Innovation Manager Finland Oy is leading a network of freelancers specialised in equity and private investments fundraising in selected European regions and the United States.
Our freelancers have diverse backgrounds in the financial services industry, a portfolio of high-level contacts with private investors and are based all over the world.
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.
Marco is a mentor and coach for small businesses to raise funding and monetise their ideas. In the last 15 years he has assisted founders all across Europe to identify private funding opportunities and get guidance on securing them. As a former public affairs manager for platforms like Uber, Airbnb, and Ebay, Marco is specialised on raising early-stage investments in entrepreneurs who are building tomorrow’s marketplaces, network effects and the technologies that enable them.
Enrique’s fundraising focus is on AI, IoT, Robotics but with experience in other industries like consumer goods, construction, food and beverages, entertainment and hospitality. Based in Chicago, he has helped major companies like Global African Foods, get funded through the sale of Private Equity to both individual Investors and Venture Capital and Private Equity funds.
Pete has been a registered attorney and investment adviser in patent law and financial services for nearly twenty years. He has worked between Amsterdam, London and San Francisco for VC backed series A SaaS FinTech, helping founders make better financial decisions involving their companies’ stock options from offer to IPO.
Christopher has been working for a Global Securities Lenders of Stock Loans for the last 12 years. He also collaborates with an international M&A investment banking firm with offices in the USA, Asia, and Europe. He assists clients by providing financial support or lending money to public companies or individuals at low rates against publicly traded securities (stocks).
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. 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.
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.