Managing Partner Nostetta Ventures Ltd.

Heidi Ahonen works as a Managing Partner in Nostetta Ventures Oy, a venture capital company that makes investments from regional North Savo Startup Fund. Heidi has over 20 years experience from both private and public venture capital business. She worked 15 years in Finnvera’s venture capital unit in various positions, and was in the team building up Aloitusrahasto Vera’s investment operations in 2005. Aloitusrahasto Vera grew in ten years from 13,5MEUR to 150MEUR VC fund, and was the biggest nationwide fund for innovative growth-oriented startups with over 150 portfolio companies.

Before jumping into Nostetta Ventures, Heidi was responsible for Finnvera’s VC operations and the fund of 30 portfolio companies. Heidi has been an active board member in her portfolio companies, and aims to help them with the hands-on attitude. She appreciates good corporate governance and believes in open atmosphere, communication and mutual values. In Tahko Ski Lift Pitch Heidi and Nostetta Ventures expect to meet many enthusiastic startups with new innovative ideas!