Arctic15, June 5-6, Helsinki

There’s never been a more exciting time to build a business in the digital health space than now. The market is growing exponentially, reaching nearly $14.6 in investments across the globe. Digital health technology in the Nordic region is particularly strong.

During the Health track, we will look into global health investments and trends, how to scale health tech, as well as the role of investments and partnerships in company growth.

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Health track speakers

Juliet Bailin

Associate Partner, Mosaic Ventures

Juliet is an Associate Partner at Mosaic Ventures, a silicon valley-style series A fund in London investing across Europe. At Mosaic, she works with investments across the healthtech landscape, from adaptive oncology to digital therapeutics, in addition to machine intelligence and enterprise SaaS.

Prior to Mosaic, Juliet was an Investor at Insight Venture Partners in New York, an $18bn growth VC/PE fund focused on software. During her three years there, she invested across stages and industries, eventually doubling down on the fascinating products transforming healthcare. Juliet backed Hinge Health, Parachute Health, and Caremerge, as well as drove M&A for Virgin Pulse. She moved to London in August to join Mosaic's vision of backing ambitious, gritty founders committed to reshaping global markets.

Hekla Arnardóttir

Partner at Crowberry Capital

Hekla is a General Partner at Crowberry Capital, a Nordic venture fund at the forefront of technology growth. As a seed and early stage investor, Hekla has backed many tech startups and worked closely with the founders on funding strategies, product and team development.

Hekla joined a health tech startup right after graduation in Mechanical Engineering. Emphasis on innovation was a key to the company’s success and during Hekla‘s time at Ossur ( the company grew into an international leader in its field, developing breakthrough products helping amputees gain better mobility. Roles at Ossur included leading product testing in R&D and product management. She moved to Hong Kong and then Shanghai to set up Ossur offices for the Asia region, hiring a local team and passing along the company culture to new employees in the region.

Eugene Borukhovich

Global Head of Digital Health and Innovation, Bayer

Eugene Borukhovich is a serial intra and entrepreneur currently serving as a Global Head of Digital Health (G4A) at Bayer. He is also an Entrepreneur in Residence at Personal Health Solutions (PHS) Capital, as well as an advisor to numerous digital health startups. Eugene enjoys mentoring startups and an avid blogger about innovation, digital health and startups.
He can be found at @HealthEugene or

Luke Parsons

Vice President, Summit Partners

Luke joined Summit in 2017 and focuses primarily on the healthcare and life sciences sector in Europe.

Prior to Summit, Luke served as Vice President in the Mergers & Acquisitions division of Jefferies.

Luke holds an MA in applied economics, with honors, from the University of St. Andrews.

Tim He

Venture Investor, Kinnevik

Experienced operator and venture investor. Built and led high performing teams in fast moving international environments. Worked and lived in Europe, North America and China with a deep understanding and appreciation for local customs and cultural differences. Pragmatic mindset and approach with an emphasis on culture.

Teemu Suna

CEO and chairman, Nightingale Health

Teemu Suna is one of the founders, CEO and chairman of Nightingale Health, a blood testing company aiming to solve the global chronic disease crisis.

A passionate advocate for disruptive health solutions, Suna has steered Nightingale into an established growth company with 80 team members and customers in over 20 countries. Since late 2015, Suna has raised over €40 million to bring Nightingale’s technology to global healthcare.

Prior to Nightingale, Suna spearheaded pioneering business ventures in healthcare IT, serving as Chief Technology Officer at Fujitsu Finland. Immersed in the field of computational medicine, Suna has authored scientific articles on applying artificial neural networks in medical applications.

Determined to make preventive medicine a concrete reality for all, at Nightingale, Suna has united expertise from a diverse range of different backgrounds to further push the boundaries of the health industry.

Taneli Tikka

CEO, Vake

Taneli Tikka is the CEO for The Finnish State Development Company Vake Oy. He is the former Head of Innovation for Tieto Plc and a seasoned entrepreneur and angel investor with multiple exits.Taneli Tikka is known for a long and multifaceted career in growth companies and as a board professional. He’s been awarded several recognitions for his work during the years. He is board member and former chairman of the AI group at the Technology Industries of Finland. Taneli is an active actor in the startup ecosystem, for example co-founder of the Startup Foundation (organises Slush).

