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Getting your startup ready for an investment!

Get answers, great investor mentors, valuable connections and much more from NewNordicLeads Startup Investment Readiness.

What are we looking for?

● Readiness

Company raising or ready to raise an investment.

● A Team

Does your team have the potential and experience to make this product/service successful?

● Traction
and revenue

Do you already have existing clients and revenue?

● Regional Aspect

You need to have a connection to the Central Baltic Region (team members, registration, or similar).

● Market

Do you understand your target group and does your product/service align with the needs of the target group by solving a concrete problem?

● Growth Potential

Does your product/service have high growth potential and is it suitable for markets outside of Estonia/Finland?

Meet the trainers

Trainers and mentors include the top angel investors and VC fund partners from the region!

Eva Šimeková

Associate Partner at Civitta

Stoyan Yankov

Productivity Coach and Strategist

Pontus Stråhlman

Partner as Voima Ventures

Patrick Flesner

Partner as LeadX Capital Partners

Heidi Kakko

Partner of Growth Fund at BaltCap

Tomas Novotny

Chairman at 720 degrees

To back up the talk.

● Startup investment readiness in numbers

Hours of mentoring

● Top 5 startup industries

Data & Analytics
Software & Services


Raising investment & matchmaking with your mentor.
Startup financials & valuation.
Due diligence & team management.
Legal documentation & pitch practice.

● Quote from Natalia Rincon, Chaos, a startup from the first batch.

“The speakers were  really well chosen, and I really liked the group that was formed with me (2 mentors + 3 startups). They all helped me with my questions and it really felt like a safe space to ask things. Regarding my mentor, he also has been really following up with me regarding my works and needs.”

Top teams from the program get to pitch at the EstBAN or FiBAN pitch event to a panel of potential investors!

Apply for funding from EstBAN and FiBAN angel investors continuously!

● Gain mentors and a wide network of angels with a variety of expertise

● Real life experience sharing from EstBAN and FiBAN angel investors. 

● Grow your network of cross-border investors and fellow startup founders.

● Be in the pipeline for the next EstBAN or FiBAN syndicate.

Apply for funding

Go through the training videos and get yourself set for raising funding!


The program was coordinated by Civitta. Feel free to contact.

Civitta Training Coordinator

Grete Gutmann