Today’s Jury announcement introduces 2 new Jury members, founders of the new venture investment company Annia Capital.
Mikko Silventola is a founding partner of Annia Capital, a Nordic investment firm with a global reach. Annia focuses on tangible support, providing entrepreneurs with world-class marketing resources, access to an international expert and customer base as well as experience in building and selling high-growth profitable firms. Additionally he holds the position of Board Member and Founder at Calcus Group (www.calcus.fi), a Nordic publisher of focused Employer Branding and Corporate Branding reports. He is also the Chairman of the Board and Founder at TAEL Group (www.tael.fi), a rapidly growing Digital Content Marketing company.
Mikko has worked with a number of investments including Calcus and TAEL Group. Both companies have gone through a successful internationalization and growth phase during 2010 and 2011, with new branches in Sweden and Norway. Mikko is also actively involved in a number of other investments.
Tom Laine, Chairman of SomePitching
CEO and Co-Founder of Innozed, Co-Founder of Starttaamo startup center, Chairman, Co-Founder of SomePitching.com, Founder of HC Services Oy (personal consulting co.), Co-Founder of InterestID, Social Media and crowdsourcing specialist!