Inka is a new business executive, entrepreneur and seed investor. She has a a track in building growth companies, online community services and mobile software businesses in Scandinavia, New York, Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv.
Inka is passionate about service and business innovation. For startups and new business build she brings 17+ years of internet, mobile/telecom industry, technology and market experience from major companies like Nokia and Sonera, as well as growth startups like Digia, Apaja and DesignStory. She has acted in CEO, management team, VP Sales, Chief Product Officer or strategic business development and VC investor roles, invested in 30+ companies during her career and raised several raised several funding rounds from 50-100kE pre-seed and seed rounds upto 30 M Euros of Series A/B.
Board Member at: Teollisuussijoitus Oy (Finnish Industry Investments Ltd, www.tesi.fi), GWS Staffpoint (H&R and resource services www.staffpoint.fi ), Cabforce (online service for flatfee taxis www.cabforce.com) and www.meetin.gs (online service for meetings).
CEO & Co-Founder
Harry has a soul of a ” product guy”, hunting for new products, disruptive technologies and amazing business ideas.
During his career, he has been running his own startups both in Helsinki and Silicon Valley. Harry has also been in VP and Director level positions in large tech companies like Nokia, in creation of new business opportunities. Since 2009, he has been full time devoted to KoppiCatch and its portfolio companies. Harry has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Technical University of Helsinki (Aalto).
Board seats: IndoorAtlas (indoor positioning cloud service www.indooratlas.com), and Zokem (mobile analytics, exit).
Harrys motto: “The only real power any company may have, is coming from its products people buy – or don’t”
Oskari has been working among startups almost 20 years. He has been mainly concentrated on media and commerce related ventures both from B-B and B-C viewpoints. He has also lived broadly abroad for example in U.S., U.K. and Singapore.
His latest businesses before KoppiCatch have been first daily deal service in Finland Offerium (exit via trade sale to Sanoma Corporation) and biggest indoor activity center in Finland Huimala. In addition Oskari holds doctoral degree in management (he defended his thesis related to venture capital and entrepreneurship 2011). Oskari has also tried out reality tv by acting as one of the five investors in Leijonan luola (Finnish version of Dragons’ Den or Sharks’ Tank).
Currently Oskari is sitting on two Koppi´s portfolio’s boards. RapidBlue Solutions (chairman) and Joberate. In addition Oskari is acting CEO of Koppi´s new venture Tabletkoulu.
Leijonan luola (www.nelonen.fi/ohjelmat/leijonan-luola)
RapidBlue Solutions (www.rapidbluesolutions.com)
Newest partner Torsti Tenhunen has 17 years of entrepreneur, leadership and investor experience in digital service business, marketing communication and corporate strategy. He is known as an unaffected value seeker, service innovator and brand strategist.
Torsti’s latest accelerations before KoppiCatch have been with Rovio’s service business (www.rovio.com), Wärtsilä’s acquisition integration and new domain branding (www.wartsila.com) and Finnish National Gallery’s strategic turn-around (www.fng.fi). His former employers have been Nokia (Corporate Strategy, www.nokia.com), Edita (CEO of a subsidiary, www.edita.fi), Satama Interactive (Growth, currently www.trainershouse.com) and hasan & partners (CEO, www.hasanpartners.com).
Torstis motto: Often in doubt, never wrong.