MEET OUR NETWORK OF TRUSTED ADVISORS READY TO HELP YOU GROW YOUR BUSINESS!

Maria 01 has established a reliable network of trusted advisors and partner organizations with whom you can access the most beneficial cooperation models to ensure success for your startup.

As a member of Maria 01, you are eligible to access tools, discounts and mentoring with selected service providers and partners below. Furthermore, you will get a chance to use their tailored offers specifically designed to help you shine.

Aiven Cluster Startup Program

Contact person: Quinn Dao

Email: cluster@aiven.io

Contact person: Ewelina Grajko
Email: ewelina.grajko@aiven.io

The Aiven Cluster startup program offers $100,000 credit to help you build your data infrastructure using Aiven services, and technical expertise to help your startup grow – fast.

But it’s about more than just money and services. For our Cluster startups, we offer

  1. Access to Aiven’s experts and technical support
  2. Virtual events focused on building the best data infrastructure for your company with Aiven
  3. Joint promotions and visibility on Aiven’s channels for startups that scale up in the first 6 months
Amazon Web Services

Contact person: Yina Ye

Email: yinaye@amazon.fi

Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses.

For Maria 01 Members:

  • $10000 in AWS Promotional Credit valid for 2 years
  • $5000 worth of AWS Business Support valid for 1 year
  • 80 credits for self-paced labs

Instructions to Redeem Credits

  1. To apply go here: https://aws.amazon.com/activate/portfolio-package-application/
  2. Copy & Paste the following ID: 0mEuC 
  3. Provide your AWS Account ID on the application. Promotional Credits will be added directly to this account.
  4. Provide your startup company name and email address associated with your AWS Account ID. Please note that this link and Org ID should not be shared!Book a session with a AWS expert here!
Danske Bank

Contact person: Christian Clayhills

Email: christian.clayhills@danskebank.fi

We know that running a startup is different than a traditional company. As a startup, you need a bank that understands you and your business needs. Danske Bank Growth is here to support you at every stage on your journey.

Need banking and funding activities, reach out to Christian by email or in the Maria 01 Slack channel!

DO OK

Contact person:

Sari Brander

Email:

sari@dook.pro

DO OK team provides digital consulting, product design and development support to startups and scaleups. Building mobile or web application, supporting your design/development team? – we can assist with that! Over the last 10 years we’ve supported clients from over 16 countries delivering 150+ design and development projects.

For Maria 01 Members:

  1. Free 30 min consultation with DO OK business developer. Schedule your call here: https://calendly.com/krzysztof-pieczynski/20-min
  2. Free initial project estimation and/or Business Analysis consultancy for selected projects
  3. 10% discount for design and development work for selected projects
EMU Growth Partners

Contact Person:

Mikael Johansson

Email: mikael.johansson@emu.fi

EMU is working with several early stage and growth companies supporting them on their growth journey. EMU’s strength is to combine financial management, legal services, financing, cash management, and financial management software into a solution that works best for your company.

For Maria 01 Members:

10% discount on all EMU Services

  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Advisory Services
  • HR Services
  • Legal Services
Valkea Growth Club

Contact person:

Tony Frank Holmström

Email: frank@valkea.club

Valkea is a Growth Club supporting and accelerating the growth of the next generation of mission-driven startups. Their goal is to build a cleaner future by revolutionizing energy, resource efficiency, and sustainability. They are looking for startups with ideas about how this can be done and provide them with what they need to do — expertise, development opportunities, funding, and co-working spaces.

Join us on our mission to build a cleaner future – contact Tony-Frank for any startup collaboration and partnership opportunities.

F-Secure

Contact persons:

Antti Vähä-Sipilä: antti.vaha-sipila@f-secure.com

Laura Kankaala: Laura.Kankaala@f-secure.com

F-Secure Consulting is a leading expert in information security. They have experience in working with startups and understanding their cyber security challenges.

For Maria 01 Members Consultation on:

  • Sanity Check for Security and Privacy: This is a FREE 2-hour discussion focused on security and privacy issues, and a possible technical architecture review for startups who do technical implementation.
  • Facilitated Security and Privacy Analysis: As follow-up work to the Sanity Check, the analysis would cover 0.5-6 days of billable consulting work (at regular rates, but delivery optimized for minimum overhead).
Greenstep

Contact persons:

Jori Lagerblom: jori.lagerblom@greenstep.fi

Juha Pihlman: juha.pihlman@greenstep.fi

Greenstep helps their clients to achieve growth through clarity. Their passion is to work in co-operation with Finnish growth companies.

For Maria 01 Members Consultation on:

  • Accounting
  • Reporting
  • Finance
  • HR

Contact Greenstep to discuss how to solve your needs the best! They are here to give finance support for you!

Hubspot

Maria 01 is an Approved HubSpot for Startups Partner!  This means, our startup members are eligible, and can now apply to receive the Startup Friendly Pricing to HubSpot’s growth stack software package (All-in-one CRM, Sales, Marketing, and Services plans).

This is an average savings of $17,000 in the first year!

  1. Apply For Your Scholarship TodayApply to get started using HubSpot at the scholarship rate.
  2. Education – Learn Sales, Marketing, and Services best practices for startups
  3. HubSpot DemonstrationJoin a Startup Group Demonstration to learn how 6,000+ startups use HubSpot’s software to grow their companies.

