Innovation Manager Finland Oy has set up a network of freelancers specialised in equity and private investments fundraising in selected EU regions.
Our freelancers have diverse backgrounds in the financial services industry, a portfolio of high-level contacts with private investors and are based all over Europe.
Our Service Offering:
Don’t waste your time chasing investors. Let us do this for you, while you focus on growing your company!
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Heikki has a history of 35 years in management of companies in the fields of electronics and ICT, business strategy development and financing. In 2003-2015 Heikki was a VC Investment Director in the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra. Heikki has invested in 11 enterprises with Sitra and 4 with his own funds as a member of the Finnish Business Angel Network. Heikki is presently active in the Finnish and European Business Angel Network and has worked as a board member for 18 companies.
Florian has over 6 years experience working with businesses ranging from seed stage startups to Fortune500 companies across 14 countries in 4 continents and 8 industries. Primary focus has been the assessment, restructure and improvement of business models & plans, strategy and operational processes. He has worked in two startups and was a mentor and judge on a business plan assessment panel. His clients have have secured over $60m in funding.
Francisco has more than 18 years international experience in fundraising in the insurance, financial services, e-commerce and digital sectors. Francisco has extensive experience in developing business plans and identifying funding opportunities for growth and expansion into new markets on behalf of insurance and banking industry clients.
Ottavio has 20+ years in the private equity sector as a managing director of investment and asset management companies (in which fundraising ad dealing with investors was a day-by-day business). He has a wide professional network of contacts among asset managers, family offices, high net worth individuals, tax-legal-accounting advisors and financial institutions.
Yann worked more than 10 years in Investment Banking and Private Equity, raising more than $1bn mainly in the Mining & New Materials sector. He is a former Vice President at Pala Investments, a private equity fund based in Switzerland. Over the last 5 years, he has established a large network of institutional investors, banks and brokers and had a vast experience in origination, structuring, due diligence, M&A, valuation and project management in various sectors across the capital structure including debt, royalties / streams, convertibles, equities and structured products.
Lisa works with start-ups right through to established private companies looking for expansion or acquisition capital. Lisa has clients raising anything from 50.000 € to 1M€. This year Lisa has onboarded clients raising 20 M€ in equity in total.
Most of Lisa’s clients are based in the North West of England but she deals with Angels, VCs and Fund Managers from all around the UK. Lisa is also a financial writer and used to have a column in AltFi appraising investment pitches for investors.
Michael has worked with hundreds of companies from Brewdog and Monzo through to concept and beta stage companies starting out to help them prepare to raise equity investment through www.Crowdcube.com and using SeedInvest in the USA. Michael has raised over 400 million € for 850+ start-ups across the UK, Europe and the US.
As the former Head of Equity Investment at Crowdcube, he has personally managed private, crowd, VC and angel stakeholder investors and been responsible for over 400 million € investment in the Europe and the US. Michael is very familiar with the UK regulations and has a broad knowledge of the legal structuring deals both big and small.
Joe has worked in private equity for 20 years. He has worked with several businesses to raise equity in the UK. He has currently closed a 5 million € investment with a UK VCT fund and has previously secured offers from a large UK based EIS fund.
Adrian has more than 10 years experience in working with startups to advise them on their investment readiness and sourcing funding. Adrian has a rich network of investors (over 1000 VC groups and 2900 angels investing in the UK). He has worked on projects in France, Portugal, Dubai/Saudi Arabia, US, China and Finland.
Jamie provides full spectrum of advisory services engaging with entrepreneurs, family owned and private equity backed businesses. Consultancy activities include identifying strategic key buyers, negotiating and generating competitive buyer tension, project management and final deal execution.
Alexander has built three startups as a founder. In recent years he has raised over 400.000 € from European, US and Middle East private investors, including Techstars, Deutsche Telekom, Liberty Global, Turn8. He has a good connection with many UK-based VCs and knows about various financial support programs within the UK.