Arctic15
Startup Conference

June 7–8, 2022

for startups, businesses & investors

Venue: Cable Factory

HELSINKI

in partnership with
community partners

PROGRAM

Tuesday 7thJune 2022

09:20 Event Opening words
and A Special Announcement

10:00 Ai+Data Track
interesting Discussions with
Speakers: Herman Kienhuis, Curious VC – William Jilltoft, Vice President, Northzone – Smriti Mishran, AI4Diversity and Kremena Tosheva, SNÖ Ventures.
Keynote: Is Everyone in the Room? The intersection of AI Ethics, Technology, Gender Equity and Inclusion
Speaker: Chisom Udeze
More to come

11:00 FoodTech Track
interesting Discussions with
Speakers: Jan Ameri, Arctic15 – Juha-Petteri Kukkonen – Maija Itkonen, OnegoBio – TBA
Fireside Chat with Superb and Kinnevik
Speakers: Anton Norrman, Kinnevik – Zaedo Musa, Superb
More to come

11:50 B2B SaaS Track
interesting Discussions with
Speakers: Luke Pappas, NEA – Andreas Helbig, Atomico – Kaari Kink, superangel – Mikael Thuneberg, Founder, Ceo, Supermetrics – Kremena Tosheva, SNÖ Ventures.

Fireside Chat with Supermetrics and Yes VC

Jyri Engeström, Yes Vc – Mikael Thuneberg, CEO, Supermetrics.

More to come

12:30 LP Summit

TBA

 

14:00 HealthTech Track by Takeda
Welcoming words by Takeda
Speaker: Hannes Toivanen
Panel Session: Building ecosystems for Health Innovation
Speakers: Peter Hovstadius – Anssi Linnankivi, MD, MBA, Country Medical Director, Roche – Gali Wienerman, Europe Lifesciences Ecosystems Lead, Accenture – Hannes Toivanen, Takeda.
Show case by Neuro Event Labs
Speaker: Kaapo Annala
Panel session: Data as Driver of Healthcare Transformation – Nordic Collaborations
Speakers: Lisse-Lotte Hermansson, BCB Medical confirmed – Anders Tunold-Hanssen, Nordic Interoperability Project(NIP)- Teddy Sun, Takeda Nordics- Hana Besbes, Investment Professional, Heal Capital,
Show case by Veil
Speaker: Tuomo Pentikäinen
Panel session: Investing in Scaling Capabilities
Speakers; Aki Koivistoinen, Startup Health – Luke Parsons, Summit partners – Dr. Aline Vedder, Lakestar – Claudia Colciago, Takeda Digital Ventures – Jenny Ruth Hrafnsdottir, Crowberry Capital

15:30 Climate and Sustainability Track

Panel session: Investors points of view for the possibilities in climate tech
Speakers; Terhi Vapola, Helen Ventures – Owen Reynolds, Expon Capital – Andreas Schwarzenbrunner, Speedinvest – Gregory Bernstein, EQT Ventures
More to come…

Special session with
Speakers; Chris Pfaff, Chris Pfaff Tech/Media LLC – Simone Ross, TedX – Gregory Bernstein, Investor, EQT Ventures

16:32 Circular Economy Track
Keynote: Relevance of circular start-ups and their roles in driving systemic innovation
Speaker: Marvin Henry, Twig
Panel session: Successful Circular Economy Companies; Learnings and Challenges
speakers; Tina Karme, founder, Sustory – Jori Ahvonen, CTO, Swappie – Marvin Henry, Twig – Carmen Ene, 3STEP IT
Panel session: Renewable Energy – creating opportunities for a better future
Speakers: Pauliina Meskanen, Survival tech – Ilona Järveläinen, St1 Nordic – Marko Koski, Energy spin director – Tuomo Isokivijärvi, StepOne Tech

17:30 Day 1 Ends

 

+Workshops

Wednesday 8th June 2022

09:30 Deep Tech Track
Panel of Quantum Entrepreneurship: How to build a team, scale and work with investors and get funded?
Speakers: Verneri Välimaa, ArcticStartup – Inka Mero, Voima Ventures – Sabrina Maniscalco, Algorithmiq – Vishal Chatrath, QuantrolOx – Mikko Möttönen, IQM
Investing Panel session: Uniqueness of deep tech investing
Speakers: Claes-Mikko Nilsen, NordicNinja – Nicklas Bergman, Intergalactic Industries – Pierre Festal, Promus Ventures
Show Case: Disior, medtech corporate spin-off to exit story
Speaker: Anna-Maria Henell, Disior
Ecosystem Panel: Building deep tech ecosystems
Speakers: Verneri Välimaa, ArcticStartup – Pasi Sorvisto, Spark Finland/Europe – Jari Strandman, Helsinki Innovation Services
Startup – Corporate Panel: Leveraging startup-corporate collaborations
Speakers: Laura K. Inamedinova – Justin Jackson, Pegasus Ventures – Christopher Cobbold, Huawei – Mika Tienhaara, Rocsole
More to come

