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tue12apr6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual EventThe Nordic Startup Conference 20226:00 pm - 7:30 pm Helsinki, Finland Event Type :ONLINE

The Nordic Startup Conference 2022

Event Details

The Nordic Startup Conference 2022 is the largest-ever online gathering of Nordic Startups.

About this event

The Nordic Startup Conference 2022 is the largest-ever online gathering of Nordic Startups, bringing together thousands of founders, VCs, executives, seed fund partners, general partners, journalists, and bloggers from diverse backgrounds and industries.

This conference is free to attend. This year’s edition will focus on Finland, and will be followed by face-to-face meetups in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm.

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Agenda (Helsinki Time)

6.00pm-6.10pm: Webinar Opening

Topic: Setting out the event agenda, and giving an overview of the Finnish Startup & VC Scene

  • Adam Patrick Fulham, Founder of Startup Network Europe
  • Riikka Pakarinen, CEO of The Finnish Startup Community (Suomen startup-yhteisö)

6.10pm-6.20pm: Panel Discussion on Investment Opportunities in Finland

  • Pia Santavirta, Managing Director of The Finnish Venture Capital Association (FVCA)
  • Annukka Mickelsson, Chair of The Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN)
  • Inga Chernova, Director of Upgraded – Health Startup Association of Finland

6.20pm-6.30pm: “Founders & CXOs in Finland” Rapid Fire Talks

Topic: Challenges Startups had in 2021/22 and how they overcame them

  • Mervi Lamminen, Founder & CEO of Auntie
  • Christina Forsgård, Founder of Netprofile Finland
  • Maria Sundström, Co-Founder & CEO of Salestrail
  • Sofia Lund, Co-Founder of Oyama; Senior Director of Brand & Customer Experience at Blueprint Genetics / Quest Diagnostics
  • Ott Salmar, Head of Sales at Cloudvisor

6.30pm-6.40pm: “VCs in Finland and Silicon Valley” Rapid Fire Talks

Topic: Startup Trends for 2022; key elements Investors & VCs look for in Startups

  • Terhi Johanna Vapola, Vice President, Head & Founder of Helen Ventures
  • Marko Kyyrönen, Managing Partner at Sparkmind.vc
  • Teemu Malinen, Founder of Sofokus Ventures; Serial Founder & Investor
  • Jyri Engeström, Co-Founder & General Partner of Yes VC
  • Markus Lampinen, Co-Founder & CEO of Prifina; Senior Partner at Grow VC Group

6.40pm-7.10pm: Fireside Chats

Topic: We speak with various Scaleups on topics such as customer acquisition, HR and outsourcing.

  • Amplitude (Topic: Digital Optimization)
  • Personio (Topic: HR & Recruitment)
  • Twilio (Topic: Customer Engagement)
  • Freshworks for Startups (Topic: Partnerships as a Growth Engine)

7.10pm-7.20pm: “Angel Investors, Accelerators & Incubators in Finland” Rapid Fire Talks

  • Jaakko Salminen, Angel Investor & Partner at Grannenfelt Finance Oy
  • Tarmo Kekki, Angel Investor & Industry Leader at PwC Finland
  • Tuomas Pahlman, Angel Investor & Founder of Hopohopo.io
  • Henna Keränen, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Community at Sting; Global Startup Awards’ “Global Ecosystem Hero of the Year”

7.20pm-7.30pm: “Silicon Valley” Panel Discussion with Finnish Startup Founders & CXOs in the United States

Topic: International Expansion – Doing Business in the U.S. Market

  • Ann-Christine Westerlund, Founder & President of Westmusa Inc.
  • Ari Tulla, Co-Founder & CEO of Elo Health
  • Mikko Järvenpää, Founder & Chair of Sentient Media

7.30pm-7.45pm: Startup Stories – The Story of Enfuce

  • Monika Liikamaa, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Enfuce
  • Denise Johansson, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Enfuce

7.30pm-7.45pm: Startup Stories – The Story of Enfuce

  • Monika Liikamaa, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Enfuce
  • Denise Johansson, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Enfuce

7.45pm-8.00pm: Investment Stories

  • Aija Bärlund, Interim Managing Director of The Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN)
  • Vilma Mattila, Co-Founder of 5ire Chain; Founder of World Web3 Association; Angel Investor

Registrants will receive an email with Zoom login information on the day of the event.

By signing up to this event, registrants agree to allow Startup Network Europe and the event sponsors to contact them regarding their registration and attendance at the event. The data that is collected will also be shared by Startup Network Europe and the event sponsors for post-event follow up communications, such as new event announcements, newsletter updates and sales & marketing outreach. This event will also be recorded and published on online video-sharing platforms such as YouTube.

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Time

(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Helsinki, Finland

Organizer

Startup Network EuropeStartup Network Europe makes webinars for European Startups. Our online conferences attract thousands of founders and venture capitalists.

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