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Finance Board ”Raising Finance for International Growth”

Thursday, 10.3. 12:30 - 19:00

| €65

kuvasquareWelcome to Boardman2020s first ever Finance Board conference. THE meeting place for entrepreneurs and investors!

When? 10.3.2016 from 12.30-18.30

Where? Finpro Oy, Porkkalankatu 1, 00180 Helsinki

Finance Board brings together entrepreneurs and business leaders interested in financing international growth as well as the various providers of finance for internationalization.The conference will focus on practical experiences and provide concrete examples that spring from the facilitators’ and the participants’ own experiences.  The conference includes the following:

Key note presentations from entrepreneurs who have an extensive track record of raising finance

Reverse pitches whereby representatives from the finance providers will pitch themselves to the companies planning to raise finance

Panel discussions consisting of experts with vast amount of practical experience and insights about raising finance

In addition to the program, a lot of time has been set aside for networking both during and after the conference.


12.00-12.30 Registration

12.30-13.45 Opening & Key Note Presentations

  • Opening words: Markko Vaarnas, Managing Partner at Takeoff Partners
  • Key success factors in raising finance: Case Kiosked” Micke Paqvalen, Cofounder & CEO of Kiosked
  • How to make your company attractive to investors: The investor viewTom Henriksson, Partner at Open Ocean Capital
  • Matching company needs with the optimal finance sources: Case GreenStream Network”, Jussi Nykänen, CEO of GreenStream Network

13.45-14.15 Networking Break

14.15-15.30 Reverse Pitching by finance providers

15.30-16.00 Networking Break

16.00-17.00 Panel Discussion: “Finding the right finance provider”

17.00-17.15  Final Key Note: “Case RELEX: How to Raise 20 mEUR of Growth Finance” Johan Haataja, CFO of RELEX Solutions

17.15-19.00 Networking & Snacks


Participation fee: 65€ per person (+VAT)

(We reserve the right for program and price changes)

Reverse Pitching® powered by ArcticStartup

Confirmed pitches from:reverse_pitching_as

  • Nordea
  • FIBAN, Jaakko Salminen
  • Finnvera
  • Open Ocean Capital, Tom Henriksson
  • Spinverse, Laura Koponen
  • Nasdaq, Lauri Rosendahl
  • Vision+, Marko Tulonen
  • IPR.VC Management Oy, Timo Argillander
  • Invesdor, Lasse Mäkelä
  • Finpro, Marko Vänskä
  • Conor, Jarkko Penttilä
  • Norvestia, Heikki Juntti
  • Reaktor Ventures, Oskari Kettunen
  • On behalf of all VIGO accelerators: Marit Tuominen, FINAC ry/ Vigo-kiihdyttämöt
  • On behalf of Family Offices: Harry Brade (Lamy Oy) and Mikko Leino (M1 Capital Oy)

Hosted by Jan Ameri, ArcticStartup

Panel Discussion

Theme: Discussion on factors that help you to determine the most suitable financing options

Panel Chair: Petri Niemi, CEO of G2 Invest


  • Jaakko Salminen, Chairman of FIBAN
  • Sami Lampinen, Vice Chair, FVCA / Managing Director, Inventure
  • Jukka Häyrynen / Executive Director, Startup Companies at TEKES (part of Team Finland)
  • Sampsa Laine, Deputy Head of Banking, Nordea

Don't miss your chance to meet the following companies...plus more!

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Cancellation policy:
We reserve the right for fee changes. The participation fee will be billed beforehand. Cancellation fee: 30 EUR + VAT/person if attendence is cancelled 1 month – 8 days before the event. If participation is cancelled later than 8 days before the event, we reserve the right to charge the participation fee in full. However, please note that you can transfer your reserved spot to another person if need be. If you are forced to cancel due to sickness, we can only provide reimbursement once you have presented a medical note.




Thursday, 10.3.
12:30 - 19:00
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Anna Koponen
050 362 3655


Finpro Oy
Porkkalankatu 1
Helsinki, 00180 Finland
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