Program

Arctic15, June 7-8, Helsinki

Kaapelitehdas / Cable Factory, Tallberginkatu 1, 00180 Helsinki, Finland
#Arctic15 #ActionMatters

Arctic15 tracks are carefully curated for you to discover new insights from your field and connect with industry leaders and relevant investors at Deal Room. Tracks focus on various industries, technologies and topics. Impactful founders, thought leaders and top investors from Europe, Asia and US share their views and tell stories about latest tech and innovation.

Program consists of talks, panels, workshops and speed dating sessions. Plan your schedule efficiently to get the most out of Arctic15!

Venue open:

8:30 – 17:30

Welcome to the Arctic15 !

Day 1

Program

Deal Room Meetings

10:00-17.00

Naava Stage
Program

9:15 – 17.30

Workshops

10:00 – 16.00

Expo
area

9:00-17.30

Day 1
Tuesday June 7th, 2022

9:15

Event Opening
on Naava Stage

The Arctic15 Helsinki22 – Event Opening
Jan Ameri ― Executive Chairman, ArcticStartup

Special announcement

9.30

Fireside Chat – Finding the Next Big Thing
Moderator: Chris Pfaff ― CEO, Chris PfaffTech/Media
Simone Ross ― Tech curator, TED
Gregory Bernstein ― Investor, EQT Ventures

10:00

Speed Dating
– FinTech

A session for investors and startups in the FinTech industries. Fits 10 investors and 10 startups.

10:00

AI + Data Track

Investor panel – What´s hot and what´s not in AI and Data from investors perspective?
Moderator: Janne Neuvonen – Founder, BCaster
Herman Kienhuis – Founder and Managing Partner, Curious VC
Hana Besbes – Investment Professional, Heal Capital

10:20

Keynote – Is Everyone in the Room? The intersection of AI Ethics, Technology, Gender Equity and Inclusion.
Chisom Udeze ― Founder, Diversify

10:35

Panel – How AI+Data shift businesses today?

Moderator: Chris Pfaff ― CEO, Chris PfaffTech/Media
Marit Rødevand ― Co-founder & CEO, Strise
Christine Floysand ― Founder, By Nature
Smriti Mishran ― Director, AI4Diversity
Ariane C. Gomes ― Co-Founder, Baseimmune

11:00

Speed Dating
– Climate Change & Sustainability

Open for anyone interested in the topic whether you are startups, investors and companies interested or focusing on climate change, sustainability, circular economy and ESG .

11:00

FoodTech Track

Track opening

Fireside chat – The Unhappy millionaire searching for purpose
Jan Ameri ― Executive Chairman, ArcticStartup
Juha-Petteri Kukkonen ― Angel Investor, KVKI Capital

11:15

Fireside chat with Superb and Kinnevik: How your restaurant guest experience is changed forever 
Moderator: Laura K. Inamedinova ― Founder, LKI Consulting
Anton Norrman ― Investor, Kinnevik
Zaedo Musa ― Founder, CEO, Superb

11:35

Fireside chat: Raising 10million from day 1
Jan Ameri ― Executive Chairman, ArcticStartup
Maija Itkonen, Co-Founder, Onego Bio

11:50

B2B SaaS Track

Opening words

Panel: SaaS Investor panel
Moderator: Kremena Tosheva ― Investor, SNÖ Ventures
Luke Pappas ― Principal, NEA
Andreas Helbig ― Principal, Atomico
Alexandra Balkova ― Partner,Startup Wise Guys

12:10

Fireside chat: Bootstrapping
Jyri Engeström ― Investor, Yes VC
Mikael Thuneberg ― Founder, Ceo, Supermetrics

12:00

Speed Dating
– Health

A session for investors and startups in the sphere of health and well-being. Fits 10 investors and 10 startups.

12:30

LP Summit

12:30

Keynote: Climate change, sustainability and the potential of Europe and the Nordics to play a globally leading role
Elias Korosis ― Partner, Hermes GPE

12:40

Panel: Climate change, sustainability and the potential of Europe and the Nordics to play a globally leading role
Moderator: Tanya Horowitz ― Partner, Butterfly VC
Elias Korosis ― Partner, Hermes GPE
Laura Wikström ― Deputy CIO and Portfolio Manager, Veritas
Tharald Nustad ― Founder, Katapult
Mohadeseh Abdullahi ― Associate, Fund of Funds, Molten Ventures

13:00

Speed Dating
– Impact

For anyone who is interested in or working on impact focused business and building new ways of working, doing business and impact investing. How does the business world change by focusing on co-creating impactful solutions?

