Terhi TJ. Vapola is an experienced venture capitalist and international business executive, with a proven track record in creating new tech businesses and driving growth through board work. Her experience spans from managing high tech start-ups and growth companies to venture capital and corporate venturing. Currently she is the leader and founder of Helen Ventures, the investment arm of Finnish energy company Helen Ltd. Earlier she has been CEO of Springvest (growth capital), MD of Lureco (seed capital), angel investor, and business executive at Nokia. She has co-founded multiple startups, including one that won the coveted Red Herring Europe and Red Dot Design awards.