Inka Mero ~ Finland
Inka Mero is a seed investor, C-executive and innovator. As a founder and chairwoman of KoppiCatch, a seed investor and accelerator company, Inka is deeply passionate about building growth companies, which have their roots in disruptive technology and business innovation.
During her career Inka, as a pioneering female entrepreneur and investor, has founded and/or invested in over 30 growth companies in industries as diverse as telecom, internet, e-commerce, media, tech media and mobile. She is an active member of the Nordic and Baltic startup scene, the former Head Coach of Startup Sauna accelerator, a board member of Nokian Tyres Plc, Fiskars Plc and a board member of the non-profit organisation Startup Sauna Foundation. Also Inka is Chairwoman and was one of the first investors in IndoorAtlas, the Oulu and Silicon Valley based company providing a revolutionary and infrastructure free magnetic indoor positioning service. In her past, Inka has worked in various C-level and management team positions heading sales, marketing, venturing and business development at companies like Sonera, Digia, Nokia and Apaja Gaming Company.