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FACC Minnesota: Nordic Insights Session: Investment and entrepreneurial ecosystem

Join the local Nordic community in Minneapolis on January 9th for a collaborative get-together where Björn Lapakko will present key information about the Nordic investment and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

He will also spend time focusing on specific activities in each of the regions he recommends people to attend and will share a few specific cases and key players in each region.

About the speaker:
Björn Lapakko is a native of Minneapolis, MN and is an alumnus of St. Thomas University (BA Marketing) and Oregon State University (MBA Entrepreneurship). He has been living in Tallinn, Estonia for the past three years working for a financial technology company with a global investor and entrepreneur user base. He has spent most of his time supporting this ecosystem across the Nordics and Baltics and would like to share his experiences with us.

Date And Time:
Wednesday, 9 January 2019
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

5:00 PM - Arrive & Networking
5:30PM - Introduction to the Nordics
6:00 PM - Closing & Networking

* The building closes to the public at 18:00. People can still arrive after 18:00 but will need to enter the doors at the corner of Marquette Avenue South and South 7th Street.

$15. Register at Eventbrite by Monday, January 7, 2019

Faegre Baker Daniels
2200 Wells Fargo Center
90 S. Seventh Street, Floor 22
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Thank you to Elaine Kumpula
Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels
for hosting this event.

Additional thanks to the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce MN, The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce MN and the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce MN for sponsoring and collaborating to make this event come together.

For more information, you can visit their respective websites:

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About Us:
The Finnish American Chamber of Commerce Minnesota was founded in 2010 to promote business, financial, professional and trade relations between Finland and Minnesota. We are an inclusive organization which invites members and non-members alike to participate in our activities. While FACC MN is headquartered in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, we support business-related ventures throughout the Upper Midwest.

Join Us:
The Finnish American Chamber of Commerce Minnesota offers business and social networking opportunities as well as resources about trade with Finland. You can conveniently join us via PayPal on our website at