Skip to Content

We accelerate and invest in early-stage technology startups with high international business potential. Nostetta team is built to offer the startups top hands-on experience in all key fields of business acceleration. We are eager to use our experience to create more successful startup growth stories.

anssi_lehikoinen_01

ANSSI LEHIKOINEN
Partner, Investments

Serial entrepreneur and business accelerator with a successful track record in leading tech startups. Strong visionary skills, firm hands-on attitude. COB and co-founder of Rocsole, previously CEO and co-founder of Numcore, acquired by Outotec in 2012. Many board positions, currently at Rocsole and VRT Finland. Professor of Practice in innovation management at University of Eastern Finland.

juha_yrjanheikki_01

JUHA YRJÄNHEIKKI
Chairman / Partner, Investments

Serial entrepreneur and business architect with extensive experience in growing medtech startups globally. Sharp business analyst with proven track record in raising funds and building successful teams. CEO and co-founder of Aurealis Pharma, previously CEO and co-founder of Cerebricon, which was sold to NYSE listed Charles River Laboratories in 2009. Board member at Aurealis Pharma and Fennogate Finland.

pasi_laakkonen_01

PASI LAAKKONEN
Partner, Investments

Serial entrepreneur and technology sales visionary. Has successfully set up and led international sales in many technology startups, including Nanocomp, Numcore and Rocsole, where Pasi currently works as CEO and co-founder. Masters in solution sales and IPR strategy.

antti_pulkkanen_01

ANTTI PULKKANEN
Partner, Investments

Business finance and M&A expert with years of experience in working with growth companies. Previously as business consultant, currently as Business Manager at Danske Bank. Strong analytical skills, great with numbers. Board member at VRT Finland.

mikko_jalkanen_01

MIKKO JALKANEN
Partner, Corporate Law

Corporate law professional with strong startup experience. Specializes in M&A, due diligence investigations, contract law and limited company administration. Partner at Lukander Ruohola HTO, advisory board member at Rocsole.

juha_koukka_01

JUHA KOUKKA
Partner, Process Industry Investments

Experienced process industry influencer. CEO of Savon Sellu, the most profitable forest industry company of Finland in 2013. Co-founder and chairman of wood procurement company Harvestia, board member of Finnish Forest Industries Federation.

antti_haapakorva_01

ANTTI HAAPAKORVA
Partner, Business Development

Business strategist and experienced growth advisor. CEO and founder of strategic consulting company Talentree, partner and board member at VA-Varuste. Has extensive experience in business development of growth companies within several industries. Masters in strategy planning, HRD and process development.

juha_reunanen_01

JUHA REUNANEN
Partner, Software

Highly analytical software development professional with a strong background in startup business development. Years of experience in industrial and machine vision software architecture development. Owner of software consulting company Tomaattinen, previously Technology Manager and co-founder at Numcore.

noora_rasanen_01

NOORA RÄSÄNEN
CEO / Partner, Marketing

Marketing enthusiast with wide experience in setting up and developing marketing of international tech startups, including Rocsole and Numcore. Specializes in marketing communications and marketing message clarification – from strategy to execution.

marko_vauhkonen_01

MARKO VAUHKONEN
Partner, Technology Advisor

Professor at the University of Eastern Finland with years of experience in developing tomographic technologies. Co-founder of Rocsole, co-founder and former CTO of Numcore.

JARI KAIPIO
Partner, Technology Advisor

Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Auckland with over 20 years of research experience in mathematics, physics and inversion problems. Co-founder of Rocsole and Numcore.




port_savroc
Savroc has developed hard trivalent chromium coating technology that exceeds the mechanical performance of existing hard chrome coatings. Savroc’s coatings do not contain toxic chromic acid used in existing hard chrome coating process and are therefore safer to the environment and people working in the coating process.

READ MORE

port_vrt
VRT is the market leader in underwater structural inspections and measurements. VRT’s solutions ensure that even hidden changes or damage do not cause unpleasant surprises. Cost effective measurement techniques together with the best equipment on the market result in the most accurate and highest quality results.

READ MORE

 

ownsurroundlogo_white
OwnSurround brings personally tailored 3D surround sound to the user’s own headphones.

READ MORE

 

AurealisPharma_logo
Aurealis Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company based in Kuopio, Finland and Basel, Switzerland, has developed an effective, safe and economical treatment method that greatly improves the quality of life for chronic inflammation and cancer sufferers.

READ MORE



Nostetta made an investment in biopharmaceutical company Aurealis Pharma

Nostetta has invested in a privately owned biopharmaceutical company Aurealis Pharma. The company based in Kuopio, Finland and Basel, Switzerland, has developed an effective, safe and economical treatment method that greatly improves the quality of life for chronic inflammation and cancer sufferers.

Nostetta invested in OwnSurround, a developer of 3D sound technology for headphones

We are happy to announce our newest addition to Nostetta portfolio: OwnSurround, a company developing technology that brings personally tailored 3D surround sound to the user’s own headphones. The technology can be utilized for example in adding real multi-channel sound to video game or movie experience.

Got a great business idea and ambition to take it further?
Let us know about it and we’ll see what we can do. We specialize in turning high-tech innovations into global business. With a successful track record and hands-on attitude.

Puijonkatu 19 B
FI-70100 Kuopio, FINLAND
+358 50 328 2648
info@nostetta.com