Contact

Finnish Business Angels Network ry (FiBAN)

Address: Kampin Huippu, Urho Kekkosen Katu 2 C, 00100 Helsinki, FINLAND
Phone: +358 20 7350 160
E-mail: info(at)fiban.org
Phone: +358 20 7350 160
Busness ID: 2480326-2
Association number: 205.158
Laskutus (Verkkolaskut): OVT-tunnus: 003724803262, Operaattori: BasWare

FIBAN ADMINISTRATION
 

 
Jan Oker BlomJan D. Oker-Blom | Managing Director       
jan(at)fiban.org | Phone: +358 405517551 | Follow @DiddeOB 

Jan is the FiBAN Managing Director. In few words, he is an economist, a politician, and a sincere reformer. In addition to financial management, he is in charge of association’s public relations and protection of membership interests. Jan has a professional background in banking, but is as well active in politics. He was the vice chairman of his party and has been a member of Helsinki City Council for 10 years.
                                 
 
CLAES MIKKO NILSENClaes Mikko Nilsen | Network Manager
claes.mikko(at)fiban.org | Phone: +358 504913001 | Follow @claesmikko

Claes Mikko is FiBAN Network Manager in charge of dealflow, matchmaking, and syndication. He is one of the founders of FiBAN and has a wide network in startup investing ecosystem. Claes Mikko is energetic and quick-witted character, well-known of his pitch moderator skills.
 
  

BOARD 2015

 
Jaakko Salminen | Chairman
Contact: jaakko(at)fiban.org | (+358)40 7613775 | Follow @jaska_s
 
Jaakko Salminen is an active business angel and done business angel investments since his corporational and entrepreneurial career.
Jaakko has funtioned as the CEO of Ohjelmistoyrittäjät and is interested in ICT/SW focused startups, especially music startups.
 
Anna-Kaarina Lipsanen | Vice-Chairman
Contact: anna-kaarina.lipsanen(at)fiban.org
 
Anna-Kaarina Lipsanen has a family business background.
She made her first business angel investment in 2011 and joined FiBAN in 2012.
Her main interests are ICT-companies and med tech. 

Juha Kurkinen | Board member
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Juha Kurkinen is one of the founders of FiBAN and the firsth board chairman 2010-2012.
Juha has a corporational background and owns interest especially in startups with sector focus on food industry. 
 
Aarne Sipilä | Board Member 
Contact: aarne(at)fiban.org
Aarne is an experieced business angel with a previous background from global corporations. Aarne's main focus is in ICT and high tech start-ups. 
 
Ari Hyppönen | Board Member
Contact: info(at)fiban.org

Ari is a cleantech business angel with a portfolio of ten companies. His investments targets are startups that find new ways to use technology to let consumers and businesses save money and resources by reusing, recycling and becoming more energy efficient.
Ari was with F-Secure Corporation for 20 years as a member of the board and CTO.
 
Torsti Tenhunen | Board member
Contact: torsti.tenhunen(at)fiban.org | Linkedin  
 
Torsti Tenhunen is a seed investor, innovator and accelerator for startups in data, analytics, media and eCommerce.
He is known as an unaffected value seeker, service innovator and brand strategist.
 
Harry Brade | Board member
Contact: harry.brade(at)fiban.org | LinkedIn

Harry Brade is a business angel focusing on HC and HC IT with background from GE HC and Nokia. Main criteria for investments the team and is interested in impact investing.

REGIONAL CONTACT PERSONS

EUROPEAN BUSINESS ANGELS NETWORK (EBAN)

FiBAN's contact person
Ari Korhonen
Contact: info(at)fiban.org
Follow @arikorhonen  

FIBAN BOARD 2014

Riku Asikainen, (Chairman)
Jaakko Salminen (Vice-Chairman)
Anne Berner
Aarne Sipilä
Juha Kurkinen
Pekka Vartiainen
Ari Hyppönen
 

FIBAN BOARD 2013

Riku Asikainen, (Chairman)
Jaakko Salminen (Vice-Chairman)
Marika af Enehjelm (7/2013 saakka)
Tapio Heikkilä
Juha Kurkinen
Pekka Vartiainen
Ari Hyppönen
 

FIBAN BOARD 2012

Juha Kurkinen, (Chairman)
Ari Korhonen (Vice-Chairman)
Mammu Kaario
Jussi Heinilä
Tapio Heikkilä
Riku Asikainen
Feodor Aminoff

Antti Hannula (Advisory board)
Risto Kalske (Advisory board)
 

FIBAN FOUNDERS

FiBAN was founded by private investors in 2010 by the activity of Risto Kalske (Sitra) and private investors Juha Kurkinen (Rastor Oy) and Ari Korhonen.
FiBAN started public activity in 2011. 

Juha Kurkinen
Ari Korhonen
Risto Kalske
Mammu Kaario
Jussi Heinilä
Tapio Heikkilä
Riku Asikainen
Feodor Aminoff
Heli Nelimarkka
Mammu Kaario
Jorma Petäjistö
Antti Tiitola
Rainer Frigren
Turo Levänen
Antti Hannula
Aarne Sipilä
Timo Pesola
Petri Lehmuskoski
Eero Lähteenmäki
Jussi Ilmarinen
Jussi Heinilä
Claes Mikko Nilsen (Coordinator)