Get to know the Kiuas coach pool

Introducing the exceptional Kiuas coaches — an esteemed group of accomplished entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts representing a wide range of backgrounds.

Learn from the failures and triumphs of our coaches and avoid costly mistakes on your journey.

It's incredibly valuable to get this 1-to-1 face time with people who have walked the walk, who usually have wonderful networks and a strong willingness to help.
Ian Janes, CEO of Parade
Our coaches have founded
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Anna-Maria Henell

CEO at Disior

Reidar Wasenius

CCO at Breaks Finland plus Author and Voice

Matti Rönkkö

Founder at Cooler Future

Virpi Haavisto

Founder at Avantage and Creative Leaders Forum

Timo Ahopelto

Founding Partner at Lifeline Ventures & Founding CEO at CRF Health

Ekaterina Gianelli

Partner at Inventure

Claes Mikko Nilsen

Investment Director

Caro Pohjola

CEO of Lento Consulting

Jeanette Samuelsson

Serial Entrepreneur and CBDO

Olga Balakina

Funding Specialist

Teet Torim

Marketing Coach and Founder of Boosting Loyalty

Kati Torim

Growth and B2C Marketing Coach

Otso Laakkonen

Founder at Aikainen

Moaffak Ahmed

Serial Entrepreneur and Early-stage Investor

Ilkka Kivimäki

Partner at

Inka Mero

Deep tech VC investor at Voima Ventures

Nelli Såger

Co-Founder, Fifth Corner Inc.

Annastiina Hintsa

CEO at Hintsa Performance

Ali Omar

Entrepreneur, Doctor, Angel Investor

Pekka Viilto

Co-Founder & Head of Sales at Rundit

Riku Seppälä

Founding Partner at

Peter Vesterbacka


Ilkka Paananen

Co-Founder & CEO at Supercell

Ville Miettinen

Co-Founder at Varjo

Pia Henrietta Kekäläinen

Co-Founder & CEO at Carboculture

Jari Jaanto

Co-Founder at Ninchat, IRC-Galleria & Heimo

Natalia Rincon

Co-Founder & CEO at CHAOS

Mari Luukkainen

Head of Marketing at

Kaj Hagros

Managing Partner at Redstone

Mikko Honkanen

Co-Founder & CEO at

Anssi Rusi

COO at Yousician

Jyri Engeström

Partner at Yes VC

Lauri Reuter

Partner at Nordic FoodTech VC

Antony Tikhonov

Business Development Manager, Europe at Seedrs

Stephen Lee

Communications Strategy Director at San Francisco Agency

Claudio M. Camacho

Chief Growth Officer at Fidelix

Jouni Junkkila

Co-Founder at Springvest and Vauraus, Sales Director

Marvin Liao

Solo Capitalist

Pekka Koskinen

Co-Founder & CEO at Leadfeeder

Denise Johansson

Co-founder at Enfuce, CEO of Enfuce License Service

Torsti Tenhunen

Angel Investor & Entrepreneur

Oskari Kettunen

Co-Founder & COO at Neverthink

Rudi Skogman

Co-Founder and CEO at Blok Enterprises

Petteri Koponen

Partner at Lifeline Ventures

Aki Soudunsaari

Co-Founder at Naava

Iiro Kormi

CEO & Co-Founder at Zadaa

Niklas Huotari

CEO at aTalent Recruiting

Kim Väisänen

Startup Investor

Marko Oksanen

Venture Designer

Lauri Lehtovuori

Head of Combient Foundry

Jaakko Lindgren

Partner at Dottir Attorneys at Law

Kasper Suomalainen

VC at Superhero Capital

Sami Ahvenniemi

General Partner at Vendep Capital

Markko Vaarnas

Managing Partner at Takeoff Partners

Pontus Stråhlman

Partner at Voima Ventures

...and many more