IPR.VC IS STORYTELLERS' FINANCING

IPR.VC Management Oy is an venture capital investment company specialised in digital media content. We are currently investing through IPR.VC Fund I Ky, a Finnish venture fund of 20M€ total capital commitments from professional institutional investors.

We are looking for excellent media content creators and products to finance them and to help them to have international business. Our funding gives the content creators and developers more influence for their products and productions commercialisation.

85% of the IPR.VC Fund I capital is invested in Finnish companies. As target company segment we serve unlisted small early stage media and entertainment companies that produce replicable media content products from mobile to big screen and physical goods for international markets.

OUR MISSION

- To enable European content companies to create international success stories

- To prove that IPRs make a good investment

The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) has registered IPR.VC Management as Alternative Investment Fund Manager.

IPR.VC Management follows Invest Europe Professional Standards and IPEV Valuation Guidelines in investor reporting and valuation of investments.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

IPR.VC team is a unique combination of media management and venture capitalist skills; creative process, content, technology as well as investment knowledge and track record.

SECTOR EXPERIENCE

ICT, digital media, traditional industries, e-learning, advertising, broadcasting, management consulting, printing and publishing, communications

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Venture capital experience over 30 years, digital media over 40 years, international sales and corporate management, marketing and advertising, creative organization management, audiovisual production, entrepreneurship

TIMO ARGILLANDER

Co-Founder, Managing Partner, born 1965

Digital media business experience for 30 years

Professional experience:

Partner and Founder of Digital Media Finland professional services company specializing in content, IPR and Internet business models

Vast experience in successful business development assignments in 100+ media and entertainment companies with clients in both startups and legacy media since 2002

Co-founder and managing director of Brainware, the very first and e-learning company in Finland. Successful exit 1996.

Group management team experience in Edita, major publishing house, with responsibility of digital development

Sales experience at Apple with responsibility of Finnish dealer network

Highly networked with both old and new media on European level

M.Sc. (Eng.), post-graduate studies at the LMU University in Munich

Vintage Saab collector, runner

TANU-MATTI TUOMINEN

Co-founder, Partner, born 1968

Digital media serial entrepreneur for 28 years and investor for 13 years

Professional experience:

Partner and Co-Founder of Vision+ Fund

Investor and board member at Privanet Capital Plc, a FSA regulated brokerage house

Co-founder and Creative Director of Tietovalta Ltd, the very first and one of the largest digital media companies in Finland, 1988. Successful exit 1999. Since then business angel, investor, consultant and company developer.

Board member and partner of advertising agency Zeeland Family Plc (NasdaqOMX: ZEE1V)

Board Member of Åkerlund Foundation (a foundation that actively supports the development of expertise and education in the field of media and communications) and board member of Mindtrek ry, several company board memberships

Awarded script writer, producer and project director

Ocean sailor, runner, male choir singer (2nd tenor), guitarist

JARKKO VIRTANEN

Chairman, Founding partner, born 1956

VC and private investor for over 20 years

Professional experience:

Senior VC with strong international business experience

Former Senior advisor in Nordic later stage technology investments at Capman Plc (NASDAQ: CPMBV)

Former Partner and investment director at 3i Group and SFK Finance

Directly participating in over 30 investments with board seats, exits and led several cross-border M&A cases within the field of Technology and Innovations during the last 20 years

Before VC career worked as Commercial Air Pilot, Air Trafific Contoller, IBM Global Travel and Transportation Industry Management Consultant

M.Sc. (Eng.)

Member of Rotary and Finnish Sauna Association, ice swimmer

TUOMAS ANTTONEN

Director, Back office, born 1981

VC experience for over 10 years

Professional experience:

Former team Leader and Branch Manager of Accountor Lappeenranta office

Former Venture Finance Manager of Innofinance, managing back office for five VC Funds

Former investment Analyst of Innofinance

Footballer and collective card game enthusiast

M.Sc. (Economics)