Finance Board 2019: The Funding Journey
maaliskuu 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The key event and meeting platform for investors, business leaders and entrepreneurs returns this spring.
Finance Board 2019 takes you on a journey, from the selection of the right funding alternative for your business to the discovery of what happens after investors have granted you the means to grow. Hear stories from real-life experiences and practical examples, and get acquainted with all the various options available for your business. Plenty of time has also been set aside for networking, so be prepared to shake hands with new valuable connections.
MODERATOR: Claes Mikko Nilsen
12.00 Registration and welcoming coffee
Part 1 – Things to Consider Before the Funding Round
12:30 Welcoming words
12:33 Growth companies’ funding universe, Anita Ojala, Board member, Boardman Grow
12:40 Investor’s key questions when evaluating the investment opportunity, Founding Partner, Mia Sirkiä, Saari Partners
13.00 ESG’s role in investment decisions and why entrepreneurs should know the Environmental, Social and Governance Criteria, Keynote by Tony Nysten, TESI
13.20 Experiences from the funding round, Growth Company Case (TBC)
13.40-14.20 Networking break – Coffee and snacks
Part 2 – Financing Partners and Opportunities
14.20 The private equity investor’s market overview, Reidar Wasenius, Managing Director, Fiban & Pia Santavirta Managing Director, FVCA
14.40 Reverse Pitching, Jan Ameri, Arctic Startups– Representatives from alternative investment options (one form each)
– Business angel Annukka Mickelsson
– Venture capitalist: Inventure
– Growth Fund: Tapani Varjas, Juuri Partners
– Family Office Julia Jouhki
– Loan financing: Nordea Veli-Pekka Tilli
– Minna Korpi, Nasdaq First Nort
– Crow funding, Invesdor, Lasse Mäkelä & Joel Kettunen
15.20 What is required and how to get ready for the Due Diligence Process? Key note by PwC
15.50-16.30 Networking break – Wine and snacks
Part 3 – Now What? What happens after the investment decision?
16.30 Public Funding Characteristics – Key note by Juha Valvanne, founder of Nosto Oy
16.55 Investor / Entrepreur co-operation after the funding – (Case TBC)
17.20 Conclusions and Closing remarks
17:30 End of the event
WHEN: Thursday 28.3. 12.00-17.30
WHERE: Scandic Park, Mannerheimintie 46, 00260 Helsinki
Please contact to Anette Vuorenmaa, Boardman Grow’s Project Coordinator with any questions you may have: firstname.lastname@example.org, 0504123133.
Cancellation policy: We reserve the right for program and fee changes. The participation fee will be billed beforehand. Cancellation fee: 30 EUR + VAT/person if attendence is cancelled 2 weeks before the event. If participation is cancelled later than 2 weeks before the event, we reserve the right to charge the participation fee in full. However, please note that you can transfer your reserved spot to another person if need be. If you are forced to cancel due to sickness, we can only provide reimbursement once you have presented a medical note.