Fredrik Debong

Founder, MySugr and HiHealth

Fredrik is a serial entrepreneur with roots in Sweden and background in medical computer science and financial technology.
At mySugr, one of the first CE- and FDA-approved mobile health services worldwide, he headed R&D as well as many of the regulatory fields. The company was acquired by Roche in 2017.
Before that he also cofounded (acquired by Startup300 in 2018).
He now leads science and medical at, which brings health insurance, banking and medical technology together.
His interest as an angel investor lies in medical technology and population health.

Curator of the Track

Aki Koivistoinen

Ambassador of Europe & Israel StartUp Health

Aki is an entrepreneur, strategist and batteries included health transformer, leading the European arm of StartUp Health. StartUp Health is a global health innovation company and growth platform for entrepreneurs transforming health. StartUp Health has the world’s largest portfolio of digital health companies – over 200 startups spanning 18 different countries – and network of over 40 000 innovators, industry leaders and investors committed to supporting the entrepreneurs re-imagining health and wellness. Prior to StartUp Health Aki was a co-founder of Karyon Ltd, a medical biotech company, developing targeted carrier molecules for imaging and treatment of solid tumors. As a strategist he works in company, industry and government levels in different market areas to build innovation capacity and boost business creation. Aki also serves on the advisory boards of startups he has invested in.
StartUp Health is a global health innovation company. The StartUp Health Platform, including its Academy, Network and Innovation Fund, is empowering a global network of entrepreneurs and innovators to transform healthcare. With more than 200 companies, StartUp Health has the world’s largest portfolio of digital health companies from 18 countries and 5 continents. StartUp Health was founded in 2011 by Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes and is chaired by former Time Warner CEO, Jerry Levin. StartUp Health’s notable strategic partners and investors include AARP, Accenture, Allianz, AON, Aurora Health Care, Bayer, California Healthcare Foundation, Steve Case, Cleveland Clinic, Conifer Health Solutions, Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Roger Ehrenberg, Brad Feld, GE Ventures, Genentech, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Ping An, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, SAP, SeventySix Capital and Stericycle.

Arctic15 Health track speakers

Track Program

Wednesday, June 5th 2019

Track moderator
Aki Koivistoinen ― Ambassador of Europe & Israel, StartUp Health


Opening words
Taneli Tikka ― CEO, Vake


Founder Story
Fredrik Debong ― Founder, MySugr, HiHealth


Founder Story
Teemu Suna ― CEO and Founder, Nightingale


Keynote – Corporate view on working with startups
Eugene Borukhovich ― Global Head of Digital Health and Innovation, Bayer


Global Investments in Health
Aki Koivistoinen ― Ambassador of Europe & Israel, StartUp Health


Investor Panel
Aki Koivistoinen ― Ambassador of Europe & Israel, StartUp Health
Tim He ― Venture Investor, Kinnevik
Luke Parsons ― Vice President, Summit Partners
Hekla Arnardottir, Partner ― Crowberry Capital
Juliet Bailin, Associate Partner ― Mosaic Ventures

Arctic15, Helsinki 5-6 of June

In 2019 the most effective networking startup conference in the Nordics and Baltics will raise the bar again.


Network and close deals with investors and corporates

Ticket for 2 days
Pre-event matchmaking tool
Deal Room during the event
Food and beverage
Full program and workshops



Meet startups and find ways to make your company more agile

Ticket for 2 days
Pre-event matchmaking tool
Deal Room during the event
Food and beverage
Full program and workshops



Discover and meet startups and syndicate with other investors

Ticket for 2 days
Pre-event matchmaking tool
Deal Room during the event
Food and beverage
Full program and workshops
Invitation to Investor VIP Reception


Startup Demo Stand Package

Showcase your startup to investors and clients. Find new talent

Demo Stand for 1 day (2x2m)
2 Startup Tickets for 2 Days
Pre-event matchmaking tool
Deal Room during the event
Food and beverage
Full program and workshops


We believe that events are at the heart of business and entrepreneurship!

Arctic15 is the most effective matchmaking startup event in Northern Europe. The focus is on making deals and quality networking. The 2-day event brings together a focused international crowd of startups, investors, corporates, media and influencers.

15 Tracks are focused on various industries, technologies and topics ranging from Digital Health and AI to Social Impact and Scaling. Industry players can use the time efficiently and gather under one roof. The core of it all is one-on-one meetings in Deal Room.

The event is organized by ArcticStartup, a startup media covering Nordics and Baltics since 2007.