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Come and spend a nice evening  in good company – top speakers, networking, tasty food and drinks in prospect!

Date and time: Tuesday Dec 4th, 2018, from 7 pm to 10 pm
Place: Maxine, address: Urho Kekkosen katu 1, 6th floor, Helsinki, entrance from Narinkkatori

7pm        Doors open – welcome drinks

7.30pm   Welcome words, food and open bar

8pm        Winners from Tampere Pitching Competition for Slush 2018

8.20pm Fabian Sepulveda, investor
Making money with an impact: Investing in startups that solve real problems

8.40pm  Ilkka Kaikuvuo, Head of Framery Research Center
Want to change the world? Start by being brave enough to do your thing.

9pm        Chris Vargas, investor
Startup DNA: Setting the ground to global growth.
Interactive talk and thoughts on raising capital as well as landing and expanding in North America. To make things a little more dynamic there will be interactive Q&A sessions throughout the talk. What question have you always wanted to ask investors (but never dared to)?

The event is hosted by Trent Pancy.

Welcome!

Who?

You, of course. We also have some top speakers, including the winners of the Tampere Pitching Competition for Slush 2018. Investor Fabian Sepulveda will tell us what business angels look for in startups, and Chris Vargas, investor from Silicon Valley and Ilkka Kaikuvuo, from Framery will be joining us to share their story and the wisdom gained from their own unique journey.

Fabian Sepulveda

Fabian Sepulveda

Fabian Sepulveda, investor

Making money with an impact: Investing in startups that solve real problems

Ilkka Kaikuvuo

Ilkka Kaikuvuo Framery 190x190

Want to change the world? Start by being brave enough to do your thing.

Ilkka Kaikuvuo
Head of Framery Research Center

Bio

Startup enthusiast, Mr Noisy and (relatively) ok hobbyist marathon runner. Also Co-founder of Framery, Surveypal (and few other companies), board amateur and angel investor. Currently also the Head of Framery Research Center at Framery Acoustics building global growth in one of Tampere’s great success stories.

Chris Vargas

Chris Vargas 190x190

Startup DNA: Setting the ground to global growth

Chris Vargas
Investor


Bio

Chris is a respected and successful investor from Silicon Valley.  He helps early stage startups win their first customers, sign partnerships and raise capital. Also as a real-estate, environmental and non-profit guru, he is  is recognized for having several success stories:

  • 8 startups. 1 IPO. 1 acquisition.
  • Founder (2)
  • 6 successful capital raises
  • 18 angel investments
  • Early Cisco executive (’91-’99)

Contact us

Tommi Uitti, Business Tampere. Photo: Laura Vanzo

Tommi Uitti

STARTUP COMMUNITY MANAGER, STARTUP TAMPERE tommi.uitti@businesstampere.com 040 587 0592
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