Here are the eligibility requirements to be accepted to HubSpot for Startups:

  • Less than $2 million in total funding up to Series A receive 90% scholarship the first year.
  • Over $2 million in total funding (up to Series A) receive 50% scholarship the first year.
  • Current participant or alumni of a HubSpot for Startups Partner (that’s us!)
  • Not an existing Basic, Professional, or Enterprise HubSpot customer.

If you have any questions about the scholarship, education, or anything related to HubSpot please email
hsfs-bdm@hubspot.com.

JETRO

Contact person:

Naoya Yoshizumi

Email: Naoya_Yoshizumi@jetro.go.jp

JETRO, or the Japan External Trade Organization, is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world.

Konecranes

Contact person:

Jussi Eskelinen

Email: jussi.eskelinen@konecranes.com

Konecranes has worked with startups since 2015. We are constantly looking for opportunities to leverage our scale to create new business.

For any startup collaboration and partnerships, reach out to Jussin on email or Maria 01 Slack channel!

KPMG

Contact person:

Jussi Paski

Email: jussi.paski@kpmg.fi

KPMG actively supports dynamic startups and their founders as well as the investors empowering them. The KPMG Startup Services address the whole life cycle of startups from the founding stage to a successful exit.

Expertise:

  • KPMG Startup Services advise you on taxation, legal and IPR matters, employment issues and incentive programs
  • Dedicated specialists know everything there is to know about audit, accounting and cyber security
  • Receive support with fundraising, valuation, due diligences, appropriate legal structure on market entries or supporting growth strategy
  • Finally, when it is time to move to the next level, KPMG will support you with exit options and strategies or guide you through the IPO process

Need support or want to learn more, reach out to Jussi over email or on Maria 01 Slack channel.

 

Lexia

Contact person: Markus Myhrberg

Email: markus.myhrberg@lexia.fi
Phone: +358 40 505 5343

Lexia is a Finnish law firm offering high-quality expertise in all areas of domestic and international business law. The firm is committed to constantly updating its industry expertise and business intelligence to be able to provide industry specific best practices.

For Maria 01 members consultation on:

  • Establishing a Company, Company Documentation, Shareholder Agreements
  • Financing Rounds and Negotiations
  • Employment & Executive agreements
  • IPR, Data Protection and Data Privacy
  • Publishing & Licensing Agreements; Contractual Negotiation
  • Advice for Local and International Distribution

All Maria members will get a 10 % off from legal services.

L&T

Contact person:

Jaakko Sarpo

Email: markus.logren@lassila-tikanoja.fi

Lassila & Tikanoja is a service company that makes circular economy a reality. Together with our customers, we keep materials, properties and factories in productive use for as long as possible and we enhance the use of raw materials and energy.

Need support or want to learn more, reach out to Jaakko over email.

Magic Cloud

Contact person: 

Karol Warnicki

Email: 

karol.warnicki@magiccloud.fi

Phone:

040 701 6655

Magic Cloud is a domestic and strategic cloud partner for software companies. The development of cloud technology and data security is our core know-how. We always serve people, not technology.

For Maria 01 Members Consultation on:

  • Cloud strategy
  • Cloud platform data security
  • Citrix
  • Magic Cloud’s cloud services for software

Maria 01 members get a free cloud capacity worth 100€/month for six months. Contact: Karol for more information!

 

 

Mäkitalo

Contact person: Marianna Holmberg

Email: marianna.holmberg@makitalo.fi

Mäkitalo Attorneys Ltd is a full-service law firm with focus on business law. Their extensive knowledge and know-how pertaining startup companies is based on years of experience.

For Maria 01 Members Consultation on:

  • Shareholders’ Matters
  • Licensing, Supplier/Customer, Distribution Agreements
  • Employee Contracts and Benefits, Executive Compensation
  • Establishment and Formation of a Company
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Venture Capital, and other financing
  • Strategic Alliance / Joint-Venture Agreements

The pricing designed for Maria 01 members is viewable here.

Nordea

Contact person:

Vesa Riihimäki

Email: vesa.riihimaki@nordea.fi

Nordea Startup & Growth is a separate business inside Nordea Group delivering value for scalable businesses and venture partners. Nordea Startup & Growth in numbers: over 7 years history, 4500 startup customers, 80% markets share in Finland, close to 400mio euros startup credit portfolio, 7 Venture Fund and 3 Growth Funds LP investments, 8 CVC investments. Team of 35 professionals in Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen.

Nordea Startup & Growth has organized over 2 years several closed Investor & startup matchmaking events (physical and online). Both Investors and startups have given great feedback on this line of activity. Nordea S&G is happy to help major Investors in deal flow sourcing and startup to find equity

Need banking and funding activities, reach out to Vesa by email or in the Maria 01 Slack channel!

San Francisco Agency

Contact person: Stephen Lee

Email: steve@sanfrancisco.fi

San Francisco Agency is a Helsinki-based PR and communications agency with a global mindset and international team. Their clients are growth-companies and corporate venturing units building their brand and marketing their products and services in the digital world.

For Maria 01 Members Consultation on:

  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • PR

Need marketing and PR advice, reach out to Steve over email or on the Maria 01 Slack channel.

Download the Marketing Plan template for free here.

Taival

Contact person: Michael Hanf

Email: michael.hanf@taival.com

Taival is an advisory company working at the intersection of strategy, technology, design and circular economy. They help companies improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders.

For Maria 01 Members Consultation on:

  • Market and customers
  • Sales Process
  • Investor Materials
  • Company Culture
  • Data Value and Monetization
Telia

As the venture capital arm of Telia Company, Telia are looking for innovative ideas in consumer tech, enterprise software and network.