13:10

LP Summit

Fireside chat – Founders as LPs
Taneli Tikka ― Angel Investor
Oskari Petas ― Venture Capital LP

13:30

Panel: World in Crisis: New-Era in Venture Capital?
Moderator: Lauri Kokkila – Partner, Inventure
Brian DeFee – Director, Top Tier Capital Partners
Staffan Helgesson – General Partner, Creandum

14:00

Speed Dating
– E-Commerce and marketplaces

A session for investors and startups in the e-commerce, marketplaces and platforms. Fits 10 investors and 10 startups.

14:00

HealthTech Track by Takeda

Track opening words by Takeda
Hannes Toivanen ― Strategic Partnerships Lead, Takeda

Panel – Building ecosystems for Health Innovation
Moderator: Peter Hovstadius ― Investor, Hovstadius Consulting
Anssi Linnankivi ― MD, MBA, Country Medical Director, Roche
Hannes Toivanen ― Strategic Partnerships Lead, Takeda
Gali Wienerman ― Europe Life Sciences Ecosystems Lead, Accenture

14:25

Showcase – Neuro Event Labs
Kaapo Annala ― Founder, CEO, Neuro Event Labs

14:30

Data as Driver of Healthcare Transformation – Nordic Collaborations
Moderator: Johannes Ahlqvist ― Specialist, Sitra
Lisse-Lotte Hermansson ― Chief Scientific Officer, BCB Medical,
Anders Tunold-Hanssen ― CEO, Nordic Interoperbility Project/N!P
Teddy Sun ― Evidence Generation Lead, Takeda Nordics

14:50

Showcase – Veil
Tuomo Pentikäinen ― CEO, Veil

15:00

Panel – Investing in Scaling Capabilities
Moderator: Aki Koivistoinen ― Ambassador, Investor, Startup Health
Luke Parsons ― Principal, Summit partners
Dr. Aline Vedder ― Associate on the EU team, Lakestar
Claudia Colciago ― Associate Director, Takeda Digital Ventures
Jenny Ruth Hrafnsdottir ― Founding Partner, Crowberry Capital

Track closing words by Takeda
Hannes Toivanen ― Strategic Partnerships Lead, Takeda

15:00

Speed Dating
– Self Development

How a leader, an entrepreneur and an employee takes care of their self development? What works for you, what would you like to share or learn? This session is for anyone keen on developing themselves and connecting with likeminded people.

 

15:30

Climate & Sustainability Track

Panel – Investors’ points of view on the possibilities in climate tech
Moderator: Simone Ross ―Tech Curator, TED
Terhi Vapola ―Investor, Helen Ventures
Owen Reynolds ― Principal, Expon Capital
Andreas Schwarzenbrunner ― Partner, Speedinvest
Gregory Bernstein ― Investor, EQT Ventures

15:55

How winning the Zayed Sustainability Prize helped GLOBHE grow 
Mr. Remy Ghalayini ― CTO, GLOBHE

16:10

Fireside chat – Trends, challenges and solutions we face in the climate and sustainability business field
Moderator: Christine Floysand – Founder, By Nature
Merit Valdsalu – Co-Founder, CEO, Single.earth
Benjamin Joffe – Partner, SOSV

16:30

Circular Economy track by MiXi

Tracks opening words 
Alisa Mick ― Co-founder, The North Mixis


Keynote: Relevance of circular start-ups and their roles in driving systemic innovation

Marvin Henry ― Head of Sustainability, Twig

16:50

Panel – Successful Circular Economy Companies: Learnings and Challenges
Moderator: Tina Karme ― Founder, Sustory
Carmen Ene ― CEO, 3STEP IT
Jori Ahvonen ― CTO, Swappie
Marvin Henry ― Head of Sustainability, Twig

17:00

Side Event
(for Investors only)
Investor Cocktails at the Rooftop Sauna Powered by
Helsinki Partners

