Idean Enterprises

Idean is a global design firm dedicated to delivering the best possible user experiences. The people at Idean know how to turn an idea or a current product into something awesome and easy-to-use. Idean makes technology meaningful for ordinary people. Norvestia invested in Idean in October 2014 and exited the rapidly growing company in 2017.


Idean is a global design firm that works with the world’s leading companies, helping them to create long-lasting relationships with their customers, through truly value-creating experiences. Idean's core know-how is the design of different strategy-based customer and user experiences. The design firm which was founded in Finland in 1999 works with a number of global brands including IBM, Volkswagen, Samsung, John Deere and Sony.

Idean's CEO and Co-Founder Risto Lähdesmäki was awarded PwC's Most Valuable Entrepreneur at the Nordic Business Forum in October 2015. With a team of more than 150 designers, technologists and strategists, Idean is based in Palo Alto, California, with studios and bureaus in Austin, Los Angeles, Dallas, New York, San Francisco and Helsinki & Tampere, Finland.

Read Norvestia's release about the transaction


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