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Maria 01 Investor Collective: Scaling Up Hardware Deep Tech Startups

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Welcome to join us on the first Investor Collective session of the year! We are thrilled to welcome Voima Ventures as the sessions’ host!

In this session, we will deep dive into the quirks and twists of the hardware startup journey. Growing a hardware startup has its characteristics that will now be explored in a panel discussion with experts that will bring in the startup founder, researcher, investor, and a technical hardware expert perspective.

Speakers and Host

πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Inka Mero, Managing Partner of Voima Ventures, Host

πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Jyrki Saarinen, D.Sc. (Tech.), MBA, Professor at the University of Eastern Finland, Speaker

πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Mikko MΓΆttΓΆnen, Co-Founder of IQM, Professor of Quantum Technology at Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Speaker

πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Nadine Pesonen, CEO, and Founder of Quanturi – an AgTech company providing advanced monitoring systems and data analysis for the farming and forest industry, Speaker

This is for you, if:

πŸ’šΒ  You have a research-based and/or hardware startup

πŸ’šΒ  You work at a research-based and/or hardware startup

πŸ’šΒ  You are curious to learn about the work that goes behind productizing and shipping out a research-based idea you have

πŸ’šΒ  Anyone else!

Key questions this event will address:

πŸ‘‰πŸ½ What scaling up looks like for hardware startups?

πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Why and when scalability is essential for hardware startups?

πŸ‘‰πŸ½ How to build your hardware startup ready for scaling up?

Maria 01 Investor Collective in a nutshell

The Maria 01 Investor Collective brings together the VCs and investor networks of Maria 01. The collective hosts a series of events for the startup members of Maria 01 and the extended community.

About Voima Ventures

Voima Ventures is a 45M€ truly deep tech venture capital fund with HQ at Maria 01 and founded in the spring of 2019. Their mission is to solve major global problems by combining science, entrepreneurship, and capital. Voima Ventures invests across all stages, starting from a spin-off and seed up to series A and growth in Finland, Nordics, and Baltics.


February 16
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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