11:00 Impact Track
Keynote: Investing to solve global challenges
Speaker: Tim He, Summa Equity
Track Speakers: Tharald Nustad, Katapult – TBA
More to come

12:00 FinTech Track by Inventure
Investor Panel: European Fintech Opportunities in the Global Markets – The Investor Perspective
Speakers: Kevin Lösch, Inventure – Kaidi Ruusalepp, Funderbeam – Carlo Biggio, Accel – Lily Shaw, OMERS Ventures – Helga Valfells, Crowberry Capital
Fireside Chat: Contrast of B2B and B2C – Why the cooperation makes so much sense?
Speakers: Jason Ball, GR Capital – Thomas Präßler, Billie – Jacob Segercrantz, Klarna
Panel: Future of FinTech
Speakers: TBA
More to come

14:30 Growth Track by Swisscanto
Keynote: Enabling global growth for your business
Speaker: Nils Granath, Swisscanto
Panel: Investors selection for growth
Speakers: Nils Granath, Swisscanto – Martin Ericsson, Eight Roads – TBA
Show Case: From $1M to $100M ARR in 20 months – lessons learned
Speaker: Daniel Eisenberg, Deel
Panel: Growth comes with Responsibility
Speakers: Gisle Glück Evensen, Summa Equity – Anne-Louise Thon-Jensen, Vår Ventures – TBA
Keynote: EU funding opportunities for growth
Speaker: EIB
Panel: What growth means in a de-globalizing world?
Speakers: Sanoj Pullely, Swisscanto – Luke Pappas, NEA – TBA
More to come

16:30 Exits Track
Interesting discussion with various speakers
Panel:
Speakers: Tom Henriksson, Open Ocean – Donald Gillies, PassFort
Keynote:
Jussi Hätönen, European Investment Bank (EIB)
More to come.
TBA

