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We are so delighted to celebrate the newly announced promotions for our colleagues. Warmest congratulations are in place. We love to celebrate successes and this time salute the following colleagues of ours: Diederick, Johannes, Jani, Elisabeth, Germain and Janne. You all rock!
Spinverse team gathered at the Spinverse office in Keilasatama in February for some festivities for our CEO Laura Koponen. We raised a toast to our CEO Laura Koponen who reached a milestone of 15 years of service with Spinverse.
In November we got three new colleagues to join our ranks to strengthen our expertise in bioeconomy, manufacturing, and industrial investments. Meet Ville Maijala, Tapio Lehtinen and Pasi Ojala.
More and more companies keep diversity and inclusion on their agenda, and it is indeed an important topic and initiative to embrace and develop. Do we understand the importance of diversity and what is behind it – is there actually more than meets the eye and how can companies benefit from in-depth diversity? Our Head of People and Culture Dijana Soininen delves deeper into the intricacies of this interesting topic.
Evolver Fund I has on 30 September 2022 acquired a controlling interest in Finnish innovation funding consultancy Spinverse Oy. Evolver joins Spinverse as growth partner and will continue to pursue international growth together with Spinverse management and personnel. Founder Pekka Koponen and CEO Laura Koponen remain significant shareholders, while Laura Koponen continues to lead the company as CEO and Pekka Koponen takes up the position as Vice-Chair. The management team together with senior personnel also make equity investments in the company. Spinverse is the Fund’s fifth investment.
In response to an increased need for project financing know-how required by our industry clients and the public funding programs, Spinverse has set up a new Industrial investments team led by Jani Peurakoski. The team consists of five professionals with diverse competences to serve the industry clients seeking to implement and grow their industrial projects. The newly established team is capable of supporting customers across different financing instruments including investment grants and loans e.g. from Innovation Fund, export credit agencies or multilateral finance institutions such as European Investment Bank and Nordic Investment Bank.
August at Spinverse was off to a great start by welcoming new colleagues to the team. Happy to introduce Panos Chronis, Simona Dell’Angelo and Laura Hänninen who will provide support to our clients in the health sector and ICT & electronics. We are also extending our warm welcome to Rahul Ashok and Samuel Nash who joined the Bioeconomy team and the Defence & Security team, respectively.
Spinverse Oy acquires Swedish IMCG International AB to extend Nordic leadership in innovation funding consulting
Finnish innovation consulting company Spinverse Oy and Impact Management Consulting Group International AB (IMCG) from Sweden have today announced the merging of their operational activities. Joining forces with IMCG enables Spinverse to further strengthen their presence in the Nordics and beyond to help clients in building sustainable businesses for a better Europe. At the same time, the company will have almost 100 employees.
Our new colleagues Marianna and Edward strengthen expertise on bioeconomy, ICT and project management
In May, we welcomed Marianna Mea and Edward Mutafungwa to the Spinverse team. Both of them hold broad subject matter expertise and doctoral degrees in their respective areas. We also value their prior experience in running public grant proposal preparations.