` Greete-Kristiine Kuru | COBALT

Greete-Kristiine Kuru

Specialist Counsel / Estonia

About

Greete-Kristiine Kuru is a Specialist Counsel at COBALT Estonia. She mainly advises on venture capital investments, other financing transactions as well as fund formation matters and mergers and acquisitions. She has advised several international and local venture capital funds on investing in promising startups in Europe, the USA, and elsewhere.

Greete-Kristiine is experienced in all types and at every stage of venture capital transactions, from an angel, seed, and other early-stage investments, through late-stage investments and mergers and acquisitions. She also advises on various corporate matters, investor-startup relations and provides general counseling for startups.

Practice

Recognition
  • The Legal 500, Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets, Rising Star – 2021 / 2022 / 2023 / 2024
CV

Languages

  • Estonian, English

Membership & education

  • Estonian Bar Association (2014)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in European Law, Stockholm University, Faculty of Law, Sweden (2013)
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in Law, University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia (2013)
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Law, University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia (2011)
Experience

Karista invests in 10Lines

MMC Ventures invests in Estonian startup BotGuard

Karma Ventures invests in the Austrian company HYDROGRID

Salv raises EUR 3.9 million from investors

Binalyze raised 19 million dollars in a Series A financing round

Change Ventures invests in startup Formaloo

COBALT advised SmartCap on investment in eAgronom

COBALT advised Change Ventures on creating their €20M Fund III

COBALT advised BayWa and EdgeCap Partners on investment in Roofit.Solar

COBALT advised Salv on raising a €4 million investment

COBALT advised Mirova Energy Transition 5 S.L.P on signing a contract with renewable energy developer Evecon OÜ

COBALT advised 3VC on its investment in start-up Pactum

COBALT advised Change Ventures on investment in start-up Modash

COBALT advises SmartCap on the launch of its Greentech Investment Programme

COBALT advised Rubylight on its investment in the buy and sell platform Yaga

COBALT advised the creation of fine wine investment fund WineFortune

COBALT advised Nordic Secondary Fund II on its investment in Eurora Solutions

COBALT advised Change Ventures on investment in green tech start-up Cloud Factory

COBALT advised 3Commas on raising a $ 37 million investment

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on investment in startup Jobbatical

COBALT advised Change Ventures on investment in RecruitLab

COBALT advised clients on investing in a new technology fund

COBALT advised SmartCap on investment in Superangels new deep tech fund

COBALT advised Change Ventures on investment in startup Werk

COBALT advised venture capital fund Karma Ventures on investment in Al start-up DRUID

COBALT advised venture capital fund Change Ventures on investment in startup Kwota

COBALT advised Nordtreat on raising a 4 million euro investment

COBALT advised venture capital fund Karma Ventures on investment in start-up CybExer Technologies

COBALT advised start-up Binalyze on raising a 10 million dollar investment

COBALT advised venture capital funds Change Ventures and Crosslight Partners on investment in Gelatex

COBALT advised venture capital fund Change Ventures on raising additional investments

COBALT advised Blossom Capital on investment in Aurelia

COBALT advised venture capital fund Change Ventures on investment in Outvio

COBALT advised Change Ventures on investment in Eurora

COBALT advised on EQT Ventures on leading a 7.9 million dollar investment round on Single.Earth

COBALT advised Nordic Secondary Fund on the acquisition of shares in Fiizy

COBALT advised Earlybird Digital East Fund on investment in Binalyze

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on follow-on investment in CGTrader

COBALT advised Change Ventures on investing in INZMO

COBALT advised Change Ventures on investment in Fyma

COBALT advised 3Commas on raising $3 million in series A funding

COBALT advised Rubylight on investment in Tandem

COBALT advised Karma Ventures and byFounders on investment in Lucinity

COBALT advised Change Ventures’ seed investment into Planet42

COBALT advised Change Ventures on investment in fintech startup askRobin

COBALT advised Change Ventures on investing in 99math

COBALT advised EIB on giving EUR 50 million venture debt facility to Bolt

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on follow-on investment in MeetFrank

COBALT advised Luminor, Nordea and DNB on closing transaction with Blackstone

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on series A round investment in Xolo

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on investment in Infermedica

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on series A round investment in Sonarworks

COBALT advised European Investment Bank on EUR 12 million loan to Elcogen

COBALT advised on the merger between Ha Serv and Thermory

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on investing in MeetFrank

COBALT advised Morgan Stanley in connection with the financing of the acquisition and takeover bid of Olympic Entertainment Group shares

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on its investment in Realeyes

COBALT advises HHLA on acquiring Estonia’s biggest terminal operator Transiidikeskuse AS

COBALT advised Rubylight on investment in Sweatcoin

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on its investment in CGTrader

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on its investment in Sonarworks

COBALT advised Change Ventures on investing in Festivality

COBALT advised Ekspress Grupp on investment into Zlick LTD

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on its investment in Minut, Inc

COBALT advised Karma Ventures on its investment in AppGyver

COBALT advised DNB on the creation of Luminor – largest ever transaction in the Baltic banking market

COBALT advised venture capital funds Creathor Venture and MTIP (MedTech Innovation Partners) in financing the Finnish startup Blueprint Genetics.

COBALT advised Rubylight on follow-on investment in Berlin-based social newsfeed app Jodel

COBALT advises Change Ventures on fund formation as well as on their first investments

COBALT advises Karma Ventures on its investment in SpectX

COBALT advised Estonian Development Fund and SmartCap on transfer of venture capital portfolio to private fund manager Tera Ventures

COBALT advised Karma Ventures and Creathor Venture on investment in Swedish high-tech startup Adaptive Simulations

COBALT advises Karma Ventures on its investment in Plumbr

COBALT advises the sale of successful start-up Teleport

COBALT advised Rubylight on investment in Tandem

COBALT advised Ekspress Grupp in acquisition of Babahh Media

COBALT advised Ekspress Grupp on acquisition of 50% of Linna Ekraanid

COBALT advised Rubylight on investment in Jodel

COBALT advised on the purchase of egg producer Koks Munatootmine

COBALT advised Rubylight on investment into Taxify

COBALT advised on the creation of the biggest egg production company in the Nordic countries

COBALT advised Alexela Energia on receiving merger clearance for the purchase of Kiviõli Keemiatööstuse Varad

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