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Transatlantic Economic Council in Washington DC
Friday, December 14th, 2012

The Grow VC Group participated as an expert in the Transatlantic Economic Council meeting at the White House Conference Center on December 3 and 4. An focal area of discussion was Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) and their access to funding. Grow VC Group’s Chairman Jouko Ahvenainen gave a presentation and participated in the SME… Read more…

GrowVC at SXSW
Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Just as last year, GrowVC will have a more prominent presence at SXSW with several of our team members on the ground. There are various opportunities for meeting up with us, so make sure you shoot us an e-mail e.g. jouko at or a Tweet @GrowVC and let’s make it happen! On Friday 9th… Read more…

Grow VC and the World Bank partner up in Africa
Thursday, March 1st, 2012

It is an exciting time right now in Africa. Over the past several years, we have seen a large growth and boom in Africa, specifically in parts of East Africa. One of the industries that is leading the way in development is the mobile industry. The regional tech startup scene in the area continues to… Read more…

5 Steps to Make the Funding Market Work: Grow VC 2-year Review and Future
Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Some time ago I read a book about Goldman Sachs, maybe the world’s most respected finance institution in the 20th century. It’s still a top tier company, but the last years in the finance sector has created dents in the reputation of  many traditional finance companies. Therefore now it’s ample time to build the future… Read more…

Crowdfunding Bill Requires Legislation by Crowd – A Conversation with U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry
Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Congressman McHenry updates listeners on the status of his “crowdfunding bill” and urges the crowd to leverage its power to advance the legislative debate.