Torsti Tenhunen has 19 years of entrepreneur, corporate leadership and investor experience in digital service business, marketing communication and corporate strategy. He is known as an unaffected impact seeker, service innovator and brand strategist. He has an Internationalisation Award of the President of the Republic 2017.
Currently Torsti is a angel investor and shareholder in 24 startups and growth companies. He is also a corporate coach and chairman or member of various boards like A-lehdet (https://www.a-lehdet.fi/aiheet/konserni), Fortum Spring (https://www.fortum.com/products-and-services/smart-energy-solutions/virtual-battery-spring) and few startups and growth companies.
He is also a founder of Sino Track (sinotrackaccelerator.com), the best known acceleration programme between the Nordics and China and a coach in several acceleration programs, including KasvuOpen and Kiuas Accelerator.
Previously he was a founder and partner at Pivot5 (http://www.pivot5.vc, ex KoppiCatch) that accelerates and invests into seed stage companies across media, mobile, data & analytics, IoT, commerce and education domains.
Torsti also held Chairman position at FiBAN (Finnish Business Angels Network, http://www.fiban.org) in 2017.
Torsti’s previous achievements have been with Netrauta.fi, launch, funding, international expansion and exit 2014 (http://www.netrauta.fi), Rovio’s video service business (http://www.rovio.com), Frank Students launch, funding and advisory (http://www.myfrank.fi), Wärtsilä’s acquisition integration and new domain branding (http://www.wartsila.com) and Finnish National Gallery’s strategic turn-around (http://www.fng.fi). He has also been helping and chairing ventures in Fortum (http://www.fortum.com) in corporate venturing programs.
Torsti’s former employers have been Nokia, Edita, Satama Interactive and Hasan & Partners.