Spot the next unicorn

Profitable investment targets are hard to find. Various micro and macro economical elements introduce a growing number of facts and opportunities, and cloud investor confidence. One of the biggest challenges investors are facing is company valuations, which are as varied as they are inadequate, and which no longer reflect the true value of 21stcentury companies. […]

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Apollonian featured in Bloomberg

Apollonian and Tuomas Nousiainen was featured in Bloomberg today. Chris Bryant gives a great analysis of the benefits and disadvantages of intangible assets, and summarises why “intangible-rich companies tend to appear bereft of assets under current accounting rules.” Read the article here  

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The modern untouchables

Tom Goodwin’s (Head of Innovation at Zenith) comment on Airbnb being the biggest hotel chain without owning any real estate and Uber being the biggest taxi company without owning any cars has become almost like a mantra that is being repeated when illustrating the opportunities created by new technologies. However, it is also a good […]

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The great paradigm shift challenging businesses and investment strategies to evolve

The fourth industrial revolution and the post-truth era are fuelling a palpable transformation within society and thus redirecting economic forces. Together these phenomena are contributing to a paradigm shift that is changing the way we regard fundamentals; like the nature of work and how the value of a business is interpreted.  At times, society reaches […]

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Apollonian 365 – Year one highlights

The first 356 days of Apollonian have been what they probably are for every entrepreneur – demanding and stressful but most of all a whirlwind of excitement. All the long days and challenges along the way have made every successful step so much more rewarding and we are constantly reminded why we set on this […]

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Apollonian uncovers the value of strategic assets

17 October 2017 – Apollonian, a new investment firm, has launched a unique service that combines a holistic company valuation method and investment advice. By shedding new light on intangible assets, the firm introduces greater transparency to the world of private equity and helps bridge the gap between investors and companies seeking funding. Apollonian helps […]

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The Ascent of Intangibles

How do investors know how much a company is really worth and how do they make sure that their capital is well spent? For centuries the combined value of a company’s physical assets was roughly equal to its market value. Financial statements normally gave an accurate account of all assets contributing to the company’s value. […]

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Insight launched

12 June 2017 – Today we released our new company evaluation product called Apollonian INSIGHT. Starting with Finland and the UK, the product will be rolled-out worldwide during 2017. The main target group for INSIGHT is knowledge-intensive companies, venture capital firms and institutional investors. Apollonian INSIGHT is a fast and effective tool for the assessment […]

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Euroloan in Kauppalehti

Euroloan Group in Finnish daily June 8th, 2017 – Euroloan Group, an Apollonian portfolio company, was today featured in an article by the Finnish daily Kaupalehti. The article portrays Euroloan as a shining example of a fast growing fintech company. Please find the article here. Euroloan Group PLC (Euroloan) is a rapidly growing international financial technology […]

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Successful launch of Apollonian

April 26th, 2017 – A new company valuation and investment advisory firm Apollonian has launched to market. The company has observed that intellectual capital (IC) has become an increasingly integral part of companies’ success but little has been done to properly valuate and manage IC to fully leverage it. It is also a well-known fact that investors today, […]

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