December 26, 2018

Combining the annual startup event Slush and Hong Kong Learning and Teaching expo both in December requires both me and especially Stuart on behalf of PolkuniHK massive amount of work.

This year I was busy with SongHi beta launch at Slush with the team and fir...

November 12, 2018

I was invited to join Unicef International Council meeting in Florence with my daughter Kitri. During our meetings she joined kids around the world (Afganistan, Liberia,..) to learn more about each other and our problems. 

Beneath the beautiful city lies some core...

October 16, 2018

As we are getting closer to launch latest version of SongHi, I'm trying to get the full picture of Audio in the future. I checked the future of music mid September at Web Audio Conference at Berlin. Let's take cookies as an example. Collection of cookies is a normal pa...

September 9, 2018

Anyone involved in education these days who looks to the future needs of education and to problems future societies will face understands the need for Science, and more importantly the critical thinking skills a scientific approach provides to future generations. The p...

September 7, 2018

A short visit to Rovaniemi (Santa's town) last spring lead to introducing so far at least one new company to Polkuni miscellaneous portfolio: Arctic Superfoods

These companies are about magical nature, clean air and sound of silence. Back to the roots, humble in front o...

September 7, 2018

After summer it's good to start with Polkuni CEO gettogether at the good old prison cell. This time Fuzu's Jussi Hinkkanen walked us through Fuzu's strategy and essentials to take into consideration during strategy planning. We built alternative scenarios to our curren...

August 26, 2018

What's more you can hope from introduction of a new country than being able to follow one of your CEO's to destination unknown. This time the CEO of Fuzu Jussi Hinkkanen toured me aroung Uganda and Kenya. He is a veteran of Africa since the days of Nokia and could give...

July 14, 2018

Looking at the my portfolio CEO's faces after summer, I had only one question in mind: Did they have any time to relax and take distance to their startup? Sadly many replied not enough. Before summer I wished to see everyone having at least two weeks off. For me summer...

June 25, 2018

I had the pleasure the other week to be in the UK and to visit the ENTFEST event organised by the Peter Jones Foundation. In the UK Peter Jones is a very well known Entrepreneur through his appearances on a UK program called Dragons Den. The mission of the foundation s...

May 30, 2018

One of the activities I get involved in outside of my Polkuni role, is to chair the Hong Kong FinnCham education committee. The role of the committee is to help spread the philosophy of the approach to education in Finland, and how this could be applied in areas of the...

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