Roope Vahahyyppa

Investment Director

Roope gets excited by new and innovative business ideas driven by inspiring branding, as long as the financials and data back up the story!

Starting in M&A

He started his career in investment banking (M&A) at Lazard in Amsterdam, where Roope worked for over 4 years advising on large (cross-border)corporate transactions as well as local private equity deals across various industries.

After Lazard

From there he moved on to work at Heineken in the M&A team, gaining relevant experience in the consumer space by executing transactions (both minority and majority) in markets all over the world while meeting leaders and entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds.

Being part of and contributing to the exciting growth journey of portfolio companies by working together with inspirational entrepreneurs has been the key reason to move to Venture Capital

When not working, he is:

Road cycling

Playing padel or tennis


Meeting with friends