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Helsinki 14.2.2023

Global Founders Network – Funding opportunities for startups

3:30 PM – 6 PM
Business Finland office
Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki


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Hanna Riski
Senior Advisor
hanna.riski (at)

Join us for the second event of the Global Founders Network, which will focus on funding for startups. The programme will include a presentation of public funding instruments and tips for entrepreneurs, who are looking for investors. 

The event will take place on the 14th of February at 15:30 in Business Finland office in Helsinki.  

The event will include about an hour of guided program from 16:00 until 17:10 and the rest of the time is reserved for networking. The participants will also have the possibility to meet up also with the cities and other organisations from the startup ecosystem. 


15:30 Start of the event and networking
16:00 Welcome words, Hanna Riski, Business Finland
16:05 Public funding for startups, Kira Palin, Business Finland 
16:20 What entrepreneurs should know when approaching investors, Reima Linnanvirta, Trind Ventures
16:35 Introduction of the Finnish Business Angel Network, Tuomas Maisala, Angel investor of FiBAN
16:50 Coaching and accelerator services provided by Business Helsinki, Mikko Armila, Business Helsinki
17:00 Closing words 

Global Founders Network is a network where all global startup founders based in Finland and the local startup community can come together, exchange ideas and learn through networking. The Community is launched by Business Finland and regional development agencies, however we want all the members in the Community to be active and support each other.

In case you are not able to join the event but you are interested in joining the Network, please contact: hanna.riski (at)