Businesses are a major cornerstone of the society and an engine of economic growth. When new growth companies are founded in the Nordic countries that grow and thrive, the countries also thrives. Support to entrepreneurs is a part of our community engagement work at Nordea and also a successful part of our business banking unit. 

Our Startup & Growth unit specialises in serving high-growth companies and companies in their early stages looking for fast growth. We want to build long-term customer relationships and be the partner that supports businesses to grow and succeed throughout their life cycle.

 
Online or physical speed dating with investors is one of our activities for entrepreneurs.

Nordea Investor Speed Dating

A main activity for entrepreneurs is Nordea Investor Speed Dating. Due to the corona crisis, we have reworked our concept so we are able to offer a selection of both physical and online events for startups all over the Nordic countries.

On a yearly basis, we arrange more than 750 meetings helping entrepreneurs find the best possible match among potential investors and 90 per cent of the participating startups get one or more investor meetings booked after the initial meeting.
 

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Nordea Investor Speed Dating @Slush 2022

Nordea is a main partner of Slush, the world’s leading start-up event and community for entrepreneurs. Normally, the Slush event gathers 25,000 participants at the Helsinki event Exhibition Center.

Nordea is arranging several events during the Slush days including Nordea Investor Speed Dating. So if you're a Nordic founder looking for funding – apply now for Nordea’s hybrid Investor Speed Dating that will take place at Slush between 17-18 November 2022 and send your application no later than 28.10.2022.

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Word from a customer

We're fast growing company with operations all over the Nordics. Nordea Startup & Growth has changed our view on how a full service bank works. Finally we have a partner that also understands our business, a bank that is working with us and without so much hassle.

Martin Björnström, CEO and founder at LeaseCloud AB

 

Meet the entrepreneurs

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Facts from Finland
 

  • We have been chosen by 75% of Finnish startups as their partner on their growth path. 
     
  • Our customers include 2,500 companies with a scalable business model across Finland. 
     
  • As many as half of our customers have taken a loan solution from us. 

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