After months of screening, valuating, sparring and discussing, a Nordic syndicate of 14 angels decided to invest into Screenful - a project management tool which provides project management teams visual dashboards and automated team status reports. The deal was finalized on the stage of Arctic15 during Day 2 of the conference.
Janne Jormalainen, Chair of the FiBAN Board, has been selected under the EAF Finland.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) has selected the first two Business Angels under the Finnish European Angels Fund (EAF Finland): Leena Niemistö and Janne Jormalainen. These active FiBAN members will support Finnish early stage companies through co-investments.
Nordic Angel Program (NAP) is a training and investment program for startup investors. This spring NAP culminates to an investment during Arctic15. Already more than 270 companies have been screened together with Arctic15 - see which of them are the TOP3 & Runner Startups.
What should you do consider when investing abroad? Read business angel experiences from Nils Lagerström, who shares his experiences on something that many Finnish private investors tend to steer away from - cross-border investing.
Kim Väisänen explaining what we can learn from Finnish basketball players
Good and relevant due diligence, efficient tax planning in internationalization and mapping your own investment criteria are key points when you are planning your strategy as a professional angel investor. Together with FiBAN partner KPMG, Nordic Angel Program brought Kim Väisänen, The Finnish Business Angel of the Year 2017, to shed light on his successful strategy.