Team

Tommi Äijälä

Tommi Äijälä

Partner, CEO

Finlandia Group, CEO 2009-2014
Nordea Markets, Asset Management, 2001-2009
Turku School of Economics, M.Sc. (Econ.), 2001

Antti Parviainen

Antti Parviainen

Partner, COB

Nordea Markets, Director, 2000-2014
Consultant and Angel Investor, 2010-
Member of the Financial Innovation Standing Committee (FISC), 2013-2015
Turku School of Economics, M.Sc. (Econ.), 2001

Wilhelm Lindholm

Wilhelm Lindholm

Partner, Chief Investment Officer

Capwill Partners, Founder, Chairman 2011-
Nordea Bank IBD, Associate Director 2007-10
ABB Corporate Development, Associate 2005-07
Skolkovo Moscow School of Mgmt, MBA 2010
University of Helsinki, MSc. (Law) 2005
Hanken School of Economics, MSc. (Econ.) 2004

Ilona Teräkivi

Ilona Teräkivi

Partner, Legal Affairs & Compliance

Licensed Legal Counsel

EY (Ernst & Young Oy) , Senior Legal Counsel, 2012-2015
Peltonen LMR Attorneys Ltd. (currently DLA Piper Finland Attorneys Ltd.), Attorney at law, 2007-2012
Fennica Attorneys Ltd. (currently Bird & Bird Attorneys Ltd.), Associate Lawyer, 2005-2007
University of Lapland, Master of Laws, 2005

Mikko Rautiainen

Mikko Rautiainen

Head of Back Office

Pohjola Bank Plc, 2011-2013
University of Helsinki, Economics, 2015

Päivi Ihme

Päivi Ihme

Partner, Director of Investor Relations

Nordea, Private Banker, 2003-2016
Handelsbanken, Financial Advisor, 2002-2003

Peik Pettersson

Peik Pettersson

CTO

BiiT, Consultant, 2012-2016
Aller Media, Online Project Coordinator, 2009-2010
Aller Julkaisut, Project Coordinator, 2006-2009
Hanken Svenska Handelshögskola, Master of Science (MSc), Marketing, 2005

Aleksi Huhta

Aleksi Huhta

Investment Manager

Nordea, 2015-2016
FIM, 2013-2015
Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), 2014

Aleksi Kallio

Aleksi Kallio

COO, Institutional Clients, Debt Capital Markets, Venture Investments

Bank of Åland, 2014-2016
OP Financial Group, 2010-2014
SRH University Heidelberg, Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), 2013


Stefan Sonnerstedt

Stefan Sonnerstedt

MD Sweden

Swedish Security & DealerAssociation, 2014-15
Nordea Markets, Director, 1997-2011
Örebro Univ., Stockholm Univ., BA, 1994


Petri Laine

Petri Laine

Managing Partner

Petri has worked within venture capital as an investor and as an advisor for 20 years.
He has worked also in academia and has been actively lecturing on venture capital, growth strategies and corporate finance.

Hannu Jungman

Hannu Jungman

Partner

Hannu has experienced the innovation and startup ecosystem from several angles: as a VC, entrepreneur, academic, in operations and technology transfer.

Janne Juhola

Janne Juhola

Partner

Janne has almost 20 years of experience working with startup companies and building new success stories as a venture capital investor and financing manager.

Advisors

Pekka Viljakainen

Pekka Viljakainen

Entrepreneurship, Leadership

Advisor to CEO of Skolkovo Foundation (Moscow), 2011-
Founder of Visual Systems, sold to Tieto in 2000

Kai Öistämö

Kai Öistämö

Technologies, Innovations

Board Member of InterDigital, Sanoma, Digia and Helvar
Nokia Corporation, EVP Corporate Development, 2005-2014

Antti Suhonen

Antti Suhonen

Capital Markets, Financial Institutions

Professor of Practice in Finance, Aalto University, 2014-
Barclays Capital, Managing Director, Equity and Funds Structured Markets, 1998-2013