Capitano Spezzaghiaccio Petri Saarinen

Inventor, Entrepreneur, and Startup Coach in Helsinki, Finland

Capitano Spezzaghiaccio Petri Saarinen

Inventor, Entrepreneur, and Startup Coach in Helsinki, Finland

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# Firestarter #Dreamcatcher #Trailblazer

# Reserve Officer, Mil Signal Corps, Finnish Army (Parachute Brigade, Signal Corps)

# Co-founder, Inventor, Chief Development Officer. Teraloop Ltd Oy

# Managing Director of European practice. US SEC/FINRA M&A financial broker MobileSolve Group Inc.

# Founder of Tailgate Ventures. Strategy Advisory services.

# Founder for a Women Empowerment project in Africa.

# Disrupt EDU Academy - Stealth mode education startup and supporting non-profit 501(c) (3) society for providing meaningful learning for and in Africa.

# Executive Advisor at S^N StartNorth.com collaborative youth engagement platform.

# Founder, Executive Advisor at not-for-profit Launchpad Y Accelerator Hub. First Cohort in 2019.

# Co-founder, Chairman. NESA Nordic Energy Storage Association r.y.

# Co-founder of Eduze, Johannesburg, ZA

Awards/Recognitions:

# Top 10 - SHELL New Energy Challenge finalist 2018.

# Top 30 European Energy Startup 2017.

# Teraloop.com listed in May 2016 as Top 500 Science and Deep Technology startup, by Hello-Tomorrow.org (out of 4k start-up list)

# Teraloop.com listed in August 2016 as Top 70 Science and Deep Technology startup, by Hello-Tomorrow.org (out of 500 start-up list)

# Top 30 European Energy Startup 2015.

# Digital distribution startup Eduze, First startup in the world to receive impact funding by TED Talks, TED Walks Fund in 2016.

# Eduze, Best African Digital Tech Startup, award winning startup by Demo-Africa, African innovation challenge 2013.

# Coach/Mentor for: Tawuniya SME Academy Riyadh, TTÜ Mektory EE, Aalto U - ASUC, and over 8 other accelerators/incubators.

# Former Associate Partner at Breadfruit Capital Ab, Sweden/Finland.

# Former Partner at Leikki Media 2006 - 2008, exit 2009.

Speaker at: SIIA.CH Summit '18, Asian Leadership Conference: Keynote, Seoul '17, Vaasa Energy Week '18: Keynote, etc.

# Google Innovate 10X, ThinkTank, Blue Ocean, Kanban, Lean, 6Sigma, Canvas, etc.

Interests; Share Economy, UAV, UAS, Sensors, Robotics, IoT, AI/VR/AR, Energy, Water Desalination, Education 3.0, Future Food, Blockchain, Ledgers, Crypto, etc.

My professional experience includes;

+10 years in Financial strategy services.

+15 years in the sector of Energy, Industrial and Mining/Geophysical technology, and industrial automation.

+16 years: ICT & TMT sector.

+8 years: IoT, Sensors, Automation/AV-industrial systems.

Lived, Loved, Studied & Worked in; Bahrain, Chile, California, Finland, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, etc

  • Work
    • Good Given Creativity Inc
  • Education
    • Everything I learned, I learned from you.
    • Follow, Observe, Analyze, Execute.
    • Dream, Dream, Dream.
    • Helsinki School of Economics'
    • San Francisco State University