Torsti Tenhunen has 19 years of entrepreneur, corporate leadership and investor experience in digital service business, marketing communication and corporate strategy. He is known as an unaffected impact seeker, service innovator and brand strategist. He has made 18 investments, 1 IPO and 2 exits.
Currently Torsti is a founder at Pivot5 (ex KoppiCatch) that invests into seed stage companies across media, mobile, data & analytics, IoT, commerce and education domains. Pivot5 accelerates large companies in disruptional thinking and creating new, agile and transformational businesses. Pivot5 investments-as-a-service, acceleration, incubation and startup matchmaking programs have helped several corporations in renewal. Pivot5 also innovates and co-creates startups with tech teams. Pivot5 team has run startup accelerator programs since 2008 invested into 20 companies and incubation and growth-oriented acceleration programs for large corporate clients such as Nokia, Telia, DNA and Fortum.
Torsti also holds Chairman positions at FiBAN (Finnish Business Angels Network, www.fiban.org) and Proximi (www.proximi.io) and board member positions at NordicBAN (Nordic Business Angels association), Klevu (www.klevu.com), Pertunes (a.k.a Musiclock, www.savelkello.com)), Frank Students Oy (www.myfrank.fi) and Genano (www.genano.com).
Torsti is a coach at Startup Sauna Finland (http://startupsauna.com).