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Finance Board 9.3 ”Raising Finance for International Growth”

Thursday, 09.3. 12:30 - 19:00

| €85

Welcome to Boardman2020’s Finance Board conference. THE meeting place for entrepreneurs and investors. Don’t miss out! The conference was sold out last year! 

When? 9.3.2017 from 12.30-19.00

Where? Vanha Ylioppilastalo, 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 focuses on practical experiences and providing 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

Fireside chats by 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.

Thank you to Arctic Startup, FIBAN, FINACFCVA, Helsinki Business Hub for helping us as co-organizers!

>>> Click here to scroll through pictures from the 2016 event


12.00-12.30 Registration

12.30-13.30 Opening & Key Note Presentations

12.30-12.40 Opening words from Markko Vaarnas, Managing Partner at Takeoff Partners

12.40-13.05 “Financing Growth & Internationalization: Thoughts from an Entrepreneur and Investor” – Ilkka Kivimäki, Partner at Inventure

13.05-13.30Case Bonusway – Raising 7 MEUR of Growth Finance to Build Value Through User Acquisition” – Lasse Järvinen, CFO at Bonusway

13.30-14.00 Networking Break

14.00-15.30 Reverse Pitching® followed by Finance Provider Crossfire powered by ArcticStartup

15.30-16.00 Networking Break

16.00-17.00 Final Key Note & Fireside Chat

16.00-16.25 Case Naava – Raising Growth Finance to Support Internationalization, CEO Aki Soudunsaari / Naava

16.25-17.00 CEO & Investor Fireside Chat: “Raising 33 mEUR of Growth Finance: Case M-Files” – CEO Miika Mäkitalo / M-Files & Venture Partner Mikko-Jussi Suonenlahti / Draper Esprit

17.00-19.00 Networking, cocktail bites & drinks with “Info Booths” from the Finance Providers


Participation fee: 85€ per person (+VAT)

Includes the program, food and drinks provided during the breaks and 2 glasses of wine.


(We reserve the right for program and price changes)

Cancellation policy:

We reserve the right for fee and program changes. The participation fee will be billed beforehand. Cancellation fee: 30 EUR + VAT/person if attendence is cancelled 14 – 7 days before the event. If participation is cancelled later than 7 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, 09.3.
12:30 - 19:00
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Wanha Ylioppilastalo
Mannerheimintie 3
Helsinki, 00100 Finland


Anna Koponen
050 362 3655
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