Serial Entrepreneur, Co-founder and CEO of Grow VC Group – the global leader in enabling digital finance markets and economic development, with portfolio of companies from startup ecosystem development to enabling digital investing by; equity crowdfunding, p2p lending etc., for access, transparency, efficiency and growth in global markets.
Valto is an internationally awarded serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience, who has built companies across US., Europe and Asia. At the age 24, Valto started and grew his first company to international business. Along with his entrepreneurial career, he have lived in Newport Beach, California and Sydney, Australia and is currently based in Helsinki, Finland.
Valto is a visionary strategist with deep knowledge about innovation, entrepreneurship, investing and digital world interacting with real world. He advises public policy makers on economic development in various countries globally. Experienced in success and failures, Valto has a good sense for predicting where the markets are going, developing disruptive solutions and business models, while being strategic and pragmatic in his approach for implementations.
As an inspiring speaker, Valto shares his knowledge about digital finance, entrepreneurship, startups and innovation and help break the myths around these topics, to spark the interest and doer attitude for building international ventures, innovative solutions and strategies to get them funded.
Valto have spoken in several international events like South By Southwest (SXSW) – USA, Crowdfunding Symbiosum By Kauffman Foundation – USA, Geegs On Plane – RE:think Hawaii – USA, Annual European Business Angel (EBAN) conference – Poland, Seedforum – Iceland, Future Of Crowdfunding at Access to Risk Finance – Greece, Startup Entrepreneurship TiE – India, Global Entrepreneurship at WTC – USA, Equity Crowdfunding Latitude59 – Estonia, Developing Innovation Ecosystems Smart City Expo – Spain, among many others.