Introducing Terhi Johanna Vapola from Helen Ventures
Terhi J. Vapola is an experienced venture capitalist and international business executive, with a proven track record in creating new tech businesses and driving growth through board work.
Her experience spans from managing high-tech start-ups and growth companies to venture capital and corporate venturing. Currently, she is the leader and founder of Helen Ventures, the investment arm of Finnish energy company Helen Ltd. She has also worked as CEO of a leading Finnish early growth investment firm and as Managing Director of a seed VC firm. Prior to these, she co-founded a startup that won the coveted Red Herring Europe and Red Dot Design awards. Whilst at Nokia, she participated in scaling new growth businesses, including 3G and internet technologies, startup collaboration, and M&A.