Maria 01 event
Date: March 14th, 2024
8:30-10:30
Where:In-person at Maria 01 | Event Space

Hosted by:Maria 01

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Maria 01 Impact Report 2023 Launch Event

Maria 01 Impact Report 2023 Launch Event
Maria 01 event
Date: March 14th, 2024
8:30-10:30
Where:In-person at Maria 01 | Event Space

Hosted by:Maria 01

Event recording added

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It’s finally time to publish the sixth Maria 01 Impact Report at our exclusive Launch Event on the 14th of March.

The Maria 01 Impact Report is an annual publication and a comprehensive report on Maria 01’s activities throughout the preceding years. The report gives the reader a look into the Maria 01 Community, sharing insights from our startups, partners, and investors and the impact we as a community have on society and the wider startup ecosystem.

Join us to be the first to hear about the impact Maria 01 startups have had on our society and the wider startup ecosystem. We will reveal numbers on raised funding, created jobs, generated revenue and more.

Speakers

Petteri Koponen,
Founding Partner, Lifeline Ventures

Petteri has founded five companies, including Jaiku and First Hop. In addition to the various start-up CxO roles and board memberships, he has been the chairman of Supercell, Wolt, Everywear Games and Smartly.io. Petteri has experience in public companies as a board member of Elisa, Finland’s largest telco, in addition to working for Google in Mountain View and London after its acquisition of Jaiku. Currently he is the chairman of Varjo.

Josefiina Kotilainen,
CEO, Startup Foundation

Josefiina Kotilainen is the CEO at Startup Foundation. Her previous experience has also been in key roles in the startup ecosystem as CFO at Slush and CFO at Maki.vc.

Pasi Ilola,
Founder & CEO, Starcart

Pasi is a digital commerce guru with almost three decades of experience, both as an entrepreneur and in large corporations. Pasi’s passion is using technology to make people’s lives simpler, and currently he’s doing that at Starcart, a new kind of shopping tool for consumers which has raised 5M€ in funding. He’s also an angel investor and has coached hundreds of startups.

Marja-Leena Rinkineva
Director of Economic Development, City of Helsinki

Marja-Leena has been proudly following the development and growth of Maria 01 from the very beginning.

With a focus on innovation Marja-Leena has a strong knowledge of Corporate Governance working in various boards of companies. Her passion lies in creating something new, something that has an impact and that makes Helsinki an even better place for people and companies alike.

Sarita Runeberg
CEO, Maria 01

Sarita is passionate about technology, growth and problem-solving. She has a strong background in international business and an extensive experience in working with startups. Sarita spearheaded the expansion into Spanish and Portuguese speaking markets at Smartly.io and has also helped several world-known gaming companies scale their operations.

Agenda
8:30 – 9:00

Breakfast

9:00 – 9:20

Opening + presentation of the report by Sarita (Maria 01)

9:20 – 9:30

Keywords from Marja-Leena Rinkineva (City of Helsinki)

9:30 – 10:30

Panel together with Petteri Koponen (Lifeline Ventures), Josefiina Kotilainen (Startup Foundation) & Pasi Ilola (Starcart). Moderated by Sarita Runeberg