Early next month we will go to Tallinn, Estonia to hold our end-of-the-year ArcticEvening in co-operation with OpenCoffee Club Tallinn and Connect Estonia. The event will take place on 3. December and focus on startup marketing. We will hold a panel under the 'What is marketing for startups and how to do it effectively'
Yet again, we have a solid lineup coming: An experienced serial entrepreneur that have a several exits under his belt and two young guns who are on their way to their fist big hits. See our list of panelist below and figure out who's who.
The ticket sales are open and the price is the only right one, the tickets are free. Go get yours while they last! We will announce the venue in due course once we get them confirmed.
If you haven’t been to ArcticEvenings before, we suggest you take a look at videos from previous events.
The event will be held at Club Marat at 63 Tartu Maantee, Tallinn.
The show will kick off at 6pm on the 3rd of December.
The theme of the evening is "What is marketing for startups and how to do it effectively". We want to highlight the importance of marketing your startup. Each panelist will give a 10 minutes outline on how they see the marketing in startups and tell about their experiences and best practices. Subsequently we will host a in depth panel that delves into the art of startup marketing. Be prepared for a surprise startup pitch!
Martin Koppel, CEO, Fortumo
During the past years Martin Koppel has been involved with sales, marketing and management in different web based start-ups and worked as project manager in IT company.
Martin believes in customer oriented business ideology and is practicing it today as CEO of Fortumo.com - the world's most open mobile payment platform. Read more about Martin and see our story on Fortumo.
Petteri Koponen, Co-founder, Partner, Lifeline Ventures
Petteri Koponen has founded five companies and successfully exited two. Prior to Lifeline Ventures, he founded the mobile microblogging pioneer Jaiku with Jyri Engestrom. After Google acquired the company on October 2007, Petteri spent two years working in Google's mobile product and new business development teams in Mountain View and London.
In 1997 Petteri founded First Hop, the leader in mobile value-added service management solutions. Petteri worked as the CEO, CTO, VP of Professional Services and, lastly, board member until the company was acquired by Airwide Solutions on January 2008. Before Jaiku, Petteri was first an adviser and later, being in charge of technology and operations, a member of the initial team of four that bootstrapped Blyk, world's first ad-funded mobile virtual network operator. Read more about Petteri and see our coverage on Lifeline Ventures (here and here).
Kai Lemmetty, Co-founder, Floobs
Kai Lemmetty has 5 years experience on running technology startup. In addition to his work in startups he likes organizing events like Startup Developers Gathering, Mobile Dev Camp and Slush Helsinki 2008. Kai is also a frequent visitor at numerous industry conferences across the globe and knows the ropes when it comes to guerilla marketing and networking with a shoe string budget. Read more about Kai and see our coverage on Floobs here.
Please register to the event using the form below. If you are unable to come, don't hog the ticket as we have limited amount of space available and we really want to allow everyone to come who wants to come.
Hammarström Puhakka Partners
Hammarström Puhakka Partners, Attorneys Ltd is a law firm specialised in business law. The firm has a good corporate practice with experienced M&A advisers acting constantly for domestic and cross-border clients. Specialists provide M&A services to public and private companies relating to assignments concerning private equity and venture capital transactions. The firm is constantly involved with complex transactions in connection with private equity firms and experienced in advising private equity/venture capital investors in divesting their investments.
Estonian Development Fund
The goal of the Estonian Development Fund activates the venture capital market by investing together with private investors into Estonian companies with international ambition.
SeedBooster is EDF’s virtual incubator for preparing early stage projects for venture financing.
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