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Helsinki 2.11.2022

Leading Company Partnership Workshop with Tietoevry – Building Trusted Digital Banking

Wednesday 2 November, 9:00 – 12:00
Team Finland House, Helsinki

Link to materials

Contact information

Digital Trust Finland
Kirsi Kokko, Business Finland
Head of Digital Trust
kirsi.kokko (at)

Tietoevry Ecosystem
Timo Sorsa, Business Finland
Ecosystem Lead
timo.sorsa (at)


Sami Uski, Tietoevry
Head of Business Development, Tietoevry Banking
sami.uski (at)


Workshop practicalities
Julia Reponen, Business Finland
Program Coordinator
julia.reponen (at)


Useful links and information

Business Finland funding for Leading Companies and Ecosystems

Tietoevry Veturi website

Tietoevry Veturi roadmap

Digital Trust Finland


Banner picture: Tietoevry

Business Finland challenges global companies to lead ecosystems formed by organizations varying in size, background, and sector. One of the leading companies is Tietoevry, whose leading company (Veturi) project accelerates the development of trusted technologies, develops Finland’s technological know-how and helps Finnish IT companies to build globally scalable business value from responsible data-enabled platforms. The project focuses on horizontal research initiatives and three vertical industry specific topics, one of which is banking.

Business Finland and Tietoevry warmly welcome companies to join a face-to-face workshop on Wednesday 2 November in Helsinki. The goal of the workshop is to ideate new commercialization opportunities for the Banking industry, that would be researched and developed jointly, within an ecosystem. During the workshop, the Veturi project and its Banking-track will be presented, as well as the related Business Finland funding opportunities. After the presentations, all participants will be divided into three breakout sessions, each focusing on one specific theme. Participants get to indicate which theme they would want to join in the registration.

If you cannot attend but want to stay informed about the project, please use the registration form to state your interest.


9.00 Morning Coffee & casual networking
9.30 Opening & Welcoming words
Kirsi Kokko, Head of Program, Digital Trust, Business Finland
Janne Salminen, CEO, Fintech Farm
9.35 Leading Company (Veturi) Partnership model and funding instruments
Timo Sorsa, Ecosystem Lead, Business Finland
9.50 Tietoevry - Building Trusted Digital Societies roadmap
Sami Uski, Head of New Business Development, Tietoevry Banking
10.05 Introductions to the three workshop themes
10.15 Discussion in theme groups
11.15 Returning to the joint session
11.20 Summaries of the theme discussions and Q&A
11.45 Ending

The Team Finland house has a restaurant where all attendees have the possibility to continue discussions over lunch. Lunch is however, not provided by organizers.

Workshop themes

1. AI/ML for financial crime prevention & improved cyber security
Lead: Alexandr Peussa, Tietoevry

2. Permissioning, authorizing and sharing information securely with the consent of a consumer and/or organization
Lead: Markus Hautala, Tietoevry

3. Automating SME financing with AI/ML and aggregated data
Lead: Sami Uski, Tietoevry