28 August 2019 | Turku, Finland

Agenda

Wednesday
28 Aug 2019
12:00 – 12:30
1st track - seminar in Marina Palace: 12.00 Jarmo Sareva, Ambassasor for Innovation – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, 12.10 Kaisa Jungman, Head of Sustainability - Metso

The 1st Track is a seminar where NGOs like the UN and Red Cross give presentations on how businesses can cooperate with them. Furthermore, support organisations like Business Finland share how they can support companies in entering these, often challenging, markets.

12:30 – 13:30
1st track - seminar in Marina Palace: 12.30 Mika Pyykkö, Project Director, Impact Investing – Sitra, 12.50 Christopher Palmberg, Business with Impact (BEAM) Program Manager – Business Finland, 13.10 BREAK

The 1st Track is a seminar where NGOs like the UN and Red Cross give presentations on how businesses can cooperate with them. Furthermore, support organisations like Business Finland share how they can support companies in entering these, often challenging, markets.

12:30 – 13:30
2nd track - matchmaking in Marina Palace

The 2nd Track is a matchmaking event where companies, investors and potential clients can arrange for 15 minute 1-to-1 meetings. There is also an opportunity for startups that are not in the competition to pitch their solutions to the investors, as well as for the investors to reverse pitch for the startups.

1:1 Meetings
13:30 – 14:30
1st track - seminar in Marina Palace 13.30 Eero Pekkanen, Investment Manager - Finnfund 13.50 Pasi Aaltonen – Finn Church Aid (FCA), 14.10 Pauli Heikkinen, Executive Director – Finnish Red Cross Southwest District & Miika Heikkinen - Northern Works

The 1st Track is a seminar where NGOs like the UN and Red Cross give presentations on how businesses can cooperate with them. Furthermore, support organisations like Business Finland share how they can support companies in entering these, often challenging, markets.

13:30 – 14:30
2nd track - matchmaking in Marina Palace

The 2nd Track is a matchmaking event where companies, investors and potential clients can arrange for 15 minute 1-to-1 meetings. There is also an opportunity for startups that are not in the competition to pitch their solutions to the investors, as well as for the investors to reverse pitch for the startups.

1:1 Meetings
14:30 – 15:30
1st track - seminar in Marina Palace: 14.30 BREAK 14.50 Karoliina Tuukkanen, Director, Development Finance – Felm 15.10 Niklas Kaskeala, CSR Lead - Compensate

The 1st Track is a seminar where NGOs like the UN and Red Cross give presentations on how businesses can cooperate with them. Furthermore, support organisations like Business Finland share how they can support companies in entering these, often challenging, markets.

14:30 – 15:30
2nd track - matchmaking in Marina Palace

The 2nd Track is a matchmaking event where companies, investors and potential clients can arrange for 15 minute 1-to-1 meetings. There is also an opportunity for startups that are not in the competition to pitch their solutions to the investors, as well as for the investors to reverse pitch for the startups.

1:1 Meetings
16:00 – 19:30
Pitching competition at River Ferry Jakke

A dozen exciting startups will be pitching their ideas. We will have participants from several countries and 12 high quality start-ups pitching their ideas for 3 minutes each. The audience will mainly consists of investors, potential customers, and SME support organisations. The winner will be announced at the end of the trip. Three best pitches will sail away with prizes. 

The event agenda's time zone is EET.