17:10

Circular Economy Track by MiXi

17:10

Panel – Renewable Energy – Creating opportunities for a better future Tracks Closing words
Moderator: Pauliina Meskanen ― Founder, Survival tech
Marko Koski ― Founder, Angel, Energy spin
Tuomo Isokivijärvi ― CEO, Co-Founder, StepOne Tech
Anna Kankaanpää – Concept Development Manager, St1


Tracks Closing words by MiXi

Alisa Mick ― Co-founder, The North Mixi

17:30

Wrapping up Day 1 at the Arctic15 Helsinki
Hanne Nuutinen ― Head of Program, ArcticStartup

Day 2

Program

Wednesday June 8th, 2022

Deal Room
meetings

10:00-17.00

Naava Stage
Program

9:15 – 17.30

Workshops

10:00 – 16:30

Expo area

9:30-17.30

Day 2
Wednesday June 8th, 2022

9:15

Event Opening for Day 2
On Naava Stage

Opening words for Day 2
Jan Ameri ― Executive Chairman, ArcticStartup

9:25

Happy Finns NFT´s Launch
Peter Vesterbacka
Janna Salokangas
Henrik Axlund

9:30

DeepTech Track

Opening words
Verneri Välimaa ― Deeptech Program manager, ArcticStartup

Quantum Entrepreneurship Panel – How to build a team, scale and work with investors and get funded?
Moderator: Inka Mero ― Managing Partner, Voima Ventures
Sabrina Maniscalco ― Co-Founder, CEO, Algorithmiq
Vishal Chatrath ― Founder, CEO, QuantrolOx
Mikko Möttönen ― Co-founder, Professor, IQM

9:55

Showcase – Origin by Ocean: from environmental problem to sustainable ingredients
Mari Granström ― Chief Science Activist, PhD, Origin by Ocean

10:00

Speed Dating
– SaaS

A session for investors and startups in the B2B SaaS. Fits 10 investors and 10 startups.

10:05

DeepTech Track

Investing Panel – Uniqueness of deep tech investing: investments readiness
Moderator: Claes Mikko Nilsen ― Investment Director, NordicNinja
Benjamin Joffe ― Partner, SOSV
Tanya Horowitz ― Partner, Butterfly VC
Pierre Festal ― Partner, Promus Ventures

10:25

Ecosystem Panel – Building deep tech ecosystems
Moderator: Verneri Välimaa ― DeepTech Program manager, ArcticStartup
Pasi Sorvisto ― Founder & Director, Spark
Kaari Kink ― Investor, Superangel
Anton Adamovitch ― Commercialization Reactor

 

10:55

Startup – Corporate Panel – Leveraging startup-corporate collaborations
Moderator: Laura K. Inamedinova ― Founder, LKI Consulting
Justin Jackson ― Partner, Pegasus Ventures
Christopher Cobbold ― Director, Huawei
Pekka Kaunisto― Vice President Sales, Rocsole

Tracks closing words
Verneri Välimaa ― Deeptech Program manager, ArcticStartup

11:00

Speed Dating
– Web3 / Crypto / Blockchain

Connect with other Web3, NFT, Crypto and Blockchain enthusiasts

11:30

Impact Track by Katapult

What is Impact investing?
Jørn Haanæs ― Director of Portfolio & Investor Relations, Katapult

11:40

Panel – Nordics as a rising star in impact tech
Jørn Haanæs ― Director of Portfolio & Investor Relations, Katapult
Fernando De los Rios ― CEO, Hyperion Robotics

12:00

Speed Dating
– AI + Big data + Machine Learning

A session for investors and startups in AI , Machine Learning, Big Data and Analytics. Fits 10 investors and 10 startups.

12:10

Impact Track by Katapult

Keynote – Investing to solve global challenges
Tim He  ― Partner, Summa Equity

12:25

Fireside chat – Global Impact unicorns
Moderator: Annu Nieminen ― Founder, CEO, Upright
Tharald Nustad ― Founder, Katapult

12:50

Showcase

12:55

Closing words by Katapult
Jørn Haanæs ― Director of Portfolio & Investor Relations, Katapult

 

13:00

Speed Dating
– IoT+Hardware

For startups, companies and investors who work in IoT or hardware business fields

13:00

FinTech Track by Inventure

Fintech Snapshot – Trends and future shaping the Fintech of tomorrow
Kevin Lösch ― Investor, Inventure

