Sille Pettai

Fund Manager at SmartCap

Sille Pettai is the Fund Manager and Management Board member of SmartCap - the Estonian state VC company managing an early-stage fund of funds.

Sille has more than 10 years of experience in asset management as an investment executive at Swedbank Investment Funds, where she was responsible for the management of alternative investments portfolio with private equity and real estate focus in pension funds.
SmartCap invests in venture capital funds and directly in Estonian greentech startups to create a vital venture capital market in Estonia and enable ambitious and innovative Estonian companies to emerge and grow globally.

SmartCap is a small fund manager established in 2011 operating under an activity licence issued by the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority. SmartCap is a subsidiary of Estonian Business and Innovation Agency (after the merger of Foundation KredEx and Enterprise Estonia from January 2022).

SmartCap manages two common closed-end alternative investment funds: SmartCap Venture Capital Fund and SmartCap Green Fund. Both operate as a venture capital fund-of-funds according to their strategy. The sole unitholder of both funds is the Republic of Estonia.