Heli Ahlroos head of the Venture Capital Investments team and Management Team member at Tesi, a state-owned investment company established in 1995 with a mission to develop venture capital and private equity market in Finland. Tesi invests, inter alia, €1.5M – €6.0M equity tickets in later stage venture companies scaling and internationalizing their business.
Heli has 10-year background in direct equity investments in fast growing technology companies at Tesi. Prior to that Heli was at former Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (Tekes) heading the Business Competence team responsible for various loans, grants and programs for young innovative technology companies, commercialization of research results and business research. Prior to Tekes, Heli held different positions in telecom operator Sonera. Heli holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Management from Helsinki University of Technology and MBA from Aalto Executive Education.