Speaker – Mr. Jouko Ahvenainen



Mr. Jouko Ahvenainen
Difitek Inc.


Jouko Ahvenainen is a serial-entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Grow VC Group, a holding entity including over 10 companies, a pioneer in digital finance, fintech and data analytics solutions. Jouko started his work with digital finance and fintech models in 2008 and listed world-class influencer. He participated in changing US finance regulation, getting Senate and President to allow JOBS Act and has worked with EU and Asian finance regulation and ecosystems.

Jouko is founder, partner and board member in 10+ innovative digital finance companies. Jouko is advisor for US, European and Asian investing and finance programs. He focuses on digital disruption in finance services and business. Jouko has built business, closed investment deals and lead companies globally. Jouko has made dozens of multi-million dollar customer and investment deals. He has many interest areas, e.g. at the moment studies AI ethics.

Jouko holds an MBA from School of Business at Aalto University / McCombs School of Business, at the University of Texas, Austin and a M.Sc.(Comp. Sc.) from School of Science, at Aalto University, and B.Soc.Sc. at University of Helsinki.