Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance in Europe

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Founded: 2012

Type: Equity-based crowdfunding

Equity-based crowdfunding - geography: Finland

CO. no.: Na.


Invesdor is a Helsinki-based financial technology (fintech) company that operates an EEA-wide debt and equity crowdfunding platform. We are the first European crowdfunding player with a passportable MiFID-level licence for investment advice, reception and transmission of orders, and placing of financial instruments.


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Founders Invesdor

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CEO and Co-Founder, Lasse Mkel

LinkedIn | Twitter (@Lassemac)

Type: Entrepreneur

Description: Lasse Mkel, CEO and co-founder of Invesdor Ltd, has more than 16 years of experience in finance, banking and building businesses.

Beginning his career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch in London, Lasse was involved in various capital raising initiatives, stock exchange listings and company mergers and acquisitions. From Merrill Lynch, Lasse moved on to become a partner in Icecapital Securities in Helsinki specialising in capital raising and acquisition projects. After eight years in investment banking, Lasse moved to KONE Corporation, where he was responsible for company acquisitions and alliances. Lasse has also been on Consti Group and Corbel Holding's management groups, with responsibilities in acquisitions, finance and business development.

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Member of the Board, Co-founder, Timo Lappi

LinkedIn | Twitter (@Tilapit)

Type: Entrepreneur

Description: Timo is a legal counsel to high growth companies, business angels and private equity investors on areas including financing rounds, transactions, corporate law and IPR.

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Member of the Board, Co-founder, Petteri Poutiainen

LinkedIn | Twitter (@poutiainen)

Type: Entrepreneur

Description: Petteri brings international sales and marketing experience to the Invesdor Board. He is well known for his high energy, positive never-give-up attitude and unlimited creativity.

Petteri holds an Executive MBA from the Helsinki School of Economics and a BBA degree from Helsinki Business Polytechnic. He has studied Marketing and Information Systems in Helsinki and Dublin.

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Co-founder, Senior Advisor, Lare Lekman

LinkedIn | Twitter (@larelekman)

Type: Entrepreneur

Description: Lare is one of the co-founders of Invesdor. His current role at Invesdor is that of a senior advisor.

Lare has over 15 years of award-winning software and product development experience. His previous works include the movie development community, Ekahau Wi-Fi positioning system, and Wapit mobile services. Lare is also a Professional Scrum Trainer and Certified Coach.

Co-founder, Senior Advisor, Jouni Leskinen


Type: Entrepreneur

Description: Jouni has more than 15 years of experience on designing and implementing information management systems. He has been involved with the implementation and management of complex IT systems in sectors spanning banking and insurance, manufacturing and consumer products.

Co-founder, Senior Advisor, Miikka Poutiainen


Type: Entrepreneur

Description: With more than 15 years of experience working in the digital and creative industries, Miikka brings digital design, UX design and marketing communication expertise to the Invesdor board. Miikka's client list includes a number of the largest corporates and brands in Finland.

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Hiilikatu 3
00180 Helsinki

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