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Niko Järvinen

Serial entrepreneur and innovator

Location
Finland
Industry
Renewables & Environment
Current
  1. NaturVention
Previous
  1. Profile Pros Oy,
  2. EF Education First,
  3. Gastronautti
Education
  1. Jyväskylän yliopisto
Websites
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NaturVention

NaturVention

CEO

– Present

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Background

Summary

I have been working with algae, bioenergy, IT consulting and SAAS products. Currently working on air purifying FreshWalls. I love to combine nature and technology to create products to solve our biggest problems. I've started my first company already when I was 13.

I want to always work on things I like so that I can fully concentrate to it and be passionate about what I do.

I want to solve big problems by the means of business in sustainable and entrepreneurial way. Charity doesn't scale!

Do Good - Feel Good

Specialties: Innovating, startups, marketing, making new things, feeling customer pain

Special training:
1 year in army in Finnish rapid deployment forces (FRDF), including leader, medic and peacekeeping training.

Experience

CEO

NaturVention
– Present (4 years)Jyväskylä, Finland

NaturVention Enclosed Ecosystem Technologies is a venture-backed global leader in Natural Indoor Climate Technologies. We improve the indoor climate quality in every space with our patented, connected and intelligent products and services. Naturally Best!

NaturVention solves global indoor air climate problems. NaturVention is a fast growing, sales oriented, R&D technology company, and in NaturVention we challenge ourselves to find solutions to big problems that affect billions of people all around the world.

We have developed patented solutions by enhancing nature’s own processes. We design products that are easy to use, enhance productivity and health, and which will improve the quality of life by providing clean and healthy air and food.

We want to restore the balance between us and nature, and we do this by creating solutions that mimic nature. We will change the world by providing Natural Indoor Climate solutions that create added value for organisations who wish to improve their health, productivity and happiness.

By 2020 our solutions will be available in every major city in the world. If you see yourself fighting with us to make the world a better place, drop me a line.

Entrepreneur

Profile Pros Oy
(5 years 3 months)

We focus on turning different wastes to products in completely environmental friendly way by utilizing nature. We do this by focusing to the whole process from start to begin to be able to build profitable processes.

During 2010 I was responsible of planning, building, running and doing research on first and biggest algae farm in Finland and Nordics which has approximately 2 400m2 raceway ponds. Same project continued on 2011 and 2013.

Language course leader

EF Education First
(1 month)

My duties included watching after approximately 50 teenagers of which over 50% were all over the Europe. Other main duties were arranging entertainment for them on daily basis and troubleshooting problems.

Entrepreneur in Gasronautti Jyväskylä

Gastronautti
(4 months)

My duties included starting up business in Jyväskylä, finding partners and negotiating with them and all other aspects related to starting a new branch for Gastronautti.

Customer service

Teleperformance Finland
(1 year 9 months)

I worked in broadband services as a customer service agent for Elisa Oyj.

Patents

APPARATUS FOR THE GROWING OF PLANTS AND A GROWING DEVICE

Europe PCT/FI2012/050745
Filed July 20, 2012

Patent is related to growing device which enables building air purifying green walls with extremely simple construction. In this device one plant purifies air as well as 100 normal plants grown in soil. This device also makes it possible to grow edible plants with full automation.

Inventors:

Skills

  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneur
  • Start-ups
  • Product Development
  • Business Strategy
  • Customer Insight
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Product Innovation
  • Learning New Concepts
  • Fast Learner
  • Cleantech
  • Renewable Energy
  • Biomimicry
  • Training
  • Arduino
  • Project Planning
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Projects

Indian health kiosk project

Indian Health Kiosk project at Global Venture Lab,Jyvaskyla.The project dealt with scaling of Finnish health technology companies to India

Team members:

Languages

  1. English

    Full professional proficiency
  2. Finnish

    Native or bilingual proficiency
  3. Swedish

    Elementary proficiency
  4. German

    Elementary proficiency

Education

Jyväskylän yliopisto

Masters, Environmental science and corporate environmental management
 (expected)

Minor in growth venturing.

Honors & Awards

Silver in 2004 in finnish biathlon championships in 17 year olds and several other medals and achievements in biathlon, basketball and athletics.

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