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QD Startup Speaker Series: Taking Your Startup to the US Market

Helsinki Business Club

Friday, 27 January 2012 from 14:00 to 17:30 (MSK)

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К сожалению, билеты закончились. Но обязательно будет онлайн трансляция, где Вы сможете не только посмотреть выступления, но и задать вопросы спикерам.
Ссылка на трансляцию появится 27 января в твиттере!/MTE_IFMO и на странице бизнес-инкубатора QD  или


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Unfortunately, all tickets are sold. But there will be an live steaming of the event. You will be able to participate in the discussion and ask questions! The link tolive steaming will appear in our twitter!/MTE_IFMO or in our facebook page: . 




PRESENTATION #1 - Running an IT-company in the United States - What you need to know.


Is the executive vice president, Business Development and Communications, Sulake Corporation and the president, North America, Sulake Inc. Huuhtanen has been instrumental in leading the continued development and growth of Finland-based Sulake's top property, Habbo, one of the world's most popular online social networking and virtual world communities for teens. Huuhtanen has been responsible for cultivating relationships with major music, television and motion picture studios, as well as retail, fashion and sports industries, to generate relevant and interactive brand partnerships. Huuhtanen has also overseen global public relations efforts for Sulake Corporation and has lead the Sulake team responsible for the company's communications and PR. In 2008, The Hollywood Reporter ranked Huuhtanen on its Digital Power 50 List of top innovators who influence the creation and distribution of online content. In 2009, he was named one of Digital Media Wire's 25 Executives to Watch in Digital Entertainment. American Venture Magazine appointed Huuhtanen to their list of the Top 40 Under 40 executives to watch in the technology industry for 2007.


PRESENTATION #2 - Establishing a foundation for future growth in the US : What You Need To Know Before You Sell.


Over six years of experience in client acquisition, asset management, and servicing both corporate and private individual clients while working at Morgan Stanley in the United States.  He served as an Officer in the United States Navy, and has graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. While studying at Berkeley he worked for several start-ups and one publicly listed company doing various project management work.  He is an American citizen and has lived most of his life in the Silicon Valley. Currently, Mr. Klyszeiko is Director of Business Development & Partner with Kool & Co. Kool & Co. specializes in representing international businesses in the United States.  Mike and his team have worked with over a dozen international companies across various industries in establishing and managing their US operations from the Kool & Co. offices in New York city.

PRESENTATION #3 - The Law - What a successful startup needs to know about operating in the US market.


For a number of years, Mr. Vanto has advised European IT- and design companies on their US-operations in areas such as contracts, incorporation, privacy, intellectual property, and employment. Additionally, Mr. Vanto has authored a number of books on contract law and privacy law, and is an adjunct professor of international business transactions at Pace University School of Law. Mr. Vanto's law firm, Vanto Law PLLC, is located in New York City. Jarno J. Vanto holds law degrees from the University of Turku and the New York University School of Law, and has been admitted to the New York Bar.

Межвузовский бизнес инкубатор QD, СПб НИУ ИТМО
199034, Россия, Санкт-Петербург
Биржевая линия В.О. 14
Телефон: +7 812 933 5727 / +7 812 457 1791

199034, Russia, Saint-Petersburg

Birjevaya linia V.O. 14

Phone: +7 812 933 5727 / +7 812 457 1791


Описание на русском

Как технологическому стартапу из России выйти на рынок США? 

27 января с 14.00 в бизнес-инкубаторе QD пройдет открытая встреча с Teemu Huuhtanen, Mike Klyszeiko и Jarno Vanto. 

Многолетним опытом вывода стартапов на американский рынок и практикой ведения бизнеса в США с Вами поделятся:

Teemu Huuhtanen - вице-президент Sulake Corporation(браузерная онлайн игра 'Habbo') и президент Sulake Inc в Северной Америке. Teemu - один из самых влиятельных создателей и распространителей онлайн контента согласно 'Digital Power 50 List' в 2009 году. 

Mike Klyszeiko - выпускник университета Беркли, директор по развитию бизнеса и партнерским отношениям в Kool & Co. Компания специализируется на продвижении иностранных стартапов в США.

Jarno Vanto - директор компании Vanto Law PLLC, расположенной в Нью-Йорке. Jarno - автор ряда книг по договорному праву и нормам права - обладает многолетней успешной практикой консультирования европейских IT- и дизайн- компаний по вопросам оформления юридических лиц, найма работников и интеллектуальной собственности в США.

Это событие станет первым в цикле "QD Startup Speaker Series" - регулярных встреч с предпринимателями, консультантами и инвесторами, где вы сможете получить ценные знания, познакомиться и лично задать вопросы. 

Межвузовский бизнес инкубатор QD, СПб НИУ ИТМО
199034, Россия, Санкт-Петербург
Биржевая линия В.О. 14
Телефон: +7 812 933 5727 / +7 812 457 1791


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Межвузовский бизнес инкубатор QD, СПб НИУ ИТМО
Санкт-Петербург, Биржевая линия 14
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City 199034

Friday, 27 January 2012 from 14:00 to 17:30 (MSK)

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Helsinki Business Club

Helsinki Business Club is a brand new concept that is filling a gap in the event scene in Helsinki. Designed to inspire and connect all Finnish & international business people in Finland, entrepreneurs, co-founders, investors, developers and Job Seekers! The club was found by a number of business organizations that share their passion to create meaningful change and make difference to a local entrepreneurial landscape:

  • Guest speakers every week
  • Run by Event Producers
  • A Support Network especially to encourage and share best practice
  • Hosted by an Irish entrepreneur
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