Piia Maaranen is a Partner and Corporate Venture expert at Innovestor, a seed/pre-seed Tech & Life Science VC fund. Innovestor is known for its strong ecosystem of startups, corporates, and investors, and it’s unique, funding-led program for early-stage sustainable tech startups.
Piia’s passion and expertise is in commercialization, scaling globally and building purpose driven teams. As a former corporate leader turned startup CEO the pain of navigating international expansion is well familiar to Piia. This entrepreneurial expertise combined with corporate venturing and venture capital knowledge has proven to be a valuable skill-set in helping portfolio companies to accelerate their growth.
As an eternal optimist Piia finds a lot of positive in recent circular economy acceleration, energy transition and securing the future through biodiversity. Piia’s daily purpose comes from sharing the landscape of new technologies and services that will help walking the talk to her peer group of corporates and investors. Ultimately, the ability to adapt will then be the reason for success.