Pirita Näkkäläjärvi from Helen Ventures on how Helen Ventures was formed, the role of CVC in an energy company and what they are looking for in a startup scene. The podcast was recorded in May 2020.
Pirita is M&A Director in Helen Ventures. She is an experienced M&A, strategy and energy professional with a unique career combining a high-profile international business career and indigenous rights advocacy. Pirita is passionate about sustainability, inclusion and equal rights and has been awarded for my work in M&A deals advisory and in Sámi-language media, and for her voluntary activities in indigenous advocacy and in folk music. Pirita is an elected member of the Sámi Parliament in Finland. Some of the highlights of the recent years include yoiking and acting in a film presented at the Venice Biennale 2019 and taking part in the 2019 Students on Ice Arctic Expedition.
In this podcast, Sarah and Pirita are discussing what CVC is doing to drive innovation in Helen and what they are looking for in a startup scene.
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