Investment decisions give directions to technologies we want to see tomorrow and societies we want to build. Investing in women-led startups can generate both higher revenue and more gender-equal society. FiBAN, OP Helsinki and Women in Tech club together to praise female-led companies and diversity during the Women in Tech week.
What's the path to success after gaining an investment? Screenful participated the Nordic Angel Program (NAP) by FiBAN and got an investment in spring 2018. Thereafter, growth has been fast and the company's CEO Sami Linnanvuo has become an angel investor himself. Read what Sami has to say about NAP, and how the angel investment helped Screenful succeed. Be sure to check Sami's tips for startups applying funding!
When FiBAN starts its 10th year of operating next year, impact investing will be one of the main focus areas. The new impact investing toolbox will ease business angels on making more impact conscious investments.
[GUEST BLOG] What’s the role of emotions in angel investment decisions? This is what Kirsi Snellman and Gabriella Cacciotti have studied in their research on ‘The role of angel investors’ emotions in socially situated investment opportunity evaluation’. Now we get to hear some highlights of the matter of hearts in angel investing by researcher Kirsi Snellman.