.

Data

Our data-driven methodologies and in-depth market research provide companies with the insights needed to make informed decisions and optimize their growth efforts.

Thesis

Our thesis-driven approach ensures that we thoroughly understand each asset’s unique strengths and market positioning, enabling us to provide tailored strategic guidance and support throughout the journey.

Intelligence

We continuously gather, maintain, and analyze intelligence on markets and industries, enabling us to make informed decisions and provide  actionable insights that drive success.

People

We’re helping a better future get here faster

Dennis Nordemann
Dennis Nordemann
Founder

Dennis started his career in banking at Credit Suisse before embarking on his startup journey. Having witnessed the rise of fintech, he joined Switzerland-based fintech Investment Navigator as one of its first team members where he focused on product and business development. When the platform reached 300+ wealth- & asset managers and counted UBS as one of its strongest partners, Dennis left and joined Droit, a New York City based deep-tech startup backed by Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, UBS and Pivot Investment Partners, dedicated to building low-latency, real-time applications for the worlds largest and most complex financial institutions. In 2020, Dennis founded GTCM, a private equity firm which funds and supports projects from pre-seed to late-stage. Dennis is passionate about building and bringing to market all kinds of B2B technology businesses.

Advisory Board

TIMOTEJ JOHANES
Timotej Johanes
Senior Advisor

Timotej has started his career at Dreyfus Sons & Co Ltd, Banquiers in Basel, one of the oldest family owned private banks in Switzerland. He was responsible for corporate actions, later as a trader covering international Equities, Derivatives and Funds and finally responsible for the Fund Selection & Fund Research within the asset allocation team where he also participated in the Investment Committee. After gaining valuable experience and expanding his network, Timotej left the bank and joined Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management in Zurich, where he was responsible for Business Development, covering institutional investors including Pension Funds, Banks, Insurance Companies, Family Offices, Foundations and Independent Financial Advisors. His focus was on Private Markets, including Private Equity, Private Debt and Real Estate Solutions. He was also contributing within the Investment Advisory Committee of the EdR – Euro Industrial Real Estate Fund. Timotej is passionate about leveraging his network to transform and accelerate great ideas into successful companies.

DENNIS HAGANDER
Dennis Hagander
Senior Advisor

Dennis launched his career with Credit Suisse, where he gained extensive expertise in the FSI industry through a variety of roles in Private Banking, Asset Management, the Group CEO office, and Change-Management for regulatory initiatives. He then progressed to become a Management Consultant with the Capital Markets Company, where he honed his skills in Business Transformation & Development by spearheading Transformation Projects for major Banks in areas such as OPEX, Core Banking Strategy, and Data Management. Additionally, Dennis became a talent enabler & company builder by investing in, raising funds for, and fostering the growth of early-stage technology ventures.