13:10

Investor panel – European Fintech Opportunities in the Global Markets – The Investor Perspective
Moderator: Kevin Lösch ― Investor, Inventure
Carlo Biggio ― Investor, Accel
Lily Shaw ― Associate, OMERS Ventures
Helga Valfells ― Founder and Managing Partner, Crowberry Capital

13:30

Fireside chat – Contrast of B2B and B2C – Why the cooperation makes so much sense?
Moderator: Jason Ball ― Investors, GR Capital
Thomas Präßler ― Founder, Billie
Jacob Segercrantz ― Director of Finland, Klarna

13:50

Panel – Future of Payments 
Modertor: Pauliina Lämsä ― Investment Manager, Evli
PeeKay Koomson ― CEO, K-Pentag LLC
Kaidi Ruusalepp ― CEO, Funderbeam
William Jilltoft ― Vice President, Northzone

Closing words
Kevin Lösch ― Investor, Inventure

14:00

Speed Dating
– DeepTech

A session for investors and startups in the Deep Tech sphere. Fits 10 investors and 10 startups.

14:30

Growth Track by Swisscanto

Opening words by Swisscanto – Growth is a result of many decisions done and executed successfully.
Nils Granath ― Investment Director Private Equity, Swisscanto

14:40

Investor Panel – Investors selection for growth
Moderator: Nils Granath ― Investment Director Private Equity, Swisscanto
Martin Ericsson ― Vice President, Eight Roads
Sebastian Charpentier ― Senior Associate, Bregal Milestone

15:00

Speed Dating
– FoodTech

A session for everyone interested and/or involved in the food business. Restaurants, cafés, products, food- and biotech, packaging , logistics

15:10

Growth Track by Swisscanto

Showcase – From $1M to $100M ARR in 20 months – lessons learned
Daniel Eisenberg ― Head of expansion for Northern, Central & Eastern Europe, Deel

15:20

Panel – Growth comes with Responsibility
Moderator: Laura Smith ― Laura Smith, Founder, Validei
Gisle Glück Evensen ― Partner, Summa Equity
Anne-Louise Thon-Jensen ― General Partner, Vår Ventures
Samppa Sirviö ― Investment Manager, TeSi

15:40

Fireside chat – The Meaning of board professionals in business growth
Nils Granath ― Investment Director Private Equity, Swisscanto
Eeva Kovanen ― Partner, Ceo, Kovanen Capital

15:55

Keynote – EU funding opportunities for growth
Jussi Hätönen ― Head of the EIC Unit, EIB – European Investment Bank

16:10

De-globalizing Panel – What growth means in a de-globalizing world?
Moderator: Sanoj Pullely ― Investment Analyst, Swisscanto
Luke Pappas ― Principal, NEA
Antti Hätinen ― Founder, PHZ Full Stack Oy

16:25

Closing words by Swisscanto
Nils Granath ― Investment Director Private Equity, Swisscanto

16:30

Exits Track

Keynote – So many ways to exit – OpenOcean’s recent experiences
Tom Henriksson ― General Partner, VC, Open Ocean

16:45

Showcase – Disior, a medtech exit story
Anna-Maria Henell ― CEO, Disior

16:55

Panel – Succesful exits in a turbulent market
Moderator: Nella Åström ― Partner, Borenius
Donald Gillies ― CEO, Co-Founder, PassFort
Pierre Kiecolt-Wahl ― Managing Director, Bryan, Garnier & Co
Erja Retzen ― Senior Managing Director on Global Listing Services, Nasdaq

17:30

Wrapping up – Event Closing

Wrapping up the event – Event closing words
Vedat Öndas – CEO, Arcticstartup
Jan Ameri – Executive Chairman, Arcticstartup
Hanne Nuutinen – Head of Program, Arcticstartup

Arctic15 After Party

Private occation
19.00 onwards
at the Plaza restaurant

Address: Annanaukio 1, (Narikkatori Square), Helsinki
next to Kamppi Shopping Mall

All Arctic15 attendees are warmly welcome to the Arctic15 Private After Party.

Notice that you are allowed to get in only by wearing your Arctic5 Helsinki22 attendee wrist band. The Plaza restaurant offers only drinks so you may want to grab something to eat before all the fun and networking in the after party.

Arctic15 Helsinki on 7th – 8th of June, 2022

In 2022 the most effective networking startup conference in the Nordics and Baltics will raise the bar again for your business growth and success.