Arctic15 Helsinki



for startups, businesses & investors

June 1–2, 2021


in partnership with
community partners


Christopher Cobbold

Director, Corporate Development
Huawei Technologies

Ertan Can

Founder, Managing Partner
Multiple Capital

Peter Vesterbacka

FinEst Bay Area

Kerstin Cooley

Managing Partner
Brightly Ventures

Mey Cezairli

Investment Manager
Project A

Paul Bragiel

Bragiel Bros VC

Ville Solja

Chief Business Development Officer
Kiilto Family

Maximilian Bade

Nucleus Capital

Jennifer Diedrichs

Investment Manager
EnBW New Ventures

Rebecka Löthman Rydå

Investment Director

Dr. Pun-Arj Chairatana

Executive Director
National Innovation Agency

Andrea Chmieliński Bigazzi

Privacy Rules

Min-Sung Sean Kim

Managing Partner
Digital Health Ventures

Teeranun Srihong

Thailand Management Association

Milla Saaristenperä

Business development director

Mia-Stiina Heikkala

Lead Advisor
NewCo Helsinki

Max Gurvits

Managing Partner
Vitosha Venture Partners

Jyri Järviaho

Republic of Finland to Thailand

Janne Jormalainen


Herman Kienhuis

Co-founder, Managing Partner
Curiosity VC

*More speakers to be announced soon


DAY 1 (June 1st)

Event opening with Jan Ameri
Pitching competition
 Your finest future in the FinEst Bay – Peter Vesterbacka
Cross border innovation opportunities
Three steps of choosing your seed VC – Jyri Engeström
 Family Offices co-investing with GPs in the Nordics
Diversity and Inclusion actions increasing real value – Annika Sjöberg and Katja Toropainen
Fireside chat and Q&A – Carey Smith
SaaS Track
Foodtech Track
Business building and M&A – Sir Martin Sorrell
FastScaling – Why not take a smart path to building a massively valuable business? – Patrick Flesner
Media accelerator in business – Chris Pfaff with Anne Jacobsen, Nico Lumma and Melanie Schöder
Beyond the Billion LP – GP panel – Shelly Porges with guests
Event closing for Day 1


DAY 2 (June 2nd)

Event opening with Jan Ameri
How Deep Tech startups and large corporations can collaborate? – Inka Mero with guests
 IndustrialTech – How startups and big players can find aligned interests
How to spot the best femtech opportunities ? – Pauliina Martikainen
The role of startups in the Climate Challenge of Industrials – Marie-Helene Ametsreiter with guests
 LP Summit
How LPs can take action and drive decision making in climate change – Lizanne Atherly with guests
VC Challenge Norway Demo Day pitching – hosted by Startup Norway
HealthTech track by Takeda
Investor panel  – Betting for Growth and 2030 winners in HealthTech – Claudia Colciago, Dr. Inga Deakin, Min-Sung Sean Kim and Aki Koivistoinen
Startup – Corporate collaboration panel – Solving rare diseases challenges with startup corporate collaborations
Alex Russell, Mathias Ekman, Dr. Mohammad Al-Ubaydli and Eugene Borukhovich
Investor panel 2- How speed of Innovation in HealthTech affects humanity – Startups lead the way?
Patrik Sobocki, Samantha Jerusalmy and Harry Brade
Women changemakers champions and funds startups. Why and how? – Christina Teo
Female founders raising capital – Fireside chat with Annalise Dragic and Maren Bannon
How tech is driving investing and the future of entrepreneurship – Michele Romanow and Q&A with Hanne Nuutinen
LP Summit Sessions
The Post Pandemic VC Renaissance – Fresh data shows the benefits of LPs betting on emerging managers – Adeo Ressi
How to find the right one? – Best practises for meaningful LP-GP matching
Solving climate change challenges with data – fireside chat with Zachary Bogue

 Event closing and actions towards the future

*program is subject to change



The pandemic keeps us still alert and floating in the sea of uncertainty. But one thing is for certain. We need to take actions towards recovery and prosperity. A lot of actions, as those will define the speed and direction of the success and wellbeing of our organizations, ecosystems, and the whole of humanity.

Why do your actions matter?
You want to get sh*t done, right?
You want to discover aligned interests and shared values with new and old connections?
You want to take the steps towards achieving common goals?

Deals, contracts, agreements, LOIs, MOUs, all point forward, and require your action. Get involved in Arctic15 and help impact more lives with your actions.

As the most efficient matchmaking event series in the Nordics, Arctic15 is the platform for you to make your next move and to take the right steps forward.

Arctic15 startup event connects people with our traditional matchmaking and networking focused mindset and welcomes everyone who supports innovation and entrepreneurship, to be part of it.

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Gary Vee (Vaynerchuk)Arctic15 Online 2020 Speaker
Angel Investor of Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo, and Uber
5-time New York Times bestselling author

Arctic15 Helsinki

1st – 2nd June 2021
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