17:30 Event Closing

After Party

+ Workshops

*program is subject to change

Speakers

Jori Ahvonen

CTO
Swappie

Sebastian Charpentier

Senior Investment Associate
Bregal Milestone

Kremena Tosheva

Investor
SNÖ Ventures

Mika Tienhaara

CEO
Rocsole

Tuomo Isokivijärvi

CEO, Co-Founder
StepOne Tech

Hana Besbes

Investment Manager
Heal Capital

Samppa Sirviö

Investment Manager
TeSi

Benjamin Joffe

Partner
SOSV

Marit Rødevand

Co-Founder, CEO
Strise

Marko Koski

Head
EnergySpin

Gali Wienerman

Life Sciences Ecosystem & Digital Health Partnerships Lead
Accenture

PeeKay Koomson

CEO
K-Pentag LLC

Ilona Karppinen

Co-founder
Dimension Venture Partners

Tuomo Pentikäinen

CEO
Veil

Anders Tunold-Hanssen

Founder, CEO
Brandmark

Anna-Maria Henell

Managing Partner
Disior

Kevin Lösch

Investor
Inventure

Teddy Sun

Evidence Generation Lead
Takeda

Ariana C. Gomes

Co-founder, Chief Scientific Officer
Baseimmune

Jenny Ruth Hrafnsdottir

Founding Partner
Crowberry Capital

Lotta Kopra

Chief Product Officer
Spinnova

Daniel Eisenberg

Head of expansion for Northern, Central & Eastern Europe
Deel

Anssi Linnankivi

Country Medical Director
Roche

Kaari Kink

Investor
Superangel

Zaedo Musa

Founder, CEO
Superb

Jacob Segercrantz

Country Lead Finland
Klarna

Helga Valfells

Founding Partner
Crowberry Capital

Owen Reynolds

Principal
Expon Capital

Jari Strandman

CEO
Helsinki Innovation Services

Ilona Järveläinen

Business Developer
St1 Nordic

Thomas Präßler

Founder
Billie

Marvin Henry

Head of Sustainability
twig

Chisom Udeze

Founder
Diversify

Nicklas Bergman

Entrepreneur, Tech Angel
Intergalactic

Pasi Sorvisto

Founder, Director
SPARK Finland & Europe

Justin Jackson

Partner
Pegasus Ventures

Carmen Ene

CEO
3stepIT

Peter Hovstadius

Investor, MD, PhD
Hovstadius Consulting

Alisa Mick

Co-founder
The North Mix

Pauliina Meskanen

Founder
Survivaltech.club

Kaapo Annala

CEO
Neuro Event Labs

Simone Ross

Tech Curator
TED Conferences

Sanoj Pullely

Investment Analyst VC/PE
Swisscanto

Juha-Petteri Kukkonen

General Partner, Chairman
KVKI Capital

Laura Wickström

Deputy CIO, Portfolio Manager
Veritas

Pierre Festal

Partner
Promus Ventures

Oskari Petas

Angel Investor, Venture Capital LP

Anton Norrman

Venture & Growth Investor
Kinnevik

Mikael Thuneberg

Founder, CEO
Supermetrics

Hannes Toivanen

Strategic Partnerships Lead
Takeda

Nils Granath

Investment Director
Swisscanto

Andreas Schwarzenbrunner

Partner
Speedinvest

Vishal Chatrath

Co-Founder, CEO
QuantrolOx

Smriti Mishra

Director
AI4Diversity

Sabrina Maniscalco

CEO, co-founder
Algorithmiq

Luke Pappas

Principal
NEA

Mikko Möttönen

Co-founder, Professor
IQM

Lisse-Lotte Hermansson

Chief Scientific Officer
BCB Medical Oy

Maija Itkonen

CEO
OneGoBio

Christopher Cobbold

Director, Corporate Development
Huawei Technologies

Ertan Can

Founder, Managing Partner
Multiple Capital

William Jilltoft

William Jilltoft

Vice President
Northzone

Stefan Fällgren

Stefan Fällgren

Investment Directorr
Skandia Mutual Life Insurance

Laura K. Inamedinova

CEO
LKI Consulting

Anne-Louise Thon

Anne-Louise Thon-Jensen

General Partner
VÅR Ventures

Andreas Helbig

Andreas Helbig

Principal
Atomico

Ralf Schnell

Managing Director
Siemens Fonds Invest

Herman Kienhuis

Co-founder, Managing Partner
Curiosity VC

Hanne Nuutinen

Head of Program
ArcticStartup

Verneri Välimaa

Program Manager
ArcticStartup

Claudia Colciago

Associate Director
Takeda Digital Ventures

Kaidi Ruusalepp

CEO
Funderbeam

Elias Korosis

Partner
Hermes GPE LLP

Gregory Bernstein

Venture Lead
EQT Ventures

Catherine Dupéré

Partner
Isomer Capital

Laura Smith

Growth Consultant at ERGOARGOT

Tharald Nustad

Angel
Nordic Impact

Brian DeFee

Director
Top Tier Capital Partners

Sarah Chen

Co-Founder, Managing Partner
Beyond The Billion

Aline Vedder

Associate on the EU team
Lakestar

Minna Leisvuori

Senior Manager
EIF

Inka Mero

Founder, Managing Partner
Voima Ventures

Terhi Vapola

CVC, Vice President
Helen Ventures

Jyri Engeström

VC
Yes.VC

Carlo Biggio

Investor
Accel

Tim He

Partner
Summa Equity

Staffan Helgesson

Partner
Creandum

Jussi Sainiemi

Partner
Voima Ventures

Claes Mikko Nilsen

Investment director
NordicNinja VC

Tom Henriksson

General Partner
OpenOcean

Chris Pfaff

CEO
Chris Pfaff Tech/Media LLC

Aki Koivistoinen

Ambassador
StartUp Health

Lizanne Atherly

Founder
Minds2Capital

Jason Ball

Partner
GR Capital

Martin Ericsson

Investor
Eight Roads Ventures

Luke Parsons

Principal
Summit partners

Jan Ameri

Executive Chairman
ArcticStartup

Lily Shaw

Associate
OMERS Ventures

*More speakers to be announced soon

MATCHMAKING

CONNECTING PEOPLE FOR DEALS

In order to succeed with your business or organization, you need to make good deals and they are made by connecting with relevant people. Arctic15 Startup Conference is designed to be purely focused on connecting people to making deals. In the long run, you want to work with people who share the same values as you. What makes us unique is the emphasis on values-based matchmaking, providing you with a great opportunity to discover and connect with like-minded people. Arctic15 is the most efficient Startup Conference in the Nordics & Baltics and provides you with the best meeting place to build relationships